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Singing strategy

The only thing better than singing is more singing - Ella Fitzgerald

We have a vibrant and broad offer of opportunities for schools to develop their singing strategy and get involved in local and county-wide projects including:

  •   Little Big Sings (KS1)
  •   Big Sings and Singing Festivals (KS2)
  •   Sings Live (KS 3 & 4)

We also work with the following partner organisations to bring inspiring experiences to schools:

Sarah Forbes 

Director of West Sussex Youth Choirs

Following an undergraduate degree in music at University of Birmingham, Sarah Forbes went on to study singing as a postgraduate…

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To find out more about what singing events are happening in your area please contact the school’s team on: music@westsussexmusic.co.uk.

The children and I are very much enjoying our current K2M programme with Emily Hall learning ukulele. Over half of the children in the class now have their own ukuleles which are really good news as it means they can now use ‘MusicWorld’ as part of Charanga to play their instrument at home. I am also confident that these children will be keen to attend an after school club to continue playing the ukulele when the K2M year ends which is great! It is likely that this will interest other year groups too so we may have a growing ukulele group at Easebourne thanks to West Sussex Music!

Katie Stevens
Rating: 10

An inspiring music education, like that on offer through West Sussex Music, is an entitlement for every child. It can be extremely fun and increases the children’s listening, concentration, literacy and language skills. It supports mathematical thinking, physical co-ordination and promotes team work and leadership skills. Children’s confidence increases as they perform. It is a core part of primary education for ….” Music has a power of forming the character and should be introduced into the education of the young” (Aristotle)….still SO true today as we watch our West Sussex Music Violin Ensemble and choir take to the stage!!

Sarah Palmer
Rating: 10

I really wanted to send you a message to say a personal thank you for all your help with Joe, Lily and Theo. They had a fabulous time with you for the three days and thanks to your work, Lily had the confidence to join in with a performance for a big family party we had at the weekend. I know for a fact she would not have done it if it wasn’t for the time she had with you at the Rock school. This has now given us a special memory being able to perform as a family. (We did it once, one song, but she was petrified and only sang a little back up with Joe. This time she sang solo!!!) THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH. They would really love to join in with Rock School again in the future so please keep us updated. Look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Elizabeth Angioni
Rating: 10
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