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Category: Music

Amazing Air Resistance

16th February 2024

Year 5 have been investigating air resistance by running with a parachute, recording the time and comparing it to running without a parachute. Noah (5HG) felt the investigation went but it might have been unfair as groups had different amount of wind. Jamie (5HG) thought the investigation went well as we got accurate results and…

Stratford and East London Music Festival

6th February 2024

Congratulations to the Avon House Choir who performed at the Stratford and East London Music Festival on Monday, held at St Mary’s Church, South Woodford. Twenty seven children from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 represented us and tried their hardest at this very competitive event, with six other choirs present from other schools in…

Young Voices at the o2

16th January 2024

In a spectacular showcase of musical prowess and harmony on Monday 15th January for the first time representatives from the Avon House choir in Years 4, 5 and 6 performed at the O2 Arena, as part of the Young Voices Choir event.   Nothing could prepare us for the sight, sound and energy of 8,500…

Performance Assembly

24th November 2023

This morning, we were all entertained by 11 very talented pupils in the Performance Assembly. We saw dancing from Evie and Liana, a gymnastics display from Eilidh and a violin solo from Angie. All these pupils are in Year 4. Teddy (also Year 4) and Adam (Year 6) played the piano for us and there…

Chigwell Music Festival

9th October 2023

On Saturday 7th October, 9 members of Year 5 and Year 6 went to Chigwell School for a music festival. The children practiced a song from Dear Even Henson: You Will Be Found, which they practiced during the day and then performed in front of a full school hall. There was also an orchestra which…

Musical Notes

14th September 2023

The peripatetic music lessons started this week as did Miss Neal’s Ukulele Strummers’ Club and Miss Whitestone’s Violin Club. The Choir Club also met for the first time, so our year as got off to a very musical start. A big congratulations go to Molly in Year 6NH who passed her piano grade 4 over…

Avon House Has Talent

30th May 2023

The Music Department had a very busy end of this half term. Firstly, we had 2 Teatime Concerts after school for our peripatetic students. The standard of music was extremely high which indicates the hard work that is going in to practicing by our students and also the support of our parents. Well done to…

Youth Makes Music

24th March 2023

Last Friday, choir members from Years 4, 5 and 6 visited Chigwell School to participate in a charity event run by the Roding Rotary Club. It was entitled “Youth Makes Music” with funds raised donated to The Memory Cafe for people with Dementia. The choir sang three songs from their repertoire: The Wellerman, ably assisted…