Summer Concert Photos

Back on the last Thursday of term we had our Summer Concert. After lots of hard work through the term we had 2 intensive days to get everything up to standard. And what a standard it was. Fantastic work featuring all year groups, including Year 13 Ethan conducting his own arrangement for our orchestra, all…

Choral Evensong in St Woolos Cathedral @sjhsnewport @choirnewport

Today a small choir from our school had the privilege of singing Choral Evensong in the Cathedral. This is a service that is primarily sung by the choir and lead by them. We sang new responses written for the choir, Dyson Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis and Byrd Ave Verum. The students were fantastic and made…

2019 in @SJHSNewport Music Department

What a busy year it’s been. So much talent, so much variety and so many opportunities. Here’s to 2019 being even more busy! Happy new year to you all.

Remembrance 2018 @sjhsnewport

Today we took part in and provided music for 6 services for Remembrance Day. Erin & Lucy say Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence and Joanna & Libby performed the last post in each service with the moving rendition to assembled staff and students at the silence at 11.00.  Each performance was moving and reverent….

Wind Band and Jazz in #MFYnational

We had a fantastic time playing in the Music for Youth National Festival in Birmingham this week. Wind Band were up first with the brilliant Mrs Linton, playing in Symphony Hall. An amazing experience for pupils of all ages and they performed so well. On the friday our Jazz Group performed a stunning set in…

Performance as part of #MFYregionals in the Newport Centre

On Friday 23rd March 2018 we took 3 ensembles to perform as part of the Music For Youth Festival in the Newport Centre. Our Senior Vocal group were up first with a Daft Punk medley and Taize Stay Here and Keep watch: We then had our Wind Band performing Simple Gifts and a Medley from…

Video Highlights of #sjhsgrease

We did have a lot of fun (yes and stress, but there was a lot of fun as well…) putting together Grease. Here is a video montage of pictures we’ve stolen on the internet and the recording of an entirely student band. Enjoy!

Holocaust Memorial Service

Today the choir were invited to sing as part of the Newport memorial. They sang to an exceptionally high standard and received praise from many, many people. We also had representatives from all year groups and the prayers were led by Erin Flaherty. Well done to them all. 

St Cecilia Concert 2017

On 22nd November we had our St Cecilia day concert as she is the patron saint of music and musicians. A great concert with a huge variety in styles and ability levels. A chance for all to perform. Well done to everyone.  Here are some snaps from the rehearsal.  ​ ​

Results of Auditions

Well done to all who auditioned for Solos and small group work. Thank you for taking the time to prepare and show us your talents. These are the acts we would like to perform in the St Cecilia concert on Wednesday 22nd November 7.00pm: Lauren Hughes   7V Voice Love Yourself India Truman   9S…