Royston students perform at the Royal Albert Hall

15:04 22 March 2014

The Greneway singers outside the Royal Albert Hall

The Greneway singers outside the Royal Albert Hall

Archant

Students from a Royston school joined more than 1,000 children from across Hertfordshire for a performance at the Royal Albert Hall.

Thirty-four Year 5 and 6 pupils from Greneway School took part in the Hertfordshire Schools’ Gala Concert on Sunday.

The theme of the evening was the anniversary of the outbreak of World War I and included a piece commissioned for the occasion.

The concert opened with a Prelude, composed by competition-winning Jamie Roberts, a former Greneway pupil, before the programme moved through jazz and rock ’n’ roll to current pop. The pupils sang along with Britain’s Got Talent star Gabz on her single, Lighters, before the concert closed with a rendition of Coldplay’s Viva la Vida.

A spokesman for Greneway School said: “The pupils have been rehearsing twice a week since Christmas and their hard work really did pay off.

“A fantastic event that the Greneway pupils were proud to be involved in.”

0 comments

More news stories

Team Eagles won the competition overall by saving up their STEAM points at Roysia School.

Teams of budding scientists, artists and engineers at a Royston school were pitted against each other on Friday in a competition where creative thinking was the key to success.

10:39
A charity tabletop sale will be held tomorrow.

A charity which supports firefighters will be set to benefit from a fundraising tabletop sale and craft fair at Royston Fire Station tomorrow.

Yesterday, 12:32
Education

Parents at Guilden Morden Primary School have expressed fears the school is ‘spiralling out of control’ with staff leaving, a reduction in classes from four to three, and parents trying to move their children.

Yesterday, 08:30
Janet Heasell fell in Royston town centre last week and was serverely injured

A 63-year-old woman who has been left with three broken teeth, a broken kneecap, back pain and bruises on her arms and legs after a fall in Royston High Street has vowed not to return until the pavement is resurfaced.

”North

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up