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Stanford in the vale CE Primary SchoolStanford in the vale CE Primary School
High Street Stanford In The Vale Faringdon Oxon. SN7 8LH
Tel: 01367 710474 Fax: 01367 718429
Headteacher: Mrs Amanda Willis
Siams Outstanding and Ofsted Good Provider
Siams Outstanding and Ofsted Good Provider
Page Updated 07.04.22

Music at Stanford

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If you have any queries or suggestions about music, contact Mrs Dharmasiri

Music 2021-22

Events in School

September Harvest Festival (with video)
October Brass Assembly
November Sharing Assembly
November Rocksteady
December Choir at Christmas Big Sing in Oxford
December Rocksteady Concert
December Choir at The Grange
December Y3, 4 & 5 Christmas Show "Super Star"
December Foundation, Y1 & 2 Christmas Show "Bethlehem's Buzzin'"
January Stanford's Got Talent
February Oscar the Drum Teacher
March Classical Spectacular at The Royal Albert Hall
April Rocksteady Concert
June Choir at Stanford Festival
June Choir at Oxfordshire Festival of Voices

Music in Class:

  • All children in Years 1,2,3 & 4 have a weekly recorder lesson following a scheme called Charanga.
  • All children in Year 5 take part in First Access Music scheme run by OCC, where they receive a weekly instrumental lesson, funded by the school. This year they are all learning to play guitar.

Music Clubs:

  • Choir - led by Mrs Dharmasiri, after school on a Monday

Lessons Available in School:

  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Guitar
  • Drumming
  • Brass
  • Strings - violin, viola or cello

DrumBeats offers in-school tuition & grades for both drumkit and guitar (acoustic & electric)


The Oxfordshire County Music Service offer lessons on a range of instruments and ensembles.

Please contact Mrs Dharmasiri via the office or email: beckydharmasiri@stanford.oxon.sch.uk for more information or assistance.