manual override of alt text

Music

At Blundell’s Prep we aim to instil a love of music in all pupils. The children have one hour of class music each week and are invited to join a range of instrumental and singing activities including our popular choirs.

Music at Blundell’s Prep is an integral part of school life. A specialist teaches this subject from Nursery to Year 6 within the curriculum. Ten peripatetic teachers visit to teach a wide variety of instruments. These include piano, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, drums and singing. All the children sing each week and are encouraged to join our thriving choir in Year 3 and above We also have a girls’ choral choir, a boys’ choral choir, a string group and a wind band which meet each week.

The children are given many opportunities during the year to perform in concerts within school and the community either as a soloist or in groups.

Aims of the Music department

  • For all children to enjoy their music-making, and that all should be encouraged to participate vocally and instrumentally.
  • To give children the skills to continue their enjoyment of music in later life.
  • To assist each child to develop a positive self-image and self-confidence, and to develop a sensitive response to sound and music.
  • To offer children the opportunity to perform to a variety of audiences.

Instruments taught

  • Percussion - Drums, Piano
  • Woodwind - Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, Bassoon, Flute
  • Brass - Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone
  • Strings - Violin, Cello*
  • Voice - Singing, Speech and Drama

Music Clubs

  • Boys’ Choral Choir
  • Brass Ensemble
  • Choir
  • Girls’ Choral Choir
  • Orchestra
  • Percussion
  • Recorder
  • String Group
  • Theory and Wind Group

Latest News

manual override of alt text

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge Success

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

manual override of alt text

A-Level and GCSE Academic Success!

Blundell's is highly successful in fulfilling its aim to promote the best habits of learning in the pursuit of excellence. This is reflected in our exceptional results in GCSE and A-levels.

manual override of alt text

As You Like It

manual override of alt text

Ten Tors

Blundell’s School had five Ten Tors Teams who completed the gruelling Ten Tors challenge.

manual override of alt text

Summer Cricket at Blundell's

Under 15s National Cup: Blundell's v Marlborough College

manual override of alt text

Devizes to Westminster 2022

This Easter, three crews from the Blundell’s Kayak Racing Squad were able to take part in the world famous Devizes to Westminster canoe race.

manual override of alt text

Two pupils awarded the Blundell’s White Blazer

White blazers are awarded to pupils who achieve Full Colours in three areas of the school.

manual override of alt text

Sensory story time at Tiverton Library

Our Head of Pre-Prep Mrs Clifford shares a sensory story time for the community.

manual override of alt text

The Exeter Chiefs England Rugby Academy

Congratulations to Dan, Ben and Will who have been selected for the Exeter Chiefs DPP U18 Academy Programme. It's great to see our strong connections with Exeter Chiefs continue.

Prep School News