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Music Lessons

We have various music teachers who visit the school to teach a variety of different musical instruments, please see below for more details about the different teachers and what they offer.

If your child would like to learn an instrument that is not currently offered, please let the school office know, we may be able to arrange further lessons if we have enough interest.

Wind Instrument - Music for Schools Foundation

Music for Schools

Lessons are taught by Trevor Batham on a Wednesday and Friday afternoon.

Instruments taught:


Lessons are provided by Music for Schools, please see their website for further details on how to book lessons and hire instruments.

String Instrument Lessons with Caroline Tyson

I am offering lessons to beginners on violin, viola or cello.  I am a fully qualified and experienced instrumental music teacher and have worked for the Wiltshire Music Service for 30 years.  I am an Approved Provider registered with the Wiltshire Music Connect Hub.

Lesson charges:
Shared lessons: £5.50 per student  (20, 30 or 40 minutes depending on size of group)

Subsidies are available via your school to reduce the cost of lessons for children who receive free school meals, are in care or otherwise in need of subsidy. Please contact your school to apply for these subsidies.

Cost of shared lessons for pupils receiving subsidies are:

children on free school meals / in care £1.53
others in need of subsidy (at the school’s discretion) £3.23


If you require the loan of an instrument, you can hire from the Wiltshire Music Connect Hub:

Small size violins - £20 per year
Full size violins - £50 per year
Violas - £20 per year
Cellos - £30 per year

There is 100% reduction for those on free school meals, 50% for other subsidised pupils.

drum lessons 

Drum lessons are taught by Tim Harding on Tuesday afternoons.
20 minute lesson is £8.00
30 minute lesson is £12.00
Lessons are booked directly with Tim.  Payment is required termly in advance.

If you would like your child to start lessons, or you would like further information, please contact Tim Harding 07756543355

Guitar lessons 





Monkton Park School, Sadlers Mead, Monkton Park, Chippenham, SN15 3PN
01249 652395