Have your Say on the Future of Music Education

February 10, 2020

The Department for Education (DfE) is seeking views on music education. “This call for evidence forms part of that process.  It invites views on music education, the current level of provision, the National Plan for Music Education and how it should be revised. As the current Plan states, great music education is a partnership between…

Change of Date for Saturday Music School Concert

February 4, 2020

Saturday Music School concert will take place at the Queen’s Theatre on the 13th June.

Get Your Very Own Blue Peter Badge

February 4, 2020

To see more, press the title. Get your hands on this incredible looking music badge, designed by the one and only music-sensation Ed Sheeran. Fill out the form. Don’t forget to attach a picture of yourself enjoying music with your entry! This is the link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/bp-music-badge

Super Saturday

November 13, 2019

Pupils from a famous Indonesian Performing Arts School joined Havering Music School for an afternoon of shared music making. Senior students from SMKN10 Bandung performed traditional dances, accompanied by gamelan and showed a traditional puppet play. They then taught pupils from Havering Music School a traditional dance and music. Pupils from Havering performed Libertango with…

String Project

November 5, 2019

Havering Arts Society along with the Friends of Havering Music School are sponsoring a string project which will run at St. Edward’s Primary School and Havering Saturday Music School. The project entitled Beatsize Practice! is designed to tempt children to practise by providing exciting pieces with backing tracks by BAFTA award winning composer, Stephen Chadwick.…

Friends of Havering Music School

October 22, 2019

The tea bar and tuck shop on Saturday morning is run by the Friends of Havering Music School, a registered charity whose sole aim is to support Havering Music School. The majority of the Friends’ income comes from the profit made by the tuck shop and tea bar, so that every cup of coffee or…

NYJO Comes to HMS

March 11, 2019

On 2nd March Saturday Music School was thrilled to welcome players from The National Youth Jazz Orchestra to join with our students, staff & parents in an immersive afternoon exploring jazz music. Havering musician and teacher, Andrew Linham, had written a piece especially for this event entitled “Col-Large” which enables everyone to experience this exciting…

25th Anniversary celebrated with World Premiere

February 28, 2018

25th Anniversary celebrated with World Premiere of “Now is the Time” by the composer, Thomas Hewitt Jones The Anthem, “Now is the Time”, has been written to celebrate artistic collaboration in Havering and to mark milestone anniversaries of both Havering Music School and Havering Arts Society. This new piece has been generously commissioned by The…

Schools to hit the high notes with music experts

January 31, 2018

Havering Council’s Music School are pleased to announce the establishment of a new partnership that will enhance the cultural teaching of music in the borough. This partnership with the Office of Education and Cultural Attaché, The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, London will see many local schools benefit from free workshop sessions. Students will…

Gamelan comes to Havering

January 15, 2018

Havering Music School are pleased to announce a new partnership with The Office Of Education and Cultural Attache, The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, London. Indonesian Music and dance experts will be giving schools workshops over a five week residency in the borough and the Gamelan is being hosted by MyPlace and Suttons Primary…