Pupils are well educated and the school successfully fulfils its aim of giving pupils a strong awareness of living in a global community and preparing them for their next school.

Independent Schools Inspectorate

Music

Pupils are well educated and the school successfully fulfils its aim of giving pupils a strong awareness of living in a global community and preparing them for their next school.

Independent Schools Inspectorate

At Abercorn School a love and appreciation of music is nurtured in all our pupils.

The classes and the inclusion of music into the curriculum are designed to enrich and enhance learning, channelling musical skill and responses to music through the different areas of study. Improvisation, composition, performance, listening, movement and ICT are all elements we include, demonstrating the breadth of interest that music can impact.

Practical music making is strongly encouraged at Abercorn and following on from the study of the recorder for Years 1 to 4, Year 5 to 8 students learn to play the clarinet. Through this practical music making, the eight major elements of music can be applied at the same time as learning the theory.

Singing is also a focus of the department with a Junior and Senior Choir which perform throughout the year in school and out in the local community.

Students are actively encouraged to identify and hone their own musical potential supported by class lessons, school recitals, soirée's and productions and expand their instruction into private music lessons in a wide range of instruments if desired.

Pupils are well educated and the school successfully fulfils its aim of giving pupils a strong awareness of living in a global community and preparing them for their next school.

Independent Schools Inspectorate
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