This is Our Voice

“This is Our Voice”, a concert of songs written and performed by primary school children at King Edward’s School, Birmingham Performing Arts Centre on Friday 17 June 2022. Featuring singers from Brownmead Primary Academy, Timberley Academy, Hillstone Primary School. Elms Farm Primary School and Sladefield Infant School.

This is Our Voice is about writing and singing songs with children. The following booklet, by Ula Weber, Keith Farr, and Martin Leigh, is free to download, reproduce, and use, and contains songs suitable for use in infant and primary schools. There are also ideas about vocal warm-ups and choir training; and suggestions for teaching song-writing in primary schools.

Here are five songs written respectively by the pupils of Brownmead Academy, Sladefield Infant School, Timberley Academy, Elms Farm Community Primary School, and Hillstone School. These may be reproduced and used, but please credit the pupils whose work this is.