Star turns

16th May 1997 at 01:00
School: Queensferry High School, Edinburgh, 800 pupils. Drama teacher Julia Rae

What has been the best arts company to visit your school in the past year? Scottish Opera for All

How did you hear about them? They contacted the school

What did they do? Two workshops on Die Fledermaus - one day for Higher pupils, another day for Standard grade

Did you do any preparation beforehand? We studied some background information on the composer and plot.

Any follow-up work? Yes, we visited the Edinburgh Festival Theatre to see Scottish Opera's performance of Die Fledermaus How long did they stay? Two days.

How much did they cost? It was free.

What was so good about them? Their energy and enthusiasm. They gave us good notes and had an excellent pianist. The benefits of the workshops will last. The pupils learned a lot and had lots of fun.

* Scottish Opera for All: 0141 248 4567

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now