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Instrumental Learning Journey at LIPA Primary

1st September 2022 by Jamie

Our learning journey is designed to follow the fundamentals of Kodaly teaching practice, using inner musicality as the starting point and building on skills sequentially over time. The offer for academic year 2022 – 2023 broken down by year group is as follows:

Please note all lessons are scheduled during normal school hours, apart from our after-school choirs as follows.

Junior Choir (Yrs 2 – 4) – Thursday 3.20pm to 4.20pm
Senior Choir (Yrs 5 – 8) – Tuesday 3.20pm to 4.20pm


Instrument Format Weekly Cost
Piano 20 minute 1-to-1 (non-exam) £9.90
Piano 30 minute 1-to-1 (exam) £14.85
Singing 30 minute (groups up to 5) £5.50
Ukulele 30 minute (groups up to 5) £5.50
Drum Kit 20 minute 1-to-1 / 30 minute 2-to-1 £9.90
Bass Guitar 20 minute 1-to-1 / 30 minute 2-to-1 £9.90
Guitar 20 minute 1-to-1 / 30 minute 2-to-1         £9.90
After-School Choir      1 hour (groups up to 25) £4.40


Lessons are billed & payable half-termly, in advance. Payments can be made either by card, direct debit or BACS. Cash is no longer accepted. 

Where children have missed lessons due to absence or illness, we will endeavour to catch up their lessons at later date so children always receive what has been paid for. 

The school continues to invest in our pupils by covering costs for music lessons for pupil premium eligible children. The fund covers a maximum of two lessons up to a maximum weekly cost of £14. Any lessons on top of this allowance are payable at the usual rate.

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