Year 5 and 6
Ukulele Backing Track .
Here is the link to this fabulous song It's OK (Please Just Say)
Year 5 and 6
Here's the backing track for Life is A Wonderful Thing.
You can perform your own version of the song and send it to me. I'd love to hear your ideas
Year 5 and 6
Rap Backing Track
Year 5 and 6
Acoustic Song Backing Track
Key stage 1 Africa
Click on these links to discover some wonderful songs and music from Africa.
1) This is Soulle It's a gentle lullaby
2) Senwa Dedende is a song about a lazy vulture who loses his nest when the rains come and he can’t remember where he built it. The song comes from Ghana. There is a recording of a solo voice singing to help you get to know the melody and a video of the song performed in a ‘round’ which creates some lovely harmonies at
3) Kusimama means ‘Stand tall’ in Swahili. It’s a really uplifting song.
Year 5 and 6 Life is A Wonderful Thing
Listen to the song and follow the lyrics below
I've had great fun today playing with this!
It's called Play It!
You can explore the different elements that make up a song, play or clap along with the music and make then listen back to your own version of songs.
Thinking of learning an instrument next year? Take a look at this
Whistle-Stop Tour of an Orchestra.
You can cee and hear the instruments played by the musicians of the BBC Philharmonic from their own homes!
Which instrument is your favourite?
Sorry we haven't posted anything for a while but we have been really busy getting school ready for Year 1 and 6.
This is a wonderful song called 'Higher And Higher'
It's great to sing at the top of your voice and share with everybody around you.
Fancy an adventure on the high seas? Join Nigel and Suki - the ship's monkey - as they set sail in search of buried treasure...and enjoy plenty of songs along the way
This is a fabulously catchy and fun song 'A Certain Kind of Imagination'. You will learn some fascinating facts about scientific and industrial developments within Greater Manchester.
Why not try to find out a little bit more about these ground-breaking innovatations and how they are still vital to our everyday lives.
Share your discoveries with your class teacher!
This is 'The Firebird'.
A shimmering Russian fairytale which inspired the compser Igor Stravinsky to write a stunning piece of ballet music in 1909.
Are you looking for a brilliant art activity? See how illustrator James Mayhew uses Stravinsky’s dazzling music performed by BBC NOW to inspire him to draw – watch what he does and then create your own fantastic illustration.
Why not explore on -line to see if you can find the original story?
It's Dippy the Dinosaur
Be an explorer!
This song is packed full of dinosaur facts and information.Can you find some facts?Clue....The song is divided into sections called verse and chorus. Verses tell the story and have facts hidden in them?Can you share the information you discover with your class teacher?
You can sing along too. Just click on the link.
Dippy the Dinosaur Song
Brass Players......... there are some new songs at the end of this powerpoint. They are great to play. Why not make a video and upload it onto ClassDojo?
Twenty-Four Seven Tenor Horn
Twenty-Four Seven Baritone and Trumpets
Razzle Dazzle Tenor Horn
Razzle Dazzle Baritone and Trumpets
Fanfare for Fun Tenor Tenor Horn
Fanfare For Fun Baritone and Trumpet
Fabberoonie Baritones and Trumpets
Horrible Histories The Stone Age Song
Here's a Stone Age We Will Rock You
Living In the Stone Age
This is a St Bernadette's favourite. It's 'Please Miss!'
Why not create your own version? It could be 'Please Mum' or 'Please Dad' and you can complain about anything you want. Here is a backing track so you can perform your song to your family. We'd love to hear it too!
Get your imaginary lassoo ready. .... It's 'May Your Joy Be in My Heart .' Yee-haa
Faith as Small as a Mustard Seed
Have a go at this one: I'll Clap. clap my Hands. It's a favourite.
This is 'Always Making Things' You'll know this one.
This song is called 'Together'. We love to do in Hymn Practice.
Here's a song for Monday morning. Count Your Blessings.
Swing Time Stroll
Stripy Cat Crawl
Recorder backing tracks from Razzamajazz Book 1
It's Thursday ........Here's one of our favourite songs for you today
This is Me!
Why not start your day with a song?
Your challenge is to try to get one of your family to do it with you. Send a video.
Calling all Key Stage 1 children........
The BBC have sent a link to a really exciting musical adventure called ‘Alien Party on Planet Zum Zee’ with the Hallé Orchestra and featuring our very own Nell Redmond in her stage debut as the four aliens! It’s a great story particularly for our younger chidren but you older ones will also enjoy it.
Let me know what you think?
Looking for Music Activities to do at home? The BBC have released some fantastic projects to get your creative juices flowing.
Have a listen to David Walliam's fantastic musical podcasts.
We'd love you to share your responses on Class Dojo.
Curtain Raiser tenor horn
Castle March trumpets and baritones
Mr Cool Tenor horn
ITS TIME FOR THE SONG OF THE DAY!
It's Wednesday and todays song is
ONE AND A MILLION
One In A Million - Backing Track
One In A Million - Performance Track
Tuesday's Song is a school favourite which everyone loves to sing!
BUILD IT HIGH!
Build It High - Backing Track
Build It High - Performance Track
Mrs Fleming and Mrs Harrison would love you to sing one of our favourite songs.
MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC
This song was first wrote a long time ago in 1968 but was made popular again last year by Paloma Faith. The Lyrics, Performance Track and Backing Track are below.
Make Your Own Kind of Music - Backing Track
Make Your Own Kind of Music - Performance Track
Our Choir currently rehearse every Monday at 3.30pm - 4.30pm.
The School Choir's debut performance of the school year was at the Junior Christmas Concert in December. We also sang at Morrisons in Whitefield and for our local St Vincent de Paul Christmas mince pie and sherry afternoon.
The School celebrated their 50th birthday in great style in the summer of 2018. The School Choir, The Scratch Orchestra, the Staff and Friends of St Bernadettes Choir performed songs from 50 years of music. Music from 1960 to present day. Here are a few clips of the show. Hope you enjoy!
When I Grow Up - School Choir
Rhythm of Life - Friends of St Bernadettes Choir
School Scratch Orchestra - In The Hall of the Mountain King
A Million Dreams, The Greatest Showman