The school has a proud tradition over many years of excellence in the Arts. The Music department has 3 well resourced Music rooms, 2 rehearsal rooms and a state of the art recording studio. Students follow a diverse curriculum at KS3 and are able to further develop their talents through extra curricular activities and instrumental lessons.

Qualifications available

BTEC Level 2 First Award in Music


Music Grade Descriptors
Year 7 Music POS
Year 7 Music summer term scheme of learning and homework menu
Year 7 Music summer term takeaway homework menu
Year 8 Music POS
Year 8 Music summer term scheme of learning and homework menu
Music KS4 Curriculum
Year 10 Music summer term scheme of learning

 Year 10 Music summer term homework menu



Each year we run Arts initiatives within the local area varying from public performances, arts visits to homes for the elderly, access to our facilities at subsidised letting rates, primary school workshops, an annual school production and talent show, plus a number of activities. There are at least ten school trips each year.

We are an "outward looking school" giving back to our local community.

There are also the following clubs on offer:

Singing Group

Keyboard Club

Music Technology Group

Multi Media Group



Three things you can do to help your child


  • Ask your child about their learning in school and about the opportunities available.

  • Improve your child’s cultural experiences by encouraging them to listen to a range of different styles of Music and taking them to live Music performances.

  • Encourage your child to learn an instrument or take part in groups out of school as well as in school.