Music Tuition

Due to COVID 19 and uncertainties around September, all music tuition will be subject to a risk assessment of the available spaces in school.  


Music Tuition - Encore!

Encore! runs music and vocal tuition at Red Kite Learning Trust schools. This tuition is available to Key Stage 2 pupils at Western. All lessons are given on an individual basis.

Our Encore! music teachers are David Beebee, tutor for guitar; David Darling, tutor for keyboard;  Jean Gwillam, tutor for guitar and singing; Andy Kemp, tutor for brass instruments; Sam Laverick, tutor for Strings; and Jamie Valentine, tutor for guitar. All of the tutors are qualified teachers and performers with specialist Music degrees.

Please see this document for further details.  Encore 20/21 Information

Booking is made through the HGS Lunchpal website.

If you have any questions, please email Andy Kemp, Encore! Lead Teacher


Music Tuition – County Music

County Music provides instrumental and vocal tuition to pupils across North Yorkshire through their county music service.  Lessons are usually taken in groups and last between 20 and 30 minutes, with up to 30 lessons offered in each academic year. For more information, please use the link below:



Please contact the school office who will be happy to answer any queries or provide copies of any of the information displayed on the school's website. We also welcome any feedback you may have. You can contact or find us using any of the details shown on this page.

Western Primary School, Cold Bath Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0NA

Tel: 01423 502737Email:

Chair of Governors:  Jayne Sorrell - Email:

Western Primary School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Harrogate Grammar School, Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0DZ

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