Sir Alex Ferguson Congratulates Helen O’Grady Academy
05th May 2010
You wouldn’t normally associate the manager of Manchester United FC with a drama school, but Sir Alex Ferguson recently wrote a personal letter of congratulations to the all students and staff of the Helen O’Grady Academy.
“Drama is a great way of expressing ones self and can have so many impacts on people’s lives” said the charismatic, Fergie, famed for being the most successive manager in Premier League history after an incredible two decades in charge of Manchester United.
The Helen O’Grady Academy’s offers a development through drama The concept and philosophy behind the Academy is to provide children with a self-development programme that’s been specifically designed to increase their confidence, self-esteem, communicative ability and creative talents. The programme also imparts social skills that often don’t come out at an academic level. Classes are given in English and encourage proficiency in spoken English, through usage. This is all done in a fun way using a carefully constructed, progressive syllabus.
Principal for the Malta branch of the Academy, Mr Alan Montanaro said “Our developmental programme through drama really works. And it’s great that it is being recognized by people who know a thing or two about young people, education and self-expression.
The Helen O’Grady Academy recently received a letter from HE, Jan Fidel, Member of the European Commission responsible for Education and Culture in Brussels, who states that the Academy’s approach based on drama and building up of self confidence offers “interesting opportunities to help young people to develop their full potential.
For more information visit www.helenogradymalta.com