Year 3 are really excited to have Mr Newton in school every Wednesday teaching us Djembe Drumming. The meaning of Djembe is a kind of goblet-shaped hand drum originating in West Africa.
A djembe or jembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. According to the Bambara people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying "Anke djé, anke bé" which translates to "everyone gather together in peace" and defines the drum's purpose.
The first lesson was noise and red hands but now the class are making Music!