Singing Summer Schools 2019

Three days of singing, exciting musical activities and making new friends... open to pupils aged 7+ who love to sing!
23-25 July (Derbyshire) / 28-30 August (Derby) - 9.30am-3.30pm each day
Chesterfield, Horsley, Wirksworth, Swadlincote and Derby
Cost: £50 for the full three day course.
23-25 July (Derbyshire) / 28-30 August (Derby) - 9.30am-3.30pm each day
Chesterfield, Horsley, Wirksworth, Swadlincote and Derby
Cost: £50 for the full three day course.
DDMP 2019
DDMP 2019

Come along to one of our three-day Singing Summer Schools, where experienced tutors will teach you new songs of all styles from around the world. Over the three days, we'll play singing games, and you'll meet lots of new friends and perform to a very high standard. Come and join in the fun!

We have five venues for 2019 − Four in Derbyshire in July and one in Derby in August.

Register for a place now...

Derbyshire Summer Schools

Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 July, 9.30am −3.30pm each day at the following locations:

  • Chesterfield − led by Christina McKechnie 
    Abercrombie Primary School, Higher Albert Street, Chesterfield S41 7QE
  • Horsley  led by Melanie Pierson
    Horsley CE Primary School, Church Street, Horsley DE21 5BT
  • Wirksworth − led by Rachel Wilkes
    Wirksworth Junior School, Wash Green, Wirksworth DE4 4FD
  • Swadlincote  led by Clair Mott
    St. Edward's Catholic Academy, Newhall Road, Swadlincote DE11 0BD

These summer schools are for children aged 7+.

Derby City Summer School

Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 August, 9.30am −3.30pm at:

  • Chaddesden − led by Katie Wood 
    St. Alban's Catholic Primary School, Newstead Avenue, Derby DE21 6NU

This summer school is for children aged 7−11.

Registering a place... 

You can register onto one of the Singing Summer School courses by using the e-form below, and pay online after submitting. 

Please note:

  • Catering services are not provided on-site. Pupils are expected to bring a packed lunch and any snacks with them.
  • Attendance of all three days is expected at the time of booking. Unfortunately, we cannot refund any fees if, at the time of the summer schools taking place, your child can not make all three days.

Singing Summer Schools registration

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Pupil details


Please select your school from this list of all Derby City and Derbyshire schools

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The County Council may be liable for any injury, loss or damage which is caused by its own negligence or that of any of its employees or approved voluntary helpers in the course of their duty. The Council does NOT insure students against personal loss or injury which is NOT caused by its own negligence or the neglect of its employees or voluntary helpers. The responsibility for insurance of personal instruments lies with families. We are not responsible for iphones, ipads or any other electronic devices. These will be brought at their own risk.

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