Music is a big part of school life at Sacred Heart, both in our set lessons and in the celebration of our faith. Music is taught by Mr Howarth from the EYFS up to 6, using the scheme Charanga and topics tailored to the needs of our children. Children have the opportunity to experiment with instruments in a group and independently, specifically in year 2-4 children will be learning the recorder and in UKS2, year 5-6 will be learning the ukulele. As well as this children regularly sing and use their bodies to create rhythm. They also study different types of music and compare them with different songs to support their use of musical vocabulary.
Music is also celebrated through hymn practises, our visits to the Church to celebrate feast days and also our class Masses. We also showcase the children’s talents through our very own talent show ‘Sacred Heart’s Got Talent’. Keep an eye out in the newsletter for information on our next talent show.
The Sacred Heart Choir consists of children in Year 4-6 and we perform at large events each year such as: The Thames Festival, Young Voices at the O2 and charity concerts including the Barnardos concert at the Royal Albert Hall. The choir hold weekly practises on a Friday after school from 3:45-4:45 with Mrs Smith, the Choir Leader, and Miss Palmer, Leader of Music.
Please see below for the websites for these events as well as useful information and different games and songs the children can use.
Thanks so much to some of our choir who joined in with the Last Sing of 2019-20! We wish the best of luck to our Year 6 members of choir moving onto secondar...
Singing during Lock down 2020
During such difficult times, we are so proud of our children and all of their talents at Sacred Heart, thank you to Angelo for sending us this beautiful version of the hymn Love Each other we have also been learning in school, thank you for sending such a positive message Angelo!
Love Each Other
Previous Years Musical Events & Workshops
Sacred Hearts Got Talent - Ceiva Leigh
Sacred Heart's Got Talent - Lara on Saxophone
Sacred Heart'g Got Talent - Yr 2 Girl Band
Dolly, Naomi, Ellie, Kaltra, Sesen and Olivia
Sacred Heart's Got Talent - Shalom and Rhyana
Sacred Heart Choir 2017 -18
Choir at Pure Voices, Union Chapel 4th July 2018
Year 1 Spoons workshop 25.6
Guitar ASC Assembly 26.3
Curriculum Evening - Performance of Stand by you
Curriculum Evening - Performance of Somebody to you
Curriculum Evening - Performance of Africa
Sacred Heart Choir at Wembley Arena for VIAM 15.3.18
Young Voices Concert at the 02 6/2/18
Young Voices Concert at the 02 Arena
Christmas Carol Singing 20.12
Choir Trip to the Lyceum Theatre to see the Lion King 8.11.17
Sacred Heart Choir at Royal Albert Hall for Barnardos 1/11/17
Barnardos Charity Concert at the Royal Albert Hall 1.11.17
Auditions for VIAM 2018
We auditioned as a choir and some of us individually to perform on stage at Wembley in 2018. We find out in December, wish us luck!
The Strings Club Guitar Assembly 15.5.17
Today we were lucky enough for the Strings Club to come in and visit us and teach us all about the Guitar and its different parts. We had fun singing along to the different chords, we sang You are my Sunshine and Row Row Row your boat!
Choir at Voice in a Million Wembley Thursday 9th March 2017
KS1 Bright Sparks Music Event 6.02.17
Reception Junk Orchestra Workshop 30.01
Choir at Young Voices at the 02 18th January 2017
Dancing at the 02 Young Voices Concert
Music in School
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