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 […]
Year 5/6 have been creating their own maze games in ICT today. They had to create their own Pac-man inspired sprite and a stage with walls before creating their scripts […]
We are so proud of all of key stage one for there performance this morning. They did themselves, parents/carers and the school proud. Children were able to recite al their […]
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 […]
Ready to rehearse for our concert
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 […]
Laying down the rhythm for our class track!
Our music teacher from Winterhill has been blown away by the talent in Y6W. We can’t wait to hear our song professionally edited. 🎵
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, […]
In Acorns, we had a wonderful time with Pop. He set up the outdoor area based on the book we have been reading, The Gruffalo’s Child. To start with, we […]
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.
In science over the past couple of weeks we have been looking at what a habitat is and what an animal needs within that habitat to survive. We designed and […]
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.
Out of a large sock, some rice and some googley eyes… see what we’re making for the Christmas Fayre next week! Don’t forget to try your luck on the ‘wine […]
We have had a wonderful afternoon in FS2 and have created some fantastic pictures based on our Literacy Text ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’.
This week we have been learning about fractions of shapes and fractions of quantities. We investigated how to find different fractions of different shapes. We were also able to show […]
On Friday 15th November 2019 class 3 had a family learning morning where parents came in to follow our instructions to make bird feeeders. Lots of fun was had by […]
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 […]
This morning, we watched the scene where Macbeth kills the King, blames it on the guards and is made King of Scotland.
Such a treat on Tuesday morning to have a workshop and short performance of ‘Macbeth’ from the talented ‘Young Shakespeare Company’.‘
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
This morning parents/caters joined us in Class 2 to make our bird feeders. We will be taking these to the local park to feed the birds. If you see them […]
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! […]
We have enjoyed taking part in anti-bullying week. We started by reading Don’t Hog the Hedge. Hattie the Hedgehog was really kind and shared her hedge with her friends. We […]
This afternoon in Acorns, we have taken part in the first piece of our Nemesis project. Our goal for Nemesis is to create sustainable partnerships between different communities. We kick […]
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 […]
The children in Reception had lots of fun last week at the Bonfire Party! We collected sticks to make a fire, made a Guy Fawkes, toasted delicious marshmallows on sticks, […]
The children have enjoyed forming electrical circuits and exploring what makes the lightbulb brighter and dimmer. We also investigated which materials conduct the electricity to form a complete circuit.
Class 6 have been using their bodies today to create percussion sounds and interesting rhythms.
Roughwood Primary School gathers to show respect to all the people who lost their lives and fought for us in WW1 and for all men and women who have given […]
Well done to all children this week. We are incredibly impressed with their efforts and attendance this week is looking much better. Let’s keep getting to school on time, giving […]
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 […]
We have enjoyed reading Dipal’s Diwali and learning about the different things people do during Diwali. We used numicon to make rangoli patterns and clay to make our diva lamps. […]
Wonderful writing and syllabic calculating for effect and meaning.
Toast going down well – children choosing jam, butter and honey! Miss Newton-Smith was certainly enjoying the atmosphere during this break time, and certainly seeing some happy customers in receipt […]
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 […]
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
What a week! We’ve had such a fantastic time. The children have been on a boat trip, visited Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Shakespeare’s New Place, the burial place of Shakespeare and finally, […]
We had a great time testing different materials, to investigate which would conduct electricity!
It was awe-inspiring to watch these Y6 children teach and support each other to add and subtract fractions with different denominators. The progress they made because of this peer support […]
Class 6 proudly presenting our Harvest Moon poem, which we performed at the Harvest Festival celebrations this week.
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 […]
Roughwood Primary school perform beautifully for the Harvest Festival. We are incredibly proud of all Roughwood learners. Thank you to all parents and carers for attending. We are so very […]
We used the song 5 Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate as our stimulus. As a class we discussed the different construction materials we have in our class. We decided […]
This week we have been reading Oliver’s Fruit Salad. In the story, Oliver doesn’t like fruit however, they go to the supermarket to buy lots of fruit and Grandpa suggests […]
The children have learnt so much today at Crucial Crew. We have learnt about road safety, first aid, criminal responsibility, internet safety and hate crime. A very informative but fun […]
Y3/4 Girls receiving their certificates after competing in the Rawmarsh School Games Football Festival
Year 6 learn how carry out the recovery position at Crucial Crew. With thanks to @stjohnsambulanc
From Magistrates Court, to crime scene investigators – children learning about child exploitation and providing high-level responses to challenging questions and scenarios. We are incredibly impressed with the Year 6s.
We are thrilled to use Chrome Books for our research lesson. This will help us greatly as we write our non-chronological reports.
Thank you to all the parents that engaged in our family learning session on Monday. It was a great event, which the children thoroughly enjoyed! We hope you enjoyed it too.
We read the story, it was hard to understand that words can change the way we feel. We used some role play to understand the different things we may say […]
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 […]
This week in maths class three have been learning about measuring. We have looked at what we use to weigh things. We can use the terminology grams and kilograms. After […]
Today key stage one and foundation stage two met the author Simon Murray. We listened to some of his stories and learnt how to create illustrations like the ones in […]
Class 6 are busy creating some portraits in the style of the artist 👩🎨 Arcimboldo, using images of harvest produce.
Class 2 shared the story words and your heart. We had a long discussion about how this made us feel and how our own hearts were affected. Not everyone agreed […]
Just in case you missed it in the Rotherham Advertiser! Peter is in school again, today signing personalised copies for our children.
We had an amazing P4C session this week discussing the concept of flying. The children listed things that could fly and we grouped these into two categories, wing and no […]