St James' Church of England Primary School working together in partnership with: Parochial, Canon Johnson, Silver Springs and Holy Trinity.

 @ Ashton

St James' are very proud to be the host school for the Hallé Shine on Manchester project in Tameside.  Every term time Saturday children from 5 local primary schools meet and learn together in a creative, musical environmment.  Not only are the children building their maths and English skills through carefully planned project work, but also talented musicians from the Hallé orchestra visit and guide the composition and performance of fantastic end of theme culminations for friends and family.

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more information about the Shine Trust.

more Halle information.


Project Five 2017-2018

Theme 1: At the Rodeo

Every term-time Saturday

9:30am to 2:00pm (lunch included)

Click to listen to some of the children's wonderful musical performances. 

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Project Four 2016-2017

Theme 1 - The Flying Dutchman 

Theme 2 - Tam O'Shanter: Made in the British Isles

Theme 3 - William Tell meets Indiana Jones


Project Three 2015-2016


Project Two 2014-2015

Theme 1 - Pictures at an Exhibition

Theme 2 - Halle in the Sun

Theme 3 - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra