QUOTE(fsharpminor @ Apr 14 2010, 09:05 AM)
Following on from 'Music Entering Assembly' did your school(s) have an official school song or anthem ?
At Keighley Boys G.S we had Quilters 'Non Nobis Domine',
and I know other schools have used this also.
But there must be a good few different ones I think.
My primary school had a song called "Much in little" - the school motto was "multum in parvo". Surprisingly I can still remember the words....
At school we grow in many ways although we’re rather small,
We always must remember the oak tree, strong and tall
We know it is so mighty, of this we all agree,
But think back to its beginning before it was a tree
Much in little, much in little,
This is the way we grow.
Much in little, much in little
There’s so much we need to know.
The acorn hid its greatness of beauty, strength and grace,
And so we hope in time to come that we will take our place
For life’s a great adventure for learning how to care
About the world around us that everyone can share.
My middle school used one of the songs out of the "come and praise" assembly books which was called "light up the fire" (which incidentally I always thought was a bit odd, you know, encouraging arsonists.....). The internet tells me it is now called "colours of day"
Colours of day dawn into the mind,
The sun has come up, the night is behind.
Go down in the city, into the street,
And let's give the message to the people we meet
So light up the fire and let the flame burn,
Open the door, let Jesus return,
Take seeds of His Spirit, let the fruit grow,
Tell the people of Jesus, let His love show.
Go through the park, on into the town;
The sun still shines on, it never goes down.
The light of the world is risen again;
The people of darkness are needing a friend.
Open your eyes, look into the sky,
The darkness has come, the sun came to die,
The evening draws on, the sun disappears,
But Jesus is living, His Spirit is near.
We didn't really have assembly at high school so as far as I know there wasn't a school song.