Steinway Pianos for Music

£27,500

“Sherborne was recently named the best independent school in the country for Music by The Week magazine. As one of the measures to maintain this excellence, the Music Department seeks to lease a stock of Steinway pianos for the next ten years, allowing

Sherborne to become a prestigious ‘All Steinway School’.”

James Henderson

Director of Music

The School's leading biennial academic enrichment activity, with sessions available for naming sponsorship.

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Thanks to supporters of the Annual Fund 2014-15, a three-day Science Festival took place in October 2015.

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Four successful festivals have taken place so far, three literary festivals (2012, 2014 and 2016), and a bumper science festival in October 2015.

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The construction of the New Music School gave us the opportunity to also advance the rehearsal and teaching of drama at Sherborne through the...

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The Inspirational Speaker Programme is one of Sherborne's several academic enrichment programmes, helping prepare boys to engage confidently with the...

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We would like to thank all of our generous donors for their support of the Foundation's bursary programme which has made it possible to fund nine boys...

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"On 8th November 2014 the Reverend Charles Trefusis (g, 1978) blessed the six new racing dinghies (420s) at Sutton Bingham reservoir, where the School...

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A Fund (to run for three years) established in the memory of Ed Moorhouse to enable Sherborne's high flying pupils to undertake enrichment course...

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Thank you for your support of the Annual Fund 2011-12.  Please

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Thanks to the generosity of many Old Shirburnians and other supporters, and in particular the American Friends of Sherborne, the School was able to...

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The Music School 2010 comprises a single, state-of-the-art, purpose built centre including a recital room to seat 120, a recording suite and a range...

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The Upper Pavilion has witnessed many a triumph and many a tragedy. For over a century it has played host to the spirit of Sherborne: endeavour,...

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The School and the Foundation have developed tennis provision with a professional coach and the resurfacing of the Hyle Farm courts.

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Cricket was first played on the Upper in 1856. With no record of the cricket square ever being properly laid, it has always had the reputation of...

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Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Foundation was able to construct a purpose-built, state-of-the-art recording studio, linked to other music...

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The purpose of this Fund is to develop the boys' business skills; for example: leadership courses for potential prefects, time management, team...

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The School, with the help of the Foundation, has funded a writer in residence.

The residency provides boys with the chance to work with a literary ...

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The Foundation funded the purchase of James Auckland III, a rigid inflatable safety boat for the School sailing society.

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Some subjects such as Classics and German do not currently have field trips and this fund offers boys the chance to meet with academics and study...

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The School has a large string section which is continually expanding. In early 2004 the Music Department purchased an electric violin. This proved...

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Shortly after the death of Andrew Yorke in 2005, we set up the Sail Training Fund in his memory.  The aim of the Fund was to enable boys at Sherborne...

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The Foundation provided the funding to furnish the School library with a fully-computerised stock-control, filing, security and reference system.

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In any school with eight boarding houses spread about the town, the problem of modern computer networks is largely a matter of logistics. How many...

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Thanks to our donors, the Foundation has enabled the purchase of the University of Cambridge's recent publication of the most comprehensive set of...

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The Mathematics Exploratory is a new approach in which students are encouraged to explore Mathematical concepts in a practical way. This ranges from...

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The virtual interactive learning suite is an exciting advance in the teaching and learning of languages, as well as being a resource for other...

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For some years astronomy has formed part of the non academic interests of a number of boys at Sherborne. Since Ben Ryder's arrival as Head of Physics...

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The refurbished courts were opened by Mr Howland Jackson at a ceremony in October 2001 at which all the donors to the project were represented. A...

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Sherborne was one of the first schools to lay an all-weather surface, back in 1979. Whilst this made it a market-leader, it also ensured that...

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Owing to the generosity of Foundation supporters, Mr and Mrs Edbrooke, a scholarship and bursary fund was established to assist parents.

This...

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RocSoc is one of the most active and popular extra-curricular societies within the School. At RocSoc boys develop their skills and experiment with...

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Technology plays an important part in the teaching of Sports Science at Sherborne.

Over recent years, Sports Science has become more technologically...

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Each year, the Foundation reports and evaluates its progress in a publication which is mailed to all OS, parents and other supporters of the School...

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