African Greetings

African Greetings

Class 4 thoroughly enjoyed their Music session this week where they examined how to turn speech patterns into rhythm. They learned about how Africa is famous for its rich musical culture, particularly drumming, and how drums were originally a vital form of communication in…

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Harvest Festival Preparation

Class 2 – Music

 

Today we did music. We learned a new song for Harvest Festival, called ‘Harvest Time’. We created some actions to go with the song. We are looking forward to celebrating the Harvest Festival next week.

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Brazil

Brazil

We have had an amazing week learning all about Brazil. We have researched where in the world Brazil is and found out all the countries that border Brazil.

We have looked at lots of famous landmarks in Rio such as Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana Beach, Christ the Redeemer and even…

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Dragon Dance

A belated post to show pictures of Class One's dragon! A group of children worked tirelessly over a number of weeks to create their own Chinese Dragon. To celebrate Chinese New Year we took to the playground to dance with our dragon head, along with the painted read tail and musical…

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Musical Class 4

Musical Class 4

We really enjoyed our music lesson today where we played the chime bars to accompany a piece of music.

 

It was important that we played the correct notes, kept to the correct beat and listened well for when to begin!

 

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Music in Class 4

Music Fun - written by Ted.

In Music this week we were very excited to play musical instruments which were made from plastic tubes - 'Boom Whackers'!

We were taught how to play these instruments correctly and how to maintain a steady beat.

Playing them was quite simple as we carefully…

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Music

Music

This week we had a very exciting Music session with Mrs Russell. She taught us how to play 'Easy E' using the chime bars. To start we found it a little tricky, by the end we sounded amazing. 

We also sang 'Hey you.' This will help us in future to keep the pulse in a piece of…

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Music in Class 4

Music in Class 4

 

This week, we continued to develop our skills of composing and performing in our music lesson. 

We are becoming much better in recognising musical notation and trying to keep in time.

We have also had to develop our team work to ensure our pieces sounded…

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Music in Class 4

Music in Class 4

 

Over the last couple of weeks in our music sessions, we have learned different rhythms and the notation for these. We used the following terms to help us to remember the length of each note:

Fly

Spider

Caterpillar

Moth

Grasshopper

Butterfly

 

We…

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Music

As part of their weekly music sessions, Class 2 has accompanied their singing skills by learning to play a new instrument. During music today, Class 2 played the chime bars. They have played the chime bars in music before, so the session was a perfect opportunity for them to continue to develop…

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Music

Class 4 presents:  Livin' on a Prayer 

 

As promised, here is our amazing performance of this well known song!

Class 4 really are a talented bunch.

Can you spot the different instruments?

Sit back and enjoy the show!

 

 

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Music

Three Little Birds

For the past few weeks, we have been working hard in music to learn the words and the notes to Bob Marley's 'Three Little Birds'. 

Today, we performed our song to Class 4. See below how we got on!

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