School digital session
Music of Africa

Samsung Centre
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Ticket Desk in Great Court

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For KS1 students

Students explore music and celebrations from different regions of Africa and work in groups to create their own piece of music using real African instruments. After exploring the gallery with digital cameras, they perform and record an original composition using tablets and advanced recording equipment which is sent back to school.

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Maximum group: 30

Session time: 10.30–14.00, with 30 minutes for lunch at 12.00–12.30

Curriculum links: Music and Computing


Interested in more sessions for Early Years and Key stage 1?

We also offer digital learning sessions African animals and Clothes from around the world which support young students to understand the world through role play and gallery visits.

Age: Key Stage 1

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Students record an original composition. © Benedict Johnson

Session dates

June 2016

  • Monday 27 June 10.30

September 2016

  • Friday 30 September 10.30

November 2016

  • Thursday 10 November 10.30
  • Friday 25 November 10.30

December 2016

  • Friday 16 December 10.30

February 2017

  • Friday 24 February 10.30

March 2017

  • Friday 24 March 10.30

May 2017

  • Monday 8 May 10.30

July 2017

  • Monday 10 July 10.30

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