Idgety Fidgety Fingers

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

score and lyrics

You’re mean!

Jilly Jarman Easy fun, bluesy song with piano or guitar accompaniment. Alternative ending written by Beaconside Juniors and sung to Scrooge in their version of The Christmas Carol. KEY STAGE 1 & 2, & anyone

score: tune & acc | score: v easy acc | mp3

Wolf Chant

Dave Camlin, Alison Scott, Bassenthwaite KEY STAGE 2



Jilly Jarman, Alison Scott, Gary Newman, Skelton Primary School, Penrith. Medieval inspired carol – easy to remember and satisfying to sing KEY STAGE 2 & 3

This piece has been arranged by Mary Keith for her adult SSTB choir and performed at Shrewsbury Market Hall. Brilliant!

We Are The Ones

Venice Manley 4 part song with simple lines interweaving. Very strong and effective KEY STAGE 2 & 3 to adult


Voulez-vous chanter?

Jilly Jarman Greeting song – 2 part round. In French. Written for Beaconside Juniors Vocal Union assemblies KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3


Toca Las Campanas

(Ring the Bells) Carol with Spanish words by Pilar Marchori written by Jilly Jarman for North Lakes School, Penrith score | mp3

Throw Catch

Skura From East London, South Africa comes this great action song written by a young composer. It has caught on with young people and at Sing Up training sessions as an immediate hit with rhythms, actions and easy optional harmonies. See version with newly-devised written words by a local school under ‘May The Force Be With You’ KEY STAGE 2 to adult


Three Little Pigs

Belinda Wright A lively, fun song popular with Reception, Year one and two. Great with actions! KEY STAGE 1 & 2

mp3 | score

Spooky Song

Sharon Durant Groove based song with piano accompaniment KEY STAGE 1 & 2
mp3 | score

Spirit of Christmas

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

score | piano accompaniment

Spin Round

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.

score | mp3