St John’s School has a thriving music department, with a range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities. Each class in the Preparatory School has a weekly music lesson where they are taught many skills including how to sing at pitch and how to keep to a beat, as well as a general appreciation of Music.
Music lessons continue into the Senior school for Years 7 and 9, and it becomes an Options subject for Years 10 and 11.
In addition to the class lessons, pupils are given the opportunity to play an instrument. We have a range of teachers who are able to support pupils with learning to play the following instruments:
- Violin; and
We also offer voice coaching and singing lessons.
Please do let us know if you wish to play an instrument that is not listed above, as we are always looking to expand our repertoire.
Pupils in the Junior and Senior school have the opportunity to play in the school orchestra. This is a fantastic opportunity to take part in school events and to have fun whilst playing an instrument. A range of concerts and performances take place throughout the year, with the highights of the year including our Spring Concert and the up and coming Summer musical performance.