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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
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.
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
Houses - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates
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Houses - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

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This song describes the variety of houses that can be found and how they become our homes. You can listen to a clip of this song by visiting iTunes and searching for the title and John Oates or by going to www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk
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.
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
Me! Me! It's Only Me! - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates
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Me! Me! It's Only Me! - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

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This song explores different parts of the body and is an action song. It is great for younger children. 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
 'Battle Of Britain' Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates
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'Battle Of Britain' Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

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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
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
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
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.
Hey! Happy Christmas To Ya!_Song (MP3s & Score) John Oates 2012
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Hey! Happy Christmas To Ya!_Song (MP3s & Score) John Oates 2012

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This outstanding children’s song is about the excitement of Christmas for the young and old. It is easy to learn and includes a second vocal line for a greater challenge. Great for a Christmas performance or whole school sing-a-long. This resource includes a sung MP3 and backing MP3 plus the musical score for two voices and guitar. This song is available to download digitally or visit www.sanquaypublishing.co.uk for further information.
A Sad Little Hedgehog - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates
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A Sad Little Hedgehog - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

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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
Chinese Dragon - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates
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Chinese Dragon - Song (MP3 & Score) John Oates

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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