Song about the coming of the New Year. KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
4 part groove – beautiful, soulful piece. Part of a song written by Bex Mather with a regeneration project. KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
Year 7 Kirkby Stephen Grammar School, Cumbria Written out of a call and response game based on a 12-bar blues – girls opposite boys! They made up great dances to go with it. KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
Calypso carol about everyone being important, whoever they are and wherever they come from. Easy trumpet, flute and violin parts composed by Beaconside School children. KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3, 4
A great song to get the whole class or school singing out, or a chance for a soloist to show what they can do. With full backing track. KEY STAGE 3 & adult
This is a lovely folk-style lament with full backing track KEY STAGE 3 & adult
Y Vela-Castro, Warcop school Written for Vocal Union project 2006-7. Easy Spanish up-beat song – harmonies, guitar/ piano, few words KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3 & upwards
Jennifer Ellin Greetings song in Italian. Can be sung as a round or with a repeated riff (ostinato). Written for Beaconside Junior School for their Vocal Union assembly KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3
Warm-up song with a fun look at sol fa. With actions. KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3
New words to ‘Throw Catch’ by Skura Adapted by Mr White, Science teacher at Spring Gardens Primary School and VU leaders Sofia Castro and Claire Tustin. Mr White wanted a song to help him teach children the concept of ‘forces’, we then tied it in […]
“This is a short round designed for children around KS2. The rhythm is meant to challenge and enhance a sense of pulse whilst the lyrics are adaptable to almost anything and can allow the children to be really imaginative. For example the lyrics may be […]
Reggae carol- easy and fun for younger children. Written for Kirkoswald Nativity celebration and lantern procession KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3
Jen Ellin & Kendal BYM ‘Sing For Fun’ group Written for their performance at Kendal Brewery, October 09. Great fun – and works either acapella or with guitar or piano accompaniment. KEY STAGE 2 & 3
Em Whitfield Soulful upbeat song with 3 parts and piano/guitar chords KEY STAGE 2, 3 & 4
By Alison Scott and Emily Hallewell A haunting melody to sing round the campfire, with drums and percussion and descriptive movementsKEY STAGE 2 & 3.
Tomato Salad – funny tongue twister Suitable for Key Stages 2 and 3.
Traditional childrens song, fun and easy to sing, with actions taking the place of missing words.Suitable for Key Stage 2 and 3.
Beth Allen says: “This is an old African American folk song that evolved from a plantation dance. It is closely linked to Hambone and is often found together in collections. Juba became a common name for African Americans who were talented at singing or dancing […]
This classic song, was written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the 1965 musical The Roar of the Greasepaint. The famous version by Nina Simone moves it away from the musical genre and into blues. It is a great song for young voices because […]