Ukulele

This afternoon we had our first ukulele lesson. We learnt how to play the C chord and played three songs: * Row your boat * The sailor went to sea * Gumtree  

Beat, Band, Boogie

Our new topic is called Beat, Band, Boogie and is all about sound and music, so we will be learning lots about science and music this half term! On Friday, we learnt all about pulse (the heartbeat of a song) and rhythm (the pattern of long and short sounds in Read more…

Hallé Music Workshop

This afternoon, Year 5 enjoyed working with two talented musicians from the Hallé Orchestra. First they learnt about the orchestra and what they do. They were then introduced to the piece of music that they will be performing at the Bridgewater Hall. The children discussed how the music makes them Read more…

Northern Ballet School visit

Year 5 have had a fantastic afternoon with professional dancers from the Northern Ballet School. It was the first of our dance workshops, which is leading to performances at the Bridgewater Hall and the Hallé St Peter’s. The children grew in confidence during the session, used their growth mindsets and Read more…

Volcano soundscape

Year 3 have composed a piece of music to show the different stages of a volcanic eruption. We researched epic music and thought about what dynamics and beat we should use for the different stages. We decided when we should crescendo our music for the most effect. Here are some Read more…

Our Last Music Session

Thank you to everyone who came to join in our final music session with us. Miss Taylor has been teaching us music since September and today was our last session with her. We have really enjoyed music this term and it was lots of fun today having some parents and Read more…

Music Time 🎶

This afternoon we have been learning about the pitch in music. We have listened to different songs and used our hands to show whether it is a high or low pitch. We have then been very busy using a range of musical instruments. We have been singing different songs and Read more…

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