Hitting a High Note - How Pupils Are Singing Their Way into the History Books
Mansell, Warwick, The Independent (London, England)
Cover story A campaign aims to boost young people's knowledge of important facts through song. But will it work, asks Warwick Mansell
It is a beautiful Monday morning, and in the sprawling grounds of a leading London tourist attraction, most members of a small group of seven and eight-year-olds are singing as if their lives depend on it. Could this scene be about to be replicated across the country? This is the hope of "Sing Up", the national singing programme now working with more than 15,000 English primary schools, which this week embarked on one of its most innovative projects yet.
The idea is to get children singing specially written songs before and after …
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Publication information: Article title: Hitting a High Note - How Pupils Are Singing Their Way into the History Books. Contributors: Mansell, Warwick - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: June 1, 2010. Page number: 2. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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