Decision details

Music Service Fees 2022/23

Decision Maker: Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve fees paid by parents for their children’s instrumental music tuition for the academic year 2022/23


That for the financial year 2022/23 a 4% increase be applied to tuition fees. The effective date of the fees change should be April 2022. Termly Fees and charges to apply from April 2022 will be as follows:

Tuition in a group - £75.50
Individual tuition – 20 minutes - £147.50
Group of two – 30 minutes - £147.50
Individual tuition – 30 minutes - £207.20
Instrument Hire - No change

That a 4% increase be applied to Music Centre fees to reflect increased venue costs

Music Centre – full morning £64.60
Music Centre – part morning £51.80
That fee remissions relating to free school meals and working tax credit remain unchanged.

Reasons for the decision:

Fee levels are reviewed annually in line with the Council’s Fees and Charges Strategy.

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 01/02/2022

Date of decision: 01/02/2022

Effective from: 10/02/2022