The Music Department at Thomas More School is continually growing and improving in regards to examination results and student enrichment opportunities. The Department consists of a small team who are committed to working together.

The Department creates regular opportunities for students to perform including the Carol Concert, Spring Concert, Music Evenings, Mass and Liturgies. These, as well as a variety of other music clubs including two choirs, enables a range of students to demonstrate their talent. Students also have an opportunity to perform in front of an audience in our informal and formal concerts

The Music Department has a large classroom and rehearsal area, and three practice rooms. The main teaching room is equipped with computers and keyboards.  All students in Year 7,8, and 9 study three hours of Music and KS4 students have 5 hours of Music per fortnight.

In KS4, students who choose to continue with a course in Music take a GCSE (Eduqas). At KS5 students study A Level Music (Eduqas).

Vision Statement;

The Music Department aims to engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement.


Our Aim is that over five years we provide opportunities for pupils to perform, listen to, review and evaluate music across a range of historical periods, genres, styles and traditions, including the works of the great composers and modern musicians. We encourage pupils to learn to sing and to use their voices, to create and compose music on their own and with others, have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, use technology appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical excellence.

Enrichment Programmes: Students are strongly encouraged to having instrumental lessons for their chosen instrument or voice. This will help to strengthen and develop skills and techniques needed for the performance element of the course. We also encourage students to take part in musical performances and become members of our choir and musical groups. In both Y10 and Y11 GCSE Music students will perform at a Music Evening to showcase their talents.