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15/100 1,2,3 It’s Good to Be Me

Great song for Keystage 1 and Early Years; It is on www.singup.org, and also on youtube here, with words and signing; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igmU0b65WCU and here, as a backing track and words only; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYexa_3uFGc I haven’t tried signing properly it yet. I … Continue reading

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Monday 15th June – Year 1 Recorders

Years ago, I had a fairly torrid time, teaching recorders to a group of year 2 children. I was inexperienced, easily coerced, and gave way with certain misgivings which were well-founded. It was grim and unrewarding and left me with a … Continue reading

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Issue 121: Year 1 and 2 back on track

I have been having difficulties with a rather large year 1 and 2 class. There are a lot of reasons for this – several children have “issues”, one is “statemented” with their own TA to watch over them, several are very, very … Continue reading

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Issue 79: Out of The Ark Comic Relief Song

Red Nose Day – Friday 15th March  I’ve had a great time teaching the Out Of The Ark Music Comic Relief song to several classes last week. It is available, with all the supporting material (Words-on-Screen, lead sheet, score, vocal … Continue reading

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Issue 37: Music Wish-List; Early Years/Keystage 1

First of all, I’d like a really big, light, airy space. Enough room for thirty kangaroos, or lions, or monkeys, or robots to strut their stuff all at once without fear of crashing into each-other. Which brings me to the … Continue reading

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