Big win for our Jazz Band!

We have been busy celebrating with news that our Jazz Band has become the top performing Junior school Jazz band in the UK! What's more, we have also broken a record by becoming the first school in the UK to win platinum awards both regionally and nationally in our first year of competing in the festival. 

We faced tough competition from other participating schools and this was the first year Edge Grove had competed in both contests. Having already won a platinum award in the jazz band regionals late last year, our talented and dedicated band went on to reign as champions again as the only school in the country to win platinum on a national level too, in the first year of competing.

Headmaster Ben Evans commented on the achievement: “The energy, talent and enthusiasm of our performing jazz band was truly magnificent and it makes me very proud.  We were delighted to be recognised at a regional level but to win platinum again at a national level is frankly outstanding and very well deserved as the children and the teachers have worked so hard training for this moment.”

The band displayed great discipline, talent and responsibility not to mention demonstrating great care and support to each other. We also thank our fantastic music teacher, Jessica Eglinton, who has worked tirelessly with the children to support them in their endeavours.

Well done Edge Grove!


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