During our first week back at school after isolating but our last week of the term, we have been getting into the Christmas spirit by using Tinkercad in ICT to […]
This week we have held our end of term assembly to wish all children a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We have also celebrated some of the wonderful […]
Well done to Class 9 this term for winning the attendance Breakfast. Attendance is vitally important, especially having missed so much time due to the pandemic. Every day counts, so […]
Our yearly X-Factor has been a huge hit this year despite the challenges we faced. This year we have performed virtually, which is a huge challenge for our acts because […]
Staff have created a bubble, socially distanced, Christmas Video this year and since we cannot sing we have used our Makaton to help us. We hope you enjoy the performance. […]
As we can’t have our own panto this year, the children at Roughwood were able to watch the pantomime ‘Cinderella’ as a special Christmas treat. Oh yes we did! Live […]
Class 7 have been incredibly resilient this week. As we approach the final stages of learning before our Christmas break, the children have logged onto ‘SUMDOG’ today to complete their […]
Y6W had a fantastic afternoon of problem solving today with their escape room challenge! The children worked in teams of 4 to find and solve clues which would unlock the […]
Year 4 interviewed Miss Newton-Smith and her class today, to find out more about their amazing rocket launch last week. The children are going to be writing an article for […]
Year 4 have had a wonderful afternoon today, predicting and observing whether changes to materials are reversible or irreversible. Fantastic teamwork and discussion – well done everyone!
We’re all set up and excited for our Escape Room Challenge in Science next week! Who will crack all of the codes? Which team will be the fastest? We can’t […]
A huge thank you to all the children and staff who took part in this year’s KS2 performance of “Twas The Night Before Christmas” which looks fantastic. Although we couldn’t […]
Well done to all children in key stage one for creating such a fantastic performance. You all looked amazing and worked so hard learning your lines and Makaton for the […]
What an amazing turn out today at Cherry Trees! Thank you to all the Foundation and Year 5 parents who joined us to present the staff and residents with the […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We are still trying extremely hard to make Christmas as special as possible and share with parents the traditions we value, […]
KS1 continued with their topic of fitness. The children really challenged themselves and showed great resilience during our circuit, which involved a lot of running and jumping.
As part of our NEMESIS project this term, we’ve discussed helping others in our local community. Class 7 thought it would be a wonderful idea to have a penfriend and […]
The children in Acorns and Little Acorns had great fun today, singing and dancing along to the Christmas songs that they have been learning.
Well done to all the children in the chestnuts class who took part in our Nativity today. You looked fantastic and worked so hard to learn your lines and the […]
Christmas is getting ever closer so today we held our traditional Christmas Dinner & Jumper day. Children and staff had wonderful outfits in school. Our wonderful cooks prepared a brilliant […]
Class 6 have been learning to create and code their own mazes in Scratch. They have been using coding blocks to guide Robin Hood through a forest!
In class 3 we have been beginning to play the glockenspiel. We listened to a piece of music and then began to look at the different notes. For the piece […]
What an amazing morning we’ve had today in Y5NS! We launched our model rockets into space from the playground and watched them fall back to Earth … but did […]
With thanks to Rotherham Music Service, the children at Roughwood Primary School have been creating their own Christmas rhythms and practising them on djembes. As we’re not having external visitors […]
What an amazing day we’ve had today in Y5NS today, planning and building our very own model rockets! First, Mr Williams set us our challenge – to design a capsule […]
Elainor and Charlie have been selected as our school Road Safety officers. Watch out for their Road Safety video and events coming soon.
To get into the festive spirit, Y3 had a Christmas themed maths quiz during their live session today. The children loved applying their division and multiplication learning! The children fed […]
We are counting down to Christmas in Chestnut’s class with our book advent calendar. Everyday we have been opening and sharing a Christmassy themed book. We have read The Night […]
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Can’t keep us in anymore… We couldn’t wait to get out in the snow on Friday!
We have not forgotten our traditions at Roughwood and we have continued with our Christingle celebrations this year in 2020. All children in school have created a Christingle to celebrate […]
KS2 enjoyed being back outside for their PE lesson. After developing a greater understand of passing and moving off the ball, they participated in some small sided games. The children’s […]
It was lovely to see so many smiling faces today, eager and ready for remote learning … Y6D made a wonderful start to learning from home again today and we […]
Throughout the week Miss Sare has been holding daily live maths sessions and has been astounded by how quickly and fabulously Y3 have picked up the written method for division. […]
Year 6 have had a very noisy afternoon in Science today, investigating voltage! Our research question was: how does increasing the voltage change the volume of a buzzer? The children […]
Year 6 have made a wonderful start to their new unit of writing today, with some fantastic drama! They were thinking about how it would feel to experience a real […]