Latest Achievements

Experience - Enjoy - Excel

Music exam successMusic plays an important role at St. Olave's.  In addition to curriculum tuition, there are very many opportunities here for Olavians to develop their musical abilities.

We are delighted to congratulate the following students who, despite the restrictions imposed by Covid 19 Pandemic, have continued to enjoy and progress their skills:


  • James Guest (Yr 12) achieved Distinction in his recent Grade 6 Clarinet exam
  • Keshav Sheshadri (Yr 9) won 1st prize at the Purley & Coulsdon Music Festival - Piano, Open Class for 14-16 Years.
  • Srij Bera (Yr 11) achieved a Distinction in his recent Grade 7 Piano Performance Exam
  • Tanish Arjaria (Yr9)  achieved a Merit in his recent Piano Grade 4 exam.
  • Aneeq Weerasinghe achieved a Distinction in his recent Trinity College Grade 3 Piano.
  • James Guest in Year 12 has been awarded a Distinction in his recent Grade 6 Saxophone Examination.
  • Aarav Gupta in Year 9 passed his Grade 6 piano exam with high marks.
  • Neal Ye in Year 7 achieved a Distinction in his Grade 7 piano exam.
  • Nilay Balaji in Year 10 who achieved Distinction in his Grade 5 ABRSM Piano Theory.
  • Rishi Nandakumar in year 9 who achieved a Merit in his ABRSM Grade 3 Piano exam.
  • Callum Kwan in Yr 11 who recently passed his Grade 8 Piano with Distinction AND his Grade 3 Violin with Merit.
  • Aditya Palaniappan  in Year 13 achieved his Grade 8 Guitar.
  • Kasim Rehman Year 8 passed his Grade 5 Music Theory with Distinction and also passed his Grade 5 Piano exam.