Home Page

Pilsley C of E School


More about Joik

Do any of you remember the film Frozen? Well these singers, a choir from Norway called “Cantus” sang music for the film.


Here they sing a song called “The Northern Lights”. A lot of music has been inspired by this amazing natural phenomena.  You will hear some of the singers making a very low “Joik” (pronounced “yoik”) type sound (a traditional way of singing in Sami culture) and other singers seem to sing as high as the sky itself! See what other music you can find about The Northern Lights or traditional Joik singing.

Derbyshire Junior Music Hub.


Click on the link below, then choose any activity from weeks 2, 3 or 4.  

You will recognise some of the music and some things are new.  My favourite new challenge is the clapping challenge in week 2.  

You could of course make up your own tapping patterns and record it somehow.  Let us know how you get on.



Class 4 music. Suggested learning: Listen to / watch any of the music for activity 1, week 1.


Answer the 4 questions or record your thoughts in any way you like.


Learn more about Glenn Miller / practice the dance!


Check out some of these songs.... 

We are currently experiencing an unprecedented situation with the rapidly changing advice and guidance around Covid-19. We would like to keep parents and carers as up to date as possible by directing them to the following means of information. The latest government advice can be found at The latest advice and guidance from the Local Authority can be found at Public Health England for the East Midlands information can be found as follows: PHE East Midlands response centre- Telephone 0344 2254524 followed by Option 0 to get through to East Midlands Health Protection Team, then press option 1 and ask for the Coronavirus response centre which opens from 8am-8pm.

Latest News

Read more


Read more

Calendar Dates

Read more
Site Visitors - 4 2 3 3 6