We are pleased to report that £653.48 was raised for the School’s Toby Davies Award, from the retiring collections at our two Christmas concerts, at St. Mary’s Watford and St. James’s, Bushey at the end of the autumn term.

Toby sadly passed away after a short illness in November 2013. He joined The Purcell School in September 2013 from Reading School and was a member of the National Youth Wind Ensemble, Berkshire Youth Orchestra and the Acer Minor Bassoon Sextet.

The Toby Davies Award has been created to celebrate and commemorate the life of Toby. The award will be given to young musicians who wish to manage their own community or outreach projects.