We are delighted to be able to partially reopen Colwell Arts Centre from the 26th April 2021 on a strict appointment-only basis. To collect, return or exchange an instrument, please contact us at glosmusic@gloucestershire.gov.uk to make an appointment.


If you are a self employed teacher or school looking for support with regards to planning for the forthcoming academic year then please click here.

COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help

We understand at these difficult times that some families will be finding payment of these invoices challenging, especially where you might have significantly reduced incomes. We do not want to let money be a barrier to your child continuing to learn on the instrument they have chosen and we have made funding available to support this. Please click here to complete the COVID-19 Instrument Hire Help form and email to mark.medland@gloucestershire.gov.uk

FREE music support and advice sessions for secondary schools


Secondary Music Subject Support

Individual support / consultancy sessions are available on a range of areas from curriculum, departmental management, enrichment support from Gloucestershire Music and Omar Khokher (Seconded Secondary Music Advisory Teacher).

For more information and to arrange a visit, please email Omar Khokher

Gloucestershire Secondary Music Teachers’ Facebook Group

This is up and running and already has some excellent resources for bands, BTEC Music Level 2, and keyboard activities. This is a useful forum for discussing and sharing ideas, issues and trivia associated with Music Education. To request to join the group, search for ‘Gloucestershire Secondary Music Teachers’ when logged in to Facebook.

Musical Futures ‘Just Play' resources.

If you would like to discuss these resources or observe them in action please email Omar to arrange a visit to Severn Vale School.


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