Mrs Rosie Blackwood

Mrs Rosie Blackwood
3 star(s) from 1 votes

Contact Information

  • 8 Orchard Way
    Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL32AN
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07789888936
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  • Hours

    Saturday 09:00 - 12:30
    Monday 15:30 - 19:30
    Wednesday 15:30 - 19:30

My name is Rosie Blackwood and I have been teaching piano and flute for many years.  I am passionate about music and love witnessing the development of individuals into musical beings.  I truly believe that everyone has the capacity to learn an instrument and am proud to be in a job where I can facilitate this. I am happy to teach people of all ages and abilities and have helped pupils with their music exams from Prep Test to Grade 8.  I teach from my own home in Churchdown, Gloucestershire and also privately within local primary schools.

My preferred exam board is the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) of whom I am a member, and whose exams I encourage and support pupils to take and pass.  I am also able to support pupils who chose to take exams using the Trinity Guildhall syllabus if this is their preference.  I will also assist pupils in preparing music for school exams and performances or those who are choosing to learn specific pieces.  There is never any pressure to take an exam.

 

I am a member of the Musician's Union and have enhanced DBS and child safeguarding training.

 

If you would like any more details then please contact me for more information.

 

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Additional User Information

Disclosure and Barring Service: yes

Qualification: Grade 8 piano and flute, MA Music Therapy

Other Information

Other Categories:

Piano Teachers

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (previously CRB checks)
The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks.

A DBS check may be needed for: certain jobs or voluntary work - eg working with children or in healthcare applying to foster or adopt a child There are different rules for getting a criminal record check in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Who can ask for a DBS check An employer can ask for a DBS check for certain roles. DBS eligibility guidance lists most roles that are eligible for a check. However, the guidance isnít comprehensive so contact DBS if unsure. Applicants (job candidates) canít do a criminal records check on themselves, but they can request a ëbasic disclosureí.

How to get a DBS check
  • The employer gets an application form from DBS or an umbrella body (a registered body that gives access to DBS checks).
  • The employer gives the applicant the form to fill in and return to them along with documents proving their identity.
  • The employer sends the completed application form to DBS or their umbrella body.
  • DBS sends a certificate to the applicant. The employer will have to ask the applicant to see the certificate.
If the applicant has subscribed to the DBS update service, the employer can check their certificate online.Basic disclosure If applicants need to run a check on themselves, they can get a ëbasic disclosureí with details of any unspent convictions from Disclosure Scotland (they can do this anywhere in the UK).Types of criminal records check There are 3 types of check. The employer or organisation running the check should provide the applicant with more information about the level of check required. Criminal record check applicants must be 16 or over.

Standard

This will check for spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, and will take about 2 weeks.

Enhanced

This includes the same as the standard check plus any additional information held by local police thatís reasonably considered relevant to the workforce being applied for (adult, child or ëotherí workforce). It takes about 4 weeks.

Applicants and employers can use the DBS update service to keep a certificate up to date or carry out checks on a potential employeeís certificate.