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Y6 Brass Band - Wake Me Up Playalong

Andy has put together a new tutorial and play along for the brass part for 'Wake Me Up' for brass band members.  Under the YouTube Video you will find a link to click on for more i...
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LIVE music Concerts - Friday 15th + Saturday 16th May

Sheffield's very own classical music festival is live on YouTube on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 May.  CLICK HERE to be taken to their YouTube Channel.   The live streamed concer...
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EYFS +KS1 Listening to Music ideas for younger children

CLICK HERE to go to a Create Sheffield web page of ideas about using listening to music to inspire your drawing, written by Polly Ives who lives in Sheffield.   CLICK HERE to go to...
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Sheffield Music Hub's 'Music at Home' resource list

CLICK HERE to go to  Sheffield Music Hub's web page created to signpost you to activities for enjoying music at home.  Happy music making!

Y5 - Pbuzz's available to learn at home

The Y5 teachers will now have spoken to the Y5 students who want to collect a pbuzz from school to continue their pbuzz learning.  This is recommended for students who want to continue into Y6 br...
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Y6 Brass Band - Baby Shark (doo, doo, doo, doo doo)

CLICK HERE to go to Andy's latest brass tutorial online for Y6 Brass.  Here he shows you how to play 'Baby Shark'.  It's catchy, it's easy and it'll either drive your family crackers, or the...
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KS1 Epo I Tai Tai E Maori action song

CLICK HERE to access a lovely KS1 Maori song Epo I Tai Tai E.  Here's how I would teach it in class: 1) listen to the song and practice the words until they are familiar  (you're speaking Ma...
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KS1 and KS2 - Boom Chicka Boom!

CLICK HERE to listen to and join in with the echo song 'Boom Chicka Boom!  Some of the older children will already know this from their music lessons at Beck.   Echo songs&nbs...
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Y6 Brass Band - Hot Cross Buns Challenge

 CLICK HERE to find Andy's next lockdown brass lesson on hot cross buns.  The sheet music is attached as a PDF to this blog entry.   Andy's using C, D and E. C = 0 valves D = ...
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Music Education - Home Schooling ideas all in one place

CLICK HERE to go to a dedicated music education home schooling page, set up by music teachers for parents to access lots of music education ideas.   It's a place to browse around to find som...
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KS2 - Guitar Challenge - 1 string guitar songs

Several students have access to a guitar at home.  And this blog is happening because a certain young lady has been teaching herself how to play the music from the film Jaws.   Wel...
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EARLY YEARS - Action Songs and Singalong by Fischy Music

CLICK HERE for a great singing assembly filled with action songs and energetic singalong, all to live music accompaniment on the violin and guitar. These catchy action songs are all designed to get li...
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Y6 Brass Band - Ode to Joy Challenge set by Mrs Coats

CLICK HERE for Andy's Ode to Joy lesson for Y6 Brass Band.  Mrs Coats has challenged the brass band members to try and learn it.   She learnt it because the National Youth Orchestra cha...
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KS1 Wake Up! Wake Up! Assembly Song

CLICK HERE to enjoy singing one of our favourite assembly songs,  Wake Up! Wake Up! Can you remember all the moves that we do in KS1 singing assembly? Can you make up your own...
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Y6 Brass Band - online brass lessons now up and running!

Y6 brass band,  CLICK HERE to be taken to a YouTube online lesson with Andy Harris, our brass teacher.   Here's some sheet music from him too.   Get in tou...
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KS1 +KS2 Copy Cat Music Game

Morning!  Here's a great COPY CAT game for two people to play together.   Watch this example on YouTube:  click here In my lockdown house, we have no coloured paper, so I...
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KS1 and KS2 Home Percussion - Alla Turca

Morning everyone!  I have a fun home percussion activity using  'Alla Turca' by Mozart,  that will suit families with both KS1 and KS2 children and has up to 4 players.  ...
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SPRING CHICKEN SONG!

‚ÄčALL BECK CHILDREN in KS1 and KS2 know the Spring Chicken Song!   Today is FUN FRIDAY  - click on the blue words below take you to the SPRING CHICKEN song lyrics and ...
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EYFS and KS1 FREE home school music resources

ABC Creative Music are offering FREE home school music resources for parents at home.  This is suited for age 3 - 7.   Once you sign up you can also join their 10am live music making se...
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LIVE DAILY SINGING ACTIVITIES from The Voices Foundation

Daily at 1pm, The Voices Foundation @Voices_Found are doing a daily live 10 minute fun singing 'assembly' - click on this link below: https://www.pscp.tv/Voices_Found I challenge you an...
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