Songs and activities

Ages 11 to 16

Eye of the tiger | Lyrics
A roaring anthem on the theme of resilience from the rock ‘hall of fame’.

Happier | Lyrics
A bittersweet break-up song; how can you turn things around and find a silver lining?

Happy ending | Lyrics
​​​​​​​A feel-good song that can be sung in three parts – perfect for female choirs or vocal groups

Laudate Deum | Lyrics
A spirited baroque canon by Henry Purcell 

Rise | Lyrics
A super catchy and motivating song about self-belief and perseverance

Skin | Lyrics
A soulful song from the Brits Critics’ Choice Award winner Rag’n’Bone Man

Activities to try


Create mash ups


Brush up on cadences


Know your textures


Song Videos

Teaching videos of some of our favourite songs

Feelgood Fifteen

Check out our fun and feelgood 15 minute sessions

BSL / Makaton Videos

Sing and sign with our range of signing videos

A-Z of all songs

Handy list of all free songs available
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