Leah Radcliffe reaches the Final of the BBC Songs of Praise – Young Chorister of the Year to be aired on 6 December

Leah Radcliffe, a Year 13 student at Banbridge Academy, has reached the final of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year 2020 singing competition where she was one of the 5 girls and 5 boys selected from hundreds who auditioned across the UK. 

Leah attended a mentoring session with Kathrine Jenkins in London where she received tips for her performance for the semi-final and final, which were all filmed on Wednesday 16 September in the Monastery in Manchester. Leah performed in front of a panel of talented musicians including Kathrine Jenkins and Aled Jones. 

As a school community, we offer our congratulations to Leah for reaching the finals of this prestigious competition – what an amazing experience – and we look forward to watching the performances on 6 December on BBC 1. 

Young Chorister of the Year – Girls’ Semi-Final