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  • Ms K. Patterson (Curriculum Leader)

  • Miss L. Smyth (Curriculum Leader)

  • Mrs R. Tuft

  • Miss F. Elliott


The Music Department aims to develop pupils’ musicality through increasing their understanding and control of the elements of music, and also to maintain and stimulate pupil curiosity, interest and enjoyment in music.


KS3 - Years 8-10 (two periods of music per week).

Pupils learn to:

  • Compose;

  • Perform (on the recorder and keyboard);

  • Listen to and respond to Music.

KS4 - Years 11-12

Courses on offer:

  • CCEA GCSE Music

  • CCEA Occupational Studies: Sound Production

  • CCEA Occupational Studies: Digital Music.

KS5 - Years 13-14

Courses on offer:

  • CCEA GCE AS Music

  • GCE A2 Music

Instrumental Tuition

All pupils are given the opportunity to receive instrumental tuition.

For details of the instruments taught, current tuition fees and hire of instruments please see school prospectus.

NB All Year 8 pupils are issued with a letter about instrumental tuition at the start of September.


Extra-curricular activities include:

  • Orchestra

  • Choir

  • Woodwind

  • String Ensembles

  • Recorder Group

  • Traditional Group

  • Ukulele Club

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