Product Code: CP-WPbu15

World Percussion – 15 Player Budget Class Set


£272.40 (inc VAT)

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Age 4 - 18+

  • Instruments 15
  • Players 15
  • Buddies 15
  • L 46cm x W 46cm x H 28cm
  • Stock: 15
Quantity Discount (%) Price (exc VAT)
1 - 2 £227.00
3 - 4 3 % £220.19
5 - 9 5 % £215.65
10+ 7 % £211.11
Product Quantity

4x Maraca - Coconut


2x Clapsticks (Claves) - 23cm


3x Guiro - Small - bamboo


2x Bento Shaker


1x Thumb Piano (Mbira) - natural, coconut


1x Agogo Bells - Medium


1x Bongos (African Bongos)


1x Tambourine


1x Gamelan (Metallophone) - C major


1x Triangle on Stand


1x Andy Gleadhill's Class Percussion Book


1x Andy Gleadhill's Percussion Buddies Book


1x Storage Carry Bag for Percussion - Small

Full Teaching Support Included

Perfect for First Access projects with limited budgets, the ‘World Percussion – 15 Player Budget Class Pack’ contains a set of carefully selected instruments and two brilliant teaching guides from a World Music expert; ‘Andy Gleadhill’s Class Percussion Book’ and ‘Andy Gleadhill’s Percussion Buddies Book’.

Each book contains teacher’s notes, preparation advice, warm-ups and lesson plans, and has been written for teachers from any discipline, not just music specialists. The books take teacher and pupils step by step from the basics through to all the elements of music, group playing and improvisation, right up to their first performance.

This great value resource enables a class to experience music making using accessible percussion instruments with a wide range of musical sounds from around the world.

The Percussion Buddies book also shows you how to incorporate percussion into ANY musical ensemble or class instrumental lesson and ensure that everyone stays engaged and that there’s no switching off and ‘waiting for turns’.

Product Information

How to Play

All the instruments are accessible and easy to play and the books detail the best playing techniques for each instrument. Short video clips showing you how to play each instrument are available online and there are also online audio recordings of the exercises and tunes.

For the video examples, follow this link here and also this link here.

Please note that for reasons of stock availability we may need to make the occasional substitution of the more minor pack components. If so, we’ll always ensure suitability/equivalence and we’ll always clear any significant changes with you in advance.


We work with a small number of specialist logistic companies to deliver your order quickly and economically. The delivery method varies, depending on your location and the size of the order, as follows:

UK Locations

Orders up to 5kg – Courier 2 to 3 working day delivery. This would typically include books, smaller instruments, percussion baskets and djembes up to 40cm.

Orders over 5kg – Courier, next working day delivery. Most orders are sent this way.

Large orders – Pallet service, 3 to 5 working day delivery. Used for large orders and those with more fragile contents.

Please note:

  1. Above timings are from dispatch date. Time from placing your order will usually be one or two days longer, depending on the order and destination.
  2. Delivery to offshore or Highland addresses may take longer and may cost more than to UK mainland addresses and we’ll quote and agree the costs with you in advance. Please note that in these cases it’s fine to go ahead and place your order, and there’s no obligation on your part until the delivery costs have been quoted and accepted by you.
  3. For some destinations, where a courier service isn’t available, we may send by Royal Mail instead.

International Locations

Orders weighing less than 1kg and not too bulky – Post Office Airmail. This would include books and smaller percussion instruments.

Orders weighing more than about 1kg and large orders – international courier or pallet service. We’ll obtain competitive quotes and agree these with you in advance.

Please note that it’s fine to go ahead and place your international order prior to confirming shipping costs, and that there’s no obligation on your part until the delivery costs have been quoted and accepted by you. Payment for international orders, including shipping costs, is required before dispatch of the goods.


Please let us know straight away if anything arrives damaged or otherwise in a substandard condition and we’ll be happy to replace it, refund the cost or provide you with an alternative product to your satisfaction. Speed is of the essence here as most courier companies will only accept responsibility for damage in transit if the damage is reported within 24 hours of delivery.

 In the event of damage, please take photographs, including any damage to the packaging, and email these to us ASAP.

Similarly, if an instrument  develops a fault within 12 months of purchase in the course of normal use (though excluding fair wear and tear), please let us know, and we’ll replace it or refund the cost. It’s also very helpful for us to see photos of the issue as this gives us solid information for changing the design, the production method or the packing materials.

But please do contact us before returning any damaged or substandard items. Once we’ve approved their return, please send to:  Drums for Schools Limited, 21 Shaftesbury Avenue, Burton Joyce NG14 5GL 

We really appreciate your feedback in the case of faults (or if you think an instrument could be improved in any way) and we take all such feedback very seriously indeed.


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“The children in Yr 1 and 2 were able to easily follow drum booklet and were playing a tune very quickly in their first lesson.”

Lauren Roberts

The two books that come with this pack will give you ideas on how to incorporate your own existing percussion into warm-ups and exercises.

Richard McKerron

“The instruments you sent really are wonderful, the detail on them is really nice and the little music books for the drums were a great starter.”

Lauren Roberts

This accessible and affordable class world percussion pack will introduce your learners to elementary music making skills, teach all the elements of music and at a great price for quality hand made instruments.

Andy Gleadhill

Different rhythmic layers can be produced with this class pack, as well as a melody section on the metallophone.

Richard McKerron
  • Overall Winner "All Other Resources" 2016 Primary Teacher Awards GOLD
  • 2016 Practical Pre-School Awards GOLD
  • Nursery World Awards Winner 2010
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