Our instrumental teaching is provided by a team of five visiting teachers from Hampshire Music Service. Instruments offered are violin, cello, flute clarinet, oboe, bassoon, guitar and a wide variety of brass instruments eg trumpet, trombone, euphonium, baritone, French horn and tuba.
The music specialist on our staff also teaches our wider opportunities programme. Every child in Year 4 has a term of whole class ukulele lessons, and every child in Year 6 learns African drumming. The Head of Music from our local secondary school teaches every child in Year 4 whole class brass lessons. Every child also has the opportunity to learn recorder from Year 3 to Year 6.
Violin, cello and brass lessons are offered to Year 4. Mrs Riggs auditions for places in the summer term of Year 3.
Woodwind and guitar lessons are offered to Year 5 . Mrs Riggs auditions for places in the summer term of Year 4.
There is a termly charge for these lessons and parents have to provide the instruments either by buying them or hiring them.