Year 6 Transition FAQ's

Can my child learn a musical instrument when in school?

Private instrumental/vocal lessons are available at St Peter’s for the following

Piano, Singing, Drums, Guitar (electric, acoustic, classical or bass), Violin, Viola, ‘Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba.

  • Lessons are given during the school day by specialist teachers
  • Lessons are rotated so that students do not miss the same subject each week
  • There are usually 30 lessons per year
  • £15 per 30-minute lesson or £7.50 per 15-minute lesson
  • Payment is spread evenly over the year via Standing Order or Online Banking
  • Bursaries may be available for those on Pupil Premium

Instruments can be hired from Gloucestershire Music

If you wish to apply for lessons, please email  the Head of Music, Mrs C. Perfect: 

Using the form below (or with the information required on this form):



Can my child get a bus to school?

John Dix runs a Bus service from Cheltenham, Churchdown, Innsworth, Longlevens, Kingsholm, Gloucester City Centre, Brockworth, Hucclecote, Abbeymead, Abbeydale, Matson, Robinswood, Quedgeley, Kingsway, Frampton and Arlingham; John Dix Transport letter to parents of students starting year 7 at St Peter's in September 

KB Coaches run a service from Nympsfield, Willetts from the Forest of Dean and Stagecoach have services from Cheltenham, Gloucester and Stroud: Follow this link for all bus service to the school. 

Where can I get my Child's school Uniform?

Ordering new uniform during COVID-19: information for parents from Monkhouse (existing students are being asked to order uniform online) Parents of new students to the school can book an appointment to visit the Monkhouse shop in Gloucester - full details can be found in the link to parents information and on the Monkhouse website.

Parents and guardians can purchase a wide range of sports kit and school hoodies via O'Neill's by following this link.

Details of uniform and dress code can be found on this page.