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Special School Courses & Events


Courses

Course Date(s) Venue Outline

Special Managers' Course

Tuesday
7 February 2017, 9am - 4pm

Rookwood Centre, Eastleigh

This course is aimed at colleagues responsible for music in their schools and offers an opportunity to tool yourself up with musical ideas, games and activities as well as network with other teachers.

Special Teachers' Course

Tuesday
23 May 2017, 9am - 4pm

Jermyn's House, Ampfield

A day of musical ideas and activities for all staff working in schools and other settings, no previous experience of music is needed.

Especially Wessex Music Conference

Friday 27 January 2017

Ageas Bowl, Hedge End

This year’s conference is titled:
‘All of me - the holistic difference music makes’
and will include a wide range of workshops delivered by national presenters and a trade fair.

Suitable for anyone involved in music making in Primary & Special School settings – and anyone else who would like to come!

Events

A Special Celebration

Winchester Cathedral

Rehearsal: 1 December 2017
Performance: 8 December 2017

Planning meeting:
Date/Time: 12 September 2017, 4.15 - 5.15pm
Venue: Hampshire Music Service, Rookwood Centre, Penshurst Way, Eastleigh, SO50 4RJ

  • An interactive Christmas celebration for all special schools in Hampshire

  • A chance to share the message of Christmas through song, word, dance and music

  • An opportunity to experience and enjoy the awe and wonder of Winchester Cathedral

  • A truly moving experience for all involved


Special Event

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Rehearsal: 21 March 2017
Performance: 28 March 2017

Planning meeting:
Date/Time:10 January 2017, 4.15 - 5.15pm pm
Venue: Hampshire Music Service, Rookwood Centre, Penshurst Way, Eastleigh, SO50 4RJ

  • Original musical composed annually on a specific theme

  • A story unfolds throughout the morning exploring a wide range of live and recorded music

  • Performance opportunities for each school individually and as part of the collective group

  • A fantastic chance to make music, sing, play, dance, move, chant, listen and share in a live theatre experience

Testimonials:

"The children were more involved and learnt more than they ever do in the classroom"

"We are still singing the songs on our minibus trips!"


Secondary Special Event - 'Rock My World'

Tower Arts Centre, Kings School, Winchester

Rehearsals and performance:
10.00 - 14.30, 5 May 2017

Planning meeting:
Date/Time: 14 February 2017, 4.15 - 5.15pm
Venue: Hampshire Music Service, Rookwood Centre, Penshurst Way, Eastleigh, SO50 4RJ

  • A special rock experience for secondary age pupils.