Junior School Pupil Chosen For National Children’s Orchestra

Churcher's College Junior School pupil, Shoshana Yugin-Power, has been selected for the National Children’s Orchestra (NCO) 2018 to play the flute.

Anniversary concert raises funds for 125 appeal

The nationally renowned Fron Male Voice Choir joined current and former Packwood pupils for an evening of musical entertainment to celebrate the school's 125th anniversary

Year 5 Excited to be a part of Young Voices at the O2

An Extraordinary Day at Young Voices

Talbot Heath's Year 5 set off for an experience of a lifetime, performing at the Young Voices Concert as part of the world’s biggest choir at the 02 Arena last week.

Year 5 production: Madagascar

The Redgrave Theatre was transformed into the exciting and colourful jungle for the Year 5 production, Madagascar. 

Pupil achieves distinction in Piano ABRSM Diploma, aged 12

Dean Close Preparatory School pupil, Michael Lei, age 12, gained a coveted distinction in his piano ABRSM diploma.

Singing workshop by London Community Gospel Choir

London Community Gospel Choir share their vision of singing together

Singing workshops and live performances from world famous gospel choir transforms our choirs

The Battle of Waterloo - what might have been

A truly outstanding evening of entertainment from the Twickenham Prep Year 7 boys who performed brilliantly in a play co-written by our History and ICT teachers   

Clayesmore's U12 National Pro Corda Chamber Music Champions

Clayesmore's Musicians give a Pro Corda Performance

Clayesmore Prep School's Chamber Music Group took Clayesmore to an entirely new audience this week when they travelled to Leiston Abbey in Suffolk to give a concert at the head quarters of Pro Corda.

Musicians sparkle during the Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Music Exchange

Twenty-one students from Cranleigh Abu Dhabi spent four days with us last week and performed in three concerts with musicians from Cranleigh School and Cranleigh Prep School.

New Year Piano Recital

Caldicott had a wonderful day of music making recently with international concert pianist Luis Pares, for their annual New Year Piano Recital. He performed two concerts and gave a special coaching session to some of Caldicott's own budding pianists.

All hail Julius Caesar!

Exeter Junior School’s Drama Club was delighted to receive praise from Shakespeare Schools Festival for its performance of Julius Caesar.

Whole School is inspired by International Pianist

All Vinehall pupils from Reception to Year 8, parents and grandparents were treated to the most beautiful and inspiring recital from the Second Prize Winner of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition, Hans Suh.

Young Shakespeare Company performs

The Young Shakespeare Company recently performed “The Tempest” at St Benedict’s, Ealing in west London, for children in years 3 and 4.

Fantastic News for The Hawthorns' Senior Choir

A huge congratulations to our Senior Choir who have been selected to compete in the final of the Barnardo’s Youth Choir of the Year at The Royal Festival Hall on Monday 12th March 2018.

Crescent’s Class I ‘Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside’

A damp January morning might not be everyone’s choice of day to take a trip to the seaside, but on Wednesday 10 January the Crescent’s Class I did just that, sauntering through holidays past and present, with a little help from the Freshwater Theatre Company. 

Prep duo achieve National Orchestra places

Madeleine and Beatrice offered places National Children’s Orchestra

Photo credit Josh Tomalin

Kitebrook pupil performs at Chipping Norton Panto

A Kitebrook Preparatory School pupil is performing at this year's panto at Chipping Norton Theatre after auditioning for the role with some stiff competition.

Sompting Abbotts' young book illustrators with Head of Art Andrea Tewkesbury. From left: George Bryant-Nicols, Ethan Roberts, Chloe Macklin, Jonny Tow

Sompting Abbotts' pupils illustrate best-selling author Alex Preston's work

Artwork by Year 8 pupils at West Sussex independent school Sompting Abbotts Prep School has been chosen to illustrate international best-selling author Alex Preston's work.

Radiohead to Britten

Music during the Christmas term was, once again, of the highest standard, now led by the new Head of Music, composer William Morris. From music to please Radiohead to harp and choral performances, Dragons amazed through the quality of their music.

Coworth Flexlands’ Girls bring home The Buzzard Cup and LAMDA Awards

Coworth Flexlands’ Girls win in every single category at the Woking Music Festival 2017.

Alexander (Year 8) as Enjolras

Two Standing Ovations for Barrow Hills Performance of Les Misérables

Children from Barrow Hills School showcased their many talents when they staged a spectacular performance of Cameron Mackintosh’s iconic ‘Les Misérables’, the longest running musical in the world which recently celebrated its 32nd anniversary.

The Smallest Angel, performed by Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School.

Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School performed a beautiful version of the ‘Smallest Angel’.

Lights, Camel, Action! Bede’s Prep School Pupils Shine in Nativity

Lights, Camel, Action! Bede’s Prep School Pupils Shine in Nativity

Bede’s Prep School pupils put on a show at this year’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Nativity, entitled ‘Lights, Camel, Action’.

Hallfield children to perform at Birmingham's The Crescent Theatre

An array of talented children from Hallfield School in Edgbaston are to perform at The Crescent Theatre in Birmingham over the Christmas break.

Emma Nasskau is selected by London Children's Ballet

Emma Nasskau of Ursuline Preparatory School, Wimbledon has been selected to perform with London Children's Ballet for their performance of Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Canterville Ghost’ at The Peacock Theatre, London, in April 2018.

What a triumph – a Hazlegrove Midsummer Night’s Dream as we head into winter!

The latest Hazlegrove Year 7 production involved taking on the complexities of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. A challenge which the children rose to superbly, delivering performances that will last long in the memory of all concerned.

Junior Recital Night

On Tuesday evening CCJS held their first Junior Recital Night. The Recital Night provides a platform for the school’s many ensembles and older musicians in a more formal setting in order to continue to develop their performance skills.

Bede’s Prep Pupils Take Centre Stage in Aladdin Trouble Pantomime

Bede’s Prep Pupils Take Centre Stage in Aladdin Trouble Pantomime

Last month’s Bede’s Prep pantomime saw Year 5 and 6 pupils perform a modern twist of the classic story, Aladdin.

Cheam Choirs sing at Winchester Cathedral

A Cathedral setting for any Choral event has to be the climax of any choir’s repertoire. At Cheam there have been concerts both at school and further afield, but our annual visit to Winchester Cathedral to sing Choral Evensong has to be the icing on the cake as far as a setting is concerned.

Feltonfleet enjoy splurge guns for Bugsy Malone

Music, costumes and splurge! - Feltonfleet Year 5 present Bugsy Malone

With spectacular costumes and scenery, energetic music and singing, and brilliant accents , we were transformed to Fat Sam's speakeasy for this fun, splurge-filled production that had us all marvelling at the children's amazing talents.

King’s Ely Junior pupils stage imaginative production of Grimm Tales

Thespians at King’s Ely Junior wowed audiences with their sell-out production of Grimm Tales.

Second RMS student gains a place with the English Youth Ballet

Congratulations to Year 3 student Kitty Collins who has successfully auditioned for the English Youth Ballet

House Talent Show 2017

The annual House Talent Show took place on Friday 24th November.

Shakespeare Comes Alive at Bancroft's Prep

The Young Shakespeare Company returned to Bancroft’s Prep on Monday 13 November with their interactive version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. A multi-talented cast of five took on all the roles, helped out by volunteers from the Year 4 & 5 audience.