Today, children who are our elected School Council visited the Town Hall and met the Mayor. We learnt about democracy and how our wonderful towns history.
Another fantastic week at Roughwood Primary School. We have class 8 with 99.8% attendance, and our learners have been resilient with their learning this week. Well done to all children […]
We’ve learnt about how sound travels, and we’ve found out that we watch 4 days of adverts per year! That’s a lot of Television! From the Wonderlab, to the Gaming […]
Class 5 have been continuing our Roscars project this week! We are really excited for our entry this year as we look back through the decades at the significant happenings […]
We have some very excited children to see the Dalek and some excited teachers to see the Zippy and George! Our coach driver says we are one of the lovelies […]
This week, the children have been busy creating foil Direction pads to control their sprites within the maze during Computer club. The children have also been experimenting with Bananas to […]
Y3 children had a super amazing day at Kelham Island consolidating and expanding their knowledge of Steel. They learnt more about key people such as Henry Bessemer and Harry Brearley! […]
Our watercolour poppy artwork is progressing well. We are looking forward to the finished product.
Today Class 4 began their second strand of multiplication by recalling and reciting different times tables. They used their challenge skills, team work skills and reflection skills to complete different […]
Today, Year 6 (Class 9) have been designing and drawing sprites and backdrops for their animations. The animations cover World War II child evacuations and the Christmas Truce that occurred […]
Class 7 have been learning about sexual and asexual reproduction in plants, and about vegetative propagation – artificially regrowing plants. Today we set up our own investigation to regrow spring […]
Today Class 4 continued to work on editing and improving their sketching skills. They worked really hard on drawing to scale and getting a good level of detail using different […]
Class 5 have been working collaboratively, researching all about the Church, it’s purpose and why people worship in them. Each table had a specific part of the Christian church to […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 14.02.2020
As part of our mental health week we did lots of work on courage. We discussed what courage was and children thought about times in their own life when they […]
As part our Nemesis Project we have been visiting Cherry Trees Residential Care home. The children and residents have thoroughly enjoyed it and we look forward to visiting again next […]
We had a wonderful trip to the Rotherham Transport Museum.
Well done to Class 2 this term for winning the attendance Breakfast. Thank you to all the parents who have attended. Let’s keep up the hard work and improve attendance […]
A fantastic session with Ann Foxley-Johnson about staying safe on the apps we use. We have now created our own posters about using these apps.
Today class 4 were working on a variety of sketching techniques including cross hatching and stippling. They learnt how to create tone and texture too. We will be attempting to […]
Children have started to develop a podcast to inform peers and parents about keeping safe online. Each new episode will tackle another issue and give you the correct up to […]
Ann Foxly Johnson is in school today supporting our classes with internet safety week. Children are learning about keeping safe online and how to be responsible digital citizens.
As part of our ICT curriculum, Class 7 have been using ‘I Can Animate’ and ‘iMovie’ to create and edit a short story for the topic of this half term […]
Well done to Angel and Brianne for being chosen to feature in the next Young Writers Book. This is the first time either of them have been published, so we […]
In the penultimate week before half term begins, we could not be more proud of these children. There have been so many opportunities for deep learning and we’ve been learning […]
We have ended our subtraction strand of maths with a challenging orienteering course!
In science club this week we looked at different ways to create weather in a jar. We used soap, water and glitter to create a tornado. Then we used shaving […]
The KS2 corridor were disturbed during their learning this week by an unexpected crime! The children were puzzled to why anyone would destroy our fantastic learning environment!
Year 3 showcasing our amazing ART skills! We are creating booklets based on our picture this picture ‘Sheffield Through the Ages’
Find your brave… this week we have been focusing on children’s Mental Health Week and we have been exploring courage.
What can we do to help us face our fears? Class 6 voted for this question after looking at the P4C book this week for Children’s Mental Health Week.
This week we have looked at programming a sprite to move left and right navigating obstacles. Children will then use a controller to control the program.
In Y5, we looked at some statements and decided which ones were brave and which ones weren’t. We decided on different ways to categorise them; some of us ranked them […]
This week in literacy we have been learning about poems. We used talk for write to write and perform our own poem.
Class 4 have been researching all about Harry Brearley and Henry Bessemer. They used the iPads to research key information such as dates, early life and significant to the steel […]
We have been learning how to use our pencils to create effective artwork, using shade and tone.
As part of our learning about animation, we made our own examples of thaumatropes to understand how animation was created many years ago. Watch our videos at the end to […]
We have been researching Dreamworks Animation, linking to our class text of How to Train Your Dragon. We are now creating our own quizzes and learning how to add effects […]
Today Class 4 and 5 made a shocking discovery, someone or thing had appeared to destroy our beloved plotting shed. After thorough investigation we decided to conduct our Big Write […]
The children have really impressed us this week, with another week of high quality learning. From descriptive setting, to interview questions for Steel Men, we couldn’t be happier with the […]