Winchester primary school goes wild

Children at St Swithun's take the lead from Charlotte Bull

Children at St Swithun's take the lead from Charlotte Bull

First published in Winchester

THINGS went wild at a Winchester primary school recently.

Children at St Swithun’s Junior School got to grips with Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are, as choreographer and West End star Charlotte Bull ran a dance workshop, encouraging pupils to engage with the book ‘in a way that captured their imaginations.’

On Tuesday (November 6), Charlotte, who is currently performing in the West End musical We Will Rock, helped them create and perform a 90 second dance piece.

The initiative is run by West End in Schools, a theatre company that brings musical actors into primary schools.

A spokesman for the school said: “St Swithun’s was thrilled to bring a little West End stardust into school.”

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