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You and your children will be taught and cared for by a number of people. All staff have enhanced CRB disclosure.

DCJC and Schola Exe are directed by Mrs Rachel Smith assisted on occasion by Michael Graham.

Rachel Smith

Rachel is the Head of Junior Music at The Maynard School, Exeter and is an experienced teacher school teacher, highly regarded for her musical work with children. Rachel, herself a former member of the National Youth Choir and several Devon County music ensembles, is a well established performer in piano, choral and solo singing. She is also the Conductor of the Yellow Choir (children aged 9 - 11 years) of the National Children's Choir of Great Britain.

Rachel has been the Musical Director of Chivenor Military Wives Choir since September 2012 and of Lympstone Military Wives Choir from 2013 2015, returning as the MD in May 2017.


Michael Graham

Michael conducts Exeter University Chapel Choir and the Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir.
Photo of Rachel Smith

DCJC Parent Helpers:
Lisa Arnold
Heidi Bate
Alex Brownlow
Sarah Harrison
Jenni Heuer-Evans
Amy Hughes
Cecilia Manosa
Natalie Quantrill
Jessica Taylor



Schole Exe Parent Helpers:
Clare Benson
Stefanie Hastie
Maggie Tamblin (Choir Photographer)


Outreach Committee:
Andrew Downton (Musical Director of the Chorister Outreach Programme) *
James Featherstone (Headmaster, Exeter Cathedral School)
Timothy Noon (Director of Music, Exeter Cathedral) *
Ken Parr (Director of Devon Music Service)
Rachel Smith (Head of Junior Music, The Maynard School, Exeter)
Martin Shaw (Acting Precentor, Exeter Cathedral)

     * these staff also accompany DCJC and Schola Exe and on occasions will conduct.