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Year 6 Brass has started!

Year 6 enjoyed their first lesson learning how to play the Cornet! We are all really excited to practise our instruments every week. 

Y2 - Tapping on my Sticks

Grab a couple of wooden spoons, two pens or two pencils, and get tapping!   Here's a great little song we're doing in music class to get tapping to.

Y5 PBuzz Music Fest 2021

All three Y5 classes have been learning to play pbuzz with Andy Harris from Sheffield Music Hub.   Can you spot them in this 'PBuzz Fest' clip?  In September, 15 Y6 children will b...
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Chatterbox Music Project

Children in Little Beck have been enjoying the Chatterbox Music Project and visits from the fabulous Polly Ives.  Bored in the holidays?  Solution.... CLICK HERE to access the musi...
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We loved having Polly Ives in F2 for Chatterbox sessions. Two of the F2 children loved it so much they wrote letters to her asking her to come again.  

Y6 Wellerman Leaver's Song

 The Y6 Wellerman Leaver's Song backing track for rehearsing with is now on youtube.  You'll hear 4 clicks and then you're in singing. Let's see if Y6 can get lots of hits on Youtu...
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Y5 Music Technology

As we head to the end of term, Y5's are getting the opportunity to explore different music tech platforms.   Here they are layering and looping sounds using incredibox.  If using at hom...
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Y4 - PBuzz 12 bar blues pattern

This week Y4's have been learning to play different notes on the PBuzz.  We used a 12 bar blues track and the pattern using F, Bb and C on our Pbuzz slides:  F   F   &nbs...
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Y3 Spinning Song - Sarasponda

 This week Y3 have been learning a Dutch spinning song, using claves.   You can do this at home too - all you need is two sticks, or two pencils, or two spoons... can you remember the t...
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Y3MH - Pass the pebble on!

Y3's are doing a topic on The Stone Age.  In music we decided to learn a song/game that just uses.... a stone!   Here's the words: Pass the pebble on, try to keep it moving, Pass t...
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Y1-Y6 Lesson on 'Pitch'

Here's Sheffield Music Hub's recent lesson on pitch, featuring the brass team.  Pitch describes how high or low a sound is.

Y1-Y6 Music making fun to access at home

CLICK HERE to access loads of free music making games that you can play on a laptop, tablet or mobile phone at home. It's a great way to explore the different elements of music - Y1 and Y2 classes hav...
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Y5NF - Singing

In Y5NF this week we have been missing our usual Spring Singing assemblies with Mrs Stroud so we have decided to have our own. What better way to start than with 'Spring Chicken' and of course we incl...
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Sheffield Music Hub - Y1-Y6 - win some Beats headphones

Survey for Young People.  Do you want to be in with the chance of winning some Beats headphones or a Bose speaker? Then fill out our Sheffield Music Survey for Young people. We want to know ...
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Y1+Y2 - Using 'incredibox' to layer and mix sound

Classes in Y1 and Y2 have been exploring how sounds can be layered and mixed. We have been using https://www.incredibox.com/demo/ We explored the different sounds, listened to hear which sounds w...
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Y2 - Making Music Shakers (and exploring timbre)

Two out of three classes have now made their music shakers!   We collected lots of yoghurt drink pots to recycle into music shakers.    We tested out different dried food...
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KS2 - Musical Moment on Rhythm (triplets)

Here is this week's 'musical moment' from Sheffield Music Hub all about rhythm and triplets.  Can you join in? Happy music making! 

World Book Day - 4 musical stories to watch age 3-9

CLICK HERE to watch Three Little Pigs CLICK HERE to watch The Chimpanzees of Happytown CLICK HERE to watch Sir Scallywag and the Battle of Stinky Bottom CLICK HERE to watch Little Red Riding Hood

Y3-Y6 - Making your own pop music online

CLICK HERE to learn the basics of music making. No prior experience is needed; you can do everything from a mobile phone, tablet or computer.  I love this website! 1) follow the online instr...
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Y1-Y6 Home Learning Activity - fab online music games

CLICK HERE to access an amazing website called www.insidetheorchestra.org  It has got 8 different online games that will give children the chance to  1) learn about all the different in...
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