Whether you’re seeking a song for a particular occasion or are idly browsing the web for inspiration, these top 10 songs for schools will get your class singing, clapping and stamping their feet in no time. These popular school songs for children are brought to you on behalf of Out of the Ark, a leading children’s songwriter and publisher. Top 10 School Songs The School Rule Song “Put your hand up, don’t call out / Sit up straight and please don’t shout…” Lay the ground rules at the beginning of term…read more
School’s (almost) out for summer! But as you know, we teachers are always one step ahead of the game and before you know it, it’ll be time to start getting ready for the autumn term. (Sorry.) To help you prepare, I have compiled this list of my favourite back to school songs, which are perfect for kick-starting the new term and busting the back-to-school blues.
Make the Last Day of School a Special and Memorable Occasion for All As the end of the school year approaches, primary school teachers everywhere are dutifully toiling away in preparation for the last few days of term. If you want to do something extra special for your year 6 class this time around, these leavers days ideas will arm you with a wealth of top tips and inspiration. Leavers Assembly Ideas For a leavers assembly to be successful, it must be both fun and touching, with just the right…read more
Around this time of year, schools up and down the country will be getting ready for the imminent exodus of year 6 pupils. And yet, no matter how many years you have been teaching for, it’s always surprising just how emotional it can be saying goodbye to your ‘favourite year 6 class’. A year 6 leavers production can make the transition from primary to secondary education a less intimidating experience for your students whilst providing them with the recognition they deserve. A good leavers play or musical should reinforce their…read more
Sing into Spring with these Song Ideas for the New Season Singing is a great way for children to celebrate the changing of the seasons and learn something new along the way. Whether you’re seeking children’s songs for spring as a teacher or parent, these ideas will help you find the perfect tune for every occasion. Songs About the Changing Seasons After a long, harsh winter, the emergence of spring is exactly what is needed to boost children’s spirits in preparation for the Easter holidays and beyond. The clocks go…read more
The early learning stages are crucially important for the development of a child’s education. Learning in these years needs to be fun and engaging in order to stay in their young minds! School songs that are usually used in assemblies are a great learning technique, that benefit our children in numerous ways. Take a look at these top benefits of school songs and how they develop you child’s knowledge considerably! 1) Tuneful Teamwork In a classroom environment, teamwork is key. School songs within a classroom help young children learn the…read more
If you’re looking to conduct a school assembly this Easter, look no further. These Easter assembly ideas for primary schools include links to a variety of carefully chosen scripts, songbooks and resources for KS1 and KS2 to help you find the perfect songs and readings for your school. Easter Assembly Songs for Children Singing is always a great way to kick-start an assembly and help everyone reflect on what they have learned at the end. Find two or three catchy Easter songs to coincide with your readings, with a good…read more
Songs that Convey the Christian Message Behind the Easter Story Song plays a crucial role in complementing the lessons that we learn from the Bible. Few of us will have grown up without the hymns, psalms and carols that help us to reflect on our spiritual teachings in church and in school. And yet, where Christian Easter songs for children are concerned, the options become pretty limited. Where can you find childrens’ songs that tell the Easter story, without the chocolates, eggs and bunnies that pervade popular culture? The good news is, there are…read more
When we think back to our primary school days (however long ago that might be!) we often remember the fun and games rather than our classroom experience. Another fond memory in the classroom was the educational sing-songs and the assembly songs that we still can’t seem to forget even after all these years.
How to Conduct a Primary School Leavers Assembly that is Fun, Moving and Memorable Choosing a suitable theme for your primary school leavers assembly can be tough. It should provide leavers with a bank of positive memories and enable them to progress to the next stage with confidence. It should facilitate what can be a rather emotional transition without being too heavy. This post summarises some of the best ideas for primary school leavers assemblies I have found, enabling you to conduct a leavers assembly that is happy yet moving;…read more