Christmas production with Elmhurst Junior School

Partner: Elmhurst Junior School, Street
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Music

75 pupils from Elmhurst Junior School, led by Millfield Sixth Form pupils, performed a concert of Christmas songs for their families and friends on Millfield's Meyer Theatre stage. 

See a video about the initiative here

Aims of the project

To build Elmhurst Junior School pupils' confidence and singing abilities, and create relationships with young people and Millfield Sixth Form pupils. 

To create leadership and teaching opportunities for Millfield Sixth Form pupils. 

Background and goals

Initiated by Millfield Head of Sixth Form, Chantal Bowring

Established since Summer 2016


Millfield's Meyer Theatre

Elmhurst Junior School's school hall 

Music, teaching and non-teaching staff




Fully attended Christmas production - a huge success.

Added members of Elmhurst Junior School's chorus, including more boys and more confident solo singing. 

Personal development for each of the participating children

Pupil involvement

Millfield pupils, aged 16-18

Elmhurst Junior School, aged 9-11

Frequency and duration

On-going project - Millfield/Elmhurst Collaboration, which includes art project and Christmas production.

Plans for future: sport collaborations, music and drama.