Saturday Centre

Saturday Centre

The Saturday Music School provides students with a broadly based music education that will enhance their enjoyment and appreciation of music and instil a greater understanding of music making in a variety of contexts.


Please apply now to be put on the waiting list. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and instrumental availability. Please note there is currently no availability for keyboards.

**We are unable to process applications received before your child is in Yr2 or after your child has entered Yr8.

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Saturday Centre Payments

Do not pay until your child has been offered a place at the Saturday Centre and has been issued with a unique reference number.

To pay for Mini Music Makers, go to the Mini Music Makers page.

Cost (for Saturday Centre only): £100 per term and £80 for second and subsequent children.

Cost £100 per child

To pay for Mini Music Makers, click here.

Instrumental & Ensemble Playing for Southwark Children

​Pupils from school Year 3 and above who are living or attending school in Southwark enjoy a combination of instrumental, ensemble, choir, percussion, theory and aural lessons. These lessons are designed to increase pupils’ musical skills and enable children to play with confidence in a range of settings.

Classical, Jazz and Rock & Pop Exams

When ready, students can be entered for Classical, Jazz and Rock & Pop public examinations, currently provided by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, Trinity College London and Rockschool.


The cost of the Saturday Centre is currently £100 payable at the start of each term.

Second and subsequent children are charged £80 each term.

The fee does not cover costs for music books, exams or any extra tuition on their current instrument or an additional instrument.

If you have any concerns about your ability to pay, please talk to us in confidence.

If you have any further queries about the centre or wish to discuss any aspect of its work and its suitability for your child, please contact [email protected].


The Saturday Centre is located at ​St. Saviour's & St. Olave's School, New Kent Road, London, SE1 4AN

Schedule dates

20 April
27 April
4 May
11 May
18 May
25 May
1 June
8 June
15 June
22 June
29 June
6 July

Lesson times


If you would like to help us continue to provide high quality music education to all the young people of Southwark your donation is greatly appreciated.