The Music Department aim to provide curricular and extra-curricular activities of the highest standard that inspire creativity and develop excellent standards of performance. Students perform in concerts and events throughout the year, both in College and the Community. A team of peripatetic staff provide high quality instrumental tuition to enhance student learning.

The focus of each term’s work is taught through performing, composing, listening and appraising.

Students are taught basic keyboard skills and traditional staff notation.

There are opportunities to use pitched and un-pitched percussion instruments and music technology

Opportunities in Music:

Performing in Concerts and events

College Shows

ABRSM Medals and Grade exams

Rockschool exams

Wind Band

Samba Band

Singing Group

Rock Band

Students also have the opportunity to join St Helens Instrumental Groups and we have links with Valley Brass Band

Year 10 students study AQA Music GCSE. This involves performing, composing and listening and appraising.

Here we see the students learning about Baroque Music through listening then performing.


Mr D Conlan: Teacher of Music




Curriculum Overview Music 2019

Year 7 Music Progress Grid

Year 7 Music Enrichment Project

Year 8 Music Progress Grid