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Mr Lowe’s pupils – 2nd September

Mr Lowe will not be in school on Monday 2nd September.  Instead, he will teach on Thursday 5th September.  Lessons on this day will take place upstairs in room C8 (Music Dept.)  Ensembles will not take place on this day as the Learning Zone is not available.  A timetable for Thursday 5th will be posted on Mr Lowe’s blog page shortly.

Instructor timetables

Please be aware that instructor timetables are subject to change during the first few weeks of term whilst personnel settles.  Mrs Douglas, Mr Cruickshank, Mr Cowling, Mr McGirr and Mr Lowe’s timetables have all been amended for w/b 26th August.

Extra-Curricular Ensembles

All extra-curricular ensembles start back w/b 26th August.  A list of times and venues for all rehearsals can be found here.  Current personnel for bands and orchestras can be found here.  These will be subject to change over the initial few weeks of term.

Ensembles 2019-2020

From August 2019 Mr Gaw’s Junior Orchestra will meet on Fridays from 3:35 to 4:30pm in the Assembly Hall.

Mr Lowe will be running two percussion ensembles.  The Secondary Ensemble will meet on Monday lunchtimes from 1:15 – 1:40pm.  The Primary Ensemble will meet on Mondays after school from 3:35 – 4:30pm.

Mr Langford’s Big Band will meet on Wednesday mornings from 8:10 – 8:50am.

Rhythm Exercises

Here is a useful exercise for practising rhythm:


Please see Mr Langford if you think you can clap all ten levels perfectly…. there may be a prize if you can!