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Welcome to Music at Southwood

Welcome to our virtual Music Room.

 

Please take a look through the Music web page as there are a number of online children's events that you and your family may enjoy.

Some are free to access.

ALSO...please take a look & listen to some amazing music work the children have sent in.

 

 

Our Aims:

At Southwood we value music education because it is a unique form of communication and expression.

We aim to develop sensitivity and creative ability in all pupils.

We seek to engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music, to increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement.

 

At Southwood Primary School we aim to provide:

 

  • A worthwhile and enjoyable musical experience through active listening and participation
  • Access to instrumental learning opportunities
  • Opportunities to develop musical knowledge, concepts, skills and evoke a creative response to music through experiencing and experimenting with sound through eg listening, appraising, performance, singing and composing
  • Opportunities to become aware of musical traditions and cultural similarities and differences
  • Awareness that music can support the development of our wider school ‘Core Values’ such as sharing, communication, participation, co-operation, self-esteem, self-image, decision making, creativity, respect for own and other cultures.

 

London Youth Choir Auditions

 

The London Youth Choir is holding auditions for anyone aged 3-22 years of age.

Auditions open on Monday 19th of April.

If you would like to audition and be a part of any of the groups please see the website below.

Sofa Singers

 

The Sofa Singers is an online singing event from James Sills and his team that brings hundreds of people together from around the world to spark joy and human connection.

 

The song this week is...

'You Can't Hurry Love'
by The Supremes


Tuesday 13th April, 7.30pm

Friday 16th April, 11am

Take a look at some of the work the children have sent in.

Thank you for your hard work and imagination!

Written Music Tasks

These music recordings are amazing!

Children's Music Recordings

The music was created by the children.
They used a topic as a guide.
Amazing imagination & creativity!

CNY.2.mp3

Dragon song.mp3

Dinosaur Song

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Online keyboard.MOV

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Y2 mini beasts.MP4

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Online Events for Children

Royal College of Music - Events for Children

Suitable for: Age 8-11

This Easter, we are thrilled to invite you to join us on Zoom to make sensational music!

We’ll be presenting discoveries from the RCM Museum with dramatic workshops and creative arts and crafts.

All will culminate in a spectacular show!

This course runs from 10am on 13, 14 and 15 April.

Conductive Music is offering FREE Music Technology classes in the afternoons from 4pm to children in Y4 to Y8.

The classes have proved popular and have been extended until Easter.

There are 2 different sessions to choose from.

Click on the 'Register' button in the flyer for more information.

Conductive Music Classes Extended to Easter

We are a Music Mark School

How many of these instruments can you name?

Home Learning Activities

One Moment One People

Singing together is powerful and inclusive.
This song is about working together and building authentic connections with each other.

Steps to learning this song:

 

1. make sure you have a copy of the lyrics (song words)

2. listen to the song track

3. go through the words/lyrics while you listen to the track again.

4. practise singing through/matching your voice bit by bit to the song

5. pause the track if you have to and make sure that what you are singing or saying is the same.

 

Check to make sure you understand and look up any difficult or unfamiliar words in the song.

Enjoy!

There's a Power in the Music

An uplifting song that encourages and inspires

Home Made Instruments

Please take a look at the Music Service website for instrumental, singing and other musical tuition.

 

The Music Service website is constantly updated with resources and useful links for schools and for children working at home.

Resources can be found under the tab: ‘Resources’ and 'Music at home'.

                                       Classics to Soothe and Calm:

Some Of Our Musical Performances and Activities

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