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John Oates has worked as a primary school teacher within three schools in the northwest of England for 27 years. He teaches children from 2 years to 11 years of age and currently works as Advanced Skills Teacher at Westbrook Old Hall Primary School and 'Accent' Music Education Hub, UK. (www.westbrookoldhall.co.uk/music) John supports other teachers with their professional development.

John Oates has worked as a primary school teacher within three schools in the northwest of England for 27 years. He teaches children from 2 years to 11 years of age and currently works as Advanced Skills Teacher at Westbrook Old Hall Primary School and 'Accent' Music Education Hub, UK. (www.westbrookoldhall.co.uk/music) John supports other teachers with their professional development.
Assessment Tasks in Primary Music - John Oates

Assessment Tasks in Primary Music - John Oates

These tasks have been designed to show musical attainment and record progress over time. It is hoped that they will provide a ‘musical’ assessment experience, practical in nature and not just assessment for assessment’s sake. The tasks are linked to key ‘I can Statements’ found in the Assessment and Progression Framework published by the ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians). There are links within the document to creative songs linked to curriculum themes. There are also links to the sheet music for the songs and video guidance. Curriculum Themes: EYFS - Toys Y1 - Aliens Y2 - Space Travel Y3 - Playscripts Y4 - Ancient Egypt Y5 - China Y6 - Romans This document is priced at £1 to avoid any confusion with regards the copyright of the songs. All proceeds to music education. For further song and music curriculum resources please visit: www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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Turnip Song (Vocal MP3, Backing MP3 & PDF Score) John Oates

Turnip Song (Vocal MP3, Backing MP3 & PDF Score) John Oates

A song based upon the children's fairy tale - The Gigantic Turnip. This song makes use of 12 bar blues as its structure and is cumulative and dramatic. A great song to act out as a mini drama within a class assembly. Each verse contains a key rhythm for the children to echo. As the children sing through the song the rhythms build up to create longer rhythmic phrases. The song ends with a celebratory chorus as the mouse saves the day. This resource contains a lead vocal MP3, a backing track MP3 and a PDF score. A clip of the song may be heard by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk or by visiting iTunes.
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Florence Nightingale Song - John Oates - (MP3 & Score)

Florence Nightingale Song - John Oates - (MP3 & Score)

This song is about the life of Florence Nightingale and her quest to improve the conditions for the soldiers overseas. A very catchy song. Listen to a short clip of this song by searching the song title and John Oates within iTunes or by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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Ancient Egypt Song - MP3 & Score (John Oates)

Ancient Egypt Song - MP3 & Score (John Oates)

This song can be used to support a topic about the ancient Egyptians. There are two verses and a catchy chorus that can be sung over the verse at the end. A clip of this song can be heard at www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk or by searching for the song title and John Oates within iTunes.
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Flying In A Plane - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

Flying In A Plane - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

A simple song for young children about flying in a plane. You can hear a clip of this song by searching for the title and John Oates within iTunes. Alternatively you can watch a cool video at www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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 'Battle Of Britain' Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

'Battle Of Britain' Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

This song celebrates the great sacrifice made by a few for many. It is a simple 4-part round with tuned ostinato part. A clip may be heard by visiting iTunes and searching for the title of the song plus John Oates. Other song and music resources may be found at www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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A Sad Little Hedgehog - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

A Sad Little Hedgehog - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

This song tells the story of a hedgehog who cannot play with balloons due to his spikes and is based upon an episode from the Percy The Park Keeper collection of children's books. Happy Hedgehog Day! You can listen to a clip by searching for John Oates and the title of the song in iTunes or by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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Ancient Egypt Song - MP3 & Score (John Oates)

Ancient Egypt Song - MP3 & Score (John Oates)

This song can be used to support a topic about the ancient Egyptians. There are two verses and a catchy chorus that can be sung over the verse at the end. A clip of this song can be heard at www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk or by searching for the song title and John Oates within iTunes.
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Blue Sky - Song (MP3 & Score) - John Oates 2015

Blue Sky - Song (MP3 & Score) - John Oates 2015

This song for younger children describes a warm summer's day in the garden with your ice cream melting in the heat. You can listen to a clip of this song by searching for the title and John Oates in iTunes or by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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Florence Nightingale Song - John Oates - (MP3 & Score)

Florence Nightingale Song - John Oates - (MP3 & Score)

This song is about the life of Florence Nightingale and her quest to improve the conditions for the soldiers overseas. A very catchy song. Listen to a short clip of this song by searching the song title and John Oates within iTunes or by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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Christmas (A Time of Giving) - Song (MP3 & 5 Parts) - John Oates

Christmas (A Time of Giving) - Song (MP3 & 5 Parts) - John Oates

A song for Christmas with a positive religious theme. A thoughtful song with interesting harmony parts, accompaniment and powerful chorus. With the MP3 you will also receive two vocal harmony parts, lead sheets for guitar with and without the use of a capo and a piano score. You can hear a clip of this song by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk or by searching for 'sanquay' within YouTube.
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 'Battle Of Britain' Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

'Battle Of Britain' Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

This song celebrates the great sacrifice made by a few for many. It is a simple 4-part round with tuned ostinato part. A clip may be heard by visiting iTunes and searching for the title of the song plus John Oates. Other song and music resources may be found at www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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Chinese Dragon - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

Chinese Dragon - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

This simple pentatonic song describes the imaginary movements of a Chinese Dragon. You can listen to a clip of the song by searching for the title and John Oates within iTunes or by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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Barn Owl - MP3 & Score - John Oates

Barn Owl - MP3 & Score - John Oates

This song describes the barn owl searching for its prey, the brown field mouse. It is a simple melody with rich accompaniment. Listen to a clip by searching for the title and John Oates within iTunes or by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk and listening to the media player on page 1.
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Henry The Eighth (King Of This Land) Song (MP3 & Guitar Score) John Oates

Henry The Eighth (King Of This Land) Song (MP3 & Guitar Score) John Oates

This song tells the life story of Henry The Eighth in a light hearted manner and is set in a 3/4 metre. There is a harmony part for the verse and chorus. This version is arranged for guitar capo 3. You can hear a clip of this song by searching the full title and John Oates in iTunes or by visiting www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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