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Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Early Years Music Classes

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
The John Clare Centre, Music & Performing Arts Centre, Northampton, NN1 4AZ
Telephone number:
01604 637117
Email address:
Service description:

Babies up to nine months:
These classes run on a ten-week basis offering a general introduction to the pleasures of music-making with your baby.
The sessions offer songs, rhymes and activities, which can be continued with the baby at home.
The group meets once a week and consists of ten adults and their babies.
Children aged 9 months to 3 years:
A shared session, covering a wide range of music-making activities, in a small group of ten adults and their children.
The sessions develop the child, not only musically, but also socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically.
Children aged three years to school entry:
This group offers the child the opportunity to undertake the session by his/herself when, or if, they are happy to do so, otherwise a parent/carer may stay to support the child.
A group of ten children meet to experience songs, rhymes, music and movement and are offered the opportunity to compose, listen, perform and respond to music.
Children in Reception and Year 1 at primary school
Please note: that this group runs over 11 weeks of hour long sessions and the cost is a little more.

Music Foundation – a recently introduced music group designed to provide the foundation blocks for music and performance.

The children have fun working on many of the skills required for music making including creating and performing music, conducting, music appreciation and composition.
The sessions help improve their concentration, listening skills and building self confidence.
Contact provider for details
Age range:
0 - 6 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • None (no Criteria For Eligibility)
Referral route:
  • Visit Venue
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