Big Music Week

More than 100 youngsters took part in the fifth annual Big Music Week at the Co-operative Academy.

The event included pupils from seven primary schools across the city.

Teachers from the Academy have been visiting the schools since January to help students work on a variety of performance styles – from African drumming to an iPad band.

Mark White, assistant vice principal, said: "The project is helpful with the transition from primary to secondary school but it is also a fun way of getting them engaged with music, teamwork and building confidence."

"The children performed in front of their peers in the afternoon and their parents at night."

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