Top Ten Primary School Year 6 / P7 Leavers' Assembly Songs


In the summer term, as primary schools prepare for the end of the school year, they will be considering how to celebrate the passing of time and the wonderful achievements of the eldest children in school as they approach the end of their primary school lives and move on to new schools and adventures. In whatever way schools decide to mark their time in school, whether that is an assembly, big event or church service, we’ve got some songs to help make the occasion extra special. If you're looking for a show-stopping leavers' musical for your Year 6 / P7 children to perform at the end of the school year, click here.

1. Change And Grow

Change And Grow

By Mark and Helen Johnson

A moving ballad with a big heart and positive theme, both in the lyrics and melody. A perfect song for times of transition and change. With scope for solo and group singing. Age 5+

Taken from Songs For Every Happy, Healthy School.




2. So Long, Farewell, Cheerio!

So Long, Farewell, Cheerio!

By Mark and Helen Johnson

A positive song to make saying goodbye easier – in Spanish, German, French and Italian! Sung in two groups and scope for actions/choreography. Age 5+

Taken from Summer Assembly Songs.  




3. Leavers' Song

Leavers' Song

By Mark and Helen Johnson

Written especially for Year 6 children as they leave primary school. This song has become a classic and will bring a tear to everyone’s eyes. This is leavers’ song. We’re proud of what you’ve done…. This song helps to mark the end of one phase and welcome in a new beginning. Age 7+

Taken from Songs For Every Occasion.




4. Today We Celebrate

Today We Celebrate

Mark and Helen Johnson

This leaver's song looks back over the years with gratitude, and is both reflective and anthemic. Sung in two parts, with scope for solos and small groups. Age 7+

Taken from Summer Assembly Songs.





5. Moving On

Moving On

By Mark and Helen Johnson

This song celebrates those rites of passage when children or staff move from one class or school to another. Includes harmonies and a key change for a big ending! Age 7+

Taken from Songs For Every Growing School.




6. Benediction Song

Benediction Song

By Mark and Helen Johnson

A fitting ballad for the end of the term or year and ideal for a leaver’s service, this song of coming together, of gratitude for God and a prayer of blessing. Age 7+

Taken from Songs For Every Growing School.
 



7. It's Time To Celebrate

It's Time To Celebrate

By Mary Green and Julie Stanley

A fabulous upbeat song for those celebratory times at school – team success, end of term, leavers’ assemblies. With opportunities for actions, solos and spoken word. Age 5+

Taken from Sing™ A Joyful Assembly.
 



8. Friendship Forever

Friendship Forever

By Matthew Crossey

A song about moving on and remembering the friendships that have been made. So put your hands together, Move forward forever, and know that we’ll always be friends… Age 5+

Taken from Here Comes Summer!.




9. Thank You Lord

Thank You Lord

By Mark and Helen Johnson

An easy to learn song of gratitude, sung with a simple echo and a rousing chorus. Age 5+

Taken from Songs For Every Singing School.





10. Encore!

Encore!

By Rebecca Kincaid

A perfect showstopping end of event, assembly or show song, which is full of energy and will get the audience clapping. Includes part-singing. Age 5+

Taken from Sing™ Sensational.


 


 
 

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