Big African Sing

On Thursday 28 June, the Y3s and Mrs Hickox' Singing Club were due to join 700 young singers together at Central Hall for a super-sized African music celebration. Unfortunately the coach didn't turn up and the minibus replacement sent was only big enough to take the 14 children in the club. This was a great disappointment to the children and staff who had worked hard to learn the songs, however … [Read more...]

Singing Club entertains Highfield At Home

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Penny Hastings took her Singing Club to Highfield Church last Thursday which was hosting 'A Holiday at Home'. This is an annual event held for "all those older but still young at heart!". The theme this year was Scotland: Highlands and Islands. The Singing Club entertained the visitors with beautiful harmonies, singing Scottish folk songs. A number of the children also played instruments to … [Read more...]

Easter

Easter perf

Last Thursday,Years 3 and 4 performed the musical Resurrection Rock (by Sheila Wilson) in church. This was a retelling of the Easter Story in songs and Bible readings, and featured all the children singing beautifully. In addition, some of the children played some Easter songs on the ocarinas. This was a moving and thought-provoking afternoon, with the children working collaboratively to create … [Read more...]

Baby Suso Visit

Bold as Brass!

Hall of the Mountain King Last Wednesday we were fortunate enough to have students from Southampton University's Baby Suso Orchestra visit us. They spent the first part of the afternoon with Year 4 children who were split into groups. Each set spent time learning about, listening to, and handling instruments from the different orchestral families. The University orchestra then joined forces … [Read more...]