16 03, 2018

Music Technology at CLC

By | March 16th, 2018|Music, Year 5/6 2017-18|

Year 5 have a a fantastic introduction to creating music using online technology at CLC.  We were introduced to the music of Steve Reich as an example of  pattern in music and the children identified the ‘hypnotic’ and ‘repetitive’  nature of the sound.  Using Audiotool, the children then began to gradually build up layers in their […]

14 03, 2018

Sing Up Day

By | March 14th, 2018|Music|

Today was Sing Up Day and it was lovely to see the school alive with singing. KS2 children also sang the song especially written for Sing Up Day which was called ‘Be The Change’. They sounded amazing!

We had Stop and Sing posters dotted around the school and playground where children and adults stopped to have […]

8 03, 2018

Year 6 Ukuleles

By | March 8th, 2018|Music, Year 5/6 2017-18|

We have been learning how to read tablature – notation for guitars and ukuleles, as well as expanding our range of chords.

We have combined the two to play Bob Marley’s One Love.


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28 02, 2018

Recorder Karate Belts

By | February 28th, 2018|Music, Year 3/4 2017-18|

Year 3 & 4 are making excellent progress with their recorder playing and are whizzing through their recorder karate belts. They have done a lot more work on naming notes (using flashcards) and rhythm work to help them play their music fluently.

6 02, 2018


By | February 6th, 2018|Music, Year 3/4 2017-18|

The children have been working on creating compositions in line with their theme on Habitats.

They created sound mountains to plan their composition, discussed what sounds and instruments represented their habitat and illustrated the sound mountain in order to use it as a guide to play their music.

They showed great team work and learnt new techniques, […]

15 12, 2017

Magical Movie Moments Yrs 5&6

By | December 15th, 2017|Music, Year 5/6 2017-18|

Thank you to everyone who was able to come and see the performances….. and for those of you who missed out, here are a few videos for you!

Well done children – you did yourselves proud!

Carol of the Bells from Heathbrook on Vimeo.



15 12, 2017

Y1&2 Magical Movie Moments

By | December 15th, 2017|Music, Year 1 2017-18, Year 2 2017-18|

A huge thank you to everyone who came to see Year 1 and 2 perform Magical Movie Moments. It was wonderful to see so many of you come to support us… and even shed a tear or two!


For those of you who missed it, or just want to watch the amazing singing and dancing again… here you […]

14 12, 2017

Magical Movie Moments Show by Year 3/4

By | December 14th, 2017|Music, Music News Blog, Year 3/4 2017-18|

For those of you that couldn’t make it, or those of you that could make it and want to see it again, or even for those of you that were in it and want to see how you looked and sounded – here are the videos of all the performances of the fantastic show we […]

14 12, 2017

Magical Movie Moments

By | December 14th, 2017|Music, Year 5/6 2017-18|

Year 5/6 put on an amazing performance this morning of their ‘Magical Movie Moments‘ and WOWed everyone in the audience. There was singing, dancing, speeches and a whole lot of having fun!

We are all looking forward to round 2 this afternoon, but, in the meantime, here are a few of the […]

16 11, 2017

Poetry Week – Yr 5 Music Lesson

By | November 16th, 2017|Music, Year 5/6 2017-18|

The year 5’s showed great team work, patience and talent this week.

We had fun putting Sonny’s rap (that was based on a book he had read) to music. It was about how things worked in the olden days – entitled “Those were the good ol’ days”

We created a riff on the ukulele inspired by Chic and […]