Music is an extremely important part of the curriculum at St Helen’s Primary School and all the children have an opportunity to take part in a wide range of musical activities. As well as music in class lessons, assemblies and church services, children during their time with us at St Helens are involved in special events, for example the Christmas nativity play, school concerts, the Rotary Carol Concert, the KS1 Music Festival and the Spring Festival. In addition, various clubs such as recorder, choir and orchestra are provided at lunchtime or after school during the academic year.
Instrumental music is a strongly encouraged at school and subsidised individual or group music lessons in the guitar are provided by Hertfordshire Music Service. An independent violin teacher also offers violin lessons here at school. In addition, lessons in instruments such as flute, clarinet, saxophone, cornet, trumpet, trombone and piano are available at school via Musicale in Harpenden.