Seussical The Musical

The Cat in the Hat, Horton, The Whos and of course JoJo. Confused? Well that’s the amazing world of Dr Seuss for you! Add in a few spectacular songs and dancing fish and you get the idea of what Year 4’s play was all about.

Oakham’s ninth annual English Song Competition

Professional singers Adrian Thompson and Louise Winter visited Oakham to adjudicate the School’s ninth annual English Song Competition.

Pupils shine as Kingham Hill School stages iconic musical

Kingham Hill was alive with The Sound of Music as pupils took to the stage to perform the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

Ardingly College Prep School Makes a Noise!

Monday 6th February saw the launch of Make a Noise, a day in which five schools, 13 different types of instrument, 82 pupils and an enthusiasm for music-making all came together at Ardingly College.

Pre-Prep 'Storytelling' Week

Last week, the Pre-Prep department had a 'Storytelling' themed week. The week involved a number of fun, and exciting, activities.

Ashford School Pupil Wins Prestigious Award

James Short awarded the Paul Neville Shield.

Bethany School’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Success

From Thursday 2nd - Saturday 4th February, pupils at Bethany School starred in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, a show that demanded technical expertise unlike any attempted at Bethany before.

West Buckland Achieves Record Breaking Drama Results

West Buckland School, a thriving co-ed independent Prep and Senior school on Exmoor, North Devon, has a reputation for excellence in the Arts, and this was reflected in their recent LAMDA exam results, with a record 65 pupils entering.

'Oliver' a sell out success ... we all wanted more

Kingswood House Senior Drama group performed 'Oliver' to full houses at the Adrian Mann Theatre, NESCOT this week. Outstanding singing, with solos from many boys, plus well known favourites, sung with huge enthusiasm, left the audience wanting more.

Heatherton’s public-speaking-loving pupils who wowed the judges at the Chesham Arts Festival

Record-breaking Success For Heatherton

Heatherton House School in Amersham is celebrating after achieving record-breaking success in the Speech Section of the Chesham Arts Festival held at Ley Hill School on 4th February.

The Hawthorns School of Dance celebrates after spectacular show

Dancers from The Hawthorns School of Dance in Bletchingley are celebrating the success of their sell out show ‘Got to Dance’.

London exhibition beckons for talented King’s Ely Fashion and Textiles students

Around a dozen A Level Fashion and Textiles students will be showcasing their flamboyant garment designs and accessories at this year’s Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at London’s Olympia.

Performance successes at Sandroyd

The term has started on a high note at Sandroyd – with 28 pupils passing their music grade examinations!

Grimsdell's Toffee Bear Choir

Grimsdell Pre Prep gets North London singing!

Now in its fifth year, the North London Singing School Festival, hosted by Grimsdell Mill Hill Pre-Prep, takes place in March. Seven local schools including Grimsdell will take part, singing songs together and performing in their respective choirs

Bromsgrove Preparatory School take on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Year 7 and 8 students in the drama theatre put on a show recently. The performers managed to capture Shakespeare in a modern setting and make it feel relevant even 400 years after the text had been written. Viewers of the show left amazed.

Sweet sounds of success at the Berkshire Music and Arts Festival

15 Holme Grange pupils ranging from Year 3 to Year 8 took part in The Berkshire Music and Arts Festival at the weekend where they all did us proud achieving fantastic results!

Taunton School pupils to join National Children’s Choir of Great Britain

The Music Department at Taunton Preparatory School is absolutely delighted that seven pupils successfully auditioned for the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain.

Choral Day with Barrow Hills

Barrow Hills pupils joined the King Edward's 1st Form and Chapel Choirs for a day celebrating singing.

Musical Magic at Cobham Hall

This term, Cobham Hall’s Drama and Music Departments hosted a Musical Theatre Workshop for Year 5 and 6 pupils from local prep and primary schools.

St Mary's pupil runs new ukulele club

St Mary's School, Gerrards Cross has a newly formed ukulele club. It is run by a talented Ukulele player in Year 10, Izzy, and the group has already learnt two songs after only two sessions!

Sedbergh Chorister Amelia Horan Records with St Paul’s Cathedral

A junior member of Sedbergh School Chapel Choir, Amelia Horan, 14, from Ripon, represented Ripon Cathedral at St Paul’s Cathedral for the Diamond Fund concert and Classic FM recording.

More composition success for Morgan!

Oakham School Music scholar, Morgan Overton, has been invited to join the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain as a composer member.

Children’s Poet James Carter presents a poem for Ardingly College

James Carter, one of Britain’s best-loved children’s poets and Ardingly's Poet-in-Residence, celebrated the launch of his latest collection including a poem dedicated to 'Ardingly College and their über-librarian Denise Reed.’

National orchestra place for Daniel

An exceptionally gifted young cellist at Packwood has won a place in the National Children's Orchestra

Record Number of Cranford House pupils in National Youth Choir

Following recent auditions, six girls from our Junior and Senior Schools have been named members of this prestigious choir.

Year 9 pupil Althea in rehearsal on the trapeze.

High flying pupils to give stunning Cabaret performance

Pupils at Sibford School will be reaching for the sky next month when they perform their own adaptation of the musical Cabaret. The performance will feature 45 cast members... including two on trapeze!

Student shines at Concert with National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain

On 11 December, Taunton School pupil Daniel Lloyd-Jones performed as an oboist with the Main Orchestra of the National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain at the Barbican in London.

Former Taunton School Student Edward Stars in ITV’s latest drama series

Actor Edward Bluemel has landed a lead role in the latest World-War Two period drama series, The Halcyon, airing on ITV on Monday evenings.

St Olave's clarinettist joins National Children’s Orchestra

A pupil at St Olave’s School, York has been selected to join one of the country’s premier groups of young musicians, the National Children’s Orchestra.

National Top Spot for Exeter Cathedral School Pupil

A pupil at Exeter Cathedral School has been awarded a place in the prestigious National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain.

Musical highlight of the year

The sixteenth annual Exeter School Christmas Concert in aid of the National Trust took place in Exeter Cathedral, and as ever, was one of the musical highlights of the year.

Winter Wonderland at Bede's Cabaret

The first weekend in December saw Bede’s School transformed into Winter Wonderland for the School’s black tie extravaganza ‘Cabaret’.

Youngsters create giant Nativity bauble

Youngsters at Sibford School in Oxfordshire stepped into Christmas when they made themselves into a Giant Nativity bauble.

Pre-Prep Nativity Play

On Tuesday 6th December, the pupils and staff from Pre-Prep put on their annual Nativity play, 'Christmas Counts'.