by Jilly Jarman A fun song to get all the fidgets out by laughing about them. It can be taught using a 1,2,3,4,5 ladder (with a drop-down to the 5th below as well). It needs to start slowly until they can say: Idgety fidgety
New SATB setting by Hannah Reid A fantastic, gospel-tinged four-part arrangement of this beautiful carol, with great piano chords. KEY STAGE 2 to adult
Jilly Jarman, Alison Scott, Gary Newman, Skelton Primary School, Penrith. Medieval inspired carol – easy to remember and satisfying to sing KEY STAGE 2 & 3
By Hannah Reid. A simple, rousing song in 3-parts with percussion accompaniment. KEY STAGE 1, 2
Belinda Wright A lively, fun song popular with Reception, Year one and two. Great with actions! KEY STAGE 1 & 2
Sharon Durant Groove based song with piano accompaniment KEY STAGE 1 & 2
Jilly Jarman Carol about the kindness of King Wenceslas: single line, folk/shuffle, piano. See “I come to the door” for a shortened version – lyrics by Jen Ellin KEY STAGE 2 & upwards
Kirsten Taylor, Jilly Jarman, Cath Sewell One of three songs commissioned for the Kendal Brewery’s MOTTO project. It uses the words to a Cumbrian folk song and works them into an evocative vocal weave.
Jilly Jarman & Year 4, Montreal CE Primary School, Cleator Moor A very easy song to sing with a catchy hook – simple to change it and add your own ideas.
Roslyn Doak Written by 15 year old Roslyn as part of her work experience week with BlueJam, and previewed at Penrith Singing Squad – a great song, with a catchy tune, lots of rhythm and insightful lyrics.
Jazzy and fun. A song for Early years exploring fun sounds you can make.
Lovely new arrangement for two voices of this traditional carol.
Dave Camlin, Bassenthwaite KEY STAGE 1 & 2
Easy song, lyrical with piano accompaniment. KEY STAGE 1 & 2
Single line melody for birthday times
A soulful 5-part same or mixed voice acapella song, especially good for vocal remedies sessions and community choirs
Fun song that explores pitch intervals using a number game.
3 part jazzy piece with a great interplay of short, bluesy riffs. Looks fun, can’t wait to try it.
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