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9th July 2018

Record number of students exhibit at the Mall Galleries!

Our Art Department are thrilled to announce that a record 12 DAOS students have been selected to exhibit their work at the Mall Galleries this Summer – remarkably four of these students are from the GCSE cohort!  Huge congratulations to the following students:

Asalie Balasuriya (Y13) Lauen Britten (Y12), Regina Dufu Muller-Uri (Y12), Bella Ewins (Y13) Marina Ioannou (Y12), Amber Khan (Y11),  Britney Laryea (Y12), Maye Liu (Y11), Neve Mayes (Y11), Riya Myanger (Y12), Ivy Wang (Y11) and Rudi Wilmshurst (Y12)

The Exhibition will run from next Tuesday 17th July 2018 (private view) and is open to the public until Saturday 21st July 2018 so please feel free to pop along!

The Great Gig 2018!

On Friday 29th June, DAOS hosted the Great Gig 2018. It was an evening filled with many different types of music, from an acoustic harp performance, to a band inspired by Shrek, to the headline act – The Lines (the staff band).

Our fabulous Tech Crew ran the event, with the intention of raising money to purchase new equipment, and this was a success, raising over £1000 for the crew. They wish to thank all that attended, performed, or assisted with the running of the event, and hope to see you all again for The Great Gig 2019!

Year 12 student wins composing competition!

We are delighted to announce that Year 12 student, Theo Gill, recently won the Proms 2018 fanfare composing competition for Proms at St Jude’s.

The judges were so impressed with his winning entry that it was performed twice in the final concert! Conductor Robert Max, who presented Theo with his prize said “Theo’s piece is certainly worth all the attention.”

Congratulations to Theo on this amazing achievement!

(Photo is reproduced by kind permission of David Crossley)