I have a little poppy, As red as can be, To show that I remember Those who fought to make me free. In Class 2 we have created some amazing […]
Well done to all children who achieved their timetable rockstars certificate this half term. We are extremely proud of your achievements.
Some wonderful work published and written confidently and independently. Well done Year 5.
Excellent effort from children in our school. We are extremely proud of their successes.
We have had a magnificent first half-term back and the school continues to go from strength to strength. Children have engaged in some outstanding learning this term and we are […]
Year 6 have celebrated having the best attendance in school this term with an attendance breakfast. Parents were invited into school to celebrate with their children. Thank you to everyone […]
On Tuesday 23rd October we held our Harvest Festival Assembly to celebrate and give thanks for this special time of year. We are so very grateful and amazed at the […]
PC Paul and PC Helen 👮🏻♂️👮🏻♀️ have been in to speak to the children about staying safe during the darker nights. They spoke to the children about Halloween 🎃 about […]
We have been learning about the sacrifices made by soldiers during wartime. We have made sun catchers in Class 7 to represent our gratitude. These will be on display in […]
This week we have been learning all about bees. We enjoyed watching a video of how honey is made. After that made some honey sandwiches following simple instructions, we really […]
Have a read of Year 5 persuasive letters, which are their independent writing pieces! They’ve attracted a popular audience to our Harvest Festival performance using their persuasive language… hope to see […]
While the majority of year 6 have been on residential in Northumberland, back at school we have been writing newspapers and creating pen and ink images of the ocean. We […]
On Thursday parents came into school to help with our Rags to Bags project. We really appreciated all the help to get our t-shirt bags nearly completed.
Our Poppies are finished this week. Children have been using pen and ink to create tone using hatching and cross-hatching. Then we used watercolours to give a dash of colour. […]
This week Class 5 have been thinking about how to put their fantastic bird home designs into an outcome. Together we began to make a whole class prototype. We discussed […]
During this half term, Class 5 have been fortunate to have had some circle time sessions with Mrs Storer. We are learning to see the impact of our kind words […]
Today we are adding embellishments to our innovative designs in preparation for the big stitch up next week. This is our penultimate session and I just wanted to say a […]
Children learning to ‘stop, say, listen, think and choose’ before reacting. Children taking deep breaths and making sensible choices – very impressive.
Today in Class 2 we have created dinosaur skins using pastels. In previous weeks we have practised our pencil skills, putting them to use today. First, Ms. Taylor modelled using […]
While most of Year 6 are in Northumberland, back at school we are creating some stunning pen and ink pieces of art to go with our Grace Darling newspapers.
Children in FS2 have had a lovely time this morning learning all about bees and beekeeping. They had the opportunity to learn about how wax is made and had a […]
Last week in literacy we learned all about The Enormous Turnip. We made a collage of the Old Man and Woman to help us with our character description. We have […]
Another fantastic couple of weeks here at Roughwood. Everyone is working extremely hard to meet our targets and make progress. Attendance getting better and we have had a 100% Award […]
Year 3 visited the Butterfly house this week to support their topic about habitats. We were able to see lots of different creatures in different habitats. This all links with […]
Long division is pretty tricky but with the help of our team (and a lot of fun) we are getting the hang of it!
Well done, Mckenzie, for getting 💯 on Bedrock! Keep it up!
Another glorious afternoon spent sewing our designer bags 💼 to save the planet.
Today we have been using our sculpting skills to demonstrate our knowledge of coastal erosion. Using clay, we have created models showing the headland, caves, arches, stacks and stumps which […]
Some collaboration with Y5 cross sectional Tudor designs. Did you know that glass was extremely expensive? Designs included steep roofs and wooden beams.
Last week in literacy we looked at the beginning of The Scarecrow’s Wedding. We made a collage of both Betty and Harry to help us with our character description. As […]
This week class 6 are starting to look at division. Some children have been using resources to divide by grouping whilst other children have been using the bus stop method […]
On Tuesday, we took advantage of the windy weather in Foundation 1, we made kites and ribbon sticks for children to run and dance in the wind. We quickly learnt […]
This week in Class 3 we have been recycling old pieces of paper to make new paper. On Tuesday we had to shred the paper and leave it to soak over […]
Our foundation 2 children are now approaching their 6th week of full time education. We are so proud of the learning experiences children have had in this short time and […]
What a great turn out for our family learning session. Thank you to everyone who came to support us, we hope you had a fantastic time.
This week children had a visit from Zoo Lab. Children learnt many facts about a selection of animals, through an interactive and hands on session. Meet Sally Snail, Carla Cockroach, […]
High level reasoning, teamwork and problem solving involved this morning in our maths lesson.
Well done for the children this week who had a special mention in assembly. Once again, it has been difficult for the teachers to choose. Kurtis was very confident, at […]
Our lunchtime staff at Roughwood have been listening to children read after lunch and our children are loving the extra reading time with adults. Reading is one of our priorities […]
We had a go at solving column multiplication questions on the back of jigsaw pieces as part of our maths learning! This took a great deal of team work, resilience […]
Class 2 have completed some fantastic home learning in relation to our topic this term ‘what a wonderful world.’ J-Jay has created a paper-mache volcano and world. Lucas has also […]
Class 7 engaged with some fabulous assistants this afternoon who shared in our learning – designing bags from rags! We have had a lovely time changing the world and tackling […]
We are learning to use persuasive techniques and trying to persuade our audience to rethink their shopping habits using talk for writing. Here is our introduction… And some of our […]