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Hampshire Music Service: Provision for Special Schools

A range of opportunities is available for Hampshire Special Schools through the Special team, whose members include:

Primary Music Consultant

Liz Davies

1. All Special Schools are able to access the following activities with no charges to individual schools participating in them:

2. In addition the Hampshire Music Service’s new SLA has a Special Schools’ Annual Subscription which enables Special Schools to decide which other aspects of the complete provision for curriculum music they wish to access. There is currently a minimum cost of £300 per financial year, and schools select from a range of credits, with each credit provided at a different cost. All Hampshire special schools receive information in the spring term each year. This includes:

  • Special Curriculum credit

    CPD courses for teachers
    Special schools' publications
    Consultation visit - a half day visit in response to specific need, e.g. advice, support, facilitating arts week, supporting local school networks
    Music for Communication - developing emotional literacy twilight workshop

  • Primary Curriculum credit

    Primary Project courses
    Primary Project publications

  • Conferences credit
    Especially Music Conference - one place

  • Provision for pupils credit

    Special event
    Primary Special Event - original musical composed annually on a specific theme
    Secondary Special Event - 'Rock my World' - a special rock experience for secondary age pupils
    Access to sets of instruments:
    Samba; African percussion; Tuned percussion; Music technology; Junk percussion

3. Schools may also purchase the following, at usual additional costs:

To discuss any aspect of the services for Special Schools please contact Liz Davies by e-mail or telephone 023 8065 2037.