Music Lessons

Music Tuition in School

Learning to play a musical instrument and developing musical skills is one of the most exciting things a young person can do. Not only is it fun and rewarding, but it has proven to help children develop:

  • Personal and social skills: self-confidence, teamwork
  • Perception, awareness, creativity and imagination
  • Language, numeracy and literacy skills
  • General attainment and intellectual development

Music lessons at our school are delivered by Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust (NMPAT) which is one of the leading Music Education Hubs in the country.

Peripatetic teachers from NMPAT come into school weekly and currently provide tuition for the following instruments:

  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Brass

Music tuition is available to pupils from Y3 and above, although strings lessons may be suitable for some Y2 pupils.

In addition to this, all pupils in Year 3 learn how to play the ukulele through a First Access Music Project delivered by NMPAT for 10 weeks and children in Year 4 learn to play the recorder.

To help you and your child decide which instrument they may be interested in learning, please see the “Thinking of learning an Instrument?” video clips at NMPAT Resources

Instrumental lessons are for 33 weeks per academic year, over three 11 week teaching periods and cost from £80.00 per term for shared beginner lessons. The cost of lessons includes the loan of orchestral instruments free of charge.

For more information about music lessons in school, please contact the school office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For further details about NMPAT see their website at 

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