Latest News - February 2020

Informal Concert Spring 2020

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Our traditional end of half term Informal Concert was devoted very much to a celebration of singing within the school, although it began with the Orchestra performing The Retreat of the Night Watch from Luigi Boccherini, a composer featuring quite a lot in the Upper School at the moment.

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Uppingham Orchestra Visit!

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On Thursday some of our budding musicians took part in the annual Prep School Orchestra Day at Uppingham. The day began with pupils being split into sectional rehearsal to work separately on their parts for the pieces. Following a lunch break, we then rehearsed in combined groups for the string orchestra and wind band pieces and finally the full orchestra.

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From the Art Department…

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This term has been full of large scale projects. Year 2 have painted rockets and suns before tackling a ‘Sacha sized’ 3D sculptural astronaut, now suspended over the stairs in main school!

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Big School Bird Watch 2020

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All year groups from Reception to Year 6 took part during the day. The weather whilst windy was fine and all children used their binoculars to spot different birds.

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