A MOTHER-OF-TWO from Burton has launched a county-wide scheme to encourage children into music and nurture their talents.
Pupils from All Saints Primary School, Rangemore, Burton, are celebrating after completing a programme of lunchtime musical activities delivered by Make Some Noise music leader, Marie Warner.
At a special assembly for parents, pupils joined Marie in a lively and uplifting performance, demonstrating some of their music and movement skills learnt, while taking part in weekly Lunch Beat sessions held at the school.
Lunch Beat is a five week music and movement programme for Year 1 and Year 2 children aimed at building confidence in singing and developing relationships.
Lunch Beat is the brain child of Marie and was developed with support from Staffordshire based music charity Make Some Noise as part of its Breakthrough project which is funded by Youth Music through the Musical Inclusion Module.
Charlene Gethin, head teacher, said: “We are a small school and delighted that we have had this opportunity to offer such a fantastic programme to our pupils.”
The Breakthrough strand provides continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities for new and emerging musicians and organisations to help them deliver short-term innovative `breakthrough’ activities to work with children and young people in challenging circumstances.