The guitar lessons take place during the school day every week throughout the school term. Lessons are 20 minutes long with 2 students per group or the option of 20 minute 1:1 sessions. Sometimes groups of 3 students are put together which receive 30 minute lessons. When enrolling parents decide on shared or 1:1 tuition. Students receive 30 lessons + 3 grouped rehearsal lessons before each termly performance.
What Should Students Bring To Each Lesson?
Students must always bring the following items along to each lesson.
The guitar tutor will need to check the tuning of the guitar strings and note down new practise tasks on the schedule.
WHAT IS THE COST OF LESSONS?
Group tuition fees for an academic year are £228.00 (30 lessons + 3 grouped rehearsal lessons)
- 12 monthly instalments of £19.00
20 minute 1:1 lessons (30 lessons + 3 grouped rehearsal lessons) £380.00 (£12.00 per 1:1 lesson)
12 monthly instalments of £31.66
Fees are made either in full, or over 12 monthly installments starting from August last payment in July the following year. When enroling for the guitar tuition parents are committing their child to study with Guitar in Schools for the whole academic year (September – July ) and committed for this period.
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Does the School Help Fund the Guitar Tuition?
Some schools have a budget to help with music tuition, this is often covered by Pupil Premium. Please contact your School Office or Head of Music to find out if funding is available for your child.
The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. Pupil premium funding is available to: local authority maintained schools, including special schools and pupil referral units (PRUs).