Ex-International Heads Sport at Exeter Cathedral School

Emma Ross, former hockey international player, becomes the next Director of Sport at Exeter Cathedral School in January. Her new role sees her as responsible for the provision and strategic development of all sport in the school. Emma earned 131 caps for Ireland and was Vice-Captain at the Olympic Qualifiers in 2012. She has played Premiership … Continue reading →

BBC Choristers 2016 – The Results!

Congratulations to Edward Hyde, Deputy Head Chorister at Rochester Cathedral and a pupil at Rochester King’s School, who is Radio Two Chorister of the Year 2016. He was joined by Florence Cain, a chorister at St Mary’s Church, Warwick, who was winner of the girls’ competition. The competition was broadcast on Radio 2 on Wednesday, … Continue reading →

Alexander Armstrong Sings Praises

Alexander Armstrong  once again explains so clearly what it is to be a chorister! He was interviewed by David Grant on BBC TV’s Songs of Praise on 23 October. Listen to him (about 11 minutes in) at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0816zmw He was singing long before his hugely successful career in comedy and was a chorister at St Mary’s Cathedral, … Continue reading →

Hereford Head Leads Choir Schools

Paul Smith, Headmaster of Hereford Cathedral School has succeeded Tim Cannell as CSA Chairman. He will hold office for two years and lead the Association through its Centenary Celebrations in 2018. Educated in the state sector, Paul read Zoology at Manchester University before carrying out research on the behavioural ecology of small mammals at King’s … Continue reading →

Llandaff’s New Head Commissioned

Mrs Clare Sherwood, the new head of the Cathedral School, was officially commissioned in Llandaff Cathedral in September. She succeeded Stephen Morris who has become Principal of St Edward’s College, Liverpool. Clare said: “Having been educated at a cathedral school myself, I feel privileged to be leading a school with similar ethos and values. The … Continue reading →