Available as a download only - 47MB
is a collection of assembly songs which aims to get children engaged
through the experience of making and creating music. Its lyrics were
written with considerable input from Year 4 and 5 pupils, so speak from
children to children, and the musical backing tracks were professionally
resource goes further and offers teachers detailed advice on writing new lyrics,
leading singing and other ways that SEALSONGS may be used in the classroom.
Thus it enables teachers to give young children the positive experience of working
with others in creating music and lyrics within the SEAL framework. There is
also guidance for non-specialists in how to teach songs.
The SEAL themes are:
Song 1: New beginnings
Song 2: Getting on and falling out
Song 3: Say no to bullying
Song 4: Going for goals!
Song 5: Good to be me
Song 6: Relationships
Song 7: Changes
Two further general songs -
one about writing songs and one providing a Rhyme Game - are also included in
JENNY MOSLEY (Founder of Quality Circle Time) said "SEALSONGS is a
wonderful gift to any adult who wants to truly help their class or school embed
SEAL as a way of ‘being’ with ourselves and others. We all know that song can
lift you to a different spiritual dimension – David Stoll has given us the
perfect package to help even the most music-shy amongst us to engage young
people in the process of creating heart-warming songs as part of a creative
team..... This is an excellent resource.”
HOWARD GOODALL (National Ambassador for Singing) said "These SEALSONGS
have the authentic ring of children's ideas and feelings in every line. This,
for me, makes it a valuable and empowering set of musical tools..... with
excellent supporting materials and explanations."
SEALSONGS book and CD are available here as a download for £10 plus VAT. This price includes a licence for full use of
all the material within the school, including recording new versions of the
songs. The complete package is split
into different files so that schools may choose which elements they wish to
record or print.
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