"It gives you confidence.
Most of the time, like in PE, if you make a mistake you get told
off, but with the Festival you're told to have fun and keep on
"If people made a mistake we
didn't make fun of them"
"Our teachers found out that if
you weren't good at some things you were good at other
"[Drama is] better than
sitting down and doing a test"
"[Drama] gives us
"It's easy to learn about
"It's a fun way to
"We shouldn't always be
safe. We should venture out and not be afraid to try new
"[I learnt] I had skills I never
knew I had"
""[I learnt] not to be afraid of
showing people what you can do"
"[It's] better to try it than
just think it"
"We got to get along more, work
together more than working individually"
"[We learnt] to be nice to each
"[We learnt] to respect each
"Made it fun"
"It makes you feel like you want
to come to school more because it's fun. Even when you're sick you
want to come to school. You want to make it last"
"We have a better attitude to
school. People are friendlier. There are less fights and you want
to do your school work"
"It has given us life
"Sometimes people think they
can't do stuff but they can"
"The first rule is to have fun.
The last rule is to have fun"
"Wearing costumes gives you
confidence and lets you get over peer pressure"
"[School has] changed a
lot. The Festival has made it fun. It has made us be
healthy. It has made us think about mental health and healthy
"It's about team work. Working
with people we wouldn't normally work with"
"Think you can do anything
because you can"
"If you stick to it you'll be
good at a lot of things"
"Come to our school and we'll
show you what it's about"
"You can't explain it properly.
You have to do it to know"
"It's not a job. You have fun and
learn at the same time"
"Fun. You have heaps of
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