LKS2 Science – what is sound?

We discovered that sound is a result of vibrations moving the particles around them when travelling through a medium such as a solid, a liquid or a gas. We were surprised to discover that there is no sound in the vacuum of space and amazed at how well our string telephones worked. We explored the […]

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Musical March

March began with one of our pianists playing to the infants in assembly yesterday. The month is set to continue with exciting activities in each class’ music lessons and more live performances.

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Rockin’ at St Margaret’s

The first gig of 2022 found our four rock bands playing to enthusiastic parents and children. Stripy Tigers opened with an exciting rendition of 20th Century Boy, the audience immediately clapping along and cheering the solos. Funky Friday Rockers treated us to a cool cover of Green Door and Dancing Monkeys played a great version […]

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Christmas Performances Shine Brightly

The closing days of term have seen three performances that our children are rightly proud of. Early Years acted and sung the Christmas story reflecting just how well they worked during rehearsals. KS1 entertained us with a mix of traditional and modern songs while acting their outdoor, heart warming nativity. KS2 concluded their 6 week […]

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BLACKHEATH GOES GOSPEL IS BACK!

It is amazing to have Rose from Blackheath Halls back to introduce us to this year’s Blackheath Goes Gospel team. She was joined by Abe, our brilliant pianist and Sabrina, our choir leader. The children did almost literally raise the roof and seemed to have a fantastic time. We’re already looking forward to next week.

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Summer of Soul

At the end of last half term, KS2 took part in a music quiz. They listened to a range of inspiring black musicians from the past and had to match them to their photos. Many of the songs played made it difficult to sit still and it wasn’t long before Teddy in Y3 broke the […]

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Year 4 Music

Year 4 spent some time yesterday exploring music from around the world. We gave a special focus to Spain and Scotland as the class created their own music using traditional characteristics from these countries. Pictured here is a performance on Spanish guitars.

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Year 5 Music

While some children have been singing in the Year 5 and 6 choir this half-term, the rest of Year 5 have been rocking out to Livin’ on a Prayer by Bon Jovi. Not only have we learned to sing the song but we’ve been playing the xylophone and glockenspiel along with it. Here they are […]

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Ukuleles Are Back

Many of the treasured musical activities we had to pause during lockdown are now back, The sound of singing, ukuleles, recorders and our rock bands once again echo through the school. Here are some Year 4’s practising their ukulele skills.

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