The Music department is a vibrant department within the school offering all students the opportunity to explore different types of music and to compose and perform in a variety of styles. The department delivers a varied extra-curricular programme within the school and there are many opportunities for students to perform such as the annual music concert.
The department also collaborates with the Drama and Dance departments for the school shows. Students also have opportunities to see live music such as going to see a show in London, take part in workshops and other educational visits.
The department has fantastic facilities including: a suite of iMacs, large classroom space for practical work, second practice space for rehearsals and a suite of practice rooms, equipped with a drum kit, keyboard, electric guitars and amps. The department has a whole class set of African drums, Samba kit, tuned and un-tuned percussion instruments, class set of keyboards, saxophones, violins, cellos, trumpets, French horns, clarinets, flutes and trombones.
The department works closely with the Hertfordshire Music Service, who provide instrumental teacher for instrumental tuition. A wide variety of instrumental lessons are available to students at the school.