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Y4 sing 'Three Little Birds' for dynamic plenary

Singing at end of brass lesson to internalise piano and forte.

EYFS: The Name Game

Children respond to the name song, singing their own name to the backing.

EYFS: Nursery rhymes & actions

I'm a little teapot and the 'ABC' song, pulse and actions.

Vocal Starters. 'Three Bears' Commentary.

Vocal specialist explains this song can be taught effectively to all ages.

Vocal Starters. 'Three Bears' complete song.

Forensic look at the detail of teaching a role song.

Vocal Starters. 'Old King Kong' commentary

Vocal specialist explains rationale behind using this expressive song

Vocal Starters. 'Old King Kong'

Encouraging participation requiring strong vocal line from children.

Vocal Starters. 'My Name is Joe' commentary

Vocal specialist explains rationale behind this kinaesthetic vocal starter.

Vocal Starters. 'My Name is Joe'

Listening and joining in to a catch-on song with increasing complexity.

A vocal specialist on teaching vocal starters

Vocal specialist makes the case for teaching vocal starters.

Vocal Starters. Loosen up and begin.

Vocal specialist shows how to start a vocal session.

Vocal Starters. 'Give Me Five' commentary

Vocal specialist explains rationale behind 'Give Me 5' vocal starter.

Vocal Starters. 'Give Me Five'

Children respond to teacher actions like 'Give Me 5', Give Me 10, Low 10...

Vocal Starters. 'Have you brought' commentary

Vocal specialist explains the rationale behind 'Have you brought your voice?

Vocal Starters. Have you brought your voice?

Children are encouraged to respond to a question in contrasting voices.

Peter & The Wolf. Performing chants.

Children, conducted by the teacher, perform chants as a whole class.

Peter & The Wolf. Feedback: The Characters

Children's groups feedback to class on chants they have created.

Peter & The Wolf. Creating Characters

Inspired by the music, children create chants for each character.

Generating rhythmic motifs

Using food names, children improvise rhythms.

Singing for the Non-Specialist

Instrumental teachers are now using their voice more and more in whole class teaching.

KS2 Part Singing

These Whole Class Instrumental Teachers have brought all three year groups to the hall for a larger singing lesson.

Developing Pitch: Primary Choir

This call and response song is triadic in nature.

Developing a Primary Choir

These Whole Class Instrumental Teachers have brought all three year groups to the hall for a larger singing lesson.

When Confidence Grows…

This gospel medley includes When the Saints, Swing Low Sweet Chariot and Sing Sing Sing. This is explored at a differ...

Extending Range

After working on these partner songs, this experienced vocal teacher uses simple key change to migrate the pitch upwa...

RL Music 1 and 2

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