Rehoboth Christian College
Instrumental Music Program Information Handbook 2017
Foreword Rehoboth Christian College invites you to
We currently offer tuition across eight
instruments, and also a variety of music
Instrumental Music Program (IMP). Music
lessons are an important part of the
campuses, where your child can be
overall education that we provide to our
practically involved in making music with
students. Our aim is to enrich the lives of
young people through the passion and love of music and instrumental practice. Together
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord. - Psalm 66:1
programs, we hope to provide Year 1 to Learning
time management, and also improves
12 students with a musically enriching experience that fosters a lifelong interest and love for music.
musical and creative skills. Recent studies suggest that learning an instrument can improve scholastic performance. Most
We look forward to having you join us in
the IMP at Rehoboth. To God be the
enjoyment and a sense of achievement to students, boosting their confidence levels.
Music Staff 2017 CLASSROOM MUSIC STAFF
Primary Music Teacher
Miss K Goh
Miss A Allen
Secondary Music Teacher
Miss J Khoo
Mr R King
Mrs M Blok
Mr S Thomson
Miss J Khoo
ADMINISTRATION Business Office Manager
Mrs R Fairlamb
Business Office Administration
Mrs T Potter
Miss J Khoo
Mrs A Stevenson Saxophone
Miss A Allen
Miss M Fong
Mrs T Fowler
All IMP-related forms are available on the school website. For more information, please contact Miss J Khoo, IMP Coordinator, at [email protected]
Music Ensembles Getting involved in music ensembles is a fun and practical way of developing musical, social and performance skills. Students who are part of the IMP are strongly encouraged to participate in one of the music ensembles we have on offer at Rehoboth. KENWICK
Junior Worship Band
Senior Worship Band
Program Information Lesson Options
IMP lessons are available to all
Fees for IMP lessons are as follows:
students at the College. Lessons are 30 minutes in length. Students are able to undertake
Group tuition is available for all instruments except drums, and is offered up to a maximum of two students. Tutors will aim to provide students with one lesson per week for each school term. In the event that are
$33 for individual lesson
$16.50 for group lesson
Fees are charged by the term, and
individual or group tuition.
lessons per term, a refund will be
will be added to your school account at the start of every term. The number of lessons charged for will be equal to the number of weeks in that term. Lessons will run up to the end of each term, unless otherwise advised by the tutor. Year 12 students will have their last day of tuition on Friday, 20 October, and Year 11 students will have theirs on Friday, 10 November.
credited to your school account
It is expected that fees be paid in full
at the end of the term.
before the commencement of each term’s lessons.
Lessons are held during the school
Students are expected to attend
instrumental tuition at the start of
day, on the same day each week.
lessons regularly and punctually.
each term. Lessons may not be
Make-up lessons can be arranged
commenced partway through a
timetable, to ensure that students are
for lessons if sufficient notice is
not missing out on the same class
given. Tutors will provide parents
with their contact details at the
automatically re-enrolled at the end
‘Request to Withdraw Form’ has been completed and returned. Enrolment periods are as follows:
3rd February, for Term 1 start
7th April, for Term 2 start
Lessons are available before or after school by agreement with the tutor.
If sufficient notice is given to
tutors, lessons will not be charged
for that week. Lessons missed
Expectations of Students Students in Years 1 to 3 will be
30th June, for Term 3 start
September, for Term 4 start
commencement of lessons.
collected from their classrooms by their music tutor each week. Students in Years 4-12 are responsible for remembering to attend lessons on their own. It is the student’s responsibility to catch up on any class work missed while attending an IMP lesson.
without adequate notice will be charged.
ILLNESS In the event of sudden illness, the tutor must be notified before 8.00am on the day of the lesson.
TESTS/EXAMS/EXCURSIONS In the event of in-school activities such as tests, exams or excursions, the tutor must be notified at least one week in advance.
EXTENDED ABSENCES In
discontinued at the end of each
absences, the IMP Coordinator must be notified of this to avoid lessons being charged during the period of absence.
term, and only with written notice on
online) must be received by the last day of each term to withdraw from the Program at the end of
Students will require their own instrument
Tutors will be able to provide more information on suitable instruments to purchase or hire. The College has a limited
Student reports are issued at the
The closing dates for withdrawal
end of each semester. This is a
forms are as follows:
means for tutors to provide formal
7th April, for Term 1 withdrawal
will communicate to parents
30th June, Term 2 withdrawal
number of instruments for hire.
feedback on students’ progress. Parents should maintain regular contact
withdrawal Outside of these dates, another
Discontinuing Lessons expected
four weeks of tuition will be given to
undertake lessons for at least one term. Lessons can only be
music books, which the tutor
instrumental tutor in order to monitor
and charged before lessons will cease. Special consideration may be granted at the discretion of the IMP Coordinator.
REHOBOTH CHRISTIAN COLLEGE WILSON CAMPUS (K-6) 22 Dalton Place, Wilson, WA 6107 Phone: +61 8 9458 3637 | Fax: 08 9356 1379 | Email: [email protected]
KENWICK CAMPUS (K-12) 94 Kenwick Road, Kenwick WA 6107
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SECONDARY Phone: +61 8 9459 7700 | Fax 08 9493 2851 | Email: [email protected]
BUSINESS OFFICE 92 Kenwick Rd, Kenwick WA 6107 Postal Address PO Box 82, Cannington WA 6987 Phone: +61 8 9452 1833 | Fax: 08 9452 1944 | Email: [email protected]