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Changes to music lessons and Ensemble sessions

Covid-19 Health and Safety guidance has been issued to all peripatetic teachers in schools, in line with Welsh Government Guidance. Measures include: 
 
  • ​Tutors should not attend school if they or anyone they live with are showing Coronavirus symptoms. The current self-isolation procedures should be followed and this should be reported to managers
  • Tutors should wash or sanitise hands on entering and leaving a school. 
  • Tutors should observe social distancing at all times, and wear a mask in all communal areas
  • Tutors should ensure teaching rooms maintain ventilation where possible  
  • Tutors should avoid touching pupil’s instruments, particularly mouthpieces. Tutors should use disposable gloves and hand sanitiser if tuning an instrument or if the setting of a reed is required.
  • The sharing of instruments should be avoided unless teaching piano/harp which should be cleaned in between pupils. Pupils will be asked to use sanitiser before playing
  • Pupils should have their own copies of the Music and bring their own instrument to the lesson
  • Tutors should clean their instruments and equipment at the beginning and end of each lesson
  • Physical contact with pupils should be minimised and the handling of music or instruments belonging to pupils
  • Pupils should only be taught individually or in pairs, avoiding mixing school groupings where possible
  • Tutors should be aware of the school’s risk assessment and details of individual school safety and control measures.
  • If a child shows symptoms of Coronavirus during the lesson, it should be reported to the school immediately and the schools procedures will be followed.

Cancelling music lessons and Ensemble sessions

If you need to cancel a music lesson or Ensemble session please email ccvgmusicservice@cardiff.gov.uk​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window with your child’s full name, instrument and school. 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic we are receiving a high volume of enquiries. Please bear with us, we will get back to you as soon as we can. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.​

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