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
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
St. Herbert’s School, Keswick with Jilly Jarman KEY STAGE 2
score | score Bb
Dave Camlin, Alison Scott, Bassenthwaite KEY STAGE 2
Em Whitfield-Brooks Soulful song KEY STAGE 2 & 3
score | lyrics
Belinda Wright Approachable, fun song about a school visit to a farm. Great tune and easy chords. KEY STAGE 1,2
mp3 | mp3 vu training day | score
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
score | mp3 | alto part | tenor part
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!
by Sarah Nicholson – ballad. A song for Early years exploring fun sounds you can make.
Venice Manley 4 part song with simple lines interweaving. Very strong and effective KEY STAGE 2 & 3 to adult
Jilly Jarman Greeting song – 2 part round. In French. Written for Beaconside Juniors Vocal Union assemblies KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3
Hannah Reid Simple, rousing song in 3-parts with percussion accompaniment. KEY STAGE 1, 2 & 3
mp3 | score | mp3 with percussion
(Ring the Bells) Carol with Spanish words by Pilar Marchori written by Jilly Jarman for North Lakes School, Penrith score | mp3
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
Belinda Wright A lively, fun song popular with Reception, Year one and two. Great with actions! KEY STAGE 1 & 2
mp3 | score
Sharon Durant Groove based song with piano accompaniment KEY STAGE 1 & 2
mp3 | score
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
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
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.
score | mp3 (Sung here by Penrith National Sing Up Day teachers session)
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.
score (E) | piano acc (Eb) | piano acc with vocal guide