May The Force Be With You

new words to ‘Throw Catch’ by Skura Adapted by Mr White, Science teacher at Spring Gardens Primary School and VU leaders Sofia Castro and Claire Tustin. Mr White wanted a song to help him teach children the concept of ‘forces’, we then tied it in with the school’s international week by adding some Portuguese words.)
KEY STAGE 1, 2, 3

words | mp3

The days of the week

Words by Pilar Marchori A very simple remembering song based on the clave rhythm. Just four notes to sing. English/Spanish, Spanish/English

score | Audio | words – pronunciation

Lawenche

Clapping song from Ghana, West Africa. It’s in the Twi language. Roughly translated it means Let’s clap together, I can see and owl, she’s late, lets keep clapping – contributed by Jane Wheeler.

Audio | Audio groove backing track

Jambo

Extremely popular song in Swahili from Kenya. 3 part harmonies – many different versions. Easy song to play on tin whistles or recorders.
There are many different versions – these are the two verses taught by Batanai Marimba, plus English words written by Beaconside Infants for their Year 6 leaving celebration.

Score | Words