Forest Hill School provides an extensive programme of non-statutory arts education benefiting children and young people from local primary, secondary and special schools, as well as individuals and groups (including businesses and services) from within the wider community.
We aim to work collaboratively with schools in order to provide or facilitate high-quality learning opportunities in the subjects of music, dance, drama & art and raise standards of teaching and learning.
To find out more about our thriving Music department go to the Music website here.
SPECIALIST STATUS – 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Designated a Specialist School in the Performing Arts in July 2004, FHS has been running its popular Community Arts Programme for 10 years.
As part of its non-statutory programme of arts education and enrichment, the school has worked alongside a host of professional artists and educators; primary, secondary and special schools; and arts and community groups, organisations and institutions, to deliver a diverse range of projects, events and training, benefiting children, young people, art and teaching professionals, and individuals from within the school's wider community.
Between September 2005 and July 2014, FHS'S Community Performing Arts Team delivered 170 community arts projects.
- 70 music
- 46 dance
- 41 drama
- 9 combined arts
- 4 visual arts
The team also delivered events and training activities, benefitting 21,362 students and members of the community, 14,941 of whom were children and young people.
Up and coming projects and initiatives:
Recent and Past Projects: