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Wildcats Academy students achieve record LAMDA results

Wildcats Post 16 Academy, who run full time performing arts training for young people in the local area are this week celebrating after a record batch of high grade exam results.

Wildcats Post 16 Academy, who run full time performing arts training for young people in the local area are this week  celebrating after a record batch of high grade exam results.

The students, who are based at the Academy building in Castle House, St Peters Hill, Stamford have been working towards their LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) Musical Theatre examinations for the past 6 months. The LAMDA course is run alongside their full time studies as an additional qualification to support their entrance into university and Theatre School later in the year.

Chloe Berridge, 17 and Jordon Poole, 17 from Oakham and Emma Webber, 17 from Uppingham all took Grade 7 Musical Theatre.  Jordon achieved a high Merit and both Chloe and Emma achieved Distinction grades.

Lauren McAvoy, Kirstie Handley, Sophie Freeman and Kieran Gabbitus, all from Bourne achieved Distinctions in their examinations at Grade 7 - Silver Medal. 

 Niall Dignall from Spalding gained a merit at Grade 6 as did Ellie Smith from Kettering in her Grade 4 exam.  Matthew Nunn, from Wisbech gained at high Merit at Grade 4.

Jodie Halls and Grant Ewens from Peterborough also took part - Jodie gained a high merit in Grade 6 Musical Theatre whilst Grant passed his Grade 3 exam.

Stamford based students Helen Holroyd 17,  Sadie Neal 16, Isobell Rowett 16 and Alice Marsh 16 also took exams.  Alice passed her Grade 3 whilst Sadie and Isobell achieved a Merit at the same level. Helen took her Grade 6 exam and gained a high Merit result.

All  students are currently working towards a performance of the musical 'Rent' to be showcased at The Cresset Peterborough in May.  They have also performed at prestigious venues including Indig02 London and Her Majesty's Theatre, Haymarket - home of the famous 'Phantom of the Opera'.

The Wildcats Post 16 Academy still have space for September 2013 - in both Musical Theatre and Dance courses.  The two year full time study allows those age 16 and over to work towards professional qualifications whilst studying with a nationally accredited Theatre School.  The course has no fees for those aged 16-19 and gives those taking part the chance to perform in the West End alongside many other shows and events.

For more information go to www.wildcatstheatreschool.co.uk

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