Music for Schools Foundation

Today we were very lucky to have two members from Music for Schools Foundation visit our school. We watched Tony the Music Man play a variety of instruments including the saxophone, clarinet, flute, cornet and trumpet. He explained what the various parts of the instruments are called and how they each work to create different Continue reading

Eagles Music

We learnt a new playground song in music this week. Using our skills of listening, responding and turn taking we could show how we could work as a team. The Good King Leopold game was a call and respond song, with some very amusing actions being asked for.    

Year 4 Violin – Term 1

Year 4 have made a great start learning to play the violin. The children have been taught the different parts of the violin, including the four strings: E, A, D, G. They are now beginning to learn the song ‘String Street Zoo’. 

Rock steady concert

Today the children that attend Rocksteady performed with their band members. All the bands were amazing! The children have worked extremely hard leading up to this concert. A massive well done ! 

Tune In Workshop

Today, Year 6 were lucky enough to take part in a workshop called ‘Tune In’ as part of Folkestone’s Creative Quarter with Randolph Matthews. The children were taught about the impact of tone, pitch and tempo and related them to the world around us. They thought about how certain sounds can make us feel certain ways Continue reading

Y6 Hearing Music in Colour!

Year 6, inspired by the whole school’s paint throwing celebration of Holi today, explored how music can be experienced visually by associating sounds and rhythms with different colours. We learned about Synesthesia and were fascinated by a video representation of how a professional violinist with this condition ‘sees’ the music she plays in flashes of Continue reading

Ducklings Friday Fun Day

Fridays are full of exciting learning activities for Ducklings. For RE we listened to the story of Jesus performing the miracle of turning water into wine at a wedding and acted out the scenes. Some of the shocked faces were very believable.  During PE we were throwing and bouncing balls to catch them but remembering Continue reading

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