Outstanding Music awards

Congratulations to three Bedales Music scholars on their outstanding achievements at the highest levels in recent Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) practical examinations. Imogen Welch (6.2) has received the Silver Award in Grade 8 Singing (145/150) and Toby Matimong (2013 leaver) has received the Gold Award in Grade 8 Piano (146/150). Maya Wilson, (6.1) was awarded the ABRSM Diploma for her saxophone recital.

Immy Welch


Bedales School is one of the UK’s top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Dunannie (ages 3–8), Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893 Bedales School puts emphasis on the Arts, Sciences, voluntary service, pastoral care, and listening to students’ views. Bedales is acclaimed for its drama, theatre, art and music. The Headmaster is Keith Budge.