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Music at Plumberow Primary Academy

At Plumberow Primary Academy, pupils are given the opportunity to receive tuition for a whole range of different musical instruments, provided by specialist teachers. We also hold and take part in a lot of musical events, including concerts, music festivals, and much more! We will be updating this page with all our latest music stories from Plumberow Primary Academy.

Instrument Tuition

Currently at Plumberow Primary Academy, pupils are given the opportunity to receive tuition for Flute, Clarinet, Keyboard, Violin and Drums, provided by specialist teachers who visit the academy. Further details regarding the cost and times of lessons can be obtained from the academy's main office.

Recorder lessons are also offered for Year 4 pupils (who then continue into Year 5). Further details of these will be available shortly.

Travelling by Tuba!

posted 10 Dec 2017, 04:16 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 11 Dec 2017, 10:55 ]

The Travelling by Tuba Company visited Years Foundation through through to Year 4 when they came to  Plumberow! Travelling by Tuba is one of the UK’s busiest and most successful classical music duos. Formed twenty-one years ago, they now perform in excess of 200 concerts a year, playing venues such as the Barbican Centre and The Bridgewater Hall. They have recorded three CDs and they have appeared regularly on BBC Radio and television and for many of the independent networks. Travelling by Tuba has developed a highly successful award-winning education programme suitable for children of all ages. It has been featured on Channel 4 and in the Times Educational Supplement. Recently, they commissioned a childrens’ operetta ‘The Tuba Has Landed’ from the composer Robin Grant which had six performances as part of a year-long project in Blackpool schools!

...and a video of a mixture of Year 2& Year 4 pupils!

Christmas 2017!

posted 21 Nov 2017, 11:19 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 10 Dec 2017, 02:36 ]

(updated after each performance!) The Year 3&4 Plumberow Choir were once again very busy in the run up to Christmas....!!
...it started with a performance at The Townswomen's Guild!

Parents didn't miss out! Parents of both the Yr3&4 Choir were invited into school for their performance!

...then there was the turning on of The Hockley Lights! Another fantastic performance!

...and finally, they performed  at the St. Peter's & St. Paul's Church Advent Service!


...then, entertaining the residents of 
Rupert Jarvis Court!

A VERY busy time for the choirs of Year 3 and Year 4 pupils who were all fabulous in representing Plumberow!

Travelling by Tuba!

posted 25 Jun 2017, 09:09 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 28 Jun 2017, 11:13 ]

'Years 1 and 3 from Plumberow, Years 3 and 4 from Grove Wood and some classes from Edward Francis and Edwards Hall, came together in Grove Wood's sports hall for a musical adventure!
Two guys took us on a musical journey around the world, explaining how the Tuba came about. Back to Roman times with their army horns to an Alpine horn from Switzerland, that was used as the "first mobile phone" to communicate across the mountains from the shepherds!
The African horn was originally made out of a hollow orange and then made out of clay baked in an oven and used across tribes to talk.
The silver tuba worn around the body was an American version of the tuba, to carry in a marching band. The children had the opportunity to try some of the different instruments and joined in with the songs.'
(report from Mrs Warner) 

Junior Music Festival 2017!

posted 15 Jun 2017, 09:57 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 15 Jun 2017, 09:59 ]

The Year 5&6 Choir were superb (yet again) at the Juniour Music Festival 
held at Cliffs Pavilion this year!

Hitting the right note for Plumberow!

Click on the image below to view more photos!
(photos are of the preparation for the festival due to restrictions regarding taking photos on the evening of the festival itself!)

Infant Music Festival 2017!

posted 22 Mar 2017, 13:03 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 22 Mar 2017, 13:04 ]

The Year 2 Choir did Plumberow proud at The 2017 Infant Music Festival held at The Freight House!
Great singing...Great musicality...Great participation...

...even Mr Barton!!

Year 2 Choir!

posted 17 Mar 2017, 01:33 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 17 Mar 2017, 01:45 ]

Before performing at the Infant Music Festival this year, the Year 2 choir entertained the visitors at the Hockley 55+ group!

Brilliant Singing!

'The Big Sing'!

posted 9 Jan 2017, 23:43 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 9 Jan 2017, 23:44 ]

The last performance of the year for the Years 3&4 choir was to again participate in 'The Big Sing' in Rayleigh, organised by Gemma, our choir teacher.
Yet another fantastic performance as part of a much bigger fantastic evening of music!

The Townswomen's Guild

posted 18 Dec 2016, 09:06 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 20 Dec 2016, 01:34 ]

The Year 4 Choir also sang for The Townswomen's Guild! Another afternoon entertaining a very appreciative audience!

Another Superb Performance!

Year 4 Choir

posted 5 Dec 2016, 07:28 by Sheila Bacon   [ updated 15 Dec 2016, 09:31 ]

The Year 4 Choir sang as part of the Christingle Service at the Church of St.Peter & St.Paul!


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