Josie Williams

Josie Williams Community Arts Development Officer

The Commonweal School, a Performing Arts Academy offers all students an enjoyable, rewarding and high quality education.

Mission statement: Our mission is to increase knowledge of the power of Art in a broad social context. We aim to raise awareness of social issues, increase empathy with others, promote personal development and facilitate learning to all. We advocate peer education, team building, IT skills, improvements in the environment, social inclusion, cultural diversity, wider participation and empowering our communities.

Our forward looking, friendly and committed staff combine expertise and enthusiasm to provide a meaningful education with opportunities for all students to succeed.

Within the community Commonweal School has an excellent reputation and we work hard to retain this by looking after all those who belong to and work with the school and by maintaining our high expectations of what can be achieved, both in and beyond the classroom.

We are an oversubscribed, genuinely comprehensive school with a distinctive character and have a desire to do things just that little bit differently.

As a Performing Arts Academy we believe that all students should be given the opportunity to increase their self-esteem, to foster a positive self-image and, through creative experiences, to work actively and constructively with others.

We look forward to working with you if, like us, you wish the time spent at Commonweal to be as rewarding as possible for all concerned.

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The Commonweal School, A Performing Arts Academy

The Mall
Old Town

Telephone: 01793 427 860

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My Events

Young Singer/Songwriter Showcase / <span >Tue 02 Dec 2014</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2015-02-05T00:00:00Z">Thu 05 Feb 2015</span> <span>(2 months)</span>Young Singer/Songwriter Showcase / Tue 02 Dec 2014 to Thu 05 Feb 2015 (2 months)

The Commonweal School’s very first Singer Songwriter Showcase will be staged in Commonweal’s C6 auditorium on Thursday 5th February 2015. We are currently looking for applications from students, or nominations from paren...

West Side Story / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2014-11-26T00:00:00Z">Wed 26</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2014-11-28T00:00:00Z">Fri 28 Nov 2014</span> <span>(3 days)</span>West Side Story / Wed 26 to Fri 28 Nov 2014 (3 days)

The Commonweal School Performing Arts Academy proudly present the hit musical West Side Story, staged in the new C6 auditorium on the evenings of 26th, 27th & 28th November 2014, commencing at 7pm. Tickets are £10, child...

Little Big Festival / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2014-04-06T00:00:00Z">Sun 06 Apr</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2014-09-30T00:00:00Z">Tue 30 Sep 2014</span> <span>(6 months)</span>Little Big Festival / Sun 06 Apr to Tue 30 Sep 2014 (6 months)

The Little Big Festival runs from April to September in the Town Gardens, Old Town. Most events free, some incur small charge.