• Carnival of Animals Tour 2016

Are teaching materials provided?

Downloads and Resources for the Carnival of the Animals tour can be found here

Included in these resources are:

  • Introduction and guidance on using the resources
  • EYFS, KS1 and KS2 learning objectives and outcomes
  • National Curriculum for Music and Purpose of Study
  • Listening guide
  • Glossary
  • Diagram of the layout of an orchestra
  • Photographs of instruments and musicians
  • Poems by Ogden Nash
  • 13 full colour images depicting each movement of the Carnival of the Animals. These are ideal for printing out to A3/A4

All resources are free to download apart from the colour images which cost £7.50 for the full set.

We recommend an un-narrated version of the Carnival of the Animals (a link can be found in the introduction and guidelines document) The listening guide can be used over a 6 week period or as a dip and dip out.

Our resources have been specially written by Ann Bryant (Internationally published children’s author and author or numerous primary music teaching resources), Dr Elizabeth Blackford (PhD Music Education and Head of Music at a Kent School) and Claire Lambert – Early Years Music Specialist.



Frequently asked questions

What is the Carnival of the Animals tour?

Following the huge success of our 2015 BBC Ten Pieces Tour we shall be touring schools again this year with The Carnival of the Animals.

Why should my school take part?

The project will help schools to deliver key aspects of the educational curriculum, including learning about the works of great composers, composing and performing.

How will it work?

Secondary schools host 3 concerts throughout the school day – typically 09.30, 11.30 and 13.30. Each concert will last between 1 hour and 1hour 20 minutes.

When will the concerts take place?

During the summer and autumn term of 2016

What age group are the concerts for?

The concerts are suitable for EYFS, KS1 and KS2.

Are teaching materials provided?

Downloads and Resources for the Carnival of the Animals tour are available.

How do I sign up?

Simply send an email to info@kidenza.co.uk detailing which concert you’d like to attend and how many pupils and staff you would like to bring.

What are the options for venue hosts?

You can either be a host or have an exclusive concert for your School.

Is there a cost?

Yes. £3 per pupil and accompanying staff are half price.

Partnerships and Supporters

  • Sussex Community Foundation
  • Artsmark
  • Music Mark
  • Art Council
  • Sigred Rausing Trust
  • Ann Bryant
  • BBC Ten Pieces

Contact Us

Telephone: 01732 362820

Email: education@kidenza.co.uk

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