At Reddal Hill, we take part in lots of musical activities!
Rob from Rocksteady visits our school every Tuesday to teach the children how to be a rock star and Mr Brennan visits Year 3 every week to teach them how to play the ukulele. On a Thursday, we have our Singing Assembly where we sing altogether in the hall in our phase groups!
Ms Bye and Mrs Matthews visit us every Thursday to teach woodwind and brass lessons.
Also, Mr Wilkes does a weekly drumming after school club and Mrs Leach is hosting a singing after school club this year!
On this page, you will see all of the photographs of our musical learning!
Musician of the Month
Every month, we award the Musician of the Month trophy, badge and certificate to someone who has shown commitment, determination and love towards their musical learning. Congratulations to all of our fantastic musicians who have been chosen to be Musician of the Month!
During the last week of spring 2, we hosted two amazing concerts for the parents. The children who participate in Rocksteady performed a brilliant rock concert and the children who are part of Mrs Matthews' band performed a fantastic wind concert!
Both concerts were absolutely amazing; well done everyone!
Music Mark Award
Reddal Hill is extremely proud to announce that they have achieved the Music Mark Award for 2022-2023 again this year! Well done to all of the children who take part in musical activities at school! Congratulations everyone!
Young Voices 2023
On Friday 13th January 2023, a choir of 28 children visited Resorts World Arena, Birmingham to perform in the biggest school choir in the world with Young Voices! The children practised the songs every week in an after school club with Mrs Leach and all performed like superstars at the concert!
The children sang 'Proud' alongside Heather Small, beatboxed with The Beatbox Collective and danced with Urban Stride!
Well done everyone, it was an amazing experience; one you'll remember forever!
Christmas at Reddal Hill
To celebrate Christmas we use our musical talents a lot at Reddal Hill! We performed lots of Christmas concerts throughout the last two weeks of term!
A massive well done to all of our woodwind, brass and rock musicians; your Christmas concerts were absolutely amazing!
The whole school also performed a Christmas Carol Concert on the playground. It was so lovely to see everyone singing and enjoying the festivities of Christmas!
A small group of Year 6 children also visited Trinity House Care Home to perform a concert for them to spread the festive cheer. Your performance was incredible; I know they absolutely loved it!
In preparation for our Young Voices concert in January, here are the links to the lyrics and Spotify playlist! The songs this year are absolutely fantastic!
Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/album/1MrGxAUWIWd9ZRXelWwT9D
Music at Reddal Hill 2021 - 2022
At Reddal Hill, we take part in lots of musical activities! On a Tuesday, we have our Singing Assembly where we sing altogether in the hall in our phase groups!
Rocksteady visit our school every Tuesday to teach the children how to be a rock star and Mr Brennan visits Year 3 every week to teach them how to play the ukulele.
Ms Bye and Mr Beer visit us every Thursday to teach woodwind and brass lessons.
On this page, you will see all of the photographs of our musical learning!
Brass and Woodwind Concert
On Thursday 14th June, the children who play a brass or woodwind instrument hosted a concert in the hall. The children played a selection of solos and duets and also performed as a full wind band! It was absolutely amazing! All of the children are brilliant musicians and should be extremely proud of their musical talents.
Year 3 Ukulele Concert
On Monday 4th July, Year 3 hosted a Ukulele Concert! It was absolutely amazing! The children talked us through their musical learning and played a selection of songs.
Well done, Year 3! You have had a brilliant year learning the ukulele!
World Music Day 2022
On Tuesday 21st June, the whole school celebrated World Music Day! Each year group focussed on a country and genre of music. All of the children had a fun afternoon: listening to music, dancing, playing instruments, completing creative activities and colouring in a musical picture.
Well done everyone; it was a brilliant day!
In EYFS, the children learnt all about the Samba from Brazil. They made carnival masks and danced to Samba music!
In Year 1, the children learnt all about Bhangra from India! They made hand drums and danced to Bhangra music!
In Year 2, the children learnt all about Swing from the USA! They made shakers and sang 'Sing, Sing Sing'.
In Year 3, the children learnt all about Reggae from Jamaica! They made rain sticks and sang 'Three Little Birds'.
In Year 4, the children learnt all about Mariachi from Mexico. They made maracas and sang 'La Cucuracha'.
In Year 5, the children learnt all about Calypso from Trinidad and Tobago. They made steel drums and practised playing the drum beat alongside music!
In Year 6, the children learnt all about Afrobeat from Nigeria. They made their own Djembe drum and learnt an Afrobeat dance routine!
Reddal Hill Wind Band Jubilee Concert
On Thursday 26th May, Key Stage Two children were treated to a little mini concert from Mr Beer and Ms Bye's musicians. The children were absolutely amazing and all of the children enjoyed listening to the live performance of the Fanfare and the National Anthem.
Well done to all of the children who performed in the band!
Young Voices 2022
On Monday 16th May 2022, twenty-five Year 5 and 6 children attended Resorts World Arena to perform on the biggest ever school choir! The children sang a range of songs, danced and listened to phenomenal artists perform. They sang with Ruti and The Overtones and danced alongside Urban Stride! Beatbox Collective were incredible too!
It was an amazing experience; one they will remember forever! Well done everyone; you were absolutely brilliant!
Rocksteady Easter Concert
On Tuesday 5th April, the Rocksteady bands performed in a fantastic concert. They firstly performed to parents and then to the rest of KS2! All of the children were absolutely amazing; they are super musicians! There were five bands: The Birds, The White Stripes, The Fantastic Two, Reddal Hill Rock Stars and The Storm Troopers!
Well done everyone; you were phenomenal! Excellent performances!
Music Mark Award 2021-2022
We are very proud to announce that we have achieved the Music Mark Award again! This is a fantastic achievement and celebrates our musical learning across the school! A massive well done to all of the children who take part in musical activities!
National Ukulele Day 2022
In Year 3 this week, we celebrated 'National Ukulele Day'. The theme for this year is 'to combat loneliness one ukulele at a time'. The children in Year 3 have created a short video with their ukuleles explaining what to do if you ever feel lonely!
Well done, Year 3! The video is amazing!
Coming Soon... Reddal Hill Radio
Look out for information all about our Reddal Hill Radio station which will be played through the speakers in our main reception!
We are super excited for this to begin!
After-School Club Drumming with Mr Wilkes
Every Monday, Mr Wilkes hosts a Drumming After-School Club! The children learn how to play a selection of songs and different drum beats! Well done everyone! It sounded amazing!
Rocksteady with Rob
Every Tuesday, Rob from Rocksteady visits our school and hosts rock band lessons! The children are able to play: the electric drum kit, guitar and keyboard. They can also choose to sing vocals! All of the children work super hard and Rob is very proud of all of his bands! Well done everyone; your bands sound so professional!
If you would like to find out more information about Rocksteady music lessons, please visit the school office or speak to Mrs Davies.
Brass and Woodwind Lessons with Mr Beer and Ms Bye
Every Thursday, Mr Beer and Ms Bye visit our school to host musical instrument lessons! Mr Beer teaches our brass lessons and Ms Bye teaches our woodwind lessons! The children love them visiting and practise super hard with their instruments.
Well done everyone; you are brilliant musicians!
Year 3 Ukulele Lessons
Every Tuesday, Mr Brennan comes to school and visits Year 3 children in Hermione and Dobby class! The children take part in ukulele lessons using their own instrument! The children learn songs and sing along whilst playing the ukulele. Well done Year 3; you are an amazing ukulele band!