Compèring on the stage is not an easy task. Indeed, it all depends on the anchors who are controlling the stage and running the function. The anchors need to be prepared well beforehand for the program. And they need to know about all the skills and tricks to keep the audience entertained and amused. As a matter of fact, the most significant part of organizing a function is to have a good script. Below you will find a useful compèring script for a school function or any other kind of function.
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Compèring Script For School Function
How to start the function?
You must have a good opening. Because you will never make a second chance of making a first impression, the first impression makes your image in the audience’s mind, so you always have to open the function in an impressive way. I recommend you to check 5 strong openings for anchoring, in order to avoid common mistakes in the opening.
For instance, you can add these lines as follows:
We have all gathered here, for what you call a very fun-filled evening. This evening belongs to you and your children, the children who have their heart and soul for the last three weeks and have made this look possible, so I want a big round of applause for your own children, please. Thank you.
I (insert your name) on behalf of (insert the name of someone) welcome you all to the special evening of splendor. We are glad to have you here with us on this auspicious day when (insert the name of the academy) is celebrating its (insert the number of the term) function. You can expect an extravagant and a complete entertainment evening ahead. The children’s performance shall definitely leave you mesmerized, it’s no exaggeration to say that (insert the name Academy) is superior among all. You can witness its grandeur. The superiority is due to our team trustees who are ever ready with their inputs for the betterment of the academy, their support and efforts have added revival.
If you really want to enjoy the program, please ensure that your mobiles are in silent mode, give quality time to your children. I guess this time is just for you and your children. You need to know that every child has worked so hard to give a beautiful presentation right in front of their parents, so please not only for your own children, but we need to hear the thunder of claps go for each and every act. I request you for each and every act, I must hear a loud clap coming.
Also, Read the Sample opening compèring script, you might find this useful too.
How to introduce and appreciate the guests?
You must introduce and welcome the guests as well as the parents and all the audience. You can say something like this:
The chief guest of the day (Mr. or MS………..Give brief information about the guest) He is a very amazing personality, a man of the chief men, a man who has gone a long way and has learned a lot and today when he is here, he shall even tell you about his experience, he shall tell his knowledge and I am sure you are going to benefit, you are going to have a wonderful time when he speaks, because when he speaks its substance and something that shall be even very useful to you, so can we hear it for our chief guest (Mr.……) can I hear the thunder. Thank you.
Our children are so talented who can be so versatile, they can do their job really well, and that’s proven right in front of you.
We have also among us (insert the name of other guests) we also have other eminent personalities, we have our honorable trustees, we have so many, we have a galaxy of individuals and dignitaries with us today to grace this auspicious occasion where (insert the name of the academy) celebrates its (insert the number of function. ie. third) so can we hear for the team of (insert name of the academy).
You are going to have a very entertaining evening ahead, the children are going to rock the stage, you must look into the hard work they have done. Every team member of the (insert the name of the academy) has put in their hearts and soul to make this really happen, you are going to witness it and you are going to realize it. I am sure you are going to praise and appreciate it as well right from your heart.
The second anchor can add something like this:
Absolutely every teacher and every particular member of this academy did that to make this evening possible.
How to greet and welcome the audience?
Here you can greet and welcome the guests and audience with some beautiful lines as follows:
Ladies and gentleman (greet and welcome the audience in different languages)a very good evening and a warm welcome to our eminent chief guest (insert the name of chief guest) (introduce and name the team guest) the assistant direct (insert the name) honorable principal (insert the name) respected vice-principal (insert the name) the administrator (insert the name) our wonderful and enthusiastic parents, my dear colleagues, and my smart and dear students on behalf of the hole team member I (insert the name here: “1st anchor”) and I (insert the name of the second anchor) our privilege to welcome you aboard the melodious journey of (insert the number of the Academy)
How to entertain the audience?
To entertain the audience and bring amusement the anchors can have fun and add some sense of humor. You can some funny lines which you think will entertain the audience. Below the lines are as an illustration:
- 1st Anchor: Mam or Sir, you are undoubtedly privileged to anchor such an auspicious event right?
- 2nd Anchor: Of course
- 1st Anchor: I think you should be even more privileged because you are standing right beside me.
- 2nd Anchor: Oh really. What makes you say that?
- 2nd Anchor: Well, being a member of (insert the name of the academy) I know it all. Add some more sense of humor among anchors…..
How to ask the audience to stand for the anthem?
You can ask the audience to stand for the anthem as follows:
Ok, let’s get back to business.
To commence the event, I request the top management, the admin in charges, the assistance in charges, the section coordinators, and the assistant coordinators, the house parents, the head boy, and the head girl to come upon the stage and as a mark of respect to school, I request all of you to stand up in the honor of anthem, Please.
1st Anchor: Thank you so much, everyone, you may now take your seats, this is our beautiful team.
How to call the principal to talk or address the audience?
May I know request our principal or vice-principal (insert the name here) to address this audience gathering.
After the vice-principal speech, you can now call the principal.
And now I request our honorable principal (insert the name) to come on the stage and say a few words.
Also Read: Principal Sample Speech
How to thank the principal?
To thank the speaker, you can say the following lines:
Thank you so much, sir/ Mam, that was indeed motivating and extremely informative. We are so honored and privileged to have you amongst us as team dignitaries whom we would like to appreciate now.
How to call the principal or a teacher to give away the award and felicitate?
Here you can call the principal or members of the team to scoot the guests with presents or awards. You can say something as follows:
Now I would like to call (insert the name) upon the stage to appreciate our students with an appreciation award.
Also Read: Compèring script for Distribution
How to call the students to perform on the stage?
You can call the students in many ways to come on the stage and perform for the students.
Now this time to call the students make the atmosphere charming and beautiful, please give them a big hand to present here and alter your impression. Indeed, it was a great performance by the students.
Also Read: Compèring Script For a Talent Show at School
How to call the guest to come on the stage and talk to the audience?
At this stage, you can any other person to come on the stage and have discourse with the audience.
Next, we have Mr./Ms. (insert the name here) a great personality to come on the stage and share his thoughts with you. Please, a big round of applause for Mr. / Ms. (insert the name) Thank you, sir, for sharing your precious thought with us.
How to call the students for some more performance?
At this stage, you can go for some more performance of the students.
Now we have the students from (insert the class here) right in front of you to perform for you.
That was a great performance and I was thrilled by that performance
Some good sayings that the anchors can say
Here the anchor can say some good sayings. You can add your own words which you think is meaningful, as an illustration, you can say something like this:
We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness we need kindness, without these qualities life will be violent and all will be lost. You the people have the power to make this place a beautiful place to live in, to make it a paradise, then in the name of democracy let us all use the power, let us all unite and make this soiled a paradise to live in. Let’s all pledge to make the world a better place to live and not commit the mistakes bursts.
How to call the principal to felicitate and the guest or the students and give away awards?
In the end, you can call the principal to come on the stage and felicitate. You can say the following lines:
Now I request the principal to come on the stage and felicitate Mr. / Ms. (insert the name here) can we hear it for him, please.
Thank you, sir, we are honored and privileged to have you with us today.
How to go to the awards ceremony?
Here you can go to the awards ceremony second part. In this stage, you can call any personality or teacher to come upon the stage and give away the awards. You can go as follows:
To represent the awards and felicitate the students I would like to call (insert the name here) to come on the stage and give away the awards of the students.
How to conclude the function?
Also, Read a Sample ending speech to know about the best ways to end your speech effectively.
To conclude the function, you can add any performance by the students.
To rock the stage I would like to call the students to perform and show their talent to you. Please, a big round of applause for them to present here.
Thank you. You are a wonderful audience and we hope that we have been a good host equally. Once again thanks to the hard work that all the team members have done: teachers, students, organizers, and every team member to make this possible, and what you witnessed was really their efforts and hard work.
Wish you all the best!
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