In science over the past couple of weeks we have been looking at what a habitat is and what an animal needs within that habitat to survive. We designed and […]
Key Stage 1 and 2 Children participated in Roughwood’s Spelling Bee this afternoon. They all worked tremendously hard, vying for the Top Speller and Most Improved Speller position. Huge congratulations […]
Superb from these girls today. Showed fantastic collaboration and resilience throughout the day. Some amazing skills on show.
Year 3D have been using the Chromebooks this week to create animations on Scratch.
Out of a large sock, some rice and some googley eyes… see what we’re making for the Christmas Fayre next week! Don’t forget to try your luck on the ‘wine […]
We have had a wonderful afternoon in FS2 and have created some fantastic pictures based on our Literacy Text ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’.
Children have been learning about dialogue in Year 3 and using some brilliant oracy skills. Well done everyone, this is fantastic learning.
All staff at Roughwood have been busy transforming the hall into a winter wonderland for the Christmas season. Thank you to everyone for helping and thank you, Mr Clarke, for […]
This week we have been learning about fractions of shapes and fractions of quantities. We investigated how to find different fractions of different shapes. We were also able to show […]
On Friday 15th November 2019 class 3 had a family learning morning where parents came in to follow our instructions to make bird feeeders. Lots of fun was had by […]
Class 6 have been Secret Santas this afternoon and have donated 25 bags of clothing to YMCA at St John’s Green, who will sell the clothes and donate the proceeds […]
This week in Nurture we have been thinking about what it means to be a good friend. We have looked at lots of scenarios that could happen in our school […]
This week our School Council were lucky enough to spend an afternoon with MP Sarah Champion. We got the opportunity to ask her lots of questions about her role as […]
This afternoon Y3D have been learning how to use Pen and Ink, using different techniques such as: Hatching, Cross-Hatching and Stippling.
Children in Foundation today have been using the green screen to do some of their filming for this year’s Willow Tree Film Festival entries. They have been using a backdrop […]
Class 4 began their division lessons by going outside and using practical objects. This is where we were introduced to remainders! We even used ourselves to understand the inverse of […]
This morning, we watched the scene where Macbeth kills the King, blames it on the guards and is made King of Scotland.
Such a treat on Tuesday morning to have a workshop and short performance of ‘Macbeth’ from the talented ‘Young Shakespeare Company’.‘
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 15.11.19
We dressed in our pyjamas today to do our lessons, raising lots of money for Children In Need
This morning parents/caters joined us in Class 2 to make our bird feeders. We will be taking these to the local park to feed the birds. If you see them […]
We are proud to receive this award on behalf of all the Roughwood School community. We work hard to be caring and supportive of each other. We accept everyone for […]
Class 6 have spent a fascinating afternoon at Ewden Water Treatment Works today. Huge thanks to our guides, Charlotte and Helena, from Yorkshire Water 💦 who made it so interesting! […]
We have enjoyed taking part in anti-bullying week. We started by reading Don’t Hog the Hedge. Hattie the Hedgehog was really kind and shared her hedge with her friends. We […]
This afternoon in Acorns, we have taken part in the first piece of our Nemesis project. Our goal for Nemesis is to create sustainable partnerships between different communities. We kick […]
It has been our last club this week and children have been programming their robots to follow a line drawn on the floor. We didn’t quite get there but we […]
We have recently installed a green screen in school and we were so excited to try it we put this together. We hope you like Year 6 reading some of […]
The children in Reception had lots of fun last week at the Bonfire Party! We collected sticks to make a fire, made a Guy Fawkes, toasted delicious marshmallows on sticks, […]
We worked together to create our wreath, which is now proudly on display in our classroom.
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!
The children have enjoyed forming electrical circuits and exploring what makes the lightbulb brighter and dimmer. We also investigated which materials conduct the electricity to form a complete circuit.
Class 6 have been using their bodies today to create percussion sounds and interesting rhythms.
Roughwood Primary School gathers to show respect to all the people who lost their lives and fought for us in WW1 and for all men and women who have given […]
Well done to all children this week. We are incredibly impressed with their efforts and attendance this week is looking much better. Let’s keep getting to school on time, giving […]
Members of Class 6 have very different opinions of the contentious issue of smacking. Half the class would use it as a strategy to teach their own children how to […]
We have enjoyed reading Dipal’s Diwali and learning about the different things people do during Diwali. We used numicon to make rangoli patterns and clay to make our diva lamps. […]
Y3S have been learning lots about local geography. We have learnt lots about our local environment, Rotherham. Today we looked at comparing Rotherham to another environment, London. We looked at […]
Class 4 have been working with Mr Clarke to create a video animation using the software Scratch. As you can see they have used fantastic team work and resilience despite […]
Class 4 are beginning to write an explanation text all about how plants grow! We have spent lots of time ordering and sequencing accurately and creating our own images and […]
Wonderful writing and syllabic calculating for effect and meaning.
This morning Year 1 have been learning the new split digraph a_e. Do you like our sentences?
Toast going down well – children choosing jam, butter and honey! Miss Newton-Smith was certainly enjoying the atmosphere during this break time, and certainly seeing some happy customers in receipt […]
This morning at break time KS2 have enjoyed a slice of toast sold by our enterprise club for 20p. We have learnt a few lessons from our first day and […]
Year 6 today have been writing some magnificent setting descriptions. We can’t wait to show you the published pieces!