Download Curriculum

The department has built up an impressive stock of instruments students can access, 3 full drum kits, 3 electric drum kits, 3 timpani, string, woodwind and brass instruments to trial, plus over 30 bass, electric, acoustic and classical guitars. Furthermore, our ‘Learning Plans’ ensure that all students use our Macbooks, drum machines and keyboards in classroom music making everyday.

Accommodation & Resources

Situated in the North block the music department is well equiped and has ample room for all types of musical ensembles.

The Music Departtment consists of:

Two large teaching classrooms and 5 practice rooms for small ensembles and instrumental lessons and a Recital Room for larger ensemble work, extra curricular rehearsals and GCSE and A-Level curriculum work.


Mrs G Bocker: Curriculum Leader,
Mr M Ascroft,
Mrs E McFadden,

Instrumental Tuition

Visiting private Instrumental Tutors support the music department providing peripatetic music lesson 1 to 1 or in small groups.

A wide range of instruments are catered for…

  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Oboe and Bassoon by our WOODWIND tutor
  • Trumpet
  • French Horn
  • Trombone
  • Tuba
  • Cornet
  • Tenor Horn
  • Euphonium
  • Baritone and Bass by our BRASS tutor
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello and Bass by our orchestral STRINGS tutor

We also have professional tutors offering lessons on:

  • Piano/Electronic Keyboard
  • Drums
  • Voice