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Welcome back to a new musical year 2016-17.

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1 will have the wonderful opportunity to start learning to play the violin in September. Lessons will be held in school and led by experienced tutors from Enfield Music Services. The application forms will be with Mrs Smart soon. So watch this space for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2 Concert

Wow! The Year 2 concert was a real success. The children should be very proud of their performances. Here are just some of the items they performed.

Bamboo tamboo adding layers of rhythm patterns

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Red hots Grand Old Duke

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Red Riding Hood rap

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See the flowers dancing in the sun

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KS2 - Summer 2

We won Enfield Glee! 1st place in the borough. The children worked so hard and even sacrificed their lunch time. Hard work pays off! 
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KS1 - Summer 2

Picture 1 Reception parent 'open sessions'
Picture 2 Everyone enjoyed 'Can you shake along with me'
Picture 3 Year 1 watched the violin tutor and some of year 2 play their violins. Would you like to learn

Year 2 to 3 Transition

Working together composing lyrics

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Jaguar class perfrom 'Red Riding Hood' to Year 3

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KS2 - Summer 1

Year 3 singing and playing a caribbean call and response "Hill and gully"

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In Year 5 we explored how percussion is used in old movies to accompany the mime artist.   

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KS1 - Summer 1

 

 

Picture 1 Reception are taking the role of a conductor
Picture 2 Year 1 taking control of getting louder and getting quieter
Picture 3 Year 2 are explorng structure. Here they are adding layers of rhythm patterns
Picture 4 Our Year 2's are enjoying their violin lessons

 

 

 

KS2 - Spring 2

Year 5 playing Brahms lullaby. First they learned all 5 parts on non-tuned and tuned percussion instruments, then came together in small groups to play all 5 parts at the same time with a score to aid them.   

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Year 6 in the process of preparing a body percussion compass. In pairs they composed their own body percussion pattern, towards a group activity then finally a class performance. We extended this piece using a bean bag.

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KS1 - Spring 2

 

 

 

Year 1 African Drumming

Year 1 performed rhythmically and confidently to their parents on the West African djembe. They showed a good sense of pulse and how to work in a drumming circle following the master drummer. A big thank you to the parents who joined in!

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Red Hot's fantastic work at the Music Festival

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Red Hot's 2 part song Grand Old Duke of York

 

 

 

Year 1

Year 1 are continuing to work on their ensemble and rhythmic skills using the djembe. Year 1 parents are invited to a short performance Monday 27th March

9 am Blackberry and Orchid classes

9.45 am Sunflower and Crocus classes

10.30 am Violet class.

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Year 2

Year 2 have been developing their understanding of pitch and pitched instruments through Gamelan workshops.

 

They had an exciting session playing as an ensemble. These instruments were from Java. Can you see the gongs?

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KS2 - Spring 1

Year 4 demonstrating keeping a steady beat as they perform an Ostanati (repeated rhythm pattern) 

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Year 5 used the solar system as a score. First they learn't how the various stars are to be played using a triangle.
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KS1 - Spring 1

 

 

 

Red Hot Group

The Year 2 Red Hot Group enjoyed an interactive concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London. They joined in with the music performed by the orchestra.

Picture 1 Red Hots learn about some of London's buildings from Hungerford bridge over the River Thames.JPG
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Reception

This term the children are learning high and low sounds. They will be exploring these sounds with their voices and instruments.

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Year 1

Year 1 have an exciting term learning how to play to the djembe. In their drumming circles they are also developing ensemble skills and where the drums come from.

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Year 2

Year 2 are exploring pitch and pitched instruments. They will be composing with high/low , sounds going up/down and high, middle and low sounds.

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KS2 - Autumn 2

Well in to the festive spirit at Eldon! Class performances and a Christmas presentation from the gifted and talented singers.

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KS1 - Autumn 2

The Infants celebrate Christmas in a musical way!

The Infants celebrate Christmas in a musical way! 1 Reception told the story of 'Christmas is coming' with lots of good counting songs.JPG
The Infants celebrate Christmas in a musical way! 2 The Year 2 Red Hot Group sung brilliantly for the residents of Alcazar Court..JPG
The Infants celebrate Christmas in a musical way! 3 Year 1 performed 'The bossy Christmas fairies'.JPG
The Infants celebrate Christmas in a musical way! 4 Year 2 entertained the parents with 'The sleepy shepherd'.JPG

Year 2 Red Hot Group joined the Choir Festival held at Eastfield School. They sung their two -part song called 'Down by the bay' really well and you could certainly feel the energy in the hall as all five schools sung 'You've got the power in me'!

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KS2 - Autumn 1

Year 3

Moving like Kangaroos matching the tempo of the musicial piece

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Moving to the steady beat of the 'Bear Dance'.

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Rehearsing animal actions to 1 +2 + 1 + 2 + counts

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Year 4

Improvised rhythm pattern

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Year 5

Speech rhythm patterns in small groups

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Year 6

Picture 1 Rehearsing the 'Cool Cat' ostinato on percussion
Picture 2 Singing the 'Scat' (Jazz)

Singing the 'Scat'. Part 1 and 2 combined

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Volunteer lead the class with 'Hello' excercise (Rhythm body percussion call and response)

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KS1 - Autumn 1

Year 1

Year 1 are exploring long and short sounds. They choose an instrument that could play long and short sounds and composed their own long and short sounds pattern. 

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Year 2

Year 2 are composing with word-rhythms. They composed a rhythm pattern using red and yellow balloons. They can also play other children's patterns.

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The Year 2 Red Hot group have been composing with high, middle and low sounds and matching their singing voices.
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