Today, we’ve been researching history about space travel. Do you know the name of the first male or female cosmonaut or astronaut in space? What about the first dog? Next […]
Year 6 have been designing WWII victory gardens today, in ICT with Mr Clarke. Take a look at the incredible start they have made …
From using the White Rose schemes of work, here’s another example of where we have revisited previous learning at Roughwood and practised using previous methods to calculate. We definitely had […]
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 […]
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 […]
Children in Year 5 reflect on their learning and experiences since the beginning of the year, and truly make Miss Newton-Smith, Mrs Miller and Miss Brown feel teary eyed!! We […]
Today, we said goodbye to another fantastic group of children. They really have made us proud and shown that they can accomplish just about anything. We wish them well on […]
With only a week left of school before the summer holidays finally begin, the Y5 children write to their new teachers prior to September. Do you have any pets? Who […]
We welcomed back our Year 5s at Roughwood from Wednesday 24th June. It’s incredibly wonderful to see you all again. The KS2 staff are planning the creative curriculum ready for […]
It was absolutely wonderful to speak to and hear from many of our Year 5 children from class 7 and 8 this morning. The staff were delighted to hear about […]
THE BIG DAY IS FINALLY HERE! At 2:30pm, join Young Voices and over 20,000 children, teachers and families from all over the world to sing Rebecca Lawrence’s “Power In Me.” […]
Mrs Wheeler and I were proud of how our Year 6 children could explain the importance of hand washing at the end of their first day back, following our science […]
Well done to all children and families for taking part in this weeks ‘Top of the Rocks’ TTRockstars competition. The results are in and our school came in second place […]
Class 7 and 8 – we couldn’t be more proud of your efforts whilst you have been learning from home. Here is a sample of fabulous distance learning from the […]
Children at Roughwood and Greasborough come together to discuss our support for local communities and social innovation. These children had such fantastic ideas of how our schools can support the […]
Children in Year 1-6 are invited to take part in the Willow Tree Academy ‘Top of the Rocks’ academy completion. Earn points for our school and practise your timestables. Can […]
Did anyone see the rocket this evening at 9:36pm? TONIGHT! Watch #Starlink launch live at 20:30. See it fly over UK and possibly deploy 15 minutes later. More Info and […]
Wow – look at these pieces of art work created on day one of our new topic. Created not only imaginatively, but utilising household items, objects and products to create […]
Why not continue and consolidate your learning during the holidays? How about receiving a maths certificate from Carol Vorderman? It usually costs money, but The Maths Factory is allowing free […]
Why not create a maths story with your children at home during the Easter break, or to enhance their mathematical thought process and reasoning as part of story time? Have […]
From FS1-Year 6, We could not be more proud of the children and families for their resilience and efforts with learning from home. Ours teachers have received such supportive messages […]
Some of our Year 5s have just come back from a maths residential of ‘problem solving and challenge’ at Crowden. Children have taken part in challenges which included mathematical archery […]
Crowden 2020 The Year 5s have returned from their problem solving residential with resilience, determination and such fantastic attitudes about working as a team. Well done to all children from […]
With another week of hard work and creativity with our teaching and learning, the children have impressed us once again. Well done to all children with their achievement. We have […]
Children: Can you beat your timestable rockstar score? These children have at home! The best score so far is 46 questions, and the quickest time is 1.3 seconds per question! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Such fantastic learning outcomes shared at the end of this weeks special mention assembly. Class 9 have won the best attendance, and golden tokens have been their highest in school […]
Using our fantastic ICT suite, children use search engines to research DreamWorks and the development and history of animation. Did you know how many years were between releasing Kung fu […]
Not long to go now! Well done to HJS and GPS who performed this evening. Such talent, confidence and courage on the stage this evening at the Rotherham Civic Theatre.
Hooked on new vocabulary, our children explore what Graham Grimm might have seen. Grimm and Co. bring exploration, ore and wonder, and mystery to life… we can’t wait to be […]
A cake made for our staff to say thanks – Leanne… you are a talented lady! Matches perfectly with the children’s choice of the ‘Grinch’ in year 5/6. Merry Christmas […]
The children consumed delicious stacks and there were some fantastic dance moves at the disco! We’re all in the Christmas spirit after our parties…
What’s could be in the box? Where did it come from? The children in year 5/6 were bursting with excitement to find out what’s inside the special parcel…
Year 5/6 have been creating their own maze games in ICT today. They had to create their own Pac-man inspired sprite and a stage with walls before creating their scripts […]
Ready to rehearse for our concert
Out of a large sock, some rice and some googley eyes… see what we’re making for the Christmas Fayre next week! Don’t forget to try your luck on the ‘wine […]
This morning, we watched the scene where Macbeth kills the King, blames it on the guards and is made King of Scotland.
Such a treat on Tuesday morning to have a workshop and short performance of ‘Macbeth’ from the talented ‘Young Shakespeare Company’.‘
Roughwood Primary School gathers to show respect to all the people who lost their lives and fought for us in WW1 and for all men and women who have given […]
Well done to all children this week. We are incredibly impressed with their efforts and attendance this week is looking much better. Let’s keep getting to school on time, giving […]
Wonderful writing and syllabic calculating for effect and meaning.
Toast going down well – children choosing jam, butter and honey! Miss Newton-Smith was certainly enjoying the atmosphere during this break time, and certainly seeing some happy customers in receipt […]
What a week! We’ve had such a fantastic time. The children have been on a boat trip, visited Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Shakespeare’s New Place, the burial place of Shakespeare and finally, […]
Roughwood Primary school perform beautifully for the Harvest Festival. We are incredibly proud of all Roughwood learners. Thank you to all parents and carers for attending. We are so very […]
Year 6 learn how carry out the recovery position at Crucial Crew. With thanks to @stjohnsambulanc
From Magistrates Court, to crime scene investigators – children learning about child exploitation and providing high-level responses to challenging questions and scenarios. We are incredibly impressed with the Year 6s.
Can you beat your speed on Timestable Rockstars? Some of these children did during TT launch day!
Children came dressed as rockstars today and were ready to take on rockstar challenges. What a fantastic day of maths challenges. Thank you to all parents, carers and staff at […]
What a fantastic turnout in Year 5! The children, and their parents and carers, enjoyed their tea and toast and played games as rockstars.
Year 3 children and their parents and carers attended this second TTT morning with times tables, tea and toast! What a huge success! Thank you to all for attending.
A selection of wonderful learning which has taken place this week. Thank you to all the parents and carers who attended family learning this week. The children really appreciated you […]
Year 5/6 have been having sessions with Ms Roberts from Wingfield and have finished learning One Call Away.
Thank you to all families that attended the sessions with Rotherham CLC, who kindly came to do a “structures and materials” session with children and families from classes 7 and […]
Combining Shakespeare with Comic Life, as we study the play ,’King Lear’.
The wet weather isn’t stopping children at Roughwood Primary from having fun. Playing board games at break and sharing our favourite books with others. #CaptainTeamwork
Letters have gone home for children Y1-Y6 yesterday for our timestable rockstars launch on Thursday 3rd October! Children and staff are invited to come to school dressed as rockstars! We’d […]
In Year 5 we have started our large pastel pictures, looking at Tudor patterns. We have only just started these but, as I’m sure you will agree, Class 7 have […]
Year 5/6 involved in the democratic elections for school and deputy school councillors. Well done to all children for their efforts. Miss Newton-Smith and Mr Williams could not be more […]
Year 5’s science topic this half term is materials and their properties. We have started the topic by looking at a variety of materials, thinking of ways we can describe […]
We have started the Autumn term by looking at place value. Today we have completed some practical collaborative activities to consolidate our learning this week.
Well done to all children in Miss Newton-Smith’s class for winning the attendance award. All children clearly enjoyed their attendance breakfast…
The children have researched William Shakespeare, created their powerpoints and have even used Google maps to visit Stratford-upon-Avon!
Can you beat Miss Newton-Smith’s average speed at 2.57 seconds per question? Total number of 77 questions answered.
What a brilliant assembly we had today to showcase what children have been learning in class. Some children have only been playing an instrument since Easter and the progress made […]
Thank you to the parents for their support and funds for giving all of our Year 6s a leaving gift.
So many awards have been given this afternoon to our fantastic Year 6 children. We celebrate all the achievements of our Year 6s. They have worked incredibly hard, and we […]
With resilience and communication, we’ve created a chant!
Ever wondered why our shadows change shape, or change direction throughout the day? Our Year 5s carried out their experiment to find out!
Space themed artwork using a range of art skills
Very proud of the maturity of the year 5 children. The children investigated what happened to their shadows and have investigated what happens to the Earth and how it orbits […]
Children who didn’t have the house treat managed to compose and improvise in music using glockenspiels. Sounding amazing and some really musical melodies!