Children in Need 2013
YMS pupils once again threw themselves into the fundraising spirit for Children in Need Day, paying for the privilege of being able to attend lessons in pyjamas and/or with 'bad hair'. Pupils also baked and sold cakes to raise money.
Burton on Britten
Our forthcoming orchestral trip to Holland means that the we shall be unable to celebrate the centenary of Benjamin Britten on his birthday - 22 November - as would otherwise have been the case.
YMS Team up with Anthony J Lewis & Co
The Yehudi Menuhin School recently approached Cobham-based Chartered Surveyors Anthony J Lewis to seek sponsorship for a new football kit for the School's team who are busy preparing for the annual match against fellow music school the Purcell School. YM…
Remembering in Surrey - and Belgium
Sarah Howell, History Teacher, writes: The Yehudi Menuhin School is very fortunate to have been given the unique opportunity tof participating in a project set up by the British and Belgian governments to keep the memory of World War One alive among young…
Menuhin House at Cobham Free School
The Headmaster writes: It was a great pleasure and honour for Elaine and me to be invited to the formal opening on 4 November of the new building at Cobham Free School (whose Head is Michaela Khatib, fomer outreach officer at YMS).
Forty years on
In its regular 'Yesteryear' page, the Leatherhead Advertiser (7 November 2013) printed the above photograph and story, originally published in 1973, recording the performances of two YMS pupils at the opening of a new Church Hall for the Catholic Church o…
Remember, remember the fifth of November
The weather stayed clear and fine for our annual fireworks and bonfire. Pupils, parents and staff enjoyed hot dogs, pop corn and hot chocolate, before heading down to the bottom field for the bonfire (which included the rather poignant incineration of th…