The children and parents have spent the last 3 week’s creating a Book in a Box! Here are a few from each class and their winners. Acorns Chestnuts Class 2 […]
Class 7 creating stories to enter into BBC’s 500 words story writing competition. Good luck!
Thank you to Keagan, Ella and Lexi-Jai for sharing a short section from our novel. Fantastic reading.
Ameera reading 📖 her favourite bit from our class novel. Well done!
Class 7 posing as characters from their favourite stories to celebrate Book Week!
An impromptu reading session 10 mins before break – what a lovely surprise for Book Week! Remember to dress up as your favorite book character on Friday!
Class 6 this week have carried out an investigation into the Digestive System. This investigation saw us making POO! The children worked together to go through each process of the […]
Well what a success the sleepover has been. The children were transported through Platform 9 and 3/4 to Hogwarts. From here they were all sorted into the four houses. Each […]
Please support our children by taking part in our Clothing Exchange next week from 2.30, Mon-Thurs. The Forever Fashion Boutique is in the Spare Classroom in the juniors, but has […]
As part of our Nemesis project, Y4 are keen to see us reuse and ♻️ recycle clothing, rather than it ending up in landfill. Please get involved by donating any […]
We have been looking at intricate patterns in nature and are now designing a new butterfly 🦋 linking to our book about survival in the rainforest.
Class 3 have been sharing their Christmas gifts this week – Some amazing Science Lab and investigations. We have had so much fun from exploring how to make volcanic eruptions […]
If you have any nice bags, shoes or clothes that you have fallen out of love with, please consider bringing them into school for our Forever Fashion Event. We will […]
Brilliant reading by Year 4 children. We are completely immersed in our class text and are having an amazing first few weeks back. Perhaps there will be some copies at […]
We met our new friend Malcolm J Hogan today, as he shared his Granny Norbag stories with us! If you would like to get a signed copy, please bring £5 […]
Congratulations to our new top ten Bedrockers! Some names remain the same, but the positions have definitely changed! Remember to keep it up over Christmas as every lesson counts! A […]
Christmas arrived in Class 3 today as Efron the Elf brought glitter, glue and other art supplies for us to make our Christmas crafts. Children had so much fun making 3D […]
We have been taking advantage of our new ICT suite today by using Purple Mash to create bar charts from tables with information in. We will be using these bar […]
Class 7 are taking the time to learn how to convert from digital to analogue and also to convert from the 12 to 24 hour clocks!
Class 7 members shared their disgust at the certificate that had been ‘found’ screwed up on the floor. They have been trying to work out who was culpable and might […]
Class 3 had a very special visitor to tell us more about Remembrance Day. Jo shared his stories about his Great Uncle Thomas Reid and his dad John Leach. He […]
Once again Class 5 have been lucky enough to have an art session with Mrs Taylor! We have been learning how to create texture and tone using pastels. We learnt […]
We have been extending our french vocabulary even further this week! As you can see we had lots of fun labelling our class friend’s body parts with the correct […]
During this week class 6 have been busy doing a range of different learning. In our maths we have been looking at measures using rulers and then developing into finding […]
Class 7 members have been creating some interesting watercolour and pen zentangle designs depicting creatures affected by plastic pollution.
“On the 11th Hour on the 11th Day of the 11th Month, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM” We held our Remembrance service on the KS2 yard, with children contributing to the […]
PC Paul and PC Helen 👮🏻♂️👮🏻♀️ have been in to speak to the children about staying safe during the darker nights. They spoke to the children about Halloween 🎃 about […]
We have been learning about the sacrifices made by soldiers during wartime. We have made sun catchers in Class 7 to represent our gratitude. These will be on display in […]
This week Class 5 have been thinking about how to put their fantastic bird home designs into an outcome. Together we began to make a whole class prototype. We discussed […]
During this half term, Class 5 have been fortunate to have had some circle time sessions with Mrs Storer. We are learning to see the impact of our kind words […]
Today we are adding embellishments to our innovative designs in preparation for the big stitch up next week. This is our penultimate session and I just wanted to say a […]
Long division is pretty tricky but with the help of our team (and a lot of fun) we are getting the hang of it!
Well done, Mckenzie, for getting 💯 on Bedrock! Keep it up!
Another glorious afternoon spent sewing our designer bags 💼 to save the planet.
Today we have been using our sculpting skills to demonstrate our knowledge of coastal erosion. Using clay, we have created models showing the headland, caves, arches, stacks and stumps which […]
This week in Class 3 we have been recycling old pieces of paper to make new paper. On Tuesday we had to shred the paper and leave it to soak over […]
We had a go at solving column multiplication questions on the back of jigsaw pieces as part of our maths learning! This took a great deal of team work, resilience […]
Class 7 engaged with some fabulous assistants this afternoon who shared in our learning – designing bags from rags! We have had a lovely time changing the world and tackling […]
We are learning to use persuasive techniques and trying to persuade our audience to rethink their shopping habits using talk for writing. Here is our introduction… And some of our […]
This week in Class 3 we have been investigating to find out which liquid will make a dinosaur egg hatch. On Thursday, we created our very own dinosaur eggs using water, […]
As part of our science investigation, Class 5 decided to test a wide variety of materials to find one most suitable to make curtains for Plop the owl so that […]
As part of our STEM project, we have been thinking about what makes a home for birds. We have discussed the consequences of bird homes being destroyed and feel strongly […]
Congratulations to Keagan S, who has shown real resilience with his Vocabulary learning! Keep up the hard work! Polite reminder to everyone else: make sure if you are in Y4, […]
This term in Class 3 we are learning all about recycling and conservation. Today we have enjoyed ourselves at the Moorland Discovery Centre. We explored the woodlands with Melanie in a […]
This week, Class 5 were really lucky to work with Mrs Taylor to develop our sketching skills. We learnt all the different types of pencils and how to use them […]
Class 7 members have been practising their lip buzzes and have managed to play their mouthpieces 🎺⭐️! We hope you will be as impressed as we were, as they are […]
Our Class 2 School Council members are… All the children in Class 2 have tried very hard in writing their manifestos to deliver to the class. They came up with […]
This morning, we have been fortunate to take part in a drama workshop about Rotherham during the war. We are looking forward to showcasing our performance at Magna in November.
We are very much looking forward to our visit to Northumberland. We are preparing by researching some of the famous landmarks.
This morning, we have been very fortunate to take part in a drama workshop about Rotherham during the war. We are looking forward to performing at Magna in November
This week, children of Class 5 had the opportunity to present their outstanding home learning in Friday’s special assembly. Children had opted to create a ‘perfect’ habitat for one of […]
Now that we have had 5 days in school, we are reflecting on what we have achieved so far. We have tackled ‘very big’ numbers in numeracy, synonyms and similes […]
Today, we have been creating abstract seascapes to accompany our descriptive writing about stormy seas. We have used our creative skills and resilience to create careful pieces of art.
To our wonderful Year 6 children, good luck and thank you for the memories!
Last week, class 6 has a wonderful time taking part in a Stone Age Workshop. We built fires (yes, real ones!), fired arrows from bows (yes, real ones!) and chased […]
Monday 11th June 2018, Pop’s Outdoor Adventure Workshop group came in to work with Class 5 on Stone Age living. We started our morning with a competition game of Mammoths […]
Yesterday, the children in Class 9 were challenged to create the fastest rocket-powered car. They spent the morning designing, decorating and naming their cars and spent the afternoon racing them. […]
As part of their topic learning, the children in Class 9 hosted a VE Day celebration this afternoon for their families. We sang songs, danced, read poems and enjoyed sandwiches […]
The children in Year 6 are enjoying ther afternoon watching the semi final of the UEFA Under-17. What a fabulous way to end SATs week! Well done to all […]
Thursday 12th April Well what an amazing residential we have had at YHA Youlgreave! We started our journey to The Heights of Abraham from school at 9:30am. All the children […]
On Friday 2nd February, the magic of ‘Hogwarts’ came to Roughwood Primary School. The children had all received their acceptance letters by owl before Christmas. This was the much-anticipated night […]
We worked with Mr Harrison and learnt how to code using code bug
Today y3 have been practising a song in French. Do you recognise it?
Today, the children in Class 9 visited Kelham Island Museum as part of their World War II topic learning. The children really got into the spirit by dressing up as […]
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Roughwood Primary School. See you in 2018!
This afternoon, Class 9 invited their parents into class to complete a STEM activity, which was inspired by our Viking topic. With their parents, the children have made some excellent […]
In sewing club, we made our own monsters! We had to cut out the felt pattern, design our own monster and sew everything onto the monster. It was a bit […]
Once the soups were made, it was time to taste them and decide on the winner! Class 5 and 6 both made vegetable soups (that were still different from one […]
Once we decided which soup we liked the best, we made our own! Vegetable was the clear winner so we looked at the ingredients to make our own. We used […]
Our REAL project this half term is Masterchef! We are making our own soup across y3/4 and having a “taste-off”. First of all, we had to try a variety of […]