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

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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
Assessment Tasks in Primary Music - John Oates
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Assessment Tasks in Primary Music - John Oates

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

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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.
Ancient Egypt Song - MP3 & Score (John Oates)
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Ancient Egypt Song - MP3 & Score (John Oates)

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

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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.
Four Times Table (I Am Very Able) MP3s & Score - John Oates 2016
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Four Times Table (I Am Very Able) MP3s & Score - John Oates 2016

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This four times table song has a 'pop' song structure and catchy melody to help the children remember their multiplication facts. It is available to stream on most digital outlets. A vocal demonstration of the song is included as well as a backing track and score. www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
Flying In A Plane - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates
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Flying In A Plane - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

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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
Rainforest, Rain on Me! - MP3s (Backing Track) & Score - John Oates
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Rainforest, Rain on Me! - MP3s (Backing Track) & Score - John Oates

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This song is about the beauty on the rainforest and its multi layered diversity of plants and animals. Suitable for children between the ages of 6 and 11 it encourages singing in several parts. A short clip can be heard at www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk or by searching in iTunes or Spotify.
Angry Earth - MP3s (Backing Track) & Score - John Oates
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Angry Earth - MP3s (Backing Track) & Score - John Oates

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This song is about the earth and the natural and wild events that can often happen on our planet. It is for children aged between 6 and 11 and would fit well with topics about tsunami, wild fires, wild weather, earthquakes or volcanoes. A clip of the song can be heard at www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk or by searching on iTunes or Spotify.
Florence Nightingale Song - John Oates - (MP3 & Score)
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Florence Nightingale Song - John Oates - (MP3 & Score)

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

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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
Assessment Tasks in Primary Music - John Oates
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Assessment Tasks in Primary Music - John Oates

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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
Barn Owl - MP3 & Score - John Oates
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Barn Owl - MP3 & Score - John Oates

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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.