When do the lessons take place?

Almost all pupils have their lessons during the school day, and they come out of their regular classes for music lessons. Lessons are weekly, always on the same day.  Some schools prefer pupils to come at the same time each week; others prefer a rotating timetable.

Sometimes I can arrange a fixed lesson time either before or after school. This can be a good solution for Year 6 pupils who may find it more difficult to miss class time. 

Do you do group lessons?

If circumstances in the school permit, I offer a choice of one-to-one, paired or small-group tuition.

Paired and small-group lessons can work very well in the early stages. In fact they are my favourite way of teaching guitar and ukulele (I might change my mind if I taught a louder instrument!). Group teaching has many educational advantages, and of course helps to keep things affordable Continue reading

All up to date with Child Protection Training, DBS and GDPR?

Yes to all of that. All schools require evidence of me attending Child Protection training sessions on a regular basis, and all schools are required to run a DBS check on me from time to time.

I am a member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and am bound by its regulations and ethos.

I’m also registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as required by the new GDPR regulations.