Online Music Tuition
You can gain additional UCAS points for entry to higher education
Music exams taken through the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM), Trinity College of Music and Rockschool from grades 6-8 can attract 5-75 UCAS Tariff points. Trinity College London also award 35 UCAS Tariff points for Gold Arts Awards. Many higher education course providers use a UCAS Tariff points total in their entry requirements achieved by converting qualifications such as A levels (and many others) into points to allow them to compare applicants.
‘Playing an instrument’ can be used to achieve a Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE)
Playing an instrument is one of the most popluar activities used by students to achieve their Duke of Edinburgh Award. A DofE Award is an excellent way to demonstrate the skills developed through extra-crricular activities, particularly when applying to universities.
Online music tuition can be a cost-effective and practical way of reaching young people in schools and at home during this difficult time. Providing you have broadband, we can offer you instrumental tuition for those children and young people in your own home.
For those children and young people attending school because their parents/carers are considered essential workers, we can offer on-line tuition through your school.
So whether you have to stay at home or you are attending school, the following applies to you.
Parent Guide to online tuition
Click theLink for an e-Application form. Once we receive your application, we will contact you to arrange lessons.
Click the link to see our Safeguarding support for on-line tuition. It is important that we all apply good practice in terms of safeguarding when delivering on-line tuition
Click here to view teaching videos (These videos will give you additional learning tips that will be generic for wind instruments).
How do I pay?
Swindon Music Service offers an on-line paying system. You can sign up to Parent Mail once we send you the link and you will receive electronic invoices and pay on-line. Additionally, you can pay over the phone through iZettle.
What if I need an instrument?
As long as we can, we will arrange a courier service to deliver the instrument, but there will be an additional cost for this service. There is a deposit required that is refundable when the instrument is returned.
Click here to download the Instrument Hire Brochure
Parent Guide for Online Tuition
This brochure contains many tips and advice when considering online lessons
Click here to Download the Parent Guide