We allocate generous time to the arts because it encourages creativity and builds confidence in all of our pupils.Our art facilities are a light filled creative hub where our pupils utilise different techniques such as printmaking, ceramics, drawing and painting whilst learning the history of art and being inspired by artists from around the world.
Music is a huge part of life at Fettes Prep with the vast majority of our children learning at least one musical instrument. There is a huge array of performance opportunities, whether in a large-scale orchestra, small ensemble group, or singing in the Chapel Choir abroad.
Drama is thriving and every single pupil has the opportunity to get involved throughout their time at Fettes Prep, either on stage or behind the scenes.
"I like having the opportunity to be a different person on stage and lose myself in a role"
Performer I would most like to work alongside : My sister
Favourite Part: Rafiki, The Lion King
Broadway or The Globe: Broadway
"Art is a way to channel your emotions and creativity"
Favourite current projects : Clay pots and perspective images
What and where is my favourite piece of art: A painting of Iona Island, in my home
Ambition: To see the mosaic collections of the churches of Venice
"Music is a world of expression"
Favourite instruments : Drums and Piano
Music I wish I'd written: Chopin Nocturne Op 48 No. 1 C Minor
Band I would most like to belong to : Dirty Loops
This week we held the final round in our fabulous Instrumental Competition, that gives competitors of all ages a shot at competing in front of an external adjudicator, family and friends to become Intermediate or Senior Class winners.
The Gallery Choir is just one of three choirs at the Prep School. Yesterday, they took part in the Edinburgh Competition Festival yesterday and we are delighted to report their success.