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 and have a wonderful […]
Scarlett, one of our With Me in Mind Ambassadors and James, one of our Playground Leaders have been supporting children this week reading through the most recent With Me in […]
A HUGE well done to Class 6 for having the highest attendance this term. We celebrated this morning with a breakfast, some singing and some dancing.
We have given awards today to celebrate the achievements of children who have excelled in the My Happy Mind programme which all children participate in every Friday. Read more about […]
Thank you to the office for putting together an amazing selection of class and school raffles! The winners were drawn in assembly by adults in school. The money raised will […]
Roughwood children have written letters to the family of Hillary, thanking her for encouraging their love, enthusiasm and passion for reading. Well done to our winners of the award for […]
A great afternoon in school today. Well done to the children who have received a certificate for their attendance this term. Attendance is extremely important. If you require any help […]
Children at Roughwood Primary have been celebrating the beginning of Spring and Easter today by wearing their very own Easter bonnets which signify new life and rebirth. We particularly loved […]
The children in year 6 visited Kelham Island Museum as part of their World War II topic learning. The children were able to fully immerse themselves as they dressed up […]
We have had the most magnificent Easter Fayre this year. Children have worked hard using their enterprise skills to earn as much money as possible from their Christmas money-making games. […]
In maths we continued our fraction learning by completing an NRICH challenge. We started with a 4 cubes and had to times them by 2,3 and 4 to find multiples. […]
Our DT topic for this term has been wagons. We researched their use during the Great Fire of London and decided to make our own. They had to have an […]
It was wonderful to invite parents to school today for the KS2 Easter Assembly. We were really proud of all the children for giving a wonderful performance to their parents. […]
It was wonderful to invite parents to school today for the KS1 and EYFS Easter Assembly. We are super proud of the children for their achievements today. Thank you to […]
On Thursday evening, KS1 and Chestnuts had the privilege of performing at the Spring concert at the Rotherham Minster. We performed 2 solo songs and then joined in for the […]
Class 5 worked incredibly hard this afternoon in Art, carefully painting their clay crucible pots. Take a look … Well done!
We have had a fabulous week in Little Acorns. We have been reading the text Noisy Farm by Rod Campbell and using this as a stimulus for our learning about […]
What a wonderful sunny break time we had today! We have lots of games to play thanks to our Sports Leaders!
Amazing to see our children receiving their Children’s University certificates for attending clubs and events within school. Some children received their bronze award while others received their silver. Outstanding commitment […]
A wonderful Coffee Morning today for some of our parents. Keep a look out for the next one coming soon. We hope to have two every half-term. A great opportunity […]
As we return from our week residential, the children in Year 5 have shown such determination and resilience visiting new places and gaining new experiences. We started exploring the places […]
Class 5 have been learning to name parts of the body in French. Watch their fantastic performance of ‘Tête, épaules, genoux et pieds’ in French! Très bien, Class 5!
After a quick sleep, we were up and ready for another day of adventure – today we visited Tudor World, tomorrow we’re going on a boat adventure on the River […]
What a fantastic experience the children at Roughwood have encountered this afternoon! We have been lucky enough to virtually meet artist Bob Barker, learn about his life and even watch […]
Class 4 and Class 5 had a surprise virtual visit from the author of our class books today! Theresa Tomlinson talked to us about her experiences as a writer and […]
After learning how to use trial and error in our maths lessons as we move on from percentages and decimals, which has been challenging our deeper thinking, the children in […]
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 13.03.23
Wow! What a fantastic visit we had today from Miss Owen and Miss Williams from Wingfield Academy! We learnt all about light and how we see different colours. We made […]
Year 6 took part in a very tricky challenge this afternoon! As part of British Science Week, we challenged children to make connections by building spaghetti bridges … Children showed […]
Every year we complete a survey to gain parents’ views of the school and look for ways the school could improve in the future. I am pleased to share with […]
Wow! What an incredible time we’ve had this week at our Science Ambassador workshops! As part of British Science Week, our Science Ambassadors have led workshops with all classes across […]
During the Second World War, British residents had to cover their windows and doors at night with heavy blackout material in order to cover any glimmer of light coming from […]
What a fantastic assembly we had today! This afternoon, Mrs Graham and the Science Ambassadors shared some experiments linked with this year’s British Science Week Theme, ‘Connections’… We got lots […]
Rotherham has advised schools to inform parents about the potential risks of a new app called Wizz. Wizz is a free social networking app that enables users to chat live […]
We have began our journey to Kelham Island this morning. We are excited to fully immerse ourselves in the fantastic WW2 workshops Kelham Island Museum have to offer. Let’s have […]
Our Year 6 children have made a wonderful start to their sewings, applying their prior knowledge of running stitches to their beautiful evacuee sketches. Our next step is to apply […]
What a fantastic day we’ve had today! We’ve been riding buses and tram-trains and exploring the big city of Sheffield, just like the characters from Forged in Steel!
Last week, some children from Class 5 went to share their learning about the Women of Steel statue with Year 6. As the Year 6 topic is all about WWII, […]
Our adventure begins!
We have been reading the text Oliver’s Vegetables by Vivian French. We have been learning how vegetables are grown and then made into tasty foods such as soup. We visited […]
Chestnuts had a great morning exploring the snow. We made snowballs, built snowmen and explored how the snow felt on our hands and tongues!
To celebrate the Hindu festival of Holi, today KS1 dressed up in bright colours and took part in a colour dash. They threw lots of different coloured paints at Miss […]
Parent and carers in key stage one were invited into school for another of our ‘multiply’ maths sessions. During the session, parents and carers developed their strategies for numeracy. We […]
Year 5 have started their new topic of NFL Flag Football. The children have loved being introduced to the new sport and have all been incredibly excited to learn the […]
Today we have been celebrating World Book Day. Children and teachers dressed up as characters from their favourite book. The costumes were fantastic and very colourful.
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 03.03.23
Children in Class 7 have been creating videos using iMovie linked to their literacy learning about Air Raids. Children have used cutting and reordering skills as well as how to […]
Parent and carers in year 5 were invited into school for another of our ‘multiply’ maths sessions, yesterday morning. During this session, parents and carers developed their strategies for numeracy, […]
Class 4 have taken part in a scientific enquiry. Children had three separate surfaces: smooth, bumpy and textured and then used the same truck to test the speed down the […]