Easter

Easter perf

Last Thursday,Years 3 and 4 performed the musical Resurrection Rock (by Sheila Wilson) in church. This was a retelling of the Easter Story in songs and Bible readings, and featured all the children singing beautifully. In addition, some of the children played some Easter songs on the ocarinas. This was a moving and thought-provoking afternoon, with the children working collaboratively to create … [Read more...]

Baby Suso Visit

Bold as Brass!

Hall of the Mountain King Last Wednesday we were fortunate enough to have students from Southampton University's Baby Suso Orchestra visit us. They spent the first part of the afternoon with Year 4 children who were split into groups. Each set spent time learning about, listening to, and handling instruments from the different orchestral families. The University orchestra then joined forces … [Read more...]

Christmas Concert

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This morning, the juniors, parents and friends, were treated to a concert featuring the Highfield School Orchestra, newly formed Wind Band, the String Orchestra and NASA Symphonic (a pupil led group of three players). A special treat was a duet played by James and Nathaniel on their trombones. It was a Grade 6 piece they are both working on, and was a treat for both the ears and the eyes as the … [Read more...]

Bringing Christmas Cheer to the residents of Mayflower Court

On Monday morning, Penny Hastings took 20 members of her singing club to Mayflower Court nearby, to entertain the older residents with Christmas songs and carols. The residents really enjoyed themselves, joining in with the carols and the children had fun singing to them. A great time was had by all! … [Read more...]