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2017 Jazz Band Soirée

Thursday 9 March, 6:45pm (doors open 6:30pm) to 9:30pm
The Large, Mill Hill School

The Music Department together with The Parents’ Association invite you to an evening of Jazz featuring the amazing Mill Hill School Jazz Band, which includes both pupil and professional musicians along with Solo Singers, vocal ensembles and more!

Tickets cost £25 each and includes dinner with dessert, tea and coffee and a licensed cash bar will be open.

All bookings must be made by Friday 3 March using our online booking facility below.

Day Price Quantity
Tickets required for the Jazz Band Soirée on Thursday 9 March £25.00 each
Total: £

Online Event Booking Refund Policy PDF

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Farrow Singing Competition 2017

Chantelle Duru (School) Helmore Prize and
George Taylor (School) Farrow Prize

This year’s competition was hotly contested once again with the following pupils winning the various prizes:

Farrow Prize Winner (Senior prize)
George Taylor School

Helmore Prize Winner (Junior Prize)
Chantelle Duru School

Winner – Accompanist Prize
Zany Denyer McClure

Winner – Junior Pop/Jazz
Martha Abrahamson-Ball Weymouth singing Toxic

Winner – Senior Opera/Oratorio
Djantai Otorbaev Ridgeway singing O cessate di piagarmi – Scarlatti

Winner – Senior Pop/Jazz
George Taylor School singing All I Ask – Adkins

Winner – Ensemble Prize
Shanzé Naqvi Atkinson, Sona Visavadia Priestley, Daisy Martin School singing No – Trainor

Winner – Junior Art Song
Justin Jacobs Atkinson singing Caro mio ben – Giordani

Winner – Junior Music Theatre
Chantelle Duru School singing As long as he needs me from ‘Oliver’ – Bart

Winner – Senior Art Song
Ted Fetherstonhaugh Burton Bank singing Flow my tears – Dowland

Winner – Junior Opera/Oratorio
Ellen Baumring-Gledhill Murray singing Music for a while from ‘Oedipus’ – Purcell

Winner – Senior Musical Theatre
Helen Sceales Priestley singing Still hurting from ‘The last five years’ – Brown

Winner – Fourth Form Prize
Rita Cherchian Cedars singing Hurt – Aguilera/Perry/Ronson

Our thanks go to the whole team in our Music Department with special thanks to Guest Adjudicator, award-winning tenor Robin Bailey.

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Cross Country Success

Congratulations to Kit Nyman McKnight (pictured right) who followed up becoming the Barnet individual Cross Country Champion at U15 level with an absolutely superb run at the Middlesex Championships finishing third. He has subsequently qualified to represent Middlesex at the English Schools race in March. Kit is the headline act a talented junior cross country squad which includes Danny Speed, Chess Graville, Dmitry Veshchikov, Huey Mohan, Buster Balcombe, Rhys Connor, Renat Samur, Keshini Kendell, Alfie Cicale and Mittio Mohammadian.

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Two Wins Away From Twickenham

We are delighted to report that our U15s (pictured below) beat Wallington GS and are now through to the quarter finals of the National Vase. Next up is a tough away fixture at Thomas Hardye School in Dorset. Man of the match was Luis Schmitt (pictured right), with strong performances from Rael Benjamin-Bailey (two tries) and Charlie Savva.

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‘Oh What a Lovely War!’

We are delighted to invite you to this year’s School Production of ‘Oh What a Lovely War!’ to be performed in The Large on Wednesday 8th, Thursday 9th and Friday 10th February 2017 at 7.00pm.

This production summarises and comments upon the events of the First World War, using many popular songs of the time. The events of the ‘War to End All Wars’ unfold in an unusual, controversial style in which the troops appear as clowns led by unscrupulous and ignorant generals and politicians who are safely protected from the ghastly trench warfare being fought by ordinary soldiers.

Proceeds from the ticket sales of this production will, as usual, go to Agape Theatre Company, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We have supported this group, which performs in villages and towns all over Ethiopia, for ten years and our donations over the years have made a huge difference to them.

Tickets for this show are £10 each.

Online bookings are no longer being taken but tickets can be purchased on the door tonight.

We do hope that you will be able to support this production and we look forward to seeing you on one of the performance nights.

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Teen Tech Awards 2017

On Thursday 12 January, ten Fourth Form pupils accompanied Ms Banks and Mr Mckay to attend the 2017 Teen Tech Awards at the Emirates Stadium.

During the morning session the pupils were given an insight into the latest technology being used by companies and organisations. The pupils were very interested in the latest Virtual Reality technology being used by Google. Their ‘Expedition’ VR experience is an innovation which may change how lessons are taught and experienced in the future. The pupils also explored the world of industry and worked with teams from both Thames Water and Siemens to solve several complex engineering problems.

After a long-deserved lunch, the pupils entered the Teen Tech competition where they had to come up with an idea for a product or system, plan and make a presentation in front of about 400 people. The group were outstanding, they worked together as a team and organised themselves brilliantly to make an excellent presentation. In the end they won this section with ‘Best overall Gadget’ and were hugely praised for the creativity and problem solving. The team were also encouraged to enter the Teen Tech national competition with their idea.

Congratulations to all ten pupils!

Janset An, Robin Brandt, Rita Cherchian, Cameron Fox, Keon Kalani, Nita Krasniqi, Sam Lupson, Sophia Parfitt, Pavanveer Patra, Michelle Senior.

group photo

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Iceland Trip 2016

Following the success of the first Sixth Form Field Trip to Iceland in 2014, the Geography department took 26 pupils over the October Half Term in 2016. The pupils were shown the diversity of the country but visiting towering waterfalls, beautiful glaciers and many tectonic features such as geysers and the mid-Atlantic Ridge. All of this was topped off with a trip to the Blue Lagoon. Look out for the next trip in October 2018!

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