The comprehensive Teaching Pack with Resource CD contains everything you need to teach Compost!The (mini-)Musical to your pupils or group (children, teenagers or adults) - no matter how musical (or not) you may be!
“I enjoyed banging on the drums and singing the songs.” Rachel, age 8
Great to learn ‘from scratch’ in 30 minutes at festivals and parties, or over a longer time span at Brownie and Cub groups (e.g. towards the Environment badge). Perfect for schools too, delivering your Sustainable Schools Doorway Themes with rhythm - over as long as a term. The Teaching Pack includes versions for younger children (7-11 year olds) and for older children and/or adults.
If you teach Compost!The (mini-)Musical over a longer time scale, you can incorporate more songs and spoken parts, more related activities and more background information about composting. Anneliese can come to where you are and teach Compost! in half a day, or you can teach the musical yourself over the course of up to a whole term using the comprehensive Teaching Pack with Resource CD (just £25 + performance licence).
Compost!The (mini-)Musical supports the following Sustainable Schools Doorway Themes:
Food and drink
Purchasing and waste
Inclusion and participation
Your pupils become ambassadors for composting in your school, with a show they can perform to the rest of the school, to parents, and in the community.
Primary (KS2) and secondary school/adult versions available.
‘Our performance was a real success and the pupils all agreed that their own “Teaching and Learning” had been pretty outstanding that day.’ Victoria Pendry, Advanced Skills Teacher, York
‘The children loved every minute of learning it, practising it and performing it’ Suzie Finn, Year 4 Teacher Read more feedback
Compost!The (mini-)Musical provides a rich, creative cross-curricular learning experience, encompassing music, art, literacy, French, science, geography and citizenship. It also meets the following Every Child Matters outcomes:
‘Enjoy and Achieve’
‘Making a Positive Contribution’.
Compost! also addresses:
Enterprise Education, especially if incorporated into a unit of work on improving waste management in the school or community.
There are two options for putting on Compost! The (mini-)Musical where you are:
2. You can teach Compost! The (mini-)Musical yourself using the comprehensive Teaching Pack with Resource CD. The 48-page colour Teaching Pack comes with a Resource CD that contains: - Introductory message - Recordings of live performances of each song - Backing tracks - Lyrics for performers (pdf) - Lyrics as PowerPoint.