PHS girls at Edinburgh Fringe

Portsmouth High School girls receive 5 star review at Edinburgh Fringe

The Penelopiad, performed by Portsmouth High School girls, received a 5 star review at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from the Edinburgh Reporter.

The King's New Clocks

‘The King’s New Cloaks’ was performed by the Infant Department and greatly enjoyed by a packed audience of parents, grandparents, staff, governors and the remainder of the school on Prize Giving Afternoon.

Bancroft's Takes a Fresh Look at Russian Classic

This year's lower school production at Bancroft's School, Woodford Green, was typically ambitious as a cast of around 40 pupils drawn from years 7 to 9 tackled a classic from Russian literature: The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol.

A Summer Extravaganza by Dean Close Preparatory School

Pupils at Dean Close Preparatory School celebrated the end of term with their annual extravaganza of dance, music and singing.

Prep School Production of 'Mulan'

On Thursday 22 and Friday 23 June, Years 4-6 performed their fantastic 2017 drama production, 'Mulan'.

Dance club delights with Revolting Revolutions show

A rather thuggish Goldilocks, a very naughty Red Riding Hood and seven gambling dwarfs were just a few of the rogues featured in Agincourt’s brilliant dance show.

St John's College Pupils were Wonderful in Wonderland

Last week Year 6 pupils from St John’s College in Southsea took to the stage for two nights to perform their take on the popular children’s story - ‘Alice in Wonderland’.

Chorister of the Year Takes To The Stage

Edward Hyde’s whirlwind of a year as BBC Radio 2’s Young Chorister of the Year is set to end on a high note with a role in the latest production of Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden this Autumn.

A tale as old as time at The Kingsley School

The Kingsley Preparatory School performed an energetic and exciting production of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast'.

Sublime Summer Concert

One of the main events of the musical calendar is the Packwood Summer Concert and this year nearly half the children in the main school took part.

St Benedict's artists at the Royal Academy

Paintings and sculptures by three A level Art students at St Benedict’s School, Ealing in west London have been selected from over 2,400 submissions for the Royal Academy A-level Summer Exhibition Online.

Birkdale Prep School Rock!

Birkdale Prep School pupils and staff took part in two highly acclaimed performances of the musical 'We Will Rock You' recently.

Sprinkling of Shakespearian magic in gardens of King’s Ely’s Old Palace

Around 150 people grabbed their picnic hampers and blankets to enjoy the open-air production by the critically-acclaimed Lord Chamberlain’s Men Theatre Company.

Choristers sing in the Yorkshire Dales

Durham Cathedral Choristers sang as part of the Grassington Festival.

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.

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

Preparing for opening night at the Theatre in the Woods

Opera HIghlights from the Theatre in the Woods

First night dawns in the UK's newest opera house - built in only 11 months!

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.

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!

Lion King is a Roaring Success at Bancroft's Prep

The Pridelands of Africa came to life at Bancroft’s Prep School, Woodford Green with a visually exciting production of Disney’s iconic The Lion King Jr by Year 6 pupils between 22 and 25 May.

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'.

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.

Dark and gripping Dickens adaptation

Director of Performance Drama Cory Pulman-Jones has written a new stage adaptation of Dickens's classic novel which was staged by Year 9 pupils.

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.

Dauntsey's Stages 2017 Dance Show

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

Alexander Arkakov and James Mayhew perform together

The Beacon Charity Concert raises £2400 for Belarusian Children's Hospice (UK)

The Beacon held a Charity Concert performance given by Alexander Ardakov and James Mayhew. As the evocative pieces from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition were played by Alexander on the piano, James created his own water colour images on stage.

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.

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.

Second Year Running of 500 Words Success for Cranford House

For the second year in a row, Cranford House's creative writers have won a place in the last 25 of the BBC’s 500 Words Competition.