The material in this booklet is derived from Rob and Miranda's ongoing work as folk musicians and workshop leaders, and draws heavily on ideas they developed and experiences they have had while working at Hanham Wood Academy in Spring 2014 as part of the national The Full English schools programme.
Rob and Miranda visited the school nine times over several months, working mostly with Year 8 students in their timetabled music lessons. They also worked with a sixth form music group, and developed an after-school folkgroup. The material and suggestions are intended as starting points rather than fixed points, and we hope you'll find ways of incorporating ideas like this into your teaching.
You can download the PDF from the PDF tab at the top of this panel.
You can freely download audio recordings, made by Rob and Miranda, from the Audio tab at the top of this panel.
You can watch the final performance of the Hanham Wood Academy project at The Full English, Town Hall Birmingham, 25 June 2014, by clicking on the video tab at the top of this panel (rectangle with arrow).
Note that these links take you to the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library website which holds the full archival details of the material. Material on the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library website is not censored or expurgated and may contain material considered offensive by modern standards.