Hampshire Music Service
Committed to giving every child a chance to participate, enjoy and achieve by making music together.
Promoting the highest quality learning opportunities through instrumental and vocal tuition, classroom support, workshops, youth ensembles and Listen2Me.
39,000 young people learn to play and sing with Hampshire Music Service (HMS) every week.
Instrumental, vocal and classroom teaching at all Key Stages.
Whole-class instrumental and vocal teaching (Wider Opportunities) at Key Stage 1 and 2.
72 area and county youth ensembles.
Specialist support for school ensembles.
Curriculum inspection and advice at all Key Stages.
Curriculum support for music managers in schools.
After-school music club provision.
World music workshops.
Award scheme for gifted and talented students.
Locality vocal and recorder festivals.
Support for rock bands.
Large-scale cluster events for groups of schools.
Partnership events with professional orchestras, such as Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
Professional development for school staff.
Planning, preparation and assessment cover.
High quality music service committed to supporting schools and children.
HMS is an integral part of Children’s Services.
HMS staff are on Teachers’ Pay and Conditions and complement school curriculum.
Wide range and breadth of services and expertise.
Staff supported by quality professional development and performance review.
Consistency of approach with well-resourced programmes and provision.
Strong links with schools and across Children’s Services.
Value for money.
Long track record of working successfully with Hampshire schools.
Services can be purchased through an SLA.
The cost of HMS provision is calculated on hourly, halfday, whole-day and residency rates depending on the service being bought in by the school.
Customer feedback is used to improve and develop this service, in line with the Quality Assurance Framework for Services for Schools.
Mechanisms for collecting the views of customers include the annual satisfaction survey and complaints, compliments and comments.
HMS also assure quality through:
new staff induction programme;
five annual staff professional development days;
annual staff performance management;
evaluation forms for specific events;
music service peer evaluation;
Headteachers’ Review Group panel;
independent University of Winchester research on Listen2Me;
Contact us about this service
Deputy Head of Hampshire Music Service
Tel: 023 8065 2037