Norwich School Makes TES Shortlist For Work in Community

More good news from the TES Independent School Awards! Norwich School has been shortlisted for the ‘Whole-school community initiative of the year’ category for the 2019 awards.  During 2017/18, the school has worked with over 200 local schools, charities, businesses and organisations in 190 outreach projects. The school places great importance on the role its … Continue reading →

Lichfield’s Music Share Outreach on TES Shortlist

Lichfield Cathedral School is shortlisted for the TES Independent School Awards 2019 for their outstanding Music Share Programme. Many congratulations to Cathy Lamb and her team! Tes editor Ann Mroz said: “Independent education in this country is truly world class. It’s one of our great success stories. And those shortlisted for the Tes Independent School … Continue reading →

Professional Trombonist Enjoying DoM Role in Exeter

Exeter Cathedral School’s new Director of Music, Dylan Quinlivan-Brewer,  joined the School at the start of this autumn term, bringing lots of experience to the thriving Music Department. Dylan was previously Head of Brass and a class music teacher at Wellington College, Berkshire. He was a Specialist Musician at fellow CSA member, Wells Cathedral School, … Continue reading →

#Inspiring Organists – New Approaches to Organ Teaching

Children introduced to the organ engage quickly with the instrument but what happens if one of them actually wants to learn to play it? Tom Daggett, St Paul’s Cathedral’s OBE Organ Outreach Fellow, has been taking digital organs into schools for assemblies and workshops for a number of years. Children from all backgrounds see, hear … Continue reading →

Celebrations All Round At Llandaff Cathedral School!

Congratulations to The Cathedral School in Llandaff, Cardiff, which has been judged by Estyn, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales as ‘Excellent’ in all five inspection areas. Praising the School’s “high quality of teaching” and the “extremely high standards achieved by pupils”, the report also recognises its care, support and guidance arrangements … Continue reading →

Ely Choristers Bring Cheer to Care Home Residents

“Carefully delivered music can provide significant benefits for older people, care staff and care settings, contributing to person-centred care. We recommend that regular participatory music programmes be considered essential for all UK care homes.” Live Music in Care November 2018 Live Music in Care is a new report published earlier this month supporting the A … Continue reading →

Salisbury Outreach Launch a Triumph!

Children from three Wiltshire primary schools made sure the roof was  raised at the first-ever concert for Salisbury Cathedral School’s newly founded Voices InSpire project today (Friday, 23 November). Voices InSpire  was offered to all local primary schools back at the end of June, and within hours of sending out the information all six places … Continue reading →

Chetham’s launches Fit to Perform Health Programme

Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester launched Fit to Perform to support its young musicians’ physical and mental well-being in September. “A professional musician is like a high-performance athlete”, says Sergio Martínez, a doctor and former pianist specialising in musicians’ injuries in Guatemala. For performers with packed schedules of practice and performance, and particularly for … Continue reading →

Salisbury Cathedral School Announces New Scholarships

Salisbury Cathedral School is introducing a brand new set of scholarships for children entering the school in September 2019.  They will be awarded on the basis of excellence in various disciplines across different areas of school life – academic, music and sport.  Children will hold the awards for the duration of their time at the … Continue reading →

Reigate St Mary’s Remembers Choristers lost in the World Wars

200 pupils of Reigate St Mary’s commemorated the loss of Godfrey Searle choristers in both world wars at the Garden of Remembrance within the school’s grounds. The school archives contain poignant letters received from choristers on the front line. In 1898, Godfrey Searle, then a young stockbroker and son of a former Mayor of Reigate, … Continue reading →

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