More photos from our amazing trip to Tropical World as part of our topic this Autumn term!
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 25.10.19
What a week! We’ve had such a fantastic time. The children have been on a boat trip, visited Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Shakespeare’s New Place, the burial place of Shakespeare and finally, […]
Class 4 had a fantastic trip at tropical world to help us delve deeper into our topic based all around the Rainforest. We learnt lots of new information about the […]
We had a great time testing different materials, to investigate which would conduct electricity!
Children have used their knowledge of hatching and cross-hatching to great tone in these fantastic pen and ink images of Tudor homes.
It was awe-inspiring to watch these Y6 children teach and support each other to add and subtract fractions with different denominators. The progress they made because of this peer support […]
Class 6 proudly presenting our Harvest Moon poem, which we performed at the Harvest Festival celebrations this week.
In Computing Club we have been busy building robots and using a Crumble motherboard we have started to program them. We are using our knowledge of coding and algorithms to […]
Children at Roughwood are in the process of setting up a break time shop to sell toast and smoothies. To help us set up our business, children visited Rockingham to […]
Today class 4 went and had a look at our new nemesis project! We have decided that we would love to transform this area into a peaceful, reading area that […]
Class 7 were super lucky and won both the Attendance Breakfast AND the Golden Table this week! Superstars!
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 […]
We used the song 5 Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate as our stimulus. As a class we discussed the different construction materials we have in our class. We decided […]
This week we have been reading Oliver’s Fruit Salad. In the story, Oliver doesn’t like fruit however, they go to the supermarket to buy lots of fruit and Grandpa suggests […]
The children have learnt so much today at Crucial Crew. We have learnt about road safety, first aid, criminal responsibility, internet safety and hate crime. A very informative but fun […]
Y3/4 Girls receiving their certificates after competing in the Rawmarsh School Games Football Festival
Year 6 learn how carry out the recovery position at Crucial Crew. With thanks to @stjohnsambulanc
From Magistrates Court, to crime scene investigators – children learning about child exploitation and providing high-level responses to challenging questions and scenarios. We are incredibly impressed with the Year 6s.
In SUMMs, Class 7 have been counting through zero into negative numbers. We then practised by playing “tug of war”.
As part of our genre writing we are looking at including adjectives for effect and precision. To practice this, we played an adjective game where we had to think of […]
Y3S used a variety of resources to help find information for our non chronological report. We decided to follow a carousel and use lots of different things: they included: non […]
We are thrilled to use Chrome Books for our research lesson. This will help us greatly as we write our non-chronological reports.
Thank you to all the parents that engaged in our family learning session on Monday. It was a great event, which the children thoroughly enjoyed! We hope you enjoyed it too.
We read the story, it was hard to understand that words can change the way we feel. We used some role play to understand the different things we may say […]
Children have been so busy today in Foundation. The mud kitchen in looking very muddy and we have enjoyed learning with pumpkins. Would you like to try our soup?
We are learning about materials and their properties, and have recently focused on the difference between dissolving and melting – dissolving is when a solid mixes with a liquid to […]
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 11.10.19
In class 7 we looked at “Words and our heart”. Our question was – “Should you think before you speak?” We thought of lots of other interesting questions we could […]
This week in Maths, Year 3 have been exploring subtraction and the ways we can use it. In the photos below, children have created their own number lines using string […]
This week in maths class three have been learning about measuring. We have looked at what we use to weigh things. We can use the terminology grams and kilograms. After […]
Today key stage one and foundation stage two met the author Simon Murray. We listened to some of his stories and learnt how to create illustrations like the ones in […]
To support world mental health day here at Roughwood, children have created ribbon badges in yellow with words they associate with mental health. Everyone has mental health whether good or […]
Class 6 are busy creating some portraits in the style of the artist 👩🎨 Arcimboldo, using images of harvest produce.
Today class 4 used counting on to find the difference between 2 numbers. The children used the strategy of a number line to complete a number sentence. Once they had […]
Class 4 recently had a very though evoking conversation around words and the effect they can have. The question we came up was “how can words make you feel heartbroken?” […]
Today class 4 applied their new colour mixing skills to complete a rainforest inspired painting! As you can see the children thought hard about what colours they would need and […]
Children have had a fantastic time in Guided Reading this morning. Children are challenging themselves and trying hard to meet their targets. Our reading environments are developing childrens love of […]
Class 2 shared the story words and your heart. We had a long discussion about how this made us feel and how our own hearts were affected. Not everyone agreed […]
Just in case you missed it in the Rotherham Advertiser! Peter is in school again, today signing personalised copies for our children.
This week we have had an amazing 74 Families engage with our Tea, Toast and Tables mornings which have seen parents and children playing tables games to raise awareness of […]
We had an amazing P4C session this week discussing the concept of flying. The children listed things that could fly and we grouped these into two categories, wing and no […]
In Chestnuts this week we have been exploring colour mixing. We learnt about Primary colours and mixed them together to make secondary colours.
Can you beat your speed on Timestable Rockstars? Some of these children did during TT launch day!
Children came dressed as rockstars today and were ready to take on rockstar challenges. What a fantastic day of maths challenges. Thank you to all parents, carers and staff at […]
What a fantastic turnout in Year 5! The children, and their parents and carers, enjoyed their tea and toast and played games as rockstars.
Class 6 had a fabulous morning playing multiplication games with some lovely parents who came in to support us this morning. We played board games, card games and even times […]
Year 3 children and their parents and carers attended this second TTT morning with times tables, tea and toast! What a huge success! Thank you to all for attending.
As part of our learning on persuasive texts, we have engaged in conference-style discussions about plastic pollution under the title of ‘A single person can’t change the world.’