This week in Year 6, we have been creating a news report to inform audiences about the disappearance of Cherry from our topic book, “The Giant’s Necklace”.
This week in gardening club, we have been busy harvesting the last of our Tomatoes, potatoes and broad beans. We have also received our RHS gardening club Level 3 for […]
This week, we have been making use of our new 3D printer by designing our initials in TINKERCAD before printing them on our FDM printer!
This week at Roughwood Primary, we had a visit from With Me in Mind to discuss how emotional minds can have positive and negative effects on our wellbeing and how […]
This week in ICT Club, we have been advancing our 3D printing skills by creating bookmarks and badges which look amazing!
This week in ICT, Chestnuts have been learning how to turn the iPads on and open a whiteboard program to paint their own flowers!
This week in gardening club, we have been tasting our tomatoes that we have been growing for the past few months before making leaf prints from paint that we mixed […]
This week in Year 6, we have been identifying features of a poem before creating a performance for the poems “The Sea” and “SeaFever”.
Today in Year 6, we have been enjoying the beautiful outdoor weather whilst learning place value. Children started by identifying the different place values from one’s up to ten thousand […]
To celebrate the end of term, we have compiled a few of our performances from this year in KS2 into a short movie. We can’t wait to see which instruments […]
This week in ICT, children in Year 3 – Year 5 have been learning about John Carr, a renown architect from the 18th century who designed over 120 buildings across […]
Earlier this week, several children from across Roughwood Primary represented our school at this year’s Willow Tree Film Festival (known as WOSCARS). The event, which was held at New York […]
During our PSHE lessons, Year 5 have been learning how to deal with cuts and grazes, head injuries and applying bandages and have produced a short video to inform and […]
This week in gardening club has been very busy. We have learned how to identify Elderflower trees in the school grounds before foraging responsibly to make our own cordial which […]
This week in Year 6, we have been using logical reasoning skills we developed last week to create, edit and debug a calculator program on Scratch. Children had to first […]
Year 5 have been exploring the LongShaw estate in the Peak District to learn about the water cycle!
As part of Year 5 ‘Picture This’ for 2023, we have been learning about the artist Bob Barker where we have looked at how tone and light can impact on […]
This week in gardening club, we achieved RHS gardening club level 2 and are already working towards Level 3. We have also been busy clearing the outdoor classroom ready for […]
This week in ICT Club, we have started to finish and program our robots that we have been building this half term. We have also continued to develop our maze […]
This week in ICT, Year 5 have been creating a webpage using Google Sites to inform others about the different types of natural disasters. We have learned many new skills […]
This week in gardening club, we have been very busy! We have continued planting trees around school to promote wildlife and reduce our carbon footprint, looked at new materials to […]
This week in ICT, we have been creating a webpage to inform audiences about the heart. The children have uploaded their logo’s that they created last lesson using Inkscape.
This week in ICT Club, we have been creating a maze game by creating our own sprites (characters) and creating a script to move up, down, left and right.
In ICT club, the children have spent the last few weeks building their robots and some have now started to program their robots to move or use lights in a […]
Today in Breakfast Cub, the children have been busy collecting leaves for composting and planting strawberry plants in our raised beds. We can’t wait until they grow to taste them!
This week in gardening club, we have been busy planting Hazel and Wild Cherry trees around school before planting Strawberries in our raised beds.
This year’s Internet Safety Day focused on creating safe spaces to communicate online. Children watched a live assembly hosted by Internet Legends before moving on to a range of activities […]
Please take the time to read the latest Internet Safety Newsletter. In this newsletter, we look at the importance of thinking before sharing as part of the internet legends pillar; […]
This week in ICT Club, we have been using our skills from last week to design our dream home in Tinkercad which look fantastic.
Today in Year 6, we have been challenging stereotypes with Ann Foxley-Johnson by discussing a range of stories and activities and exploring whether we are basing our decisions and answers […]
This week in ICT, we have been using Paint, a graphics editor to identify and evaluate the benefits and disadvantages of different types of image files ( JPEG, PNG and […]
This week in ICT Club, we have been using Tinkercad, a 3D modelling program to learn how to place and edit shapes and objects in a range of programs ready […]
This week in ICT, Class 1 have been learning about the dangers of talking to others online by exploring how we feel when someone says something positive and negative to […]
Well done to all the children in KS1 who took part in our Nativity this year. It looked fantastic. Parents and carers were full of positive comments and commended the […]
This week in Bushcraft Club, we have been busy decorating Christmas trees for our KS2 corridor where we have been learning about the importance of teamwork and sharing.
This week in ICT Club, we have been making musical circuits using conductive materials and the BBC Micro bit. We then evaluated the benefits and disadvantages of the micro bit […]
This week in our outdoor Bushcraft Club, we have continued with planting a range of trees around school and we are very excited to see our saplings turn into large […]
This week in ICT Club, we have been busy creating a stop watch and fortune tellers using the BBC Micro Bit which utilises random functions, loops and if statements. We […]
This week in our outdoor Bushcraft Club, we have been busy planting a range of trees around school and we can’t wait until our very own saplings turn into large […]
This week in ICT Club, we have been busy creating name tags and dice using the BBC Micro Bit before playing snakes and ladders with our own hand-drawn boards.
This week in Bushcraft club, children have been exploring our school grounds for their favourite leaves before using them to build wind chimes!
This week in ICT, KS1 have been learning about computer programs and how algorithms (a precise set of instructions) control computers.
Today in breakfast club, children have been drawing artwork before designing it in Scratch to animate. Children have also enjoyed eating their breakfast and playing some games to promote learning.
This week in ICT club, we have been creating an interactive image or poster based on our class topics (Victorian’s, Space and the Coast) using Makey Makey boards and Scratch.
In this week in Bushcraft club, we looked at how we can use natural resources to filter contaminated water. We discussed and learned how the water cycle works and how […]
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.
This week in ICT club, we have been making interactive controllers by using conductive materials to complete a circuit to control a character on a game (Space Invaders and Flappy […]
This week at Bushcraft/outdoor club, we have been learning how to process and make cordage using natural materials such as Bramble or Nettles. We all had a go at making […]
Please take the time to read the latest Internet Safety Newsletter. In this newsletter, we look at creating safer and securer passwords, how safe is YouTube and a useful app […]
Year 4 have been busy creating a samba inspired performance over the last few weeks in Music. The children have created their own words and rhythms connected to Easter.
Day 2 of Crowden! Children were very excited with todays activities of Tower Stack and canoeing!
Photo’s from Day 1 of Crowden! Children started the day with several team building activities before moving onto archery after lunch!
Please take the time to read the latest Internet Safety Newsletter. It has been a wonderful half-term at school and children have embraced internet safety. We are really proud of […]
Today in Class 9, we have been using Tinkercad (an online 3D modeling program) to create models of WWII vehicles including: Tanks, Planes, Ships and Shelters.
Today in school, we have been celebrating Safer Internet Day 2022. Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital […]
This week in ICT Club, we cut out and built our paper car models that we designed and printed last week using Purple Mash before beginning to build our robot […]
This week, all classes enjoyed a Christmas disco to celebrate the festive period. There were some fantastic dance moves and games played such as pass the parcel. Here are a […]
Welcome to our schools first online safety newsletter. Each edition will be designed by our very own Willow Tree Warriors and Mr Clarke. Each newsletter will cover topics such as […]
This week in ICT club, we created was a step counter and a name badge program using the BBC Micro bits. The programs involved using variables and loops to store […]
This week in class 8, we have been finishing off our animations by looking at the different types of loops (forever and repeat) we can use in our scripts to […]