In computing with Mr Clarke we have been working on our computer skills and have created a front cover and information page using comic life. We added a title and then […]
Lots of fun had this morning in key stage one sharing times tables games with our grown ups.
Today class 4 took their maths learning outdoors. To practice using the column addition the children had to work out the sum of a number sentence. Once they worked it […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks since the last newsletter and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 27.09.19
A selection of wonderful learning which has taken place this week. Thank you to all the parents and carers who attended family learning this week. The children really appreciated you […]
This morning Nurture helped out at the Macmillan coffee and cake morning. We helped sell the cakes and buns and kept the hall looking tidy. We also helped sell buns […]
Today class 4 experimented with mixing powder paints to create warm and cool colours. We learnt how to mix the primary colours plus black and white to create new ones. […]
To support us with our instructional writing this week, class 4 decided to give each other oral instructions. One partner had an image of a finished model and the other […]
Y3 worked collaboratively with Miss Whitworth and Mr Tyas to combine drama and PE in a performance which was inspired by the animals and surroundings of the rainforest. As you […]
Over the last two weeks, we have been reading the story Funnybones. We decided to recite the start of the story and the children were excited to make their own […]
Year 5/6 have been having sessions with Ms Roberts from Wingfield and have finished learning One Call Away.
Thank you to all families that attended the sessions with Rotherham CLC, who kindly came to do a “structures and materials” session with children and families from classes 7 and […]
Although children of all ages often watch YouTube content directly via the website or main YouTube app, YouTube itself states that the only place children should be watching its videos […]
Today we have been using pastels and paints to create different tones and strength of colour. Our puffins have turned out fantastic.
We have crossed the causeway to Holy Island and are now stranded till 4 when the tide goes out. It’s a good job there’s lots to see and do and […]
This week in Acorns we have been reading the story Funnybones. We have enjoyed making ourselves into skeletons, looking at x-rays, using the Mr potato head to identify body parts […]
Combining Shakespeare with Comic Life, as we study the play ,’King Lear’.
The wet weather isn’t stopping children at Roughwood Primary from having fun. Playing board games at break and sharing our favourite books with others. #CaptainTeamwork
Peter J Murray introduced his brand new book to us, recently published on 11th September. If you would like a copy signing, please send your child with the money tomorrow, […]
Children in year 3 have been using models and images to support their addition learning. Adding one digit to a three-digit by adjusting. Great learning!
Today some Year 6 children have set of on an adventure to Northumberland. In school, we have been learning about where our peers are going and some of the magnificent […]
Class 3 have had a fantastic day at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We have seen lots of different animals with fur, feathers and skin. We stood and watched the polar […]
Today we applied our skills in a maths mash of multiplication, addition and subtraction to plan a dream party sticking to a (very generous) budget. Lots of reasoning and teamwork […]
Children often want to portray the ‘best version’ of themselves online. They look for inspiration from others; from friends, family, social media influencers, celebrities and others. But do they appreciate […]
Letters have gone home for children Y1-Y6 yesterday for our timestable rockstars launch on Thursday 3rd October! Children and staff are invited to come to school dressed as rockstars! We’d […]
Class 4 are currently learning about the different parts of a plant and the function of each part. The children dissected their very own plant to see what each part […]
Today class 4 attempted to instruct Miss Sare how to make them some jam on toast for breakfast. It didn’t go exactly to plan the first time round and it […]
Today Y3/S decided to hold their P4C session outside in our school environment. We thought what better way to discuss the impact our actions are having on the rainforest environment! […]
We were very impressed by the systems children designed to propel their boats.
Social media influencers have become major players in the online world. They can earn a lot of money and have considerable persuasive power. But do influencers always have your child’s best […]
During the summer holidays, Y6 were challenged to make a boat that floats. Today we tested out the finished products in our school pond. Luckily, our boats were a huge […]
We have been reading the book ‘What Makes Me a Me?’ by Ben Faulks. We created a text map together and thought of actions to go with the text.
In Year 5 we have started our large pastel pictures, looking at Tudor patterns. We have only just started these but, as I’m sure you will agree, Class 7 have […]
This morning we went on our first welly walk. We found lots of mysterious bones, a spooky skeleton and a book called ‘Funnybones’ which we will be using as a stimulus […]
Year 4s learning about notation and how to create different rhythms. See the concentration!
In Acorns this week, we have been talking about how we feel. We have come up with a simple way of finding out and tracking how everyone is feeling. We […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been a fantastic two weeks since coming back from our break and so much has been happening in school. […]
In science this week, class 3 have been discussing what you need to survive on a desert island. We soon decided that we needed food, water, air and shelter to […]
We have been using pastels to create animal pictures for our art display. . Come and see our amazing learning.
Today we have formed peer critique triads so that we can support each other to edit and improve our writing. We were able to give good advice to our partners.
Last week, we elected our school councillor. Prior to this we wrote manifestos to outline why we would be effective as a school councillor. Lots of ideas and persuasive techniques […]
Class 6 enjoyed using MyMaths to learn about place value this morning on the PCs and iPads.
Since the dawn of video games there have been questions asked about their potential link to violent or disruptive behaviour in people, and in particular, young people. These questions certainly […]
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 […]
Today Class 4 did a fantastic job of beginning to learn how to partition numbers with up to 4 digits! The children had to work in their partners to find […]
We have used our resilience learning skill this morning to write at length about a stormy sea scene. It has been a great start to our week of learning.
In Acorns, we have had a great first week. We are starting to learn where to find different resources and making lots of friends. We have enjoy using the numicon […]
Year 5/6 involved in the democratic elections for school and deputy school councillors. Well done to all children for their efforts. Miss Newton-Smith and Mr Williams could not be more […]
Year 5’s science topic this half term is materials and their properties. We have started the topic by looking at a variety of materials, thinking of ways we can describe […]
We have started the Autumn term by looking at place value. Today we have completed some practical collaborative activities to consolidate our learning this week.
Class 4 have been working exceptionally hard at ups killing our vocabulary so that we can create interesting sentences that will engage our readers. The children loved using a thesaurus […]
Class 2 have made the most of the sunshine today by taking our maths learning outside. We have been writing numbers, reading numbers, counting and jumping on numbers up to […]