Schools

Swindon Music Service exists to provide the best possible music opportunities for children and young people within Swindon and the surrounding areas.  As a newly formed charity, we can now offer our services to schools in the surrounding areas outside the Swindon catchment area.

We offer high quality music tuition and events in a range of styles and genres.


What’s on offer?

Schools can see what’s o offer by clicking the buttons below and then viewing the dropdown menus. A pdf picture showing further information can be viewed and printed by clicking on the picture.

Infant School Junior School Primary School Secondary School

Additional services and information for schools

Roadshow Promos Roadshow Bookings Calendar Musical activities & resources for schools Arts Awards e-Newsletters for schools Mini Musicians Schools Voice Festival Resources Charanga log-in Instrumental & Vocal Lessons

Some services can be purchased on a buy-as-you-go basis

If you are already a school hub member, clock the button to see what services can be purchased on the buy-as-you-go! Buy-as-you-go


Supporting your school’s Singing Strategy

All KS1 & 2 schools Swindon Schools can access singing strategy support free through a password.  Each  KS1&2 school will be sent the new password on an annual basis.

You will find information and resources to develop a community singing school.

Songs and resources provided by the Music Service, free to all EYFS settings, KS 1 & 2 schools:

EYFS resources

Useful Links (Other sites that offer free resources):

BBC Bitesize : Music at KS1 Music at KS2 Music at KS 3 GCSE Music Learning at home

Sing Up : Sing Up at Home

Music Mark: EYFS Primary Secondary 

Sing with our Kids.com: Songs


Swindon Schools are music hub partners 

Once you sign up to a membership category, you can access a world of support with regard to music education in your school. click the button to enter the log-in area of you membership: School Membership area

We offer schools a wide range of music programmes which meet the requirements of both Arts Council England and the National Plan for Music Education (DfE 2011).  These include:

  • Whole class ensemble tuition (WCET) – First Access
  • Group and individual instrumental and vocal tuition
  • Leadership of ensembles and choirs
  • Class music curriculum support
  • Advice and support
  • Music learning audit
  • Professional Development
  • Music learning resources – Including Charanga (Free to Infant, Junior & Primary schools through the Hub membership scheme)
  • Music Mark membership – Free through the Hub Membership scheme
  • Access to concerts and projects
  • Signposting to partner projects and events
  • Termly e-newsletter
  • Instrument hire

School hub partners can apply for a music development grant from to-to-time