Katrina Kirkwood, Treorchy Primary School
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Treorchy Primary meets the Choir


Green DVD ImageMeeting the choirTreorchy choir visit

The school invited the choir members to come early and the children dressed in their best to welcome them and interview them.

As a result of what they learned, the children decided to visit a rehearsal.

They then divided into sub-groups according to their personal interests and invited a small number of choir members back to answer final questions, record stories and provide photos and memorabilia.


Green DVD ImageBuilding the stories

The children learned to construct a digital story by video-editing the recording of their visitor in Windows Moviemaker. Then they scripted, recorded, took photos and video-edited their personal responses to their particular visitor's tale.

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All the stories were put on a DVD and the choir were invited back to see them. Each child and choir storyteller had a copy to take home.

The school has been inspired to start its own choir and even before singing their first note they have been promised the opportunity to sing on stage with the Treorchy Male Choir.

See project plan »

Green DVD ImageWatch the stories from the choir

Tony Davies


Norman Martin


Will Thomas


John Jones


Cyril Bevan




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