Wilmslow Prep wins big again at Alderley Edge Festival

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Wilmslow Preparatory School is celebrating another successful year at the 103rd annual Alderley Edge Festival.

Nearly 70 children took part in this year's festival, representing the School in choirs, orchestra, individual classes for music, as well as speech and drama.

Wilmslow Prep took home prizes for their outstanding choir and orchestra performances, individual music performances, and speech and drama performances.

List of Wilmslow Prep School winners:

Choirs:

1st Place - Minor Cup – Junior Choir National Curriculum Year 3 and under (Forms 2 and 3 at WPS)

3rd Place – Small Choral Group National Curriculum Year 6 and under, WPS Chamber Choir (Megan, Laura, Ameerah, Emily, Gaby, Elizabeth, Ronica, Alex, Alliya, Jessica, Ayesha, Scarlett)

Orchestra:

3rd Place - Large Instrumental Ensemble/Orchestra National Curriculum Year 6 and under (Megan, Ameerah, Gaby, Laura, Alex, Emily, Alliya, Scarlett, Pietro, Louis, Oliver, Sulayman, Hattie, Jacob)

Individual Music Classes:

1st Place – Canon Brian Young Cup - Vocal solo National Curriculum Year 6, Megan

1st Place – Festival Cup – Woodwind/Brass Solo Grades 2 and 3, Ameerah

2nd Place – Vocal Solo National Curriculum Year 6, Megan

3rd Place – Woodwind/Brass Solo Prep Test and Grade 1, Gaby

3rd Place – Vocal solo National Curriculum Year 6, Emily

3rd Place – Piano Solo Grade 3, Megan

4th Place – Piano Solo Grade 1, Elise

Drama classes:

1st Place - Verse Speaking Year 1, Olivia

1st Place - Prepared Prose Reading Year 3 and under, Rose

2nd Place - Prepared Prose Reading Year 3 and under, Maddie

Ms Shaw, Wilmslow Prep's Form 3 teacher and KS1 Speech & Drama co-ordinator commented on the School's success. She said: "We all thoroughly enjoyed another fabulous week of music, speech and drama at this year's festival. We are incredibly proud of all the participants who are developing in confidence whilst enhancing life skills through performing in front of a group."

Headteacher, Mrs Rigby also commented: "Taking part in the festival is a great experience for everyone and provides us all with inspiration. Our thanks and congratulations go to the festival organisers who have, once again, put on an enormously successful event.

"Every year, I am enthralled by the exceptional standard displayed by all. Many thanks to Mrs Wolski and the team of dedicated music teachers, as well as to Miss Shaw and Mrs Barton, our speech and drama lead teachers, who all helped to make this year's festival a roaring success!"

For more information about Wilmslow Prep School, please visit: https://www.wilmslowprep.co.uk, email: admissions@wilmslowprep.co.uk or call 01625 524 246.

Photo Caption: Selection of Wilmslow Prep School winners from the Alderley Edge Festival.

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