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Eleven School Join Forces for Choir En Masse

A 350-strong choir, including youngsters at a Stone school, were put together by top flight vocalists in one afternoon for a mass sing-along. Singers from St Michael’s First School united with choirs from 10 other schools when they gathered for a community choral day led by four expert tutors. In a series of workshops at Stafford Grammar School, pupils, aged ...

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Battle of the Somme Centenary Tour Unites Musicians

A live soundtrack for the original iconic 1916 Battle of the Somme silent movie will be performed next weekend which sees two orchestras team up. The acclaimed First World War film will only have a hundred international screenings taking place to mark the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, with music and sound effects performed by a collection ...

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Young Stone Athlete Targets Treble National Success

Twelve year old cross country specialist Tom Brownsill is hoping for a hat trick after capturing his place in three high calibre starting line-ups. Tom, from Stone, will challenge the country’s top runners on three consecutive weekends in March. The Stafford Grammar School Pupil begine his campaign in Warwickshire where he will represent the Midlands at the Independent Schools’ Association (ISA) national ...

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Yarnfield Student’s Butterfly Creations Get Judges Hearts Fluttering

16 year old Yarnfield student Hattie Jones-Jenkins netted a top award in the Rotary Club of Stafford Knot’s annual competition. The Stafford Grammar School student’s colourful array of fabric and paper butterflies also landed her a special Eccleshall-based Gallery at 12 award for her multi-media work, entitled “Butterflies”. More than 100 talented pupils from seven schools across the area submitted a ...

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School Contest to be Judged by Julain Lloyd Webber

A group of eager youngsters, including budding Stone musicians, are aiming to impress Julian Lloyd Webber when he drops into their school to inspire a new generation of performers and to pick two award winners. Many consider the world renowned cellist to be one of the finest musicians of his time, Lloyd Webber is signed up as a guest VIP judge ...

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Regional call-up for Stone midfielder

A 14-year-old Stone Hammers footballer turned out for the region after impressing in a Midlands schools tournament in Nottingham. Midfielder Matt Jones caught the eye of selectors while playing for Stafford Grammar School at the Independent Schools’ Association (ISA) under-16 championships and earned a call-up to the Midlands squad alongside two of his SGS team mates. The ISA under-16 outfit ...

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Patrick impresses in county rugby debut

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Rugby forward Patrick Lavelle made an impact on his county debut for Staffordshire under-17s in their curtain raiser against Leicestershire. The 16-year-old from Stone was one of two Stafford Grammar School (SGS) players to earn selection and despite suffering an 18-10 loss the county team manager, Nick Dermott, praised their efforts. “Patrick is very strong and the Leicester players will ...

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