Music

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

The Real Power of Music

On Monday, the whole school had a treat from Alex McNiece, who came in to run a music workshop.  We looked at how music can affect your mood, emotions, well being, communication, friendships and academic success.  We also had a lot of fun creating music and learning some fun songs.  

Rock Steady Music

Yesterday, the whole school had treat from Rock Steady Music.  First they were introduced to the keyboard, electric drums and electric guitar and the sounds that they could make.  Then they listened to and joined in with some popular songs.   Following the whole school sessions children did workshops with their classes where they were able Continue reading

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