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Creative English
In English, students were asked to respond to poems they are studying, through creative reinterpretations.

Students were tasked with capturing the tone and key ideas of the poems in their responses.

Wild Swans at Coole by Yeats – Short Film by Xavier John Nisbett

Xavier John Nisbett in Year 11 Advanced English, responded to Yeats ‘Wild Swans at Coole’ through a short film which captured the poet’s fear that poetic inspiration would leave him as he aged.



Noah Nakagawa’s Performing Webber’s Theresienstadt Lullaby

Noah Nakagawa in Year 10 responded with a musical rendition of Ilse Weber’s Holocaust poem ‘Theresienstadt Lullaby’ where he sought to capture the melancholy tone of the lyrics through a stripped back acoustic accompaniment.