SPEECH NEW ZEALAND EXAMINATIONS
Speech New Zealand’s goal is to assess student achievement in communication skills, drama and performance
More details... https://www.speechnz.co.nz/examinations/
TRINITY COLLEGE LONDON EXAMINATIONS
Trinity Guildhall has a Speech and Drama examiner in Palmerston North once a year to examine students who have been studying this international syllabus.
PERFORMING ARTS COMPETITIONS
Most regions of the New Zealand have Performing Arts Competitions. The Manawatu and Wanganui Performing Arts Competitions are annual events. Tall Poppies Drama students are encouraged to take their work into the competition arena.
NATIONAL AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
There a many trusts and bodies around the country that support and recognize excellence in the performing arts field. Tall Poppies students are encouraged to strive for these high standards.
TALL POPPIES DRAMA SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES
Every term, students will prepare work to present to an audience. It may be for parents and family members, a community group or an important event. At Tall Poppies we are always looking for opportunities to perform extend our skills and confidence. Each year there is a major performance where everyone is a “star”!