Ready for Battle!

This coming Monday, 5th March, children in years 3, 4, 5 and 6 will be heading to Cadogan Hall to take part in the exciting participatory concert – “Battle of Britain”.

We will form the largest section of the audience on the day and we really want make an incredible sound when we sing.

To make the day special as possible, please help us with the following:

  1. Encourage you child to practise using the music playlist below (most are under a minute long).
  2. Download the word sheet below
  3. Send you child to school on Monday in WW2 clothing. It doesn’t have to be elaborate, but it will make a big difference to the mood if we up in some sort of WW2 dress. Being so cold, practicality must still come first, of course!
  4. If you want to see even more, including interesting articles on the Battle of Britain, see the Classical Roadshow Website:

Download (PDF, 131KB)

Practice over the weekend with the song playlist below here:


Choir Performance at the 02

On Tuesday 6th February, the Edmund Waller School Choir headed to the 02 to perform as part of a 7000 strong children’s choir. ¬†The children have been working very hard since September to learn 16 songs that lasted an hour! ¬†They took part in a 3 hour long rehearsal in the afternoon, followed by the concert for an audience of over 10,000 people in the evening. ¬†They sang absolutely brilliantly and they performed with great energy and enthusiasm!


‘Offline’ Tickets Available Now – Exclusively Online

The Year 6 children have created a brand new opera called Offline, which which will premier at 7pm on Thursday 20th July at The Genesis Cinema in Whitechapel.  

Thea is a withdrawn, 12-year-old girl who sets out on a quest to find popularity. When she reaches her goal, she discovers that friendship can disappear at a click of a button. Life takes an unexpected turn as Thea comes face to face with a new friend who changes everything…

Tickets are now available to buy exclusively online(!) from the Genesis Cinema Box Office.  Please select family  tickets from the available options, which are priced at £5 each.  

OFFLINE - A Musical Film by Students of Edmund Waller School