Music is taught by specialist teachers from the moment the children start school and it soon forms an integral part of school life
All aspects of the performing arts are highly valued and integrated into the curriculum at BAS. Children are encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities to explore and develop their skills in Music, Dance and Drama.
Our Performing Arts programme at BAS allows students to immerse themselves in the world of performance arts. We encourage students to explore Dance, Drama and Music
Students of all ages have the opportunity to become involved in choirs, orchestras, bands and ensembles
For those students that have a talent for playing a musical instrument, our music department at BAS will help them attain proficiency from beginner to advanced levels. Apart from studying music as part of our curriculum students can also diversify their out of school lessons by learning how to play a range of musical instruments, participating in Band and Choir, led by trained, talented artists and musicians.
Drama is recognised as a subject that benefits the overall learning and development of children. There are three main strands to the effective use of drama: a means to build children’s confidence and develop their social skills; a teaching approach for exploring cross-curricular subjects and issues, and an aid in developing children’s performance and self-presentation skills.
Dance is a vital component of our Physical Education programme. All children have the opportunity to experience creative expression and visual performance through this medium.
Theatre is a dynamic and thriving part of school life here at BAS, with performances and events that showcase the work of our passionate and gifted students. The school community will present several musicals each year, widely attended by staff, parents, friends and family.
The BAS runs a comprehensive instrumental lessons programme. Specialist teachers are employed by the school and work across all our campuses, with lessons taking place during the school day and after school into the evening.
Students are encouraged to take their music-making as far as possible and have the opportunity to take ABRSM music exams.
There are varied ensembles which meet and rehearsing throughout the week at all schools, both during and after school – all provide a great opportunity for students to collaborate on performances and work together in a relaxed and fun but stimulating environment.
Music in the community
AS STEAM Academy, We have strong musical links with the local community. The BAS Community Choir – made up of staff, students and parents from across the BAS. All our schools also take music into the local Swedish community.
The BAS has a thriving Arts department with a philosophy of encouraging creativity and self-expression – allowing all students to explore and share their individual talents. Our Performing Arts programme at BAS allows students to immerse themselves in the world of performance arts.