Powell's C of E Primary School

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 Music At Powell’s

 All pupils benefit from a weekly dedicated Music lesson. In addition to which we offer the following:

  Instrumental Lessons

 Powell’s School offer the opportunity to children in Key Stage 2 to have individual instrumental lessons.  We currently have teachers who offer lessons on the following instruments:

(fees vary according to group size)

 Violin - Dittany Morgan tel. 07830 075598 email: dittany@musicandantiques.co.uk

 Cello - Sarah Higgins email: sarahcello@hotmail.co.uk

 Guitar - Sandra and Trevor Dukes email: sandracpge@hotmail.com

 Flute - Jackie Mitchell tel. 01666 860097/07790704502 email: Jackie@davidmitchell.co.uk

 Clarinet/Saxophone - Tonia Price tel. 07733479659 email: tonia.price32@yahoo.com

 Brass Instruments - Philip Anderson tel. 01453 548772/07891645407 email:    dursleybrass@gmail.com

 Piano - Jo Williams    jowilliams2015@yahoo.com

 Drums - Tim Downes-Hall tel. 01285 670187/07886037014 timd-hdrums@hotmail.co.uk

 Please note that children wishing to learn Guitar, Piano, Drums, Clarinet, Saxophone or Trombone need to be in Year 4 or above (Year 3 onwards for Violin or Flute). Availability is variable and your child may need to be added to  a short waiting list.

These are payable lessons run by individual peripatetic teachers and the prices vary.  If your child is interested in learning to play a musical instrument, please contact the relevant instrumental teacher (see details above) who will advise on cost and availability.

Instruments are available to hire at a reasonable rate via the Gloucestershire Music Service and, if you receive free school meals, this loan is free of charge (forms available in the School Office).

There are many performance opportunities for Powell's musicians, including the School Orchestra and Wind Band. Our Christmas and Bingham Hall Concert are some of the opportunities that allow showcase their amazing talents.

 Music Clubs

 Children who have had instrumental lessons, are able to read music and are keen to play as part of a group may choose to join one of our Music Clubs:

  • String and Flute Orchestra -for violin, cello, guitar and flute
  • Wind Band – for any woodwind (including recorder) or brass instrument
  • Guitar ensemble
  • Years 5/6 Recorder group

  School Choir

 We have a very popular school choir for children in years 4-6 (current membership 120 pupils)


 Musicians have many opportunities to perform; regular events include:

  • School services (choir)
  • Carol Singing at local nursing homes and care homes
  • Christmas Concert (instrumental groups)
  • Bingham Hall Concert (choir, instrumental groups, dance)
  • School productions


   Harvest Festival 2017 - songs   (click to open)