5th January 2022

New Year music in and out of schools update

Officially we are still in Plan B – as we were in December – with the added “temporary” requirement for secondary school pupils to wear face coverings during class as well as when moving around school / in communal areas, and children aged 11 plus wear masks for out of school activities. All adults to […]

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9th December 2021

BLOG: Emma Cypher-Neal – It’s Christmas!

So, here we are, drawing towards the end of the term that all heads of music, music teachers and instrumental tutors love and loathe in equal measure… Christmas!  And let’s throw in all the other ‘C’ words that spring to mind: concert, celebration, carols and of course, COVID! In past years the oranges and candles […]

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10th November 2021

Using CO2 monitors in peripatetic music teaching

With winter in mind, we decided to test portable CO2 monitors for peripatetic music teaching. These monitors can help because CO2 build up helps identify when a room needs ventilating / fresh air flow which is one of the mitigating actions you can take to reduce aerosol/droplets transmission, which is one of the ways Covid […]

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4th November 2021

Tuition subsidy support from Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation

We’re delighted to tell you that we have secured a grant of £5000 from Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation to support our tuition subsidy scheme. The ALWF grant will support 28 disadvantaged pupils who will be experiencing their first year of Instrumental and / or Vocal Tuition in 5 different Wiltshire Schools, supported by 8 of […]

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