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…

#GCSEEnsemble Recording

Today we recorded our year 11 ensembles. It was great to hear the hard work that students had put in to their work and all the extra people who were willing to put themselves out to help others. Well done to the student performers from other year groups in particular Aine who performed in no…

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…

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…

Remembrance 2017 @sjhsnewport

Today saw the school’s annual observance of Armistice Day. Year 10 took the lead on the music with Joanna playing The Last Post and Christ Has No Body Now But Yours by David Ogden performed by the year 10 GCSE music class. Well done to all of them.

Rehearsal schedule for #sjhsgrease

Week Day Date Time Cast required Venue Week 1 Monday 2ND October 3.20-5pm Everyone Hall Wednesday 4th October 3.20-5pm Danny & T Birds (Greased Lightning) G16 Wednesday 4th October 3.30-5pm Pink ladies, Sandy & Patty (scene 2 Cafeteria) G17 Thursday 5th October 3.20-5pm Pink Ladies & Sandy (Freddy my love) G16 Thursday 5th October 3.20-5pm…

Year 10 vocal group at St Gabriel’s Primary with @gwentmusic

Today we went to St Gabriel’s to help them celebrate 50 years of their school. Our year 10s opened their concert and performed fantastically well. It’s also great to see the future musicians coming through from all the primary schools. Thanks for having us.  

Christmas Concert & Advent Service 2016 @sjhsnewport

On Tuesday 13th we held our annual Advent Service and Christmas Concert. This featured all the extra curricular groups and a few solos. They were all of a fantastic standard and showcased the work students have put in over the term. Here a few snaps of some groups from the rehearsals.