On Wednesday 6th March class 4 caught a public bus to Tesco. When we arrived at Tesco we were shown around the warehouse to see where the bread was kept […]
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. […]
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. […]
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 12.04.19
On Friday the 12th of April 2019 we finished the end of term with our wonderful Easter celebration assembly. All year groups took part in singing and celebrating the meaning […]
Today children in Chestnuts had fun rolling their hard boiled eggs (although unfortunately many were not hard boiled 😊) . congratulations to our 2 winners!
Wow! There have been some amazing designs for our Easter Bonnet competition this year. The children have done a fantastic job with help from parents and carers. Well done everyone. […]
Homemade Easter nests with golden eggs, cornflake buns, Easter Rabbits and Splatty Egg biscuits 🍳
Today Class 5 prepared their products ready for the Easter Fayre. We discussed as a Class that the most effective way to do this task was to all have […]
Y6 are going from strength to strength improving their scores on a Bedrock. We have a few more additions to the 100% club this week.
Y6 have been creating models to support our learning on volume and surface area to help us to visualise in problem solving. It took a lot of resilience to keep […]
Special offers are available… only 50p for homemade Easter delights!
This week children in Chestnut class, have taken part in an Easter egg hunt, this was followed by a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny, who kindly filled up the […]
It has been a long time coming but this week Class 5 have won the Certificate of Attendance! As you can tell by Muhammed and Scarlet’s faces they were thrilled. […]
As part of our Maths learning this week, we have used times table balloons to help us practice our quick fire times tables in a fun and creative way. We […]
Celebrating achievements for commitment and courage. Here are the awards for this week… Being ambitious, being inspiring, being connected and being fair. Well done to this week’s winners!
Thoroughly enjoying time in the ICT week, super swimming achievements and working collaboratively…
Our attendance winners this term are Class 7. They have won the breakfast again so the children asked to share their secrets with teh school. What are your top tips […]
Children have had a special visitor today in school. Children in Years 5, 3 and 2 were able to watch a professional dancer to support their performances with Balbir. Children […]
These little splashers have all been successful in achieving ‘That’s Cool!’ Award. Well done! Well done to our Level 1 achievers! These children need congratulating for attaining Level 2! A […]
After discovering who the scientist Charles Macintosh was and what he discovered, class 4 decided to carry out an investigation into which materials would be best suited to make a […]
Happy Mother’s Day from Class 2. We have been very busy in Class 2 this week making Mother’s Day cards and Mother’s Day gifts. We hope you enjoy a cup […]
Lots of fantastic P.E going on at Roughwood this week! Class 5 demonstrated this through their very first ‘match’ of Netball. Over the past weeks with Mr Tyas, they […]
To consolidate our learning of 3D shapes, Class 5 decided to take a trip to our outdoor environment to look for real life objects made up of 3D Shapes. We […]
Well done to all year 4 on achieving their swimming certificate from swimming! We are proud of you all for pushing yourself each week!
Year 5 test a range of foods and have predicted which foods contain the highest and lowest amounts of fat. The stain will be evidenced in the morning… Three groups […]
Today, Class 5 created their very own 3-D top trump cards They used 3D shapes to find out their properties so that they could correctly design their own cards ready […]
We have had so much fun this week, we’ve enjoyed lots of outdoor learning whilst the weather has been nice. Outside we have been building, walking on stilts, making cars […]
What a lovely morning KS1 had! We got to eat lots of toast with different toppings, but best of all we got to enjoy it with our grown ups. Children […]
This week in Chestnut Class children have been making the most of the warmer weather.
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 […]
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 22.03.19 […]
Well done to Class 2, 3 and 4 for taking part in Science week. We had Scientists from Sheffield Univeristy visit our school to talk about bugs. We spoke about […]
Mason has successfully completed the Healthy For Life programme. We are very proud of you Mason!
As part of our STEM project, Class 5 drafted in the help of parents to help create their very own robot following the design they created. The children found the […]
We’d like to thank all parents and carers for attending the maths workshops over the last term. Your enthusiasm and engagement has been truly wonderful. The children have really risen […]
Long jump, 200m and more…
Today in ICT, Class 5 have been looking at different climates. We have been looking at how the climate in different countries contrast to our local geography and where we […]
Look out for the information leaflet going home today, which has been designed and published by some of our year 5 and year 6 children. Their advice: Remember to dismount […]
Today in Class 2 we have focused on direction and movement. What is direction? When do we need to give someone directions? What would we need to say to someone to […]
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 08.03.19 […]
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.
In PHSE this week, Class 5 thought about the difference between roles and responsibilities. They thought exceptionally hard about what their roles and responsibilities were as part of our school […]
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!
Y6 are doing some last-minute work on their stories to submit to BBC’s 500 word competition. Fingers crossed that our talents are recognised.
STOP everything and read in Class 5! Miss Sare even had time to enjoy a non fiction book!
Why did Winnie’s potion explode? Class 2 interviewed Winnie the Witch, gaining an insight as to why her potion exploded. Winnie was asked many questions… What happened? When did it […]
Children in Year 6 have been learning about Fractions. As part of our learning we are finding equivalent fractions, adding and subtracting with different denominators and multiplying.
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!
Year 6 have has a magnificent visit to Kelham Island as part of their learning about WWII. Children all dressed up as Evacuees and had a brilliant immersive day of […]
They have researched their top five villains and superheroes and now using their research to create their own PowerPoint presentation.
As part of our fraction work the children in class 6 have enjoyed pancake day a day early. We have used our knowledge of fractions of amounts to create our […]
As part of our visit to Kelham Island, we have been using our detective skills to work out what sort of evacuees the different suitcases belonged to.
This week we visited Curious Kids Town in Sheffield. This visit is to support our topic, learning all about people who help us. The children had a great time dressing […]
Can you represent 6/8 in the outdoor environment?
This week in Class 2 we have been learning all about Fractions. On Monday we found half of shapes and created a picture: On Tuesday we cut fruit into quarters […]
Today our F2 children are visiting Curious Kids Town in Sheffield. This visit is to support our topic, learning all about different occupations. Children are having a fantastic time being […]
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 […]
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…
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.