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!
If your child is interested in learning how to play a musical instrument, look out for information which will be coming out this term from Miss Newton-Smith.
Using key questions and learning about effective searches in their search engines.
Year 5 set off on their journey to explore the solar system…
Would you like a short vacation to the moon? Year 5 have designed hotels which will be built on the moon. Utterly amazed with Year 5’s hotel designs! Who would […]
Now that’s what you call a trophy! We are incredibly proud of Anisah in Year 5 for winning ‘player of the match’ in her football team! Well done Anisah.
Will you succeed in astronaut training? Can you survive the gravitational force? Will you extract Amazonite from fragments of planet Venus? Children are deciding whether they could manage 6 months […]
As part of our visit for dance at Manga, children at Roughwood discovered where steel was made, and observed a fire tornado up close.
Roughwood performance at Magna and we’re extremely proud of the achievements from these children today. Resilience, agility, determination and commitment. Thank you once again to our parent volunteers for coming […]
Homemade Easter nests with golden eggs, cornflake buns, Easter Rabbits and Splatty Egg biscuits 🍳
Special offers are available… only 50p for homemade Easter delights!
Celebrating achievements for commitment and courage. Here are the awards for this week… Being ambitious, being inspiring, being connected and being fair. Well done to this week’s winners!
Thoroughly enjoying time in the ICT week, super swimming achievements and working collaboratively…
Year 5 test a range of foods and have predicted which foods contain the highest and lowest amounts of fat. The stain will be evidenced in the morning… Three groups […]
We’d like to thank all parents and carers for attending the maths workshops over the last term. Your enthusiasm and engagement has been truly wonderful. The children have really risen […]
Long jump, 200m and more…
Look out for the information leaflet going home today, which has been designed and published by some of our year 5 and year 6 children. Their advice: Remember to dismount […]
They have researched their top five villains and superheroes and now using their research to create their own PowerPoint presentation.
Can you represent 6/8 in the outdoor environment?
We could not be more proud of the children in Year 5 at Roughwood Primary School this week. They have used the iPads to begin creating their animations in groups. […]
Year 5 drafted their persuasive emails to the council requesting help with funding for a bicycle and scooter shelter. The email has been sent and we await their reply…
Many of our Year 5 children developed their map reading skills and carried out an audit within the local area. They identified some safe routes in the local community, but […]
Some difficult choices for staff this week. The quality of learning and outcomes continues to grow! Talk for writing used around school too! Here is a KS1 example. Some wonderful […]
Our Master Builders are being designed and if we couldn’t be even more proud, the children are beating their personal time on timestable rockstars!
What an amazing week – Year 5 have made real success with their character descriptions for the new Master Builder designs. Watch out! Some of these have laser vision, and […]
STAR South Yorkshire – children learning how to ‘BE BRIGHT, BE SEEN’. Are you ready for Be Bright Day on Friday 25th January?
Miss Newton-Smith has entered children in Class 6, Class 7, Class 8 and Class 9 into this weeks Sumdog contest! Each class can only get onto the leaderboard if at […]
Incredibly lucky… we have the author David Lawrence Jones visiting us this morning and talking about his collection of books. He books will be available to purchase this week in […]