Violins for school children

PUBLISHED: 12:10 23 January 2010 | UPDATED: 11:36 25 May 2010

PUPILS at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Portishead have taken delivery of more than 30 violins.

PUPILS at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Portishead have taken delivery of more than 30 violins.

All 31 year three pupils will benefit from free, weekly violin lessons as part of the North Somerset Wider Opportunities Scheme.

Each child has been loaned a violin and teacher Andrew White from the North Somerset Music centre will make weekly trips to teach the eager seven-year-olds.

Class teacher Kate Maliphant said: "This is a fabulous opportunity for the children.

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