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'Music is the universal language of mankind.' (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

 

“Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” (Plato)

Year 6 have weekly ukulele lessons. We love learning new chords and songs!

Our fantastic Year 5 and 6 production of 'Porridge' was a real hit with the audience.

All of our keyboard players gave a wonderful performance to parents, grandparents and friends.

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Using 'Garage Band' on the ipads to compose our own music.

Using 'Garage Band' on the ipads to compose our own music. 1
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Musical Extravaganza concert- a chance for all of our musicians to perform to an audience.

Our Year 4,5 and 6 musicians visited Leeds Town Hall to watch a 'City of Leeds Youth Music Concert.' It was fantastic!

The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played.

The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 1
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 2
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 3
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 4
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 5
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 6
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 7
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 8
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 9
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 10
The Leeds Woodwind trio came to perform to us! We learnt a lot about how each instrument is played. 11

Music Golden Time - KS1

 

This term Years 1-3 have been looking at different pieces of music and using a variety of instruments to create their own musical pieces. 

The children started by exploring the different sounds they could create with the Boomwhacker instruments, following written music and devising their own. 

We then watched excerpts from Disney's The Jungle Book and the children worked in small groups to recreate some of the sounds of the jungle, including the animals, using xylophones. We continued this by listening to The Carnival of the Animals - a fantastic piece by the French composer Camille Saint-Saens and the children had a go at guessing which animals the composer was trying to describe. This proved to be great fun and the children then enjoyed recreating some animal sounds of their own using a wider range of instruments, such as shakers, wood blocks, guiros, tambourines and bells. 

 

 

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KS1 Golden Time - Music 'Elephants'

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KS1 Golden Time - Music 'Rainstorm'

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Ocarinas April 2015.

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School Choir sing and sign "Friends Forever."

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On February 6th Choir joined schools and organisations around the country in a Guinness Book Of World Records attempt to have the largest number of people singing and signing at the same time. They also raised money for the Deaf Charity, Sign Health.

All Key Stage 2 musicians and choir performed in a wonderful Christmas extravaganza to family and friends.

Year 6 are learning how to play the ukulele- it is a real challenge but a lot of fun!

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Year 6 are learning how to play the ukulele- it is a real challenge but a lot of fun! 3
Year 6 are learning how to play the ukulele- it is a real challenge but a lot of fun! 4
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Year 6 are learning how to play the ukulele- it is a real challenge but a lot of fun! 8

Year 5 Orchestra

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Year 3 Ocarinas play Mussi Denn

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Music  plays an important part  in our school from whole class music  lessons to small group playing and from concerts to formal exams and special projects.
 

Keyboard Groups
Watch videos of our very talented keyboard players by clicking on the icons below. See how they are progressing as new videos are added regularly. You can see videos of our successful Music Medals entrants in the Music section of our school VLE.
Ocarina Groups
All Year 2 and Year 3 children are learning to play the ocarina. Click on the links below to see Year 3 play their latest songs. 
Recorder Groups
All children in Year 3 learn the recorder in the Summer term.
All children in Year 4 learn the recorder.
Choir
Choir meets once a week at luchtime. Twice a year members of the choir take part in the Leeds Town Hall Concert. The choir are also part of a successful world record attempt to have the largest number of people signing and singing at the same time.
Woodwind
Woodwind lessons start in Year 3.
Brass
Brass lessons start in Year3.
Ukulele
Everyone in Year 6 learns the ukulele.
Town Hall Concerts
Each year our musicians and members of the choir take part in the town hall concerts in the Spring and at Christmas.
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Keyboard Concert March 2014

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Picture 1 Choir celebrate Sign To Sing World Record attempt

We have set up a new guitar Golden Time group.
See below for photographs of our very first lesson. 

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