Our Year 6 children have had a wonderful afternoon learning how to play the clarinet. Mr Lewis has shown us how to effectively assemble a clarinet (which is quite a […]
Oh yes they have! KS2 came together today at lunchtime to begin their rehearsals for (hopefully) a performance no one will forget of this years school panto… Snow White. This […]
As part of our cultural and creative offer at Roughwood Primary School, we are privileged to offer every child in our school the opportunity to learn to play a musical […]
What a fantastic start to a new school year … playing a brand new instrument!
At the end of a busy term, the children at Roughwood showcase their learning through the arts. The children have been learning a new piece on the glockenspiel and at […]
We are so lucky to have the wonderful Elliot come into school each week to lead our singing lessons. He plays the piano and teaches us songs which are linked […]
Last week, Roughwood Primary School hosted two of our annual musical concerts for parents and carers to watch in school – Key Stage One and Key Stage Two Music Performances. […]
This week in Music, Year 4 have been learning the difference between glockenspiel (metal) and xylophone (wood) before practicing some rhythms using the notes G, E and A.
Today class 2 have been learning how to tell the weather in french. We started with some word matching games and progressed onto singing a weather song in french. We […]
Today we have been listening and appraising a piece of music called Music is all around. We learnt that it was a piece of jazz music. We discussed how we […]
This half term class 2 have been practising playing the recorders and have been able to perform an entire song! We focused on the notes C and D. I hope […]
It was wonderful to invite parents into school today for the KS1 and EYFS Easter Assembly. This is the first time any of our children have performed for an audience […]
Today we had a special visitor come to school. Emma from Music Bugs came to see Little Acorns and some of our parents. We had a lovely time singing and […]
As we start to get back to assemblies together in school it has been wonderful to hear our children singing in the hall. Here is KS2 for the first time […]
Children have shown how much practise they have done during recent weeks. Year 5 have been continuing their learning on the trumpets, Year 3 have focused on the Ukelele and […]
Our yearly X-Factor has been a huge hit this year and we have seen some brilliant guest appearances from a former pupil and the new Roughwood Staff Boyband. We have […]
To celebrate another wonderful Year at Roughwood, we have come together to sing you a Christmas classic. We hope you enjoy our singing as much as we enjoyed making the […]
This week in class 3 we have continued to learn the recorder playing the notes B, A and G. We have been practising using these notes to the song ‘Ho […]
This week class 2 have continued our recorder learning and have been practising our song ‘Ho Ho Ho’. We are mastering our technique and are beginning to play in sync. […]
Today Class 2 have been on a fabulous adventure to Brazil! We transformed the classroom into a plane and even saw the plane take off. We then learnt about Brazil’s […]
In class 3 this week we have continued to learn to play the notes C, A and G. The children have shown great resilience to learning a new skills and […]
This week Class 2 have continued their work with recorders. We have listen and appraised a variety of music before learning the notes G, A and C. We practised our […]
In class 3 this week we have begun to learn a new skill in music. We have started learning the recorder. The notes we focussed on this week were G, […]
Classes 4, 5 and 6 have been having a wonderful afternoon with Ms Daws today, making lots of progress with their Samba Music.
Year 4 have made a fabulous start to a new term of Music, trying out a variety of instruments from Brazil… Why might Brazil be significant to our topic on […]
This years Summer Concert. Have a great half term everyone!
Another fantastic Roughwood’s Got Talent today at Roughwood Primary School. This year, we have had a wide range of acts ranging from tap dancing and drums to singing and football. […]
Year 4 had lots of fun this afternoon, making their own instruments and using them to explore pitch and volume… This led to an investigation to find out the relationship […]
In class 3 we have been beginning to play the glockenspiel. We listened to a piece of music and then began to look at the different notes. For the piece […]
Today has been our first music lesson via Zoom with Class 5. Children have been drumming as normal and the lesson was a great success. Well done for rising to […]
Our children in Year 4 have been enjoying their drumming sessions this week and have started to learn the basics on the Djembe Drum. Children have been looking at listening […]
Recently, children from around the world joined together for an online sing along which was hosted by Young Voices. The song, “Power in Me” was chosen to promote and represent […]
Wow! What an amazing evening we all had. Our talented pupils attended the Young Voices concert held at the Sheffield Arena last night and became part of a choir made […]
Class 7 and 8 learnt some festive songs (and an Imagine Dragons song!) complete with Makaton actions.
Year 5 took part in a concert for parents and the public at the Rotherham Minster. It was the first time many of our children had been inside the Minster […]
Roughwood has spread some Christmas cheer today by singing carols at the local shop. We raised over £20 for school and all the residents who joined us had a wonderful […]
Laying down the rhythm for our class track!
We have had a wonderful night singing our favourite carols here at Roughwood. We have had a great game of Bingo and a quiz whwe we gave away lots of […]
Class 4 have been continuing to develop our musical playing skills. They are working really hard on reading and interpreting music! Keep it up children!
Class 6 have been using their bodies today to create percussion sounds and interesting rhythms.
Roughwood Primary school perform beautifully for the Harvest Festival. We are incredibly proud of all Roughwood learners. Thank you to all parents and carers for attending. We are so very […]
Year 5/6 have been having sessions with Ms Roberts from Wingfield and have finished learning One Call Away.
Year 4s learning about notation and how to create different rhythms. See the concentration!
Today the Y3 children had their very first ukulele lesson. They learnt the components of a ukulele and how to hold it correctly. They also learnt about the important of […]
Last week, Y4 children attended Magna and took part in The Big Blast, a Rotherham concert involving other schools and instruments.
What a brilliant assembly we had today to showcase what children have been learning in class. Some children have only been playing an instrument since Easter and the progress made […]
We have had a magnificent assembly with the Music Service today to showcase a range of instruments. We have been inspired.
Year 4 have been continuing their trumpet learning in preparation for the Big Blast concert in July! q
We were very lucky to have Sonia Burgess join us this morning for a fun filled music session. During the lesson, we joined in with actions to music before listening […]