We have been learning more violin skills. We are using the bow and playing four notes. We often work together to help each other improve our playing; listening carefully to a friend's playing and then offering points for improvement.
In Year 5, we get to learn how to play the violin. (Very exciting!) Today was our first day with Heather from the Sheffield Music Hub; she is our teacher. We started by learning how to keep a beat, and we sang some songs to practise this. Then Heather played a piece of music for … Continue reading Violins!
We had an amazing time when musicians and singers from Sheffield Music Hub came in and performed for us. They told a story using words, songs and music. The story was ‘Where the Wild Things are”.
At times we had to join in with noises, playing instruments and singing. Some of us held up props.
Ellie: It was really funny when they told us what the translations were.
Cody W: I enjoyed it and it was really fun. I liked the howling.
Saron: Their voices went really high and it sounded incredible.
Yesterday, Year 5 held a violin concert for family and friends. Thank you to everyone who came out to support us! We have been working hard all year with Heather from Sheffield Music Hub, and this was our opportunity to show how much we have learned. We have all enjoyed playing the violin, and many … Continue reading Violin Concert
It was French Day today across Years 3, 4, 5 and 6, and what a jam-packed day it was. We had the opportunity to choose from 11 different French-themed activities, from Geography to History to the Tour de Prince! There was also the chance to try out different French foods, and we could dress up as a … Continue reading Bonjour!
Today, Years 3, 4 and 5 went to Sheffield City Hall to watch the amazing Hallé Orchestra perform. This year's theme was 'Made in the British Isles', and we got to hear songs from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. There was also audience participation! We all sang a song that we had been learning -- 'Faster … Continue reading Made in the British Isles
We are making good progress with our violins. We are really enjoying learning how to play different notes, and we are even learning how to read a bit of music. Did you know that we are going to hear the Hallé orchestra perform on Friday?