Class 6 worked extremely hard this afternoon, taking lots of care, to create these amazing plague cottages out of clay… Well done, everyone! Can’t wait to see these painted!
Well done to everyone who has completed the first 5 days of the 10 day active travel challenge.The challenge continues this week…… On Tuesday and Thursday why not get out […]
This week, Class 6 have planned and carried out an investigation to see which liquids cause the most tooth decay. We used eggs to represent our teeth, because the shell […]
This year we are pleased to announce that Wentworth won the house competition by gaining the most DoJos over the year. All children should be extremely proud of themselves because […]
Today in ICT, Year 4 have been busy taking photos for a purpose (Spring and Summer) whilst also enjoying the amazing outdoor weather. We have also been learning how to […]
Our Year 4 Science Ambassadors went on a very special visit this morning, to Casting Innovations in Canklow! We saw the final stages of the recycling project that we’ve been […]
Year 4 have been learning all about teeth in Science, finding out about the different teeth we have and thinking how we keep them clean and healthy. This afternoon, Class […]
What an amazing day we’ve had in Year 4 today, working with Mr Brooks and his team from Casting Innovations Ltd. This was the next stage of our incredible recycling […]
Today it was so warm in Class 1 that we decided to take our learning outside in the sunshine. We used lots of resources to compare numbers up to 100 […]
We’ve had so many lovely donations of gifts for the NEMESIS community project for Year 5 and EYFS, as they work with Cherry Trees Care Home. Due to the number […]
Yesterday Key Stage 1 children were fortunate enough to take part in a drama workshop all about The Great Fire of London. We explored some key facts about the events […]
A brilliant assembly today with our Science Ambassadors. We completed an investigation to see who is the loudest drummer. Mr Williams, Mr Tyas, Mr Hunter and Mr Ducker all took […]
The children in Year 4 had a wonderful afternoon today, as they started filming their entry for the Willow Tree Film Festival! They’ve made an amazing start! Take a look […]
On a Friday morning after registration, we choose a book from our book shelf and sit together for a while to explore them. We love books in Little Acorns, so […]
Class 6 had a wonderful afternoon today, working on the next stage of our recycling project with Casting Innovations Ltd. We used a special type of clay, called Fimo, to […]
At Roughwood Primary School, we believe that every child should learn the skills of playing an instrument during their time at our school. These skills include self-discipline, creativity, developing motor […]
Today the children on the KS1 playground had a go at a self regulation animal Hiit Worksop all based on animal movements. We had the best time running around like […]
As part of ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’ class 1 have been thinking about words that contribute towards good mental health. We created a bank of words together before taking them […]
Year 4 had lots of fun this afternoon, making their own instruments and using them to explore pitch and volume… This led to an investigation to find out the relationship […]
This morning in breakfast club, children created their very own piano’s using card and foil. We then used a Makey Makey board and Scratch to use the piano to create […]
To finish off our day Class 9 took to the outdoor classroom to read our class story ‘Wonder’ and also had time to share some of our own stories we […]
This afternoon Miss Whitworth and Class 4 have been on a Gratitude Scavenger Hunt where we hunted for lots of things in nature that made us smile! It was lovely […]
In class 9, we have been identifying and labelling angles around the playground.
Do you know about plants and flowers? Do you know what the stamen is? We all know that flowers are the pretty, colourful, fragrant part of a plant. They look beautiful […]
This afternoon Miss Whitworth hijacked Class 5 ‘s science lesson all about measuring sound waves and we all stopped and listened to the sounds around us and thought about how […]
Our With Me in Mind Ambassadors Charlie and Scarlet practiced ‘Noticing Nature’ Monday afternoon – the challenge is to focus on finding 5 things you can see, 4 things you […]
Children in Year 5 begin their animation videos linked to the class text – ‘ How To Train Your Dragon’. Using ‘I can Animate’ software, the children in year 5 […]
Class 5 have been taking part in a P4C enquiry this afternoon discussing friendship, feelings and what it means to them to be a good friend. Following steps 1-5 of […]
In our PHSE lessons, we’ve been learning about democracy and why rules are important. The children in class 7 set out their own classroom court that included a defendant, a […]
‘So here is a very fine crown, to go with the sandals and gown of the KINDEST giant in town’. Today we finished reading our class text. At the end […]
Class 5 and Class 6 have been busy this afternoon using I Can Animate to create animations about the Bubonic Plague in 1665-1666.
Class 5 have been working collaboratively this afternoon using iPads to create an animation based on the Bubonic Plague which ripped through London and other parts of the country in […]
Pops taught us a Traditional African song. We began by singing it in a quiet voice and got louder and louder and LOUDER!
Despite the weather, we have had the most wonderful afternoon with Pops Outdoor Adventures. Pops created us a fun filled afternoon based around our class text, The Smartest Giant in […]
In Class 8, we have been creating an animation to demonstrate the circulatory system using I Can Animate.
The whole school has had a fantastic morning making our video for National Dance Day! We have some brilliant dancers and children with so much positive energy at our school! […]
Some of our School Councillors have been with Miss Whitworth the our closest Beat The Street! Our school is doing amazingly well and we are currently in 32nd place! Please […]
Class 9 have used their discussion skills to consider the question ‘Would you move away from your childhood home?’ in response to the stimulus ‘Window’. We explored the feelings of […]
Mindfulness Monday This week we are celebrating Every Kid a Healthy Week by completing various activities throughout the week. Today’s focus was mindfulness so this afternoon we enjoyed some relaxing […]
In Year 6, we have been creating a self portrait using the 3D modelling Tinkercad program. We started by using mirrors and graph paper to recreate a self portrait and […]
Children in Year 1 to Year 6 have been competing this week to reach the top. Well done to all children who have entered so far! Will Roughwood sustain their […]
Today, we created a reconstruction of the way the human heart pumps in our STEM session. We found that only by using steady, rhythmic beat, we were able to pump […]
In P4C this afternoon, Class 8 have had a lot of fun stimulating our thinking skills and developing our communication skills! We watched the stimuli ‘The Window’ by Jeannie Baker […]
In this afternoons meeting we discussed ways to improve and utilise our outside Quiet Areas – our councillors made posters detailing how best to enjoy our fantastic spaces, please take […]
Class 9 are learning about the circulatory system for Biology in Science this half term and have been using talk for writing for a tutorial on how it works.
Today, Class 8 have used their sequencing skills to arrange each step of the cycle of the heart. We have then used our ‘Talk 4 Writing’ skills to form actions […]
Year 1&2 started their new topic of Target Games. The children looked at underarm and overarm throws toward a targets. The children showed great resilience when trying to hit the […]
Class 9 have been busy learning about ratio outdoors for maths today!
Mrs Graham’s class have had a wonderful afternoon of careful sketching today, looking at the rat, linked to our new topic: The Plague.
What an amazing experience we had today in Year 4! We were very privileged today to watch Mr Brooks, from Casting Innovations, melt real aluminium cans and mould them into […]
This year, the children at Roughwood Primary have created a video to celebrate the meaning of Easter by retelling the Easter story and sharing some of their artwork and poetry.
What a great start to our morning on the last day of term! The children in Class 8 have enjoyed our attendance winner breakfast this morning. A huge well done […]
Today we have held our end of term assembly. We have passed on our DoJo trophies for the last time this term and we have also given out some awards. […]
Children at Roughwood Primary have been celebrating the beginning of Spring and Easter today by wearing their very own Easter bonnets which signify new life and rebirth.
Work started last week on developing our new outdoor learning space, with a litter pick and general tidy of the area. This week, children have helped POPs to recycle all […]