BBC Music Day 2017 – Resources

RISK ASSESSMENT: these guidance notes are intended to assist schools in planning for the care and wellbeing of their pupils during the above event. They are not a substitute for schools’ own planning for the day, and schools retain ultimate responsibility.   VIEW MANAGING RISK ON BBC MUSIC DAY.

Power of Rhythm Mass Dance

Links available for you to view:


  • Health & Safety
  • Warm Up
  • 6-week Suggested Scheme of Work
  • Choreography Notes
  • Ideas for Additional Music
  • Cool Down
  • Conclusion & Contact Us

Video resource on YouTube

This is the visual resource to help you and your students to learn the Power of Rhythm Mass Dance.

School Staff Dance Training: sessions are available for the Mass Dance – please telephone Deana Morgan on 01274 585317 or email her on to reserve your place.

Thursday, 18th May 4.00pm – Wednesday, 24th May 4.00pm – Thursday, 25th May 4.00pm

Sessions will take place at The Studios, Briggate, Shipley, Bradford, BD17 7BT.

Massed Bamboo Tamboo World Record Attempt

Instructional Videos


Red Rhythm ‘tea, tea, coffee, lemonade’

Blue Rhythm ‘I want a biscuit’

Yellow Rhythm ‘I can play the drum’

Main Groove in Steps

Main Groove



Mass Sing

To prepare for the event our singing teacher, Sophie Henderson, will be coming around the schools offering a free 1 hour session to sing through the songs with participating pupils. Time slots will be given on a first come first serve basis on the following days:

Wednesday 3rd, 10th or 17th May  – between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm

Friday  5th, 12th, 19th May between 9.00 am and 12 noon.

Please respond as soon as possible by emailing Sophie on

or phoning on 07704463569 to secure a day and time

Roger Davies Songs

*Please note these songs do not need to be learned off by heart as we will have a screen with all the words on during the event.

Backing Tracks

Bradford Born N’ Raised: File to Save (Right Click and Save Link as)


Bradford City Serenade: File to Save (Right Click and Save Link as)


On Ilkley Moor Baht’ At: File to Save (Right Click and Save Link as)


Bradford Born n’ Raised

Bradford City Serenade

On Ilkley Moor Baht ‘at

Lyrics sheet for all 3 songs