Cobham Hall Student's Royal Academy of Arts Success

For the seventh year running, a Cobham Hall Art student has been selected for the Royal Academy A-Level Summer Exhibition Online. From over 2400 submissions, the exhibition is a showcase of just 49 outstanding pieces of artwork by artists aged 16-18.

John Baugh and Charlotte

Betjeman’s Schoolboy Poems Read at Dragon Centenary

Poet Laureate, writer, personality, documentary maker and campaigner Sir John Betjeman arrived at Dragon School, Oxford 100 years ago. At an event to celebrate the famous poet, a Betjeman Society memorial plaque was unveiled by headmaster John Baugh.

Performing Arts Centre Given Go-ahead at Moor Park

Moor Park is seeing a period of development, with a new Early Years facility due to be open in September 2017, this has created space to develop a purpose designed centre for Performing Arts.

Juniors star in The Sound of Music

Packwood's junior year groups amazed and delighted audiences in the school's theatre over the weekend with their wonderful performances of The Sound of Music

King’s Ely Junior singers enjoy fun-filled tour of Belgium

Ely Cathedral Boy Choristers, who are all pupils at King’s Ely Junior, and King's Voices, which is the junior school’s boys’ and girls’ chamber choir, enjoyed a hugely successful tour of Belgium.

A Woodland Adventure from Churchers College Junior School’s Year 3

Year 3’s production of Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf brought the house down on Thursday 18th May. Based on the revolting rhyme by Roald Dahl, this musical adaptation was humorous, visually stunning and professional.

Churcher's College Junior School Summer Infant Concert

Spirits ran high at Churcher’s Junior School on Tuesday the 23rd May. This concert is a highlight for the school’s younger pupils who eagerly await their chance to perform solo, ensemble and whole class items to a friendly and supportive audience.

Hazlegrove Year 5 enter the 'Grimm' world of Grovelhaze

The Hazlegrove Year 5 children were transported to the parallel world of Grovelhaze for their play. Trapped there, they were forced to perform Grimm tales to entertain the evil dukes... and a theatre packed with family and friends!

Poetry Competition Winner at St Mary's Shaftesbury

LIII pupil Beatrice C from St Mary's Shaftesbury has won the Junior Category of the CISC (Catholic Independent Schools' Conference) poetry competition.

Leading Portrait Painter Opens Old Dragon Art Exhibition

Jenny Saville, RA, opened a major public exhibition of art by former pupils and staff of The Dragon School, Oxford with an inspiring address about the importance of developing the 'super traits' through the Arts and the freedom to 'make mistakes'.

St Mary's Calne girls crowned Wiltshire Choir of the Year

The Junior Choir, which comprises girls from Year 7, have been crowned winners of this year’s Wiltshire Choir of the Year competition.

Dramatic Start to Bishop’s Stortford College Actress’ Career

Bishop’s Stortford College Sixth Former Poppy Brooks has secured an unconditional place at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), as well as a place on the National Youth Theatre’s Senior Course this summer.

Year 6 pupils perform in Tosca

Exeter Junior School pupils are looking forward to performing in Tosca with the English Touring Opera

Outstanding Trinity Success

We were delighted with the results of the recent Trinity Drama Exams, with six pupils achieving a Merit and 16 Distinctions.

Dragon Hosts Nine Oxford Schools Percussion Day

Eighty young musicians (aged 8 to 11) from 8 primary schools joined children at Dragon School, Oxford to rehearse and perform an ensemble percussion performance in a single day, led by musicians from the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra.

Dauntsey's Stages 2017 Dance Show

Last week, more than 200 pupils took part in Dauntsey’s annual sell-out Dance Show.

Having fun sharing music

Salisbury Cathedral School's annual Music Festival is always a highlight in the school calendar and this year was no exception. We staged five simultaneous concerts from 9.30am-1pm in which over 12 hours of music was heard.

Music for Life for Homefield Twins

This week started with a bang for a pair of budding Homefield musical talents. Twins Oliver and Sam Tyler in 4H performed at the Royal Albert Hall for the Merton Music Foundation’s ‘Music is for Life’ concert.

Flora Pens Prize-Winning Poem

Malvern St James’s Flora Barber (Year 13) is celebrating after being named one of six winners of the prestigious Christopher Tower Poetry Competition, run by Christ Church, University of Oxford.

Emma Wins Place at Top Music School

West Buckland School Year 10 student, Emma Rawicz-Szczerbo has been awarded a place at the exclusive Junior Guildhall, part of the world renown Guildhall School of Music and Drama, to study saxophone.

Young Art Oxford Exhibition

Out of over 3,000 entries from Oxfordshire Schools, The Manor had 17 pieces chosen to go into an auspicious exhibition of around 400 works at The Ashmolean in May 2017.

Cranford House's Prize Winning Artists

The school's young artists were thrilled to find their artwork on display in Oxford's Ashmolean Museum.

Lloyd Webber hails King's Rochester

The brass musicians at King’s Rochester are celebrating a successful weekend at the Woodard Schools Young Musician of the Year awards which was held on Saturday 6th May in the stunning Elgar Hall, Birmingham

Rendcomb Senior Dancers collect Bronze at Cheltenham Arts Festival

Sixth Form pupils at Rendcomb College, Najya Abdullah and Morgan Ogle, have earned a third place medal for their own choreography dance duet at the Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts on Sunday, 7 May.

Awards for Rotary Club Photographer of the Year

Congratulations to Charlie, Zoe and Elizabeth who came 1st, 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in the Photography competition of the Salisbury branch’s Rotary Youth Awards 2017. It is the fourth year running that a Leehurst Swan pupil has won this award!

Prep Schools perform together at the Edinburgh Fringe

Eagle House School in Sandhurst and Cargilfield School in Edinburgh are joining forces at the Edinburgh Fringe to perform The Jungle Book. The two schools met over the Bank Holiday weekend to begin rehearsals for the world's biggest Arts festival.

Second sculpture unveiling at Oakham

Oakham School has unveiled its second piece of sculpture, kindly donated by the Jerwood Foundation, by artist Ben Carpenter. The piece, titled ‘Net Form 2’, is located outside the School’s Smallbone Library for all pupils, staff & visitors to enjoy.

Haileybury’s new Associate Composer Thomas Hewitt Jones hits the right notes

An award-winning composer has joined forces with a top Hertfordshire school to help inspire its pupils and teach them about composition.

Year 7 Boy Receives a Distinction in his Grade 8 Violin

Ovie Onokpasa, in Year 7, has passed his ABRSM Grade 8 with distinction. An incredible achievement, passing on the day of his 12th birthday!

12 year old Hazlegrove pupil Amelia is thrilled to be a Song Academy Finalist

Hazlegrove Prep pupil Amelia Warren is a finalist in the Song Academy's Young Songwriter 2017 competition. Encouraged to enter by Victoria Sayles, Director of Music at Hazlegrove, Amelia is thrilled her song has been selected for the top 10.

Record-breaking Edge Grove has the top-performing school Jazz Band in the UK

Edge Grove is the FIRST School in the UK to win a platinum award both regionally and nationally at the National Concert Band Festival (NCBF) Finals.

The Froebelian School Choir to Perform with Aled Jones

The Choir at The Froebelian School, Horsforth has been chosen by singer, TV presenter and radio broadcaster Aled Jones MBE to perform with him on stage in York on his UK tour this spring.

Wellow House pupil hits a high note in prestigious competition

Wellow House School pupil Adwin Gu wins S. Anselm's Piano Competition

St Mary's Spectacular Fashion Show!

An outstanding showcase of design flair and technical ability – not to mention poise and confidence – St Mary's Fashion Show on 28 and 29 March was a spectacular occasion.