Activities / Arts

Year 7 Band

This is our beginner band where young musicians learn how to control their instruments, listen to each other and play their parts in a band setting.

Students who are part of this band have the unique opportunity to learn a woodwind or a brass instrument for the duration of 2 Academic Years. Instrumental tuition and instrument hire are free of charge.

Weekly Rehearsal

Rehearsal is on every Friday Block 1 as part of the culture period.

Uniform requirements

Students wear their school uniform for any performances.


Activities for this group involve various performance opportunities within the school.


These can be via the Year 7 Orchestra Google Classroom or Daily Student Notices.

Testing and Application Form

Year 7 Band Application for 2024: CLICK HERE

Aptitude Testing Information: CLICK HERE

Teacher in charge

Mr D. Popper Email


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