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Song TitleWriterCategoryAgePriceMore Info
Doing Our Bit For The NationMary Green and Julie StanleyCurriculum7-11£3.96More InfoBuy

Doing Our Bit For The Nation

This song easily conjures up the wartime ‘keep calm and carry on’ feel, with its marching beat and its no-nonsense lyrics. Ideal for use during World War II topic work or any wartime project.

Musical Style: Marching band
Age: 7-11
Subject: History; World War II
Vocal Range: Large (Bb-C)
Key: Bb
song price: £3.96
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Family TreeJane CarrAssembly5-9£3.96More InfoBuy

Family Tree

All children love to talk about their families – and now they can sing about them too! A fun song, in Caribbean style, to tie in with International Day of Families

Musical Style: Reggae
Age: 5-9
Subject: PSHE & Citizenship; Family; History
Vocal Range: Large (A-C#)
Key: D
Musical Elements: Syncopation
song price: £3.96
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Florence NightingaleMary Green and Julie StanleyCurriculum7-11£3.96More InfoBuy

Florence Nightingale

Wonderfully celebratory in nature and beautifully catchy, this rousing song from one of our That’s What I Call a Class Assembly publications is just perfect for celebrating the work of Florence Nightingale.

Musical Style: Upbeat with a country edge
Age: 7-11
Subject: Florence Nightingale; History
Vocal Range: Medium (B-B)
Key: G
Musical Elements: 6/8 time; semitones
song price: £3.96
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PancakesMark and Helen JohnsonSeasonal5-11£3.96More InfoBuy

Pancakes

A cookery lesson within a song! The constantly changing key builds the anticipation up to the moment when the pancake is tossed. Flipping good fun!

Musical Style: Brass band meets pancake day
Age: 5-11
Subject: RE; Food technology; History
Vocal Range: Large (C-D)
Key: F-Bb
Musical Elements: Modulation
song price: £3.96
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This Remembrance DayNaomi JohnsonSeasonal5-11£3.96More InfoBuy

This Remembrance Day

This reflective song deals with the subject of remembrance and those men and women who have fought for our country. Perfect for a class or school assembly for the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, remembering those who lost their lives. "We celebrate your service, pay tribute to your lives, this day is to honour what you’ve done."

Musical Style: Ballad
Age: 5-11
Subject: History; PSHE & Citizenship
Vocal Range: Large (Bb-C)
Key: Bb
Musical Elements: Tied rhythms, syncopation, 3/4 time signature
song price: £3.96
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ValentineNiki DaviesSeasonal3-7£3.96More InfoBuy

Valentine

An adorably simple valentine song to accompany all your celebrations and craft-making for this special day.

Musical Style: Gentle
Age: 3-7
Subject: Art & design; History; Love
Vocal Range: Medium (C-C)
Key: C
Musical Elements: Legato singing
song price: £3.96
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Wear A Poppy TodayNiki DaviesSeasonal3-11£3.96More InfoBuy

Wear A Poppy Today

This song of remembrance helps the very young to begin to understand why we wear a poppy – to remember all those who fought to keep us safe. Ideal for Early Years and KS1 but also highly usable for the whole primary age group.

Musical Style: Marching
Age: 3-11
Subject: History; RE; PSHE & Citizenship
Vocal Range: Medium (C-C)
Key: C
Musical Elements: Imitating phrases
song price: £3.96
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Who Were The Victorians?Mary Green and Julie StanleyCurriculum7-11£3.96More InfoBuy

Who Were The Victorians?

Take a fascinating look at some of the amazing things that came out of the Victorian era – buildings, inventions, writings, medicine, exploration, policing – in this stately number from one of our That's What I Call a Class Assembly publications. Very versatile and full of inspiring ideas and suggestions. No KS2 teacher should be without it!

Musical Style: Stately and patriotic
Age: 7-11
Subject: The Victorians; History
Vocal Range: Medium (C-C)
Key: C
Musical Elements: Additional parts for descant recorder
song price: £3.96
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