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The C Word

Discussion in 'Primary' started by Over_the_hill, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. Over_the_hill

    Over_the_hill Star commenter

    The Christmas nativity we are doing has 13 songs in it. I have one Music lesson a week to get them learnt in. Realistically, when should I make a start?
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  2. Corvuscorax

    Corvuscorax Star commenter

    last summer?
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  3. Sundaytrekker

    Sundaytrekker Star commenter

    Straight after half term.
  4. sunshineneeded

    sunshineneeded Star commenter

    After half term. I know you will need to teach them in your music lessons, but can you practise at other times? Ten minutes before lunch? At the end of the day? Parents will love it, whatever!
  5. EBC

    EBC Occasional commenter

    After half term, and if you can, copy the song lyrics and make a recording of the music. Put it on the main system or a CD so that their teachers can play it to the kids and go over the words whenever they have a spare 5 mins. Don't worry, you can do this.
  6. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    After half term for sure.
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  7. ViolaClef

    ViolaClef Lead commenter

    You don’t have to do all 13 songs. Choose a manageable number and the ones which you think the children will enjoy and sing best. Sing a reprise of a song which might work in more than one place in the Nativity.

    I would imagine most schools start their rehearsals straight after half term.
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  8. sparklepig2002

    sparklepig2002 Star commenter

    Or all the verses.
    We always started after half term.
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  9. sparklepig2002

    sparklepig2002 Star commenter

    Is it just down to you? Will the class teachers help? Give them the CD so they can also help with the songs. If you are really worried about the lack of time, you could send a copy of the song lyrics home so the children could have look at them over half term.

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