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We were delighted to celebrate the Grand Opening of our new music and sports facilities in the Britton Centre on Tuesday, in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie. It was fitting to welcome a direct descendant of King James I, who gave permission for Edward Wilson to found our school in 1615, on this most special occasion.

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An exceptionally varied series of musical events in the last four weeks of term began with an invigorating GCSE and A level Recital Evening, and culminated in a joyful Carol Service at Croydon Minster in mid-December, with the school’s choir of over 100 singers performing the usual range of ancient and modern Christmas choral masterpieces, directed ...

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We were delighted to take part in Sutton Sings, a very special event held by our friends at Sutton Music Service, last Thursday. The Barbershop Ensemble stepped away from its normal repertoire to perform Pinkzebra’s Shine Like Stars. We look forward to hearing them perform again at Prize Giving early next term and as part of the Grand Opening ...

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Wednesday’s Charity Winter Concert offered the usual very eclectic range of musical styles from some of the school’s top ensembles, culminating in some impressive outings from the Senior Orchestra and Wind Bands. The Odyssey Big Band goes from strength to strength, with some rich festive fare following the arrangement of Ain’t Misbehavin’ ...

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When the Battle of the Bands event was first announced at the end of last school year, I was eager as a keen guitarist to get involved. Once our band was formed, we had to pick a song that we could all learn quickly and that people could enjoy with us. We eventually decided on ‘Adventure of a Lifetime’ by Coldplay, which proved to be a good choice! ...

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Last week’s performances at Southwark Cathedral gave a fantastic foretaste of music-making at Wilson’s this term, but concert season is now well and truly under way, following a superb Year 9 Musicians’ Evening on Thursday night!

Some exceptional performances included Harry’s Bach (Partita No.3) on the violin, Marko’s Villa-Lobos (one of ...

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