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 […]
Do you know what date the Lego company was founded?
Year 5 perform at the Rotherham Civic Theatre – 10th and 11th January We could not be more proud our Year 5 children! The children in Year 5 at Willow […]
Kurgan in Year 5 entered into the Young Writer’s competition and her entry into the poetry competition won! Well done to her, and all children who entered. It must have […]
These children have increased their speed and improved their timetable scores. The top three winners from each class will be announced in January. Well done to all children. We are […]
A wonderful treat for our staff made by one of our Roughwood parents. Wow!
Children are celebrating their first full term in their new classes… such fabulous dance moves too!
Some difficult decisions by the children, but this is the act which the children chose. Well done too all children who entered in the X factor. ‘The children at Roughwood […]
Some great acts and lots of audience participation and the panel of judges are very impressed this afternoon. Well done to all children that have entered!
The winner of the elf is from class 2! The elf’s name is Rosie. Fabulous efforts and resilience from our sports leaders – keep up the fantastic work!
Roughwood and Rockingham performed at the Rotherham Minster. Here’s a sneak preview of the rehearsal. The performace was just phenomenal… Thank you to parents and careers for your attendance. It […]
I personally want to say a huge well done and thank you to all the children who have attended rehearsals and shown such commitment each week. When you think the […]
Children sharing their learning and talking about their fabulous achievements.
Descriptive writing and high level language shared in our afternoon assembly. A difficult decision for teachers this week! A wonderful end for the week…
Can you find a word that rhymes with glistening? Such descriptive sentences in the children’s Sonnets.
Characterisation and expression during our first rehearsal in small groups. Year 5 are preparing for their REAL Project taking place at the Rotherham Civic Theatre in January. […]
Odd socks hit Stratford! A Roughwood and Rockingham taster of their collaboration performance of ‘odd socks’ – team ‘RoughRock’
Mathematical verse structure and writing creative sonnets outside Anne Hathaway’s house. A wonderful day!
Not only have we learnt some techniques for the stage, but we have learnt about the famous ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’.
Roughwood and Rockingham teamwork has been brilliant. Boat trip on Stratford Canal, Shakespearean character sketching, and exploring a theatre. The rain won’t defeat us! The children are happy and well-fed, […]
Lunch in front of Shakespearean characters, Boat trip on Stratford Canal, sketching and finished with a quick visit to the theatre! Time for tea….
Some impressive pictures using pastel in this week’s art lesson! Miss Newton-Smith is impressed and is looking forward to seeing some more masterpieces next week…
Well done to all children who achieved their timetable rockstars certificate this half term. We are extremely proud of your achievements.
Some wonderful work published and written confidently and independently. Well done Year 5.
Excellent effort from children in our school. We are extremely proud of their successes.
Have a read of Year 5 persuasive letters, which are their independent writing pieces! They’ve attracted a popular audience to our Harvest Festival performance using their persuasive language… hope to see […]
Children learning to ‘stop, say, listen, think and choose’ before reacting. Children taking deep breaths and making sensible choices – very impressive.
Some collaboration with Y5 cross sectional Tudor designs. Did you know that glass was extremely expensive? Designs included steep roofs and wooden beams.
High level reasoning, teamwork and problem solving involved this morning in our maths lesson.
Well done for the children this week who had a special mention in assembly. Once again, it has been difficult for the teachers to choose. Kurtis was very confident, at […]
The children in Year 5 have been using gradients of tone to practise and create their artistic masterpieces. Don’t forget to ask the year 5s about how they have used […]
The votes are nearly in. It was clearly difficult to vote. Well done to all candidates! So much thought and preparation went into their manifestos and speeches. Here are some […]