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Enjoy 'Now That's What I Call HelKat'!

In the run up to St Kate’s Day and to share a little light during lockdown 2.0 we asked our Old Girls to help us curate the ultimate St Helen’s playlist with songs and music to remind them of their time at school. Over 100 songs later, and after much reminiscing, we’re pleased to be sharing your playlist! You can view and access the full playlist through Spotify by clicking the link below:

It’s a comprehensive collection of songs from the 1950s right up until the present day. From Elvis to Elgar, Dolly Parton to Duran Duran, S Club 7, Status Quo, Sister Sledge,The Spice Girls and so many more!

We hope you enjoy listening to it.  Thank you all for taking part in this great trip down memory lane through your musical choices.

A few quotes from some of you:

‘We used to play the theme song to ‘Cheers’ on the hall piano before registration if my memory serves me.’

'I used to love listening to Status Quo, down at Wantage House!'

'I remember us sitting in our form room and singing Creep by Radiohead when we were in 3rd form.'

'I heard Widor's Toccata for organ  for the first time in the school chapel played by Dora Edwards.'

'"Rag Doll" by the Four Seasons brings back such strong memories of Joint Club with Abingdon School!'

'Love Shack by the B-52s! -I remember singing this over and over in the 4th year dorm!'

'The inside covers of all my folders were covered in Guns n Roses lyrics!'

'The Levellers, Crowded House, James... happy days!'

 'Passing surveys over the cubicle walls for Geography assignments with Crowded House’s ‘Weather With You’ playing!'

'Chumbawumba’s Tub Thumping: I’m pretty sure it was the music for our form’s gym competition entry in year 7!'

'The Twin Peaks theme tune- our delicate and impressionable developing minds were protected from the actual TV programme!'

'Lady Madonna by the Beatles. Remember playing that over and over just to annoy the nuns...!'


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