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On the Music blog page you will find details of what your child will be learning in Music each week, audio clips or videos of children's performances, details about our choirs (when clubs are running again) and also facts about our composer of the week. 

Online Music Production course for Years 5&6

During the second week of the Easter break, Monday 12 April to Friday 16 April, Sutton Music Service will be delivering an Online Music Production course as part of the Easter Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF). 


This course is available without charge to any pupil eligible for Free School Meals. 


If your child is interested in taking part, please register by noon on Thursday 1 April.


Course Details

  • Summary: Music Production course. This course will be delivered via Soundtrap, cloud-based music production software, via Microsoft Teams. All students who enrol will be given a Soundtrap login, meaning that they can continue to compose between sessions.
  • Age range: This is suitable for children in school years 5 - 11 ( 10 -16-year-olds). 
  • When: Available online Monday 12 April - Friday 16 April, 10 -12 pm.

For more details about the Easter HAFs programme, please visit:,2021%2C%20during%20the%20school%20holidays.&text=The%20first%20week%20of%20the,school%20holidays%20(dates%20tbc).


For parents and carers wishing to enrol their child, please visit: 

If your child is interested in instrumental lessons in school, please click on the letters below for more information.

Year 1&2 trying out our new Soundshapes!

Wiggle Jiggle

Year 2 have been learning a song called Wiggle Jiggle. They learnt to sing the chorus and then added body percussion and actions.

Young Voices Charity Single!

Check out this song from Young Voices! Lovely Day has been recorded by Billy Ocean, YolanDa Brown and Ruti. The single was released this week for Children’s Mental Health Week to support Place2Be.
The lyrics are posted just below this post. Why not have a go at singing along?

Here are the Lovely Day lyrics (see post above for the song)

This exciting opportunity from Sutton Music Service is available for our Year 5&6 children. Contact the music service directly for more information.

Year 4 Brass Performance

Year 4 children are learning to play the trumpet or trombone this year as a whole class. The lessons are taught by a specialist brass tutor from Sutton Music Service, Mr Meyers. The children have been learning to read different rhythms and play notes using different combinations of valves (on the trumpet) or different slide positions (on the trombone). This piece is called C Jam Blues.

Year 3 Ukulele Performance

The children have also learnt to play the G chord and how to switch between C and G quickly to play pieces. This piece, Row Row Row your boat, uses both chords.

Year 3 Ukulele Performance

Year 3 children are learning to play the ukulele this year as a whole class. The lessons are taught by Mrs Anderson and a specialist ukulele tutor from Sutton Music Service, Mr Jackson. This audio clip, A Sailor went to Sea, demonstrates their knowledge of dynamics (volume) and how to play the C chord.

Instrumental Performances

This term eight children have received individual lessons on a musical instrument in school. Here is a video showing what they have achieved this term.

If you would like your child to have instrumental lessons, please download the relevant letter on the Letters page of our website.

I wish it could be Christmas every day

The staff of Rushy Meadow wish you a Merry Christmas with this performance of I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day.

Year 6 Christmas song

Year 6 sing Last Christmas with a twist! Words written by Mrs Jennings.

Year 5 Christmas Song

Year 5 sing Jingle Bell Rock with dance moves by Lacey-Rae.

Year 4 Christmas song

Year 4 sing Walking in the Air.

Year 3 Christmas Song

Year 3 sing Santa Claus is Coming to Town.

Year 1&2 Christmas show

Year 1 and 2 present a story about a special Christmas party.

EYFS Christmas Performance

Enjoy the story of Shepherd Little with songs performed by our Nursery and Reception children.

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