Infant Music Programme

The Portsmouth Infant Music Programme, is continuing to expand with more exciting workshop and festival opportunities for children and young people across the city. Thousands of pupils across Portsmouth have benefitted from these interactive and action-packed music activities. The Programmes have received national acclaim.

Package

The package includes five half-day workshops and three festivals per year.

Workshops

Five half-day class workshops (or two whole days and a half day) run in schools. These are specifically planned to meet the needs of schools and to support the delivery of the Music National Curriculum. It is the school’s responsibility to collect the instruments for each of their workshops throughout the year.

The range of workshops includes:

  • Boomwhackers
  • Singing
  • African Drumming
  • Mini Steel Pans
  • Junk Percussion
  • Music and Story
  • Music and ICT
  • Music from Around the World
  • Songs for Around the World
  • Rap, Rhythm and Rhyme
  • Tone Chimes / Handbell
  • Composition
  • Music and PHSE
  • Music and Maths
  • Music and Film

Festivals

There is one festival per term for each Programme in different school venues across the city.

  • Autumn Term - Year 2 pupils
  • Spring Term - Year R pupils
  • Summer Term - Year 1 pupils

If you would like to discuss this further, please contact Sue Beckett on 023 9237 5655.


Junior Music Programme

The Portsmouth Junior Music Programme is continuing to expand with more exciting workshop and festival opportunities for children and young people across the city. Thousands of pupils across Portsmouth have benefitted from these interactive and action-packed music activities. The Programmes have received national acclaim.

Package

The package includes five half-day workshops and three festivals per year.

Workshops

Five half-day class workshops (or two whole days and a half day) run in schoosl. These are specifically planned to meet the needs of schools and to support the delivery of the Music National Curriculum. It is the school’s responsibility to collect the instruments for each of their workshops throughout the year.

The range of workshops includes:

  • Boomwhackers
  • Singing
  • African Drumming
  • Mini Steel Pans
  • Junk Percussion
  • Music and Story
  • Music from Around the World
  • Songs for Around the World
  • Rap, Rhythm and Rhyme
  • Tone Chimes / Handbell
  • Composition
  • Music and PHSE
  • Music and ICT
  • Music and Film (upper KS2)
  • Music and Maths
  • Music, Sound and Science

Festivals

There is one festival per term for each Programme in different school venues across the city.

  • Autumn Term - Year 6 pupils
  • Spring Term - Year 3/4 pupils
  • Summer Term - Year 5 pupils

If you would like to discuss this further, please contact Sue Beckett on 023 9237 5655.


Secondary Music Programme

Schools in Portsmouth can buy in to the Secondary Music Programme. Projects on offer range from Rock School to studio recording, pop academies and bespoke workshops linked to examinations.

Please contact the Portsmouth Music Service for further details.