The Federation of St George's RC Primary School with Our Lady & St Peter RC Primary School

Our Lady and Saint Peter RC Primary School

Children at the Centre ~ Jesus at the Heart

Saint George’s RC Primary School

We Love, Live, Learn in the Light of Christ.

George Street, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire YO15 3PS

01262 670138

Our Lady and St Peter RC Primary Academy

Children at the Centre ~ Jesus at the Heart

Liturgical Music: John Burland

St Augustine said: “when we sing we pray twice”


John Burland is an educator, speaker, and composer from Sydney, Australia who has been writing and recording religious music for children, youth, and adults for over 20 years. During this time, he has written and recorded over 250 songs and published 15 music collections which are used extensively in school/parish communities across Australia, New Zealand, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. In 2008, two of his liturgical compositions, Come O Holy Spirit and Lord By Your Cross were included in the official World Youth Day liturgies in Sydney, Australia.

John is currently the Education Officer: Archdiocesan Liturgical Music, for Sydney Catholic Schools Australia, where he facilitates workshops, Faith Celebrations and reflection days for children, teachers, families, and parish communities. He is also a keynote speaker, composer, and the National Music Consultant for Bayard Inc, in North America.