For Schools and Teachers

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We are Berkshire’s favourite music education provider. Working across all genres, age groups and abilities, we can provide the bespoke support that your school needs. Supported and part-funded by the Department for Education through Arts Council England.


Working with schools for over 40 years

  • Trusted

    Over 120 expert teachers across 30 different instruments. All our teachers are highly qualified and have classroom experience

  • Inspiring

    We offer specialist teaching across a wide range of styles and genres, giving children unique opportunities to perform in regional and national events. Our bespoke SEND and Pupil Premium offer is available with funding support

  • Progression

    Covering multiple exam boards, we offer unrivalled progression in instrument tuition. Children can access local, county and national ensembles and choirs with our support. Our CPD offer and curriculum design empowers schools to deliver a strong music curriculum

  • Not for profit

    Any surplus generated through our activities is reinvested in supporting schools. Our unique local and national partnerships provide wider opportunities for schools, backed up by support from the Arts Council and Department for Education

Schools Brochure

Our support for music education in schools goes beyond just delivery. Our team of experts are there to support every aspect of music in your school including referrals for music based therapeutic services, providing specialist curriculum advice and professional development for teachers.

Download our Schools Brochure here


“Berkshire Music Trust do a great job engaging our children with their fun, dynamic lessons!”

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Braywick Court School

Live Music

We believe in providing the young people of Berkshire inspirational musical opportunities, such as our Junior Music Festivals that bring together hundreds of KS2 children from across the area in a massed performance at a prestigious venue. We also bring live music to Berkshire schools.

Extra-Curricular Opportunities

From instrumental and vocal lessons, to choir and ensemble direction, we offer a wealth of opportunities to enhance your extra-curricular music provision. We can even offer musical support for school productions and musicians to accompany your in-house events.

Supporting the Music Curriculum

From EYFS upwards, we can support your music curriculum in a way that works for you. We offer whole class instrumental lessons, curriculum plans, singing support, and workshops for teaching and support staff in schools. We also support schools to develop their School Music Development Plans.

Enhancing Your Technology Provision

A range of services are available for whole class settings across all key stages, designed specifically to enhance classroom music provision. From workshops and courses to digital resources from partners such as Charanga and Focus on Sound, we can help you to use technology to boost your music curriculum offer.

CPD for Teachers

Our expert teachers can help give you the tools to develop music provision within your school. We offer an extensive variety of CPD sessions throughout the year. Our experts can also visit your school to deliver bespoke training for your team, if you would like to
find out more about this please contact your Berkshire Music Trust School Development Manager.

Download our CPD Brochure

Contact us for more information

If you have a question for us, or would just like more information, just fill in the form and we will be in touch!

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