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Welcome to the Music page!

Use the music page to keep up with all the latest music events, home learning and music lessons. (See pages 196 & 197 on the national curriculum page for more information about the music curriculum.)

Music Revision

Here are some fun and educational music resources and games to keep those marvellous musical minds working. Click the links below to access the music learning and educational websites. Have fun with music making and sing a long activities. Enjoy !!

 

Music games

https://www.musicteachers.co.uk/resources/funstuff

https://cornerstoneconfessions.com/2012/08/the-ultimate-list-of-online-music.html

https://www.classicsforkids.com/games.html

https://www.learninggamesforkids.com/art-and-music-games.html

https://www.zzounds.com/edu--musicgamesforkids

https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/music/

https://colmanweb.co.uk/guessthetunes/index.htm

 

Fun music revision

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zwxhfg8

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks2-music/zfv96v4

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces/ten-pieces-at-home/zjy3382

https://philharmonia.co.uk/resources/instruments/?desktop=true

 

Digital music making 

https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Song-Maker/

https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments

https://www.soundtrap.com/

https://apps.musedlab.org/groovepizza/?museid=C6YFDrT7O&

 

Singing warm ups and singing activities

https://www.nycos.co.uk/daily-activities

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces/ten-pieces-at-home/zjy3382

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/?utm_source=homepage&utm_campaign=ootamathome2&utm_medium=banner

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUyyfVn2N1ieeeT74eyn06A

https://beatrust.org.uk/songs-of-the-week/ - Password - BlueSky 20 (case sensitive)

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/

https://www.singup.org/singupathome/songs-for-learning/7-11

http://jamzone.littlekidsrock.org/songs/

 

Music making educational activities & YouTube channels

https://www.youtube.com/user/OllieTunmer/videos

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJfz4ZD1ADS08wFg70j0Niw

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuNYP6sYWgjAddNo534PEKQ

https://www.youtube.com/user/DanMorley

https://www.youtube.com/user/MyIndianSummerBand/videos

Self learning instrument apps

Mr L's Play along songs & backing tracks

Check out the new video page for some great simple songs for piano, guitar and drums that you can learn and  play along to. Each video contains the sheet music, track and backing track. Have fun practicing, learning and playing different songs. Enjoy !!

https://queenswell-junior-school.primarysite.media/playlist/mr-ls-play-along-songs-with-backing-tracks

Music making from home - Samba band

Grab your pots, pans, buckets, salt shakers, wooden spoons, tupperware or anything that makes a noise and join in the fun with the RSNO percussionists.

Music making from home - Tuneful glasses

Create a tune using glasses, water and cutlery. Make sure you get your adults permission and supervision before you try this. Good luck !!

Choir resources and lyrics

I regret to inform you that this years music festival due to take place in June has been cancelled. I would like to thank you personally all for your hard work learning the songs. Please continue to use the resources below and the resources found on the website. Thank you all for being such an amazing choir. Keep singing !!

 

Accessing songs, song lyrics and other resources

beatrust.org.uk

- Click BSMF resources

- Enter password: BlueSky20 (case sensitive)

Mr L's songwriting challenge

Write a catchy and memorable song for Queenswell Junior School. 

Rules

1) Make sure your song is appropriate for children your age and parents/carers.

2) No copying lyrics from famous songs. 

3) Your lyrics must be original. 

4) Your lyrics must have a minimum of 2 verses and 2 choruses.

5)Your song must not be longer than 3 minutes. 

 

Click the link below for some top tips on songwriting. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3IFkhRTYsI

 

Song theme ideas

- Anti bullying       - Staying positive                - Changes                       - A place that is special to you

- Friendship          -  Family                                - Next steps                    - Favourite hobbies

- Kindness            -  Happiness                         - Home                            - Holidays

- Empathy             - Favourite subjects            - Something you love    - World (how to make the world a better place)

- School days       - A dream or goal in life      - Pets                               - Peace (peace, love & music)

 

Good luck !!

Instrument lessons

Interested in learning to play a musical instrument? Here are some options how to get you started. 

 

                                                               

B.E.A.T (Barnet Educational Arts Trusrt) offer a wide range of instrument lessons which take place during school time. 

10 lessons per term at 15 minutes each lesson. Sign up letters are available at the main school office.

*B.E.A.T are now offering online tuition due to the current circumstances. Please click link for further details.  

https://beatrust.org.uk/enrol/online-lessons/ 

 

Please note there must be a demand for the instrument lesson. 

See website for more information.

https://beatrust.org.uk/

                                                               

The Sound Garden music shop based in High Barnet high road. The Sound Garden have a range of experienced and friendly teachers who teach from complete beginners to more experienced and expert players. Lessons can be used for exam purposes and or pleasure. 

 

Current instrument lessons available: Guitar, Piano, Drums, Bass guitar, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Violin, Singing, Recorder, Trumpet and Theory.

See website for more information

http://soundgarden.cnerag.co.uk/Lessons.html

 

                                                               

Al Pascal Music is a local music company set up by Alex Paschali (Mr Lysandrou's past guitar teacher). Al Pascal music have a wide range of experienced and highly trained music teachers that will make music lessons fun and ensure students reach their goals. Teachers are mobile and can cater to make sure the lessons are convenient for you. Lessons range form beginners through to professional musicians.

 

Instrument lessons available: Guitar, Drums, Bass, Piano/Keyboard, Singing/Vocal coaching and Music workshops. 

See website for more information

https://www.alpascalmusic.co.uk

 

Contact Details

info@alpascalmusic.co.uk

07801282852

 

                                                               

Our very own Miss Lydia Andrews. Professional, passionate,friendly and loves everything music!! Our annual Queenswell pianist and singing coach, who helps during school play, recitals and other community events. 

 

Instrument lessons available: Violin, Viola, Piano, Singing, Songwriting and music producing.

Based in N20 whetstone. 

Contact Miss Lydia Andrews for further details.

 

Contact details:

07771553150

box25official@gmail.com

The Real Music Clubs

Monday

Advanced Singing Club with Miss Lydia Andrews. 3:10 - 4pm. 

 

Wednesday

African Drumming with Miss Lydia Andrews. 3:10 - 4pm

 

Queenswell Community Choir with Mrs Clare Kaufman 6pm - 8pm

 

Thursday

Choir with Mr Lysandrou & Miss Verta/Miss Hughes. 3:10 - 4pm

 

 

The QJS SING-A-SONG-ALONG-ATHON

Welcome to your very first Queenswell singing challenge. See if you can achieve as many of these singing challenges throughout the year at break times, lunch times, before and after school. Get involved: parents/carers, family, friends and teachers. Time to get singing !! 

 

    

The Queenswell Sound Garden discount code

Queenswell Junior School have now opened a very special and unique account for Queenswell students, teachers and parents/carers. If you are looking to buy a new instrument,  various musical equipment in store, you can now get up to 10-15% off on your purchase (depending on mark up prices). Use discount code: MR.L in store. 

 

The Sound Garden Music Shop

36 - 38 High Street

Barnet

Herts

EN5 5RU

 

 

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