Equal Benefits for Ely Choristers

CHORISTERSHIP at Ely Cathedral is evolving to allow equal opportunities for boys and girls – and to enable more children and young people with a love of singing to get involved. King’s Ely has educated the choristers of Ely Cathedral for over 1,000 years and joining the Cathedral Choir continues to be a popular choice … Continue reading →

Girl Choristers to join Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum

Dean Close Preparatory School, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Abbey have announced a historic change to their chorister programme. From September 2021, chorister places in Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum will, for the first time, be open to both young girls as well as boys. This exciting step presents an equal opportunity for young boys and girls of … Continue reading →

St George’s Spreads its Wings

St George’s School Windsor Castle is the first standalone UK Preparatory School planning to become an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. It will offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP) to its 3-13 year old pupils – joining a movement designed to ‘encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners.’ St George’s … Continue reading →

Children’s voices at the heart of Cornwall’s G7 Summit

A new song, Gee Seven,with lyrics by Sir Tim Rice and music by Peter Hobbs, has been released as part of a YouTube video and features Truro Cathedral choristers.  The song is at the heart of an ambitious Cornish grassroots programme for children, Sing2G7,which aims to put children’s voices at the heart of the 2021 G7 Summit, which will … Continue reading →

Former Choir School Head Jumps for Charity!

Many congratulations to Nick Robinson, former Headmaster of King’s College School, Cambridge for having the courage to throw himself out of a plane at 10,000 feet for charity. He has already met his target of £2.5k for a new charity called Sibling Support but there is still time to donate! Nick says: “Following my retirement … Continue reading →