Specialist music lessons in Elleray go from Reception to Year 6. There are frequent drama productions, and concerts as well as outdoor performances overlooking the Windermere Lake in the Summer.
Junior pupils can join the ‘Festival Choir’ and Infant pupils, the ‘Pre-Prep Choir’. Most recently, the ‘Festival Choir’ made it through to the final of the local radio station, Lakeland Radio, ‘Choir of the Year’ competition.
Individual and group lessons are available on a large number of instruments: from the drums to trumpet, harp to double bass. Over 70% of pupils receive individual music lessons, achieving Merit or Distinction in instrumental and voice examinations.
Music Theatre is a favourite at Elleray. Last year 95% of examination candidates achieved Distinction in the London College of Music Theatre examinations
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