Category Archives: Artsmark

Summer Celebration of Music

A huge well done to all the boys and girls who performed so brilliantly in our Summer Concert at the Church Hall yesterday.  It was truly marvellous to see and hear the results of their hard work and practice over … Continue reading

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Concert Rehearsal

Would all children who have been preparing performances for the Summer Celebration Concert on Thursday, please bring their instruments and music tomorrow, Monday 9th July 2018 as we may have an opportunity to rehearse for the concert.  

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Year 2 compositions

Year 2 worked on some pieces of music using shapes and patterns.  See if you can spot the patterns in these fantastic pieces of music.    

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Year 3 and the Labyrinth

Year 3 have been composing accompaniments for the story of Theseus and the Minotaur.  They were given lyrics and had to add sound effects to enhance the story. Well done boys and girls there was some super planning and fantastic … Continue reading

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Call & response songs in year 4

Year 4 have been writing call and response songs in their music lesson.  They used their Misty Mountain Sierra topic for inspiration and composed some brilliantly creative songs and raps.  Well done year 4 – here are just a few … Continue reading

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Arts Ambassador’s first gig

It may have been a last gig for the Chaplaincy team but it was a first outside engagement for the Arts Ambassadors and a small team of dancers.  This afternoon we went to visit St. Edmund’s Prep School in Hertford … Continue reading

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Art Exhibition

On Thursday 28th June 2018 we will be having our first ever Art Exhibition at the Church Hall (Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph Church). This is your unique opportunity to see artwork created by children at St. … Continue reading

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Arts Week!

This week is Arts Week at St. Joseph’s so children have been doing a wide variety of arts activities.  “The Arts” includes not only painting and drawing, but also Music, Dance and Drama, any, or all of which children might … Continue reading

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Beginning with a Roar!!!

International week began in style with a visit from Julien – a professional dancer who performs in the Lion King in the West End.  He came to tell us about life as a performer and was able to give us … Continue reading

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Year 4 Melodies

Year 4 have composed some super melodies using the pentatonic scale.  We used the same structure as a Haiku poem (5-7-5) but with pitches instead of syllables.  They chose their notes and notated their melodies using colour at first.  Some … Continue reading

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