I have just found a competition in the Guardian Newspaper. They want children and teachers to come up with an inspirational idea that will change our school for the better. I have decided we can enter this competition for the music room. However we can only enter if we have the support of lots and lots of students, parents, governors and staff.
Here are 3 ideas for how we could use £5000
Idea 1: Buy 30 djembe (drums) and employ a special teacher to teach us how to play so we can then teach others. We could then set up a djembe club for after school. We could invite Mums and Dads to come and learn to play.The after school club could play them. We could make “how to play djembe videos to put on youTube. I think it would make the school an even happier place and would help classes really work as a team
Idea 2 : Buy 10 ipads
and set up a garageband orchestra! As well as using them for a garageband group we could also use them in music lessons to record our work, make films, take pictures and blog. We could set up our own youTube channel to showcase our work. We could set ourselves the aim of teaching other people in our community more about music using the ipads to communicate how.
Idea 3 : Buy 30 ukeles and set up our own ukele orchestra.Like the djembe idea we could then use them in an afterschool club,teach grownups etc.
Do you have any other ideas? Please tell me – leave a comment below.
We need to choose just one idea and then we need to get as many people as possible to say WHY it would be a great project for the school.
Will you help me by leaving me a comment below telling me which idea we should choose and then once we have picked an idea we can then start to put an entry together. I NEED AS MANY COMMENTS AS POSSIBLE so I can show judges that this is is something the school wants!
You are welcome to enter the competition with ideas other than music but I am going to focus on some music ideas. You can read more about the competition by clicking here