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Pupils were given new tools to inspire confidence during a visit from a motivational speaker. https://t.co/AvxcG69ns1

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Beech class sharing their learning about Chinese New Year this morning! Well done, Beech. We thoroughly enjoyed your class assembly. https://t.co/ErfywCIOh9


Year 8 members of the steel band from visited Magna Carta pupils to teach them how to play. The drumming workshop gave pupils the skills to put on a performance at the end of the day for the rest of the school. https://t.co/VdY1ZXO47c

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James Shone, Founder of "I Can and I Am" charity visited us this week to teach us all about being resilient and looking upwards, forward and out (UFO). https://t.co/P3oLMNbk99

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Merry Christmas to all our students, staff and families. We hope you enjoy the festive break. 🎅🎄❄️☃️ https://t.co/9nrG8Eb1dN

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Christmas Robins in Art Assembly and other fantastic learning!#weareallartists https://t.co/R6Vu8yLIO2

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Uttlesford Foodbank donations 2022! Thank you to everyone who contributed. 🎅🧑‍🎄🎅🎅 https://t.co/fL2urxk8tl


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School will be open with reduced hours tomorrow. 10am until 2:30pm. This is to allow staff and pupils to arrive safely. Please use the main school entrance. We apologise for the inconvenience it may cause. Christmas lunch and Year 1 nativity will go ahead. Please travel safely.

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Please be advised that school will be closed today. Please do not attempt to journey in. Class teachers will be in touch via Dojo during the course of the morning. https://t.co/zYjG84sjYD

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Some of our School Council pupils helped St Mary's Church get ready for Christmas! Pupils across the school made decorations for the tree which our school leaders hung with care and pride. Visit the tree and church this weekend to enjoy the festivities and trees on display. https://t.co/1vzAEZmrKb

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It's that time again! https://t.co/6EQLeg5Z35


Disco fun at MCPA! https://t.co/wi3la7skXO

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Young leaders from Felsted teaching pupils how to play and enjoy the steel drums. https://t.co/Qc28LUYr97

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What an opportunity we had yesterday at Magna Carta! Felsted School Steel Band visited us and held workshops for year 6 and year 5 pupils. Pupils learnt to play the steel drums and then performed to the school. Thank you so much to Felsted pupils and staff. https://t.co/NfWaMuoJaw

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Odd Socks Day at Magna Carta!#oddsocks https://t.co/wVnOHUqy4S

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Music Curriculum

To learn music is to learn a whole new langugage. Anon

We currently subscribe to Charanga for our Music curriculum. More information can be found here: Charanga - Primary music curriculum, Secondary & Instrumental music.

For the academic year 2020/21 we have used the adapted curriculum which takes into account the fact that indoor singing is unlikely to be permitted, at least for the majority of the year. 

  Reception Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4


My Stories- nursery rhymes and action songs 

Hey You!- pulse, rhythm, pitch, rap 

I Wanna Play in a Band- rock, ensemble 

Glockenspiel 1- play and read C, D, E, F 

Mamma Mia- pop, structure, style, glockenspiel 


Our World- pulse and pitch 

In the Groove- different styles of music 

Zootime- pulse, rhythm, pitch 

The Dragon Song- pop, rhythm, play instrumental parts 

Lean on Me- soul/gospel, structure, pulse 


Big Bear Funk- transition to Year 1 unit 

Your Imagination- improvise, compose 

Friendship Song- pulse, melody, rhythm 

Bringing Us Together- disco, rhythm, tempo, dynamics 

Blackbird- acoustic guitar, tempo, dynamics, percussion 


Each week we introduce a piece of music to pupils. We usually do this during Monday's assembly. This year has started with no mass gatherings at school, which means no assemblies. Music is introduced via virtual assemblies which are played into classrooms. The music is introduced through those assemblies. This piece of music is then played during lunchtimes, as well as the music introduced in previous weeks. Pupils are therefore exposed to a range of musical genres, artists, composers and musicians. Below is the list of music we have introduced pupils to since September 2019. September 2020 began with Stand by Me by Ben E King. We feel this is fitting following the Covid-19 pandemic we have all experienced. 

Morning Mood by Edvard Grieg (1876)
September by Earth, Wind and Fire (1978)
Suite No.3 in D Major, 2:Air by Johann Sebastian Bach (circa 1730)
My Girl by The Temptations (1965)
Harvest for the World by The Isley Brothers (1976)
Bamboleo by Gipsy Kings (1987)
Volare by Dean Martin (1958)
The Carnival of the Animals by Saint Saens (1886)
Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag by George Henry Powell (1915)
It's a Long Way to Tipperary by John McCormack (1913)
The White Cliffs of Dover (1942) and We'll Meet Again (1943) by Vera Lynn
Hola Hola and Les Colores (Spanish songs for children)
Dance of the Sugar-plum fairy from The Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky (1892)
Do They Know It's Christmas by Band Aid (1984)
Happy Christmas (War is Over) by John Lennon (1971)
Oh Boy! by Buddy Holly (1957)
La Bamba by Ritchie Valens (1958)
Chantilly Lace by The Big Bopper (1958)
American Pie by Don McLean (1971)
You've Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman (1995)
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly (1952)
The Greatest Love of All by George Benson (1977)
I'm Every Woman by Chaka Khan (1978)
Beautiful Day by U2 (2000)
Stand by Me by Ben E King (1961)

Autumn (The Four Seasons) by Antonio Vivaldi (1723)

When You Believe by Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey (1998)
Superstition by Stevie Wonder (1974)

One Love by U2 (1991)

Aint No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell (1967) 
You Can’t Hurry Love by The Supremes (1966)
My Girl by The Temptations (1965)
Where is the Love? by The Black Eyed Peas (2003)
White Christmas by Bing Crosby (1942)
Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles (1969)
You'll Never Walk Alone by Gerry and the Pacemakers (1963)
Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder (1981)
Working My Way Back to You by The Spinners (1979)
I'm Still Standing by Elton John (1983)
Raw by Katy Perry (2013)
Sweet Child o' Mine by Guns n'Roses (1988)
Have a Nice Day by Stereophonics (2001)
Brave by Sara Bareilles (2013)
Another Day in Paradise by Phil Collins (1989)

I'll Stand by You by The Pretenders (1994)

 Count on Me By Bruno Mars (2011)

Don't Stop Believing By Journey (1981)

Rey's Theme By John Williams (2015)

He ain't heavy, He's my brother By The Hollies (1969)

I Wanna Be Like You By Robert and Richard Sherman (1967)

Can't Buy Me Love By The Beatles (1964)

Peter and the Wolf March By Prokofiev (1936)

The Planets (Full Suite) By Gustav Holst (1916)

Soak up the Sun By Sheryl Crow (2002)

Cancion Bonitas By Carlos Vives and Ricky Martin (2021) 

Chariots of Fire By Vangelis (1981)

It's Raining Again By Supertramp (1982)

The Final Countdown By Europe (1986)

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