REACH FOR THE STARS !
The aspirations show
For KS2 we look at hopes and ambitions for ourselves, our community and our world.
OURSELVES – personal aspirations
Jobs and work; skills and qualities needed; developing self belief; achieving realistic aims.
OUR COMMUNITY – our place in society
Respect for each other; heroes of our community; being a good citizen; diversity & equality.
OUR WORLD – the future of our world
Rights & needs; a fairer world; care for the environment; sustainability.
A 90 minute show using our unique mix of live music, dancing, video clips and interactive fun. Songs include "Reach for the stars" (obviously!), "Don't stop thinking about tomorrow", "What have you done today to make you feel proud", etc.
For KS1 & Foundation we look at the children’s aspirations in an appropriate way. A 35 minute show with lively action songs for all.
I FEEL GOOD
The Wellbeing show - helping to support your children's wellbeing and mental health.
For KS2 we look at feeling good in BODY, MIND and SPIRIT.
BODY - Physical health :
Healthy eating and physical activity.
MIND - Emotional health :
Mental health, self-esteem, handling change, personal identity.
SPIRIT - Social health :
Relationships, friendships, bullying, resilience, respect & tolerance.
A 90 minute show using our unique mix of live music, dancing, video clips and interactive fun.
For KS1 & Foundation we cover this sensitive topic in an appropriate way. A 35 minute show with lively action songs for all.
THE BEST OF BRITISH LITERATURE
In this show we look at classic books from the great British authors. We look at classics such as The Jungle Book, The Wind in the Willows, Peter Pan, The Railway Children, and authors such as Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter, Tolkien, Lewis Carroll.
We don't forget more modern classics - Roald Dahl, David Walliams, Anthony Browne, etc. We cover the material through sections on different genres e.g. Adventure, Animals, Humour, etc and have sections on Poetry and Illustrators. And there's still plenty of music and interactive fun of course, all in a 90 minute show for KS2.
For KS1/Foundation, we have a 35 minute show looking at appropriate books and authors and involving all the children in music and dancing.
This package is ideal for encouragement of reading and as part of your school's emphasis on promoting British culture.
Requested by Headteachers, this show supports and illustrates your work on British Values.
FOR KS2 :
We cover the key areas of :
rule of law
tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs
We look at the four countries of the UK and feature costumes, music and dance
We highlight the great Britons from Winston Churchill to J K Rowling
Our live music features songs to emphasise the key message of tolerance and respect e.g. "Little help from my friends", "Love train", "We are family"
FOR KS1/FOUNDATION :
We present British Values in an appropriate way for this age group
Plus a look at the four countries of the UK - learning, singing and fun
Two shows to support your local studies :
Bring your work on Liverpool alive with The Pop Project's presentation featuring the music and culture of this vibrant city
We look at :
· The places - the Cavern to the Echo Arena
· The styles of music - skiffle, folk, Merseybeat, the 80's, etc
· Plus dance, comedy, football
· And there may just be a bit of Beatles !
The excitement of the city in your school hall
The North West
The best of of the North West of England, helping your children understand more about where they live
We look at :
· The places - Liverpool, Manchester, the towns of the NW
· The styles of music - skiffle, folk, Northern Soul, the 60's, George Formby, etc
· Plus dance, comedy, football
The best of the North West
And for KS1/Foundation, our usual mix of lively action songs from Liverpool and the North West.
Still one of our most popular shows :
Six decades of Books
In our KS2 presentation, we take a historical journey from the 1950s to the present day focusing on the children's books that were written and published in each decade.
Our live music, pictures and video clips set the context of the period and we have some interactive fun along the way.
- Journey with us from Narnia to Hogwarts.
- Meet Paddington Bear, the Snowman, the Gruffalo.
- Find out about the great authors - Tolkien, Roald Dahl, Philip Pullman, etc.
The KS1 & Foundation presentation takes a look at books appropriate for this age, and we sing some lively action songs that even the youngest of children can join in with.
Meet everyone's favourite book characters - tank engines, hungry caterpillars, multicoloured elephants.
Are you studying the suggested Geography topic of :
North and South America
This presentation featuring the music and culture of the Americas will help contextualise the material you are covering.
We look at :
- The places - North, Central and South America plus the Caribbean are covered
- Styles of music - Blues, Latin American, R n B, etc
- The culture - singing in Spanish, South American football, California surfing
- The popular dances of modern times - the Jive, Twist, Disco, etc
And we still offer our "Through the decades" shows :
Pop Project 1.
The original show tracing the history of pop music from the 50's to the present day, covering not only the music but also the culture and lifestyle of the times using pictures, video clips and artefacts of the period to make the experience truly interactive.
Dancing through the decades.
A completely new set of songs, activities and artefacts, this time looking at some of the dance crazes of each decade. Lots of fun and interaction. More support for your History and Music.
Utilising the familiar Pop Project format but focusing on how world cultures have influenced pop music - blues, reggae, Indian, Latin American, etc. Ideal for links to Humanities, Citizenship and Community Cohesion.
Based on our successful sold-out Olympics Specials, we look at the great sporting moments of each decade, singing songs of the period and covering the culture of the times. As usual, there’s some interactive fun with the children - good links to History, Geography and Music.
And not forgetting KS1 & Foundation :
||Pop Project - KS1/Foundation
Our presentation specifically aimed at KS1 and Foundation (both Reception and Nursery). We time-travel through the decades from the 1950's to the present day singing lively action songs that even the youngest of children can join in with. As the show progresses we involve the children in actions and dance routines that all will enjoy.
|Pop Project - Around the world
Again we travel through the decades but also all over world. The songs we sing with the children demonstrate how world cultures have influenced popular music and we have some interactive fun with unusual instruments from around the world. Ideal for links to Humanities and Multicultural themes.
|Pop Project - Toys & games
More songs through the decades for all to sing, plus a look at the toys and games that were popular at the time. A chance for more fun with hula hoops, yo-yos, etc for both the children and the staff ! More links to History and Music.
We also offer bespoke presentations to fit with your special occasions or focused topics.
e.g. The 1960's, school anniversaries, etc.
Contact us to discuss your requirements.