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  • Tuesday 28 June 2022 School Musical Tickets Now Available This year’s School Musical, Les Misérables will take place in the New Hall at 7 pm on Tuesday 12 July, Wednesday 13 July and Thursday 14 July. As always this will be very popular so early booking is advisable via the link below - we can't wait for you to join us for what is always a very popular and impressive event!Book here:https://www.trybooking.co.uk/BSSB
  • Monday 27 June 2022 Giving Day! We are so excited to be launching our very first Giving Day this week! On Tuesday (28) to Wednesday (29) there will be a wide range of activities happening in school, and there's plenty to get involved with at home! Visit our Giving Day site here: http://sites.google.com/view/cvmsgivingday22/
  • Wednesday 8 June 2022 Carmen: Opera Holland Park Twelve Lower School boys are currently appearing in Opera Holland Park’s production of Carmen
  • Monday 30 May 2022 VCYM: Sign up now! The Vaughan Centre for Young Musicians (VCYM), held from 4.30-6.30 pm, on ten Mondays each term, offers Primary School (age 8-11) boys the opportunity to extend their music curriculum and receive specialist music tuition.The VCYM provides each boy who attends with one instrumental lesson (either individual or in a pair for beginners on certain instruments) lasting between twenty and thirty minutes. Instruments offered are Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone & Guitar. Boys are provided with instruments on which to learn.
  • Wednesday 4 May 2022 Ukraine Appeal We are delighted to support the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB) with their current crisis appeal for orphaned children in Ukraine.
  • Tuesday 12 April 2022 Auction prizes needed! We are currently looking for auction prizes for our annual Vaughan Ball. The auction is to raise funds for the school which are spent directly on improving the provision we provide for our pupils throughout the year.
  • Thursday 3 March 2022 The Vaughan Ball 2022 Tickets are now live for The Vaughan Ball 2022 - you can find all the information you need to purchase tickets and get involved by clicking here!
  • Thursday 24 February 2022 Wellbeing Week CVMS has been running a successful Wellbeing Week this week (21/02/22-25/02/22) to help promote the mental and physical health among pupils and staff. This week has included themed assemblies, activities during form time, and wider wellbeing links in lessons.
  • Friday 28 January 2022 Schola Cantorum: BBC Choral Evensong The Schola Cantorumhas recently achieved something of a first; becoming the first choir from a state school to sing for the BBC’s longest running programme, Choral Evensong.
  • Tuesday 11 January 2022 OFSTED report: Cardinal Vaughan awarded Outstanding We are delighted to share with you the recently published Ofsted report on the inspection carried out at the school on 16 & 17 November.
  • Tuesday 14 December 2021 Changes to Carol Service 2021
  • Tuesday 30 November 2021 CVMS at Christmas Market Join us onSaturday 11th December at Portobello Market, Tavistock Square, 10am-4pm, where the CVMS Art Department will have a festive stall!
  • Tuesday 23 November 2021 Christmas Raffle Now Open! Our annual Christmas raffle is now open!
  • Thursday 11 November 2021 CVMS top Catholic state secondary school for Oxbridge offers We are delighted to have been included in a list of the 'the best state schools in the UK for getting a place at an Oxbridge university' compiled by The Telegraph in November 2021.
  • Monday 8 November 2021 Hodie! - A new Schola album The Schola's new recording, Hodie!, a collection of Christmas music for boys voices and harp will be released on 11 November.
  • Thursday 9 September 2021 Team Vaughan enters Ealing Half Marathon A team of staff, parents, and alumni will be running the Ealing Half Marathon this year to raise funds for the Vaughan Foundation.
  • Tuesday 17 August 2021 Rugby Pre-Season 2021
  • Tuesday 27 July 2021 CVMS one of top three schools for returning PCRs to PHE during Covid trials A recent study by the University of Oxford which looked at the effectiveness of daily testing within schools has found that the programme was just as effective in controlling school transmission as the 10-day contact isolation policy. Cardinal Vaughan was one of 201 schools and colleges to participate in the trial, which ran from March - June 2021, and we are delighted that CVMS was one of the top three schools in the study for returning their PCR tests to Public Health England. This is a testament to the hard work of the staff who organised the testing programme, as well as the staff and students who were diligent with testing. The school has received a prize of £5,000 for its achievement.
  • Wednesday 16 June 2021 VCYM: Applications now open! The Vaughan Centre for Young Musicians (VCYM), held from 4.30-6.30 pm, on ten Mondays each term, offers Primary School (age 8-11) boys the opportunity to extend their music curriculum and receive specialist music tuition.The VCYM provides each boy who attends with one instrumental lesson (either individual or in a pair for beginners on certain instruments) lasting between twenty and thirty minutes. Instruments offered are Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone & Guitar. Boys are provided with instruments on which to learn.
  • Wednesday 28 April 2021 Virtual Vaughan Foundation Ball: Tickets now available! We are delighted to invite you to our virtual Vaughan Foundation Ball, which will be hosted on 10 June 2021 at 7.30 pm. Please join us for an evening of music, comedy, and guests, with special performances from our Schola, the Big Band, and Old Vaughanian and comedian Dominic Holland.  We will also be running a Raffle (tickets available now) and will be hosting a silent auction ahead of the event, both to raise funds for the Vaughan Foundation. Even if you are not attending the event, you can still bid on auction items or purchase raffle tickets to support the cause. The auction will open on 17 May but you can take a look at the prizes we already have available. We are still looking for auction items, so please email ov@cvms.co.uk if you have anything you wish to donate.  You can find all the information about the event page here.
  • Monday 29 March 2021 New Schola CD We are delighted to announce that the CVMS Schola Cantorum's latest album, Great Is the Lord, is available now for preorder! The recording is a wonderful collection of sacred choral music from the British Isles, with music by Elgar, Parry, Stanford, Purcell, Britten and Sir James MacMillan and others.
  • Thursday 25 March 2021 Auction items needed
  • Thursday 11 March 2021 Cardinal Vaughan ranks high in new Oxbridge offers list We are delighted to have been included in a new list published today (11 March) by The Spectator following the release of data from the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford detailing how many offers they gave to pupils from schools across all sectors in 2020....
  • Monday 8 March 2021 MAT Consultation
  • Monday 22 February 2021 New Schola Music The Vaughan Schola, singing from their homes during the Lockdown in February 2021, perform The Road Home by American composer Stephen Paulus (1949-2014). The treble soloist in the third verse is Daniel White.
  • Tuesday 16 February 2021 Race & Bingo Night 2019
  • Monday 1 February 2021 CVMS Virtual Quiz Night: Sign Up! We will be hosting another quiz night (online) for all members of the Vaughan community on Monday 8 February at 7.30 pm. Hosted by the Headmaster and VPA Chair Tony Mars, we recommend having two devices with internet access available - one to join the Zoom and one on which to answer questions. 
  • Tuesday 19 January 2021 VCYM: Spaces Available Founded in 1994, the Vaughan Centre for Young Musicians (VCYM) has given many hundreds of Primary school-aged boys a wonderful headstart with their music-making. During normal times, around 60 boys aged 8-11 (Years 4-6) from all across London gather at the Vaughan at 4.30 pm on Monday evening and spend two hours to study music, making new friends and enjoying music-making together.
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