On Thursday 6th of June I was asked to volunteer in commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-day landing in Barking town square as part of the Police Cadets. While I was there I got to shake hands with the mayor of Barking and Dagenham and a Korean war veteran.  This was a humbling experience…

Recently nine of our Drum Works students attended a prestigious event at Birmingham City University answering questions from members of the Music education establishment about their involvement in the Drum Works programme. They also performed to the delegates at the end to huge applause. As a way of saying “thank you” and well done a…

Jamil (Yr10) represented the school in the Borough Music competition to find the Young Musician of the Year in Grades 1-4. He is an amazing pianist and really impressed with his performance. This is what Jamil thought of the event and his performance…. “The experience was very exciting, but also very nerve wracking. On first…

On Thursday 13th July, a 26 Key Stage 3 pupils visited University College London on a university taster day. Pupils were able to explore the campus on a scavenger hunt, learn about the university, routes into higher education and its application process. Pupils also sat in on a Public Health sample lecture, which explored the spread of…

On the 22nd May 7 Warren students travelled to and from Birmingham in order to participate in the Birmingham City University conference sharing the research material from the Exchanging Notes Youth Music project which we have been involved with for the last 4 years. The students travelled for about 8 hours in total with not…

Warren students produced another evening of musical and drama entertainment. Students performed across a range of different styles from bhangra to Chart pop hits, in large groups and also solos. For some of the students it was their first time performing in front of an audience and they did an amazing job. We are currently…