(Updated on 13/06/2016)




  • Don't Stay in School - Boyinaband
    "What I learned in school vs. What I didn't learn in school."

    The lyrics are below the video on Youtube.




  • "Quiet please, children!"
    "Listen to a song about a teacher and some children in class. Practise words and phrases for the classroom."



  • The Graduation Song - Rhett & Link - "A musical wake-up call for high school graduates." (YouTube)
    + LYRICS :
    "For the past 18 years; your life's been pretty smooth;
    Let's take a moment and reflect on; all you've had to do..."



  • I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate||Spoken Word by Suli Breaks.
    "I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate" picks up on the education topic but takes a different stance and angle from "Why I Hate School But Love Education". This poem talks about..." (Read below the video on YouTube.)



  • Alice Cooper - School's out (YouTube) + LYRICS ( :

    "School's out for summer
    School's out forever
    School's been blown to pieces

    No more pencils
    No more books
    No more teacher's dirty looks..."



  • The Avalanches - Frontier Psychiatrist (YouTube) + the LYRICS :
    "Is Dexter ill today, Mr Kirk, Dexter's in school
    I'm afraid he's not, Miss Fishborne
    Dexter's truancy problem is way out of hand
    The Baltimore county school board have decided to expel
    Dexter from the entire public school system"




  • We're going to be friends by The White Stripes (YouTube) + the lyrics :
    "Fall is here, hear the yell
    back to school, ring the bell
    brand new shoes, walking blues
    climb the fence, books and pens
    I can tell that we're going to be friends"


    + An activity sent by Sylvie Bertrand (Ac. Nantes)

    + An activity created by: Renée Maufroid (Ac. Lille)
    "Look at the video and listen to the song. Now fill in the gaps..."
    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

  • School's out by Alice Cooper (
    "No more pencils
    No more books
    No more teacher's dirty looks"

    + VIDEO (YouTube)

  • School Days Over by Luke Kelly (YouTube) + LYRICS (

  • What Did You Learn In School Today? sung by Tom Paxton or Pete Seeger (
    "I learned that Washington never told a lie
    I learned that soldiers seldom die
    I learned that everybody's free..."

    - the VIDEO (YouTube)


  • Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd :
    "We don't need no education
    We don't need no thought control
    No dark sarcasm in the classroom
    Teachers leave them kids alone..."

  • Gotta Leave by 702 :
    "But you learn from your mistakes"


  • Knowledge Is Power by No Cash :
    "detention, suspension and power tripping "teachers"
    feed me candy flavored lies like priests, nuns and preachers
    told what to wear and what to think when to piss and when to speak..."


  • (Remember The Days Of The) Old Schoolyard by Cat Stevens :
    "It ain't never too late to learn about love"


  • School by Supertramp :
    "I can see you in the morning when you go to school
    Don't forget your books, you know you've got to learn the golden rule,
    Teacher tells you stop your play and get on with your work..."


  • School Days by Chuck Berry :
    "Up in the mornin' and out to school
    The teacher is teachin' the Golden Rule
    American history and practical math
    Your studyin' hard and hopin' to pass...
    Back in the classroom, open your books...
    Close up your books, get out of your seat
    Down the halls and into the street..."



  • Schooldays by The Kinks :
    "Used to be the trouble maker
    Hated homework, was a sweet heartbreaker..."



  • Wonderful world by Sam Cooke :
    "Don't know much about history,
    don't know much biology.
    Don't know much about a science book,
    don't know much about the french I took..."