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 […]
In Class 2 we have been investigating different mixtures to see which creates the best magical potion. We mixed white vinegar with washing-up liquid, food colouring, salt, water and bicarbonated […]
Wow! What an amazing evening we all had. Our talented pupils attended the Young Voices concert held at the Motor Point Arena last night (8th January) and became part of […]
We had an AMAZING time with POP’s Outdoor Adventure Team. We went into the forest with the team on a stickman adventure. We searched the forest for stick man so […]
Year 6 have been working hard on their huge part in the WWI performance at Magna. The play was about Rotherham soldiers going to war in 1914 and they lived […]
Year 3 visited the Butterfly house this week to support their topic about habitats. We were able to see lots of different creatures in different habitats. This all links with […]
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, […]
This term in Class 2 we are learning all about recycling and conservation. Today we have enjoyed ourselves at the Moorland Discovery Centre. First we explored the woodlands, collecting different […]
We have elected our School Council at Roughwood in our classes this week. It has been a long process since children have written their manifestos to deliver to the class. […]
Wednesdays and Thursdays until 5 pm children can join Tea Time club. This week the children chose their own ingredients for their pizzas and enjoyed eating what they had made. […]
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 […]
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. […]
Unfortunately, the snow interrupted our plans to have a Fancy Dress Day to celebrate World Book Day last week . However, we are aware of just how much time and effort […]
Today was the first practical session for all our pupils in Y3, Y4 and Y5 who are taking part in a dance project, working in collaboration with the Balbir Singh […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been a fantastic two weeks since the last one and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 15.02.19
Over the past few days (12th to 14th) the children from class 6 and 7 have been explorers in Ilam. On Tuesday, we settled into the hall, unpacked our clothes […]
Children in Class 2’s Phonics Club have enjoyed using the outdoor environment to support their phonics learning. We used chalks and climbed the tyres, writing and reading words that included […]
Today, Year 4 have been investigating which material is the best at keeping a hot potato warm for the longest period of time. We have tested foil, paper, plastic and […]
In Foundation 1, we have enjoyed tasting different Chinese food. We tried noodles, rice, prawn crackers, sweet chilli sauce, hoi sin sauce, soy sauce, spring rolls and fortune cookies. We […]
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…
We have all been immersed in some incredible learning about air, earth, fire and water, today as well as consolidating information we found out about the steelworks for our topic. […]
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 […]
Children have been working in groups to calculate the percentage of a shape in different colours. We have also converted these percentages to decimals and fractions. Great work Y6.
Over the last 2 weeks, we have been reading The Three Little Pigs. We had lots of fun making our own story map. From this we retold the story and […]
We had lots of fun exploring the first snow of the school year! We wrapped up nice and warm and went out to touch and play in the snow.
In Foundation 1 we have enjoyed learning how to use the iPads. We have had lots of fun playing different games we have been learning how to count and match […]
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 […]
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 take the time to read the first newsletter of the New Year. It has been a fantastic first couple of weeks back and the learning outcomes for the two […]
Today, Class 5 have made a shocking discovery! We entered the staff room to discover a crime had taken place! There was crime scene tape and mysterious foot prints! […]
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 […]
There may not have been much snow today but KS1 have taken the opportunity to get out and collect what they could for their snow potions.
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!
Yesterday the parent’s and children in Foundation 1 had a wonderful day making houses for the three little pigs. We used different materials to build the houses and tested how […]
It is lovely to see what our class bear gets up to when he goes home with children in our class.
Children from Class 2 were joined by their parents in learning all about Phonics. We looked at the different ways in which you can support your children with their learning […]
Over the last few weeks, Class 5 have started to write a newspaper recount about the mysterious break in at the local bakery which we read about in our class […]
Cooking club is fully up and running now at Roughwood and what mini chefs we are becoming. Week 1 we made our very own fruit kebabs with melted chocolate. Each […]