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Royal Albert Hall Performance

Posted on: May 3rd 2018

Amery Hill go to Albert Hall

The musical excellence of Amery Hill School students has once again been on show when they joined forces with more than 1,700 young people and performed at the Royal Albert Hall on St George’s Day. The school has played a key role in
co-ordinating elements of the concert, along with colleagues from the Hampshire Music Service.  The Hampshire at the Hall event was a celebration of the musical achievements of Hampshire schools and the Hampshire Music Service’s orchestras and ensembles and included a performance of a massed choir made up from pupils from some of the 200 schools involved.

Talking about the school’s involvement, Mrs Debra Mulligan, Amery Hill School’s Lead Teacher for the event said “Amery Hill students formed part of the massed Samba Band of 250 pupils from across Hampshire, as well as performing as members of The Hampshire County Youth Orchestra, the Youth Wind Ensemble, the County Youth Band, Massed Strings and the Youth Choir! It was a wonderful experience to participate in such a prestigious event, rehearsing and performing at such an iconic venue. The mass playing and singing of Land of Hope and Glory in the finale made for a truly memorable occasion for all involved.  As we have come to expect, our students were fantastic ambassadors for the school, mentoring the younger players and thoroughly enjoying the experience.”

For many years, Amery Hill School has commanded an unrivalled reputation for excellence in music and has received a number of recent awards which recognise the breadth and quality of opportunities that we offer our students.

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Posted on: 27/06/2018

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Amery Hill’s Year 11 students celebrated the end of their secondary school education with a sophisticated dinner and dance at Froyle Park, Upper Froyle. Everything was perfectly in place from the suits and the bow ties, the beautifully elegant dresses to the handbags, the heels and the make-up! Talking about the event, Progress Leader, Mr Owain Lewis, commented “The arrangements for the evening were led by the Student Prom Committee, who organised the event like a team of professionals! Having worked so hard over the past few months for their GCSE exams, it was lovely that the students could celebrate together. They had a fantastic evening and it is definitely one they will remember.” The evening opened with an impressive array of transport for the traditional arrival at Amery Hill School, including a fantastic display of vintage vehicles, a variety of sports cars and even a tractor, a doughnut-performing Rotax kart and an articulated lorry cab, more commonly used to haul a 44 tonne trailer! The fly past by a yellow tiger moth biplane seemed coincidental, or was it?   It was wonderful that so many members of the community came out to wish them well and make them feel special for the evening. Tutors and students enjoyed a reception in the wonderful surroundings of Froyle Park before sitting down to dinner which was followed by the presentation of awards and speeches. The evening was rounded off at Froyle Park with plenty of photo opportunities and dancing.   To view the photos from the evening click here If students would like electronic copies of their own photos please contact Mrs Rose in the ICT Department.View Article