Today, in Class 8, we have had a lot of fun participating in an in-depth historical debate by exploring two possible opinions of evacuating children during World War 2. The […]
Today Class 4 learnt all about Fire Safety. The children learnt all about what to do if there was a fire and who to contact. They have a very important […]
Class 5 exploring negative numbers through ICT – comparing average temperatures in numerous habitats around the world (Desert, Antarctica, Amazon Rainforest, Underground, Under the sea and deep within the forest […]
Our children in Year 4 have been enjoying their drumming sessions this week and have started to learn the basics on the Djembe Drum. Children have been looking at listening […]
We have been using the text What Makes Me a Me? As a stimulus for our literacy teaching. Here is a video of us performing the text using the text […]
We wrote and performed a poem about families using Talk For Writing
Here we have a selection of fantastic photos of interactive and practical learning over the last few weeks in Class 5. We have created our version of Robin Hood’s trusty […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks in school. Thank you for your continued support. Newsletter 24.09.2020
Class 2 has been learning about animal poems this week. We had a mini competition between the boys and girls to see who could do the best performance! It was […]
This week in Science, we’ve been learning about light and the rules of reflection … … which linked perfectly with a challenging reflection problem that came up in this week’s […]
Class 3 absolutely loved maths learning yesterday. They worked in groups of 3 and they had 7 questions to answer. Children worked on using the greater than, less than and […]
Year 4 have been practising their colours in French. Class 5 and 6 practised by playing some vocab games and then painted a colour wheel to show our learning.
Well done to all our children with 100% attendance last year. We know that for some of the time last year school was closed, but for every day they could […]
This week we tried another spelling activity and had a go at scrabble spelling – criss-crossing our spellings through a shared letter. Class 6 did this really well – some […]
Class 4 took their Maths lesson outside once again. We drew a number line on the yard and then ordered a mixture of visual representation, 3/4 digit numbers and numbers […]
We have enjoyed a virtual assembly today from Miss Foxly-Johnson. As you know we received our Gold award at Roughwood last year for our hard work and commitment to ensuring […]
Year 6 have been using their observation skills this week, to find out what happens to a light beam when it hits a plane mirror. Here we are observing the […]
We have been extremely lucky today to have a personalised assembly delivered by Google. We were also joined by our Rotherham MP, Sarah Champion! Our children really enjoyed the assembly […]
We have been taking time each day to practise our spellings, looking at the rules and completing activities to practise. We had a go at shape spellings; creating shapes out […]
Children in Class 4 have been writing a diary recount based around our class text, “Meet me by the Steelmen.” During our planning stages, we decided to expand our vocabulary […]
Today children from Class 4 took their maths outdoors. They had to find as many different numbers as possible: some visual representations, numerals and words and then partition them! They […]
Last week in year 1 our classroom was invaded by monsters from around the world. We have been learning all about these monsters and used talk for write to help […]
As part of our Survivial/Robin Hood topic, we looked at how people have used nature and natural surroundings to create artwork. We then created our own, making weavings using resources […]
Today, we have had our first lesson in computer aided design programmes. We love learning new computer skills.
We are proud to introduce you to the School Council for the year 20/21. This year will be challenging and it is your school council who will support the leaders […]
Class 4 have been working extremely hard on their handwriting. They have practiced formation and posture aswell as pen grip – they are determined to learn how to join their […]
We had a great first full week in year 4. Fantastic spelling and handwriting practise, great maths learning, using drama in literacy and good collaboration and ICT skills in History. […]
Mrs Graham’s group have enjoyed taking their Maths learning outside today in the sunshine! Take a look at our fantastic place value learning …
Y2 had great fun mastering balancing on different objects. The skipping rope challenge was a big hit with all the children.
This week we have been thinking about what makes us worry. First we shared the story “The huge bag of worries” and then we talked about how worries make us […]
Y3/4 had a superb first session of football. Their focus was dribbling and how to use different parts of the foot to dribble the ball.
After comparing numbers this week, which was quite a challenge, children in class 7 have been discussing which numbers could be a possibility. Is the number odd? Do the sum […]
Y5 & 6 enjoying their first Hockey lesson. Skill focus was how to dribble the ball using a variety of techniques.
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant first week back at school and our systems and procedures keep getting better, thank you, everyone! […]
This week, Class 8 have been focusing on place value. We have read and written numbers up to 1,000,000! We have used our place value mats as a visual resource […]
Over the last few days Class 4 have been refreshing their memories on place value. We have been using a variety of concrete and pictorial resources to show the value […]
Today, we have applied our knowledge and understanding of the place value of digits in ‘very big numbers’ on mymaths.
Only the third day back after six months away from our wonderful school, and the year 5 children explore tints, tones and shades with primary colours. They have really amazed […]
I am already very impressed with class 6’s learning and attitude. They have impressed me with their maths and handwriting, and have settled back in very quickly after not being […]
Today we had our first handwriting lesson. We refreshed our memories on the correct posture and grip. Class 4 are determined to improve our handwriting and aim to remember to […]
Class 4 have been practicing some new colouring techniques that they will now be able to apply in their future illustrations. We have learnt new techniques such as gradate, layer, […]
What a fantastic start class 3 have made to year 2. They are so enthusiastic to all aspects of learning. They have a love of reading and are so inquisitive […]
Today we have created our own Blitz pastel silhouette artwork. We have used our pastel techniques to create a blazing background in order to demonstrate the catastrophic effects Britain faced […]
Today we have launched this term’s topic – WW2. We are eager to find out all about this historical event. Great teamwork and research skills Y6.
Children in Year 6 have started using their creative pastel techniques as we start our new topic.
There was lots of empty plates at dinner time today. The children in chestnuts class enjoyed staying for their first school dinner.
What a fantastic start back to school. The children have had a busy day exploring our immersive reading area, writing using a line guide for the first time and sorting […]
It’s been the first day at school for many of our children in the Acorns and Little Acorns classes. They have settled well and enjoyed exploring their new classrooms and […]
The children in chestnuts class have all settled well and are enjoying exploring their new classroom.
We have opened this morning to all children in school and what a brilliant start we have made. Thank you to children and parents for following our plans and keeping […]