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 […]
On Thursday parents came into school to help with our Rags to Bags project. We really appreciated all the help to get our t-shirt bags nearly completed.
Our Poppies are finished this week. Children have been using pen and ink to create tone using hatching and cross-hatching. Then we used watercolours to give a dash of colour. […]
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 […]
Children learning to ‘stop, say, listen, think and choose’ before reacting. Children taking deep breaths and making sensible choices – very impressive.
Today in Class 2 we have created dinosaur skins using pastels. In previous weeks we have practised our pencil skills, putting them to use today. First, Ms. Taylor modelled using […]
While most of Year 6 are in Northumberland, back at school we are creating some stunning pen and ink pieces of art to go with our Grace Darling newspapers.
Children in FS2 have had a lovely time this morning learning all about bees and beekeeping. They had the opportunity to learn about how wax is made and had a […]
Last week in literacy we learned all about The Enormous Turnip. We made a collage of the Old Man and Woman to help us with our character description. We have […]
Another fantastic couple of weeks here at Roughwood. Everyone is working extremely hard to meet our targets and make progress. Attendance getting better and we have had a 100% Award […]
Year 3 visited the Butterfly house this week yo support their topic about habitats. We were able to see lots of different creatures in different habitats. This all links with […]
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 […]
Some collaboration with Y5 cross sectional Tudor designs. Did you know that glass was extremely expensive? Designs included steep roofs and wooden beams.
Last week in literacy we looked at the beginning of The Scarecrow’s Wedding. We made a collage of both Betty and Harry to help us with our character description. As […]
This week class 6 are starting to look at division. Some children have been using resources to divide by grouping whilst other children have been using the bus stop method […]
On Tuesday, we took advantage of the windy weather in Foundation 1, we made kites and ribbon sticks for children to run and dance in the wind. We quickly learnt […]
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 […]
Our foundation 2 children are now approaching their 6th week of full time education. We are so proud of the learning experiences children have had in this short time and […]
What a great turn out for our family learning session. Thank you to everyone who came to support us, we hope you had a fantastic time.
This week children had a visit from Zoo Lab. Children learnt many facts about a selection of animals, through an interactive and hands on session. Meet Sally Snail, Carla Cockroach, […]
High level reasoning, teamwork and problem solving involved this morning in our maths lesson.