School song

School song

A school song, Alma mater [Mainly used in the USA, from so many of these songs having alma mater as their incipit.] , school hymn or school anthem is the patronal song of a school. In England, this tradition is particularly strong in public schools and grammar schools.

List of school hymns and songs


*McGill University - "Hail, Alma Mater" (formal) and "James McGill"
*Selwyn House School - "O God of All Being"
*Upper Canada College - "Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven"


*Douai School - "Ad Multos Annos"
*Dover Grammar School for Boys - "Thou Whose Almighty Word"
*Downside School - "Patriae domus decorem"
*Eton College - "Carmen Etoniense"
* Loughborough Grammar School - "Our Father by Whose Servant" (G.W. Briggs)
*Stamford School - "Carmen Stamfordiense" and "In Father Time's Remoter Days"
*William Hulme's Grammar School - "The Hulme Song" and "Jerusalem"
*Normanhurst School - "The Child is the Father of the Man"


*Loyola School, Thiruvananthapuram - "Cheer Loyola's sons"

New Zealand

*Auckland Grammar School - "Per Angusta Ad Augusta"


*Royal High School - "Vivas Schola Regia"

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* Girls' High School - "Forty Years On"


*St. Albans School - "Men of the Future, Stand"
*TMI — The Episcopal School of Texas - "For the Splendor of Creation"
*University of North Dakota - "UND Alma Mater"
*Dillard University - "Fair Dillard"
*Pace University - "Pace, O, Pace"


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