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Whole class ensemble tuition (WCET)

Inclusive whole class tuition delivered on a variety of exciting instruments designed to make it easier for young children to access an instrument.

Hillingdon Music Hub offers Whole Class Ensemble Tuition (formerly known as Wider Opportunities) on an exciting selection of instruments specifically chosen for whole class teaching.

Each 30 to 45 minute session is delivered weekly on a termly basis (ten lessons). We offer whole class tuition for years one to six.

Instruments offered





African Drums



(simplified plastic trombone) 


(more complex plastic clarinet)


(small guitar)

Steel Pans


(plastic trombone)






Through performing, listening and creating pupils are given an introduction to instrumental playing which can further progress pupils on to any musical instrument.

Cost to schools (from September 2018)

Key StageDuration of sessionTime/Cost per term
per morning sessions
Time/Cost per term
per afternoon sessions
One30 minutes


Two45 minutes£275£350

Miranda Shock, our First Access Music coordinator would love to hear from schools who would like to increase or initiate a First Access programme in their school. Please contact her at music@hillingdon.gov.uk for more information.

Upcoming events

Encore: Blast Primary Showcase 
Thursday 11 July 2019 
Winston Churchill Theatre, Ruislip
Transportation will be available

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