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Category Archives: Year 6

Music of the future from Year 6

Year 6 had an incredible time creating their own music with instruments from around the world – thanks to a series of apps on their ipads.

The pupils were able to compose, improvise and design using a huge range of software instruments, synthesisers, and digital audio workstations.

Thanks to visiting teachers from North East-based Music Hands the class studied a new iPad app every lesson.

By using apps such Garageband, Figure, LaunchPad and Auxy they were able to experiment with new genres and sounds before recording their own piece. 

World Mental Health Day

Thousands of people are saying #HelloYellow to support children and young people’s mental health on World Mental Health Day. At St Lawrence’s, we wore ‘yellow’ as part of an awareness raising campaign with www.youngminds.org.uk. and raised money for this charity. In class, we watched a video, had lots of discussion and took part in some… Continue Reading

Choir and Orchestra Performance at St Joseph’s

Our KS2 choir and orchestra had a wonderful time this morning performing for the residents of St Joseph’s. The children have been working very hard since Easter, rehearsing during lunchtimes and after school to produce a tribute concert to ‘Stage and Screen.’ They performed songs from films and musicals such as ,The Greatest Showman, Annie,… Continue Reading