On Friday 17th January, we held a celebration event in school to Mark the end of Grimm & Co. It has been an incredible 2 weeks and the outcomes from […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks of the New Year and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 17.01.2020
Our children from all Willow Tree Schools have met to discuss the LEAF Centre (Leading Endeavours for Aspirational Futures). We are coming up with ways to raise money for the […]
What a performance from our Year 5 children at Rotherham Civic. All the children were absolutely fantastic and did the school proud. We are all incredibly amazed by their achievements […]
Keeping safe online is becoming increasingly difficult in today’s world where technology can advance quicker than we can keep up. Our Year 6 children have written and filmed some short […]
TikTok is a video-sharing social media app available on iOS and Android which lets users create, share, and view user-created videos much in a similar manner to Facebook, Instagram and […]
Using our tone skills in Year 1 with different pens and pencils ready for our picture this work based on our wonderful local city Sheffield. Looming forward to the outcomes.
Wow! What an amazing evening we all had. Our talented pupils attended the Young Voices concert held at the Sheffield Arena last night and became part of a choir made […]
In year 1 we have been creating some pastel art to help us with our literacy where we are writing setting descriptions.
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant few weeks since the last newsletter and so much has been happening in school. Have a […]
Our Year 2 children have been creating videos about their topic Fur, Feathers and Skin. This is just one of the videos from a small group talking about Giraffes to […]
Well done to all our children with 100% attendance this term. Wear your badges with pride and let’ see if we can aim for Silver with 100% next term. If […]
Our yearly X Factor has been a huge hit this year. Once again our talented children continue to shine and we are proud of everyone who entered. Well done to […]
In class 4 today, the children have been creating a maze game, starting with an animated sprite. The children have drawn their own Pac Man styled sprites which they then […]
We have another set of winners for the Young Writers’ Competition – these children will have their poetry published in a book 📚 which will be available to buy. Huge […]
Roughwood children have written letters to the family of Hillary, thanking her for encouraging their love, enthusiasm and passion for reading.
A huge thank you to the students at Rotherham College for delivering their Anti-Bulling Drama performance to all of our pupils across the academy. We really appreciate and value you […]
We were delighted 😁 to share our winning breakfast 🥞🍳 with our lovely parents this morning. Members of Class 6, you are officially the best at getting yourselves to school […]
A mysterious box has appeared in Class 6. Nobody appears to know where it has come from – or what is inside . . . should we open it? It […]
Children in KS2 have given some out of this world performances of the Christmas classic, Dick Whittington. Once again the children on Roughwood prove they can perform and boy can […]
Staff and children have created a magical video this week, using our green screen, to celebrate the countdown to Christmas. There has been lots of laughter and smiles this week. […]
Today, The Willow Tree Warriors had their first meeting together. They began by viewing their Willow Tree Warrior pictures that are inspired by Interland (an online internet safety experience) before […]
Christmas is getting ever closer. The school is looking fabulous, everyone is practising hard for our concerts next week and today was our Christmas dinner and jumper day. A fantastic […]
With Christmas only a few weeks away, many of you will be using social media to share your excitement with friends and family. Being active on social media is a […]
Children have performed a magnificent nativity for parents this week. Children knew all their lines and sang beautifully (as usual). Thank you to all the parents and carers who joined […]
These lovely young ladies have been selected to have their poetry published in the Young Writers’ Poetry book 📚 Well done, girls!
Our Y4 children are proud to show their swimming 🏊♀️ certificates this afternoon in assembly. Well done 👍🏻 to every single one of them.
We have has the most magnificent Christmas Fayre this year. Children have worked hard using their enterprise skills to earn as much money as possible from their £10. I think […]
Year 5 took part in a concert for parents and the public at the Rotherham Minster. It was the first time many of our children had been inside the Minster […]
On Wednesday 4th December, Roughwood children presented a wonderful assembly to parents. There were some extremely confident children reading during the performance and the Christingles children have made lit up […]
Roughwood has spread some Christmas cheer today by singing carols at the local shop. We raised over £20 for school and all the residents who joined us had a wonderful […]
We have had a wonderful night singing our favourite carols here at Roughwood. We have had a great game of Bingo and a quiz whwe we gave away lots of […]
Our message from our partner school in France: We are two classes of Year 3 pupils, in France we say “CE1”! We are from Marseilles in the South of France, […]
Class 6 investigated how much salt could be dissolved in 180ml water before it reached saturation. How many teaspoons do you think the water could hold? We made our predictions […]
Y3 and 4 have enjoyed a workshop with Mrs Foxley-Johnson this morning, exploring how to manage their emotions.
Key Stage 1 and 2 Children participated in Roughwood’s Spelling Bee this afternoon. They all worked tremendously hard, vying for the Top Speller and Most Improved Speller position. Huge congratulations […]
Superb from these girls today. Showed fantastic collaboration and resilience throughout the day. Some amazing skills on show.
Year 3D have been using the Chromebooks this week to create animations on Scratch.
Children have been learning about dialogue in Year 3 and using some brilliant oracy skills. Well done everyone, this is fantastic learning.
All staff at Roughwood have been busy transforming the hall into a winter wonderland for the Christmas season. Thank you to everyone for helping and thank you, Mr Clarke, for […]
Class 6 have been Secret Santas this afternoon and have donated 25 bags of clothing to YMCA at St John’s Green, who will sell the clothes and donate the proceeds […]
This week in Nurture we have been thinking about what it means to be a good friend. We have looked at lots of scenarios that could happen in our school […]
This week our School Council were lucky enough to spend an afternoon with MP Sarah Champion. We got the opportunity to ask her lots of questions about her role as […]
This afternoon Y3D have been learning how to use Pen and Ink, using different techniques such as: Hatching, Cross-Hatching and Stippling.
Children in Foundation today have been using the green screen to do some of their filming for this year’s Willow Tree Film Festival entries. They have been using a backdrop […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks since the last newsletter and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 15.11.19
We dressed in our pyjamas today to do our lessons, raising lots of money for Children In Need
We are proud to receive this award on behalf of all the Roughwood School community. We work hard to be caring and supportive of each other. We accept everyone for […]
Class 6 have spent a fascinating afternoon at Ewden Water Treatment Works today. Huge thanks to our guides, Charlotte and Helena, from Yorkshire Water 💦 who made it so interesting! […]
It has been our last club this week and children have been programming their robots to follow a line drawn on the floor. We didn’t quite get there but we […]
We have recently installed a green screen in school and we were so excited to try it we put this together. We hope you like Year 6 reading some of […]
Class 6 have been using their bodies today to create percussion sounds and interesting rhythms.
Members of Class 6 have very different opinions of the contentious issue of smacking. Half the class would use it as a strategy to teach their own children how to […]
This morning Year 1 have been learning the new split digraph a_e. Do you like our sentences?
This morning at break time KS2 have enjoyed a slice of toast sold by our enterprise club for 20p. We have learnt a few lessons from our first day and […]
Year 6 today have been writing some magnificent setting descriptions. We can’t wait to show you the published pieces!
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks since the last newsletter and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 25.10.19
We had a great time testing different materials, to investigate which would conduct electricity!
Children have used their knowledge of hatching and cross-hatching to great tone in these fantastic pen and ink images of Tudor homes.
Class 6 proudly presenting our Harvest Moon poem, which we performed at the Harvest Festival celebrations this week.
In Computing Club we have been busy building robots and using a Crumble motherboard we have started to program them. We are using our knowledge of coding and algorithms to […]
Children at Roughwood are in the process of setting up a break time shop to sell toast and smoothies. To help us set up our business, children visited Rockingham to […]
Y3/4 Girls receiving their certificates after competing in the Rawmarsh School Games Football Festival
Children have been so busy today in Foundation. The mud kitchen in looking very muddy and we have enjoyed learning with pumpkins. Would you like to try our soup?
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks since the last newsletter and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 11.10.19
This week in Maths, Year 3 have been exploring subtraction and the ways we can use it. In the photos below, children have created their own number lines using string […]
To support world mental health day here at Roughwood, children have created ribbon badges in yellow with words they associate with mental health. Everyone has mental health whether good or […]
Class 6 are busy creating some portraits in the style of the artist 👩🎨 Arcimboldo, using images of harvest produce.
Children have had a fantastic time in Guided Reading this morning. Children are challenging themselves and trying hard to meet their targets. Our reading environments are developing childrens love of […]
Just in case you missed it in the Rotherham Advertiser! Peter is in school again, today signing personalised copies for our children.
This week we have had an amazing 74 Families engage with our Tea, Toast and Tables mornings which have seen parents and children playing tables games to raise awareness of […]
Class 6 had a fabulous morning playing multiplication games with some lovely parents who came in to support us this morning. We played board games, card games and even times […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks since the last newsletter and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 27.09.19
Although children of all ages often watch YouTube content directly via the website or main YouTube app, YouTube itself states that the only place children should be watching its videos […]
Today we have been using pastels and paints to create different tones and strength of colour. Our puffins have turned out fantastic.