Musical Instrument Lessons

Musical Instrument Lessons

We have access to experienced performer teachers who are enthusiastically committed to developing your son’s or daughter’s musical talent.

These teachers are excellent musicians in their own right and will ensure your son or daughter’s musical progress on which ever musical instrument he or she chooses to learn.

music instruments

At present we have instrumental tuition in vocals, guitar (classical, folk and rock), bass guitar, drums & percussion, violin, cello (on request), piano & keyboards, saxophone, flute & clarinet.

N.B. We can provide tuition on other instruments, but this is reliant on enough students wishing to learn the instrument.

Download STS Music Application Form

 There are a few instruments that are available to borrow for a limited time, as we would encourage students to have, buy or rent their own to practise in the home - The teachers can advise on all aspects of this.


The average cost of a 30 minute lesson is £15. 

If you are in receipt of financial assistance you can apply for a bursary’s of 50% or 75% of lesson costs.

*For all bursary enquiries please email:

Financial Assistance for Music Tuition

If you are in receipt of financial assistance you can apply for a bursary’s of 50% or 75% of lesson costs.

*For all bursary enquiries please email:

1. You apply through:

Where an application form is available to download, copy and complete electronically or alternatively, you can print it off and complete it by hand.

Funding Available to Pay for Instrumental Music Tuition at School 2015-2016

 2. You must either email or return the application form directly to the Music Department (i.e. Cheri Hadaway -  7 working days (excluding weekends) prior to the dates published. The application requirements of the school will be completed and returned to your son & daughter by hand. An electronic copy of the application only will be kept by the school for our records.

Very Important

1. All subsidised lessons will be done in groups and your child will be expected to take part in music clubs and musical events from time to time.

2. You will have to pay the remaining percentage of lesson fees directly to the instrument teacher in advance of lessons.

The Teachers & Days

Drums & Percussion


Darryl Finch

Mobile: 07757121234


Flute , Piano,

Clarinet & Saxophones

Miss Amanda Gregory

Mobile: 07739459673



Kim Lloyd

Vocal Teacher



Mondays PM


Piano & Keyboards



Guitars & Bass Guitar


Louis Newell


*Violin Lessons are applied for through Kent Music Service -

Instrument Hire

For great deals on instrument hire:

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*Instrument hire is done between you and the company exclusively - There is no involvement whatsoever with the school.

Extra Curricula Events

Club Day – Mondays 1st & 2nd Term September to December.

Choir runs on a Friday in G26 3.30-4.30

Vocal Group – Lunchtime (in G23).

That’s Band!  -Thursday 15.45 – 16.45– Mixed band for students, teachers and parents.

Music Makers- combined local primary & secondary schools instrumental Band. Once per term on a Monday.

Rock Choir - After school Music & Arts Clubs for parents as well.

Astor Theatre Deal
Astor Theatre Singers all ages – see above.

Manwoodian Singers - Sir Roger Manwoods School Evenings.

Pfizers Instrumental Group - Junior Band & Senior Band.