Oakfield has a strong musical tradition and the music curriculum aims to enable pupils to develop a enduring love of music.

Our Specialist Music Teacher: Ms Claire Parsons (Head of Performing Arts.)

Our Year Group Curriculum Team Leaders: years 8 & 7 (KS3) Mrs Paula Royle and Mrs Kate Stewart. Years 5 & 6 (KS2) Ms Sian Spoerer.


There are opportunities for pupils to learn a wide variety of musical instruments and take part in numerous live performances, both in and out of school.

Peripatetic Music Tuition:  Please download our Waiting list form. Forms are also available from the school office.

Samba Parade with Brazilian musicians:

Song Story with Jackdaws Music Trust: Workshops and performance with local schools at the Merlin Theatre, Frome.

Year of the Guitar with Jackdaws Music Trust: Masterclass for our guitar players.

Summer Picnic at the Jackdaws Music Trust:  Annual performances opportunity with other local schools.

School Choir:



Oakfield's Got Talent 2016


An amazing evening of entertainment was enjoyed by the audience of ‘Oakfield’s Got Talent’ on Wednesday 23rd March. Six judges/mentors watched the show, they included PCSO Gary Maule, Head of Performing Arts at Frome College, Andy Nicolls, ex Drama Teacher at Oakfield, Bob Gooding, from FAOS, Mr and Mrs Humphrey Barnes, and ex pupils and veteran of many Oakfield Academy shows, Solo Candy.

Click here to find out about  Monsters and Magic in collaboration with the art and music departments.

Our Music Department, as part of the performing arts team, holds a prestigious Gold Arts Mark; in recognition of its work on behalf of pupils.