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Everyone is encouraged to get involved with music and perform. Whether
they’re enthusiasts or experts, soloists or happier in a group, they have every
opportunity to express themselves through music.
Hundreds of instrumental lessons are taught each week. Specialist
instrumental teachers help our staff to nurture individual talent. We have a
strong tradition of musical performance, with a comprehensive programme
of concerts at both schools and each term pupils take practical examinations
in a wide range of instruments.
Music is central to the curriculum across the Pre-Prep and Prep School.
Children have the chance to learn many instruments, audition for the choir
and join various music ensembles, as well as a wide range of co-curricular
Everyone studies music for the first two years of Senior School and although
it then becomes optional, the breadth and strength of co-curricular
opportunity means most students continue to engage with music through
one of our many music ensembles, our thriving student-led Musical Theatre
Society or the popular annual House Music Festival.
“I’ve gained so much confidence
from taking part in lots of different