Scratchmakers February half term course
Our fabulous and fun creative music course is back during the February half term on 18-19 February. The course is for anyone who plays an instrument aged 8-12 who'd like to explore different ways to create rhythm, beats and melodies and how to fit them together.
Music in lockdown - pupil survey
We’d like to hear about your children’s music making experiences during the pandemic, as well as any ideas about how we can bring more music to them during lockdown and beyond. Please share the survey with young people to complete by Sunday 31st January.
WFMEH Inclusive Music Strategy 2021-2025
Our strategy sets out plan for building a culture of inclusive music education, where all children and young people are valued and recognised for their unique qualities, ideas, voices and perspectives and where they can see the Hub providing a range of diverse musical opportunities and progression pathways.
Spring term 1-2-1 online music lessons
Sign up now for lessons this Spring term. Lessons are taught Monday to Thursday after the school day and on Saturdays.
Mini Musicians courses for 0-6 year olds
Our music making courses for babies, toddlers and children aged 4-6 years will continue online this term on Tuesdays at 10.30am (babies and toddlers) and 4.30pm (4-6 years).
Beats and Bass music production
Our next online music production course for 11-16 yr olds starts on Monday 11th January at 4.30pm.
Students can complete weekly tasks using Charanga VIP Studio Sessions software and will get feedback from our specialist tutors to help them develop their tracks.
The fee for the 10 week course is £32.
Students having lessons in school or on Zoom with us can hire an instrument. The hire fee is £23 per term or part of term, with 50% discount for families on a low income. Please contact us to hire or return instruments to our office which is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm during term time:
020 8496 1584
The Music Service office address is: The School Lodge, Woodbury Road, Walthamstow E17 9SB
Social distancing measures are in place at our office and we may ask you to wait outside while we get your instrument. Any visitors who enter the building must wear a mask and use hand sanitiser.
Music school groups
In a music group, ensemble or orchestra students use the skills they develop in lessons, while improving their confidence and performance ability through a fun and sociable learning experience.
Teaching music safely in schools
Since September, we've been working closely with schools across the borough to continue music making safely and we're delighted to be back #CanDoMusic.
Who we are...
Waltham Forest Music Education Hub (WFMEH) was formed in 2018 and is led by Waltham Forest Music Service (WFMS).
We believe that every child in Waltham Forest should have access to a high quality music education.
We’re committed to making sure children and young people have a music education that’s inspiring, enjoyable and fun and are provided with challenge and opportunities to progress.