Gatehouse School offers a wide range of musical tuition taught throughout the school day by specialist teachers.

We currently offer lessons for:

  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Guitar
  • Ukulele
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Drum kit
  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Recorder
  • Trumpet
  • French Horn
  • Orchestral Percussion

Individual lessons are 30 minutes long and will usually be scheduled once per week.  Lessons take place between 8.30am and 5.30am. These are arranged on a rota basis to ensure that pupils do not miss the same lesson twice in a row.

Pupils who learn a musical instrument in school also have the opportunity to sit ABRSM, Trinity College and Rock School Grade Exams Grade Exams at Gatehouse. These optional exams take place termly.

The School will arrange an introduction with an appropriate Music Teacher. They will advise you of the cost and the relevant Terms and Conditions that apply. Payment for music lessons is made directly to the Music Teacher concerned. In most cases music lessons are invoiced in blocks of ten sessions for each term although this may vary at the discretion of the individual teacher.

Should you wish to stop individual music lessons, a half-term’s notice in writing is required.

For more information on the instruments available or to book a session please contact our School Office who will be able to put you in touch with the Head of Music. A downloadable booking form is available in our Parents’ Area.