From teaching on site each week to networking, organising events, activities and training, the music service engages with most schools in Staffordshire through each academic year. The Service currently partners with over 230 schools to provide weekly instrument teaching.

Teaching in Schools

  • Weekly instrumental and vocal lessons for pupils
  • Whole Class Ensemble Teaching in curriculum time
  • Specialist Music Curriculum Teaching

Live Music

Curriculum linked performances and musical showcase events for schools.

Training & Networking

A full annual programme of music education development for teachers and school leaders.

Ofsted and National Guidance

  • The latest information from Ofsted and the DfE on Music Curriculum and wider Music Provision.

Singing Strategy

Guidance and support to help schools develop a quality singing offer for pupils.

Innovation Funding

Provided by a range of national and local funders, the Music Service can provide funding for schools to enable new music provision to get started post pandemic.

Our Aim

We aim to follow the behaviour codes and strategies used on each individual school site. To give schools, pupils and the team further reassurance, Music Service teachers adopt a simple approach to delivering successful sessions in a positive learning environment:

  • Be Safe
  • Be Kind
  • Be Respectful

Find out more about all our events