Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been another fantastic few weeks at Roughwood. Thank you for your continued support as always. Newsletter 30.9.22
Children are at the final stage of their narrative writing and are beginning to think about writing their story ending. To help us put ideas into sentences, we are starting […]
Roughwood announces the first one of the academic year, ‘Rotherham SUMDOG contest of 2022’, and it commences tomorrow… The children in class 1 to class 8 have the opportunity to […]
Class 5 have been working especially hard on their presentation over the past few weeks, and we are already seeing a huge improvement! Take a look … Well done, Class […]
This week in Bushcraft Club, we have been busy making blackberry jam. We first explored the school grounds and identified key features of the blackberry bramble bush before heading indoors […]
This week in ICT Club, we have started learning about electrical circuits and conductive materials by creating interactive pianos or words that create a sound when pressed.
Today, our Year 6 pupils visited the picturesque Robin Hoods Bay. We had a fantastic day learning about the history of the town, sketching the headland, exploring rock pools and […]
In only the fourth week of term, the children in year 5 children explore how to use and apply tints, tones and shades with primary colours. Following our artist study […]
In Acorns and Little acorns this term we are asking the question what makes me,me? As part of this we went into the outdoor classroom on a joint welly walk […]
In class 2 we have been learning about setting descriptions. We decided to describe the hospital Florence Nightingale visited in Germany. We focused on adding adjectives to describe and conjunctions […]
Today children from key stage one and foundation stage were very lucky and to got to meet the author Suzy Senior. Suzy is a local author from Sheffield. We listened […]
The children in Chestnuts and Class 1 had a wonderful time at Book Club. We read The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and used the text as a stimulus for our […]
We made bubble wands using sticks collected on our welly walk.
Today the children at sewing club began their introduction into sewing. The children learnt how to thread a needle and then practiced the running stitch and a semi half crossed […]
Over the last couple of weeks, Class 3 have been working on producing excellent writing. This doesn’t mean that it has to be perfect but it does mean that it […]
Over the last few weeks, Class 4 have been working on completing learning that is excellent. We have discussed that this doesn’t necessarily mean perfect but something which the children […]
As we reflect on what has been a momentous week with the sudden death of our reigning monarch, we come together to reflect. The children at Roughwood have been showcasing […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been another fantastic few weeks at Roughwood. Thank you for your continued support as always. Newsletter 16.09.22
In Little Acorns we have been using the text ‘Let’s make faces’ by Hanoch Piven as a stimulus for our learning. This week when we have been on our welly […]
Today, the Year 6 children have had the pleasure of visiting the Lifewise Centre to take part in a variety of different scenarios relating to personal safety. Throughout the day, […]
As part of our cultural and creative offer at Roughwood Primary School, we are privileged to offer every child in our school the opportunity to learn to play a musical […]
Today in numeracy, Y6 have applied their knowledge of the value of negative and positive numbers whilst using their map reading skills. We enjoyed comparing the lowest recorded temperatures of […]
Class 4 were set a task of finding a card which either had a number, pictorial representation or a number in words. They then had to use their knowledge of […]
Class 5 had a fantastic morning today, acting in role to explore the character, Jim Jarvis … We thought carefully about our facial expressions and body language as we acted […]
Today class 2 challenged themselves in an escape room game. The children had to answer questions on comparing which provided them with letters to form a secret password to escape. […]
In Class 1 we have been practicing our sketching skills in art. We used these skills to sketch a picture of the Queen to celebrate her life and leadership.
Today, the children in Year 5 competed a range of resilience challenges during their astronaut training day. The children wrote postcards and asked questions about the unknown about different planets […]
Today on our Welly Walk, we have been practising counting to 10. We counted in different ways, whilst jumping, running and spinning. We learnt how to play the game ‘What […]
In Year 5 in our first week back, the children have thought carefully about who will be appointed for 2022-23 as our class’ School Councillors. After generating thought showers of […]
Today class 3 came to school dressed as a famous person. Children dressed as musicians, actors and sports people. We spoke about what being famous meant to us and the […]
Today Class 4 looked at some vocabulary that we would have probably used in our character description and decided to make them even better! We used the iPads and thesaurus’ […]
In maths today we were learning to represent numbers to 100 in different ways. We used different objects to represent the tens and the ones. Look at all the different […]
To help our children with their worries each class has a worry monster. We had a group discussion of our worries and explained how we can write down our worries […]
In History this week, Class 1 have been learning all about Florence Nightingale. We researched some fun facts and made them into fact file. We then used this to make […]
Class 2 combined maths with PE to help us learn how to compare numbers. We introduced the > and < signs with a catchy song. After, we went outside and […]
Everyday in FS2 we go on a Welly Walk. Exploring our wonderful school grounds and taking our learning outside is so much fun! Today we worked with a partner to […]
Our youngest children are learning to make marks today. We are building our strength in our fingers to help us with our pencil grip in the future.
What a fantastic start to a new school year … playing a brand new instrument!
Class 4 have wasted no time in showing off their fantastic maths skills. Today the children used dienes to represent the values of different numbers. They then used their place […]
Our fantastic Year 6 children have had an impressive first day of term. They have thought carefully about who will be appointed as our class’ School Council Representatives and have […]