Today, Class 1 have been identifying features of acrostic poems in preparation for our literacy learning this week We had a go at creating some of our own acrostic poems […]
What a brilliant week of remote e-learning this week. We are proud of everyone for their resilience and determination to continue learning from home. As we usually have Special Mentions […]
Over the last week, we have learnt about the amazing life of Captain James Cook. The children have written biographies describing the life and times of this historically significant explorer. […]
Class 9 have shown an excellent understanding of chronology for important historic events with their creative timelines about Captain Cooks voyages.
What a fantastic first live French lesson today for Year 4! The children were absolutely amazing – joining in, following on with the actions and even learning a brand new […]
Year 3&4 have been absolutely amazing this afternoon in PE! Well done!
In our Guided Reading session this morning, we had the opportunity to ‘explore the explorer’ Captain James Cook from our book Stowaway. We combined our prior knowledge and new learning […]
It’s been lovely to see so many photos of children reading at home this week – we had to share a few … Well done, Year 4! Keep it up!
Today, in our Maths distance learning live session, Y5/6D have been learning how to label our ‘x’ and ‘y’ axis and plot co-ordinates accordingly. I have been blown away by […]
Y4G have really gone above and beyond today, getting into character as Stig from their new class book! We thought it might not work remotely but these children have shown […]
The idiom ‘grab the bull by the horns’ refers to ‘approaching, confronting, or dealing with a problem or difficult situation directly and with clear, confident action.’ This is exactly what […]
Class 9 made a fantastic start to their online learning with an excellent turn out for our maths lesson, including some ‘hybrid’ learning with children in school and children at […]
Children is class 3 today have made a fantastic start to distance learning and have been extremely creative. For literacy today they had to imagine that they worked in a […]
Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 key worker children have loved being back in school today. Phonics, reading, potion making, french, maths, circle time, outdoor play, smashing ice and building […]
Mrs Graham’s class have made a wonderful start to remote Maths learning today, recapping how to measure in cm and convert to mm. Take a look at their amazing outcomes […]
During our first week back at school after isolating but our last week of the term, we have been getting into the Christmas spirit by using Tinkercad in ICT to […]
This week we have held our end of term assembly to wish all children a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We have also celebrated some of the wonderful […]
Staff have created a bubble, socially distanced, Christmas Video this year and since we cannot sing we have used our Makaton to help us. We hope you enjoy the performance. […]
A huge thank you to all the children and staff who took part in this year’s KS2 performance of “Twas The Night Before Christmas” which looks fantastic. Although we couldn’t […]
Well done to all children in key stage one for creating such a fantastic performance. You all looked amazing and worked so hard learning your lines and Makaton for the […]
KS1 continued with their topic of fitness. The children really challenged themselves and showed great resilience during our circuit, which involved a lot of running and jumping.
Well done to all the children in the chestnuts class who took part in our Nativity today. You looked fantastic and worked so hard to learn your lines and the […]
What an amazing morning we’ve had today in Y5NS! We launched our model rockets into space from the playground and watched them fall back to Earth … but did […]
With thanks to Rotherham Music Service, the children at Roughwood Primary School have been creating their own Christmas rhythms and practising them on djembes. As we’re not having external visitors […]
Elainor and Charlie have been selected as our school Road Safety officers. Watch out for their Road Safety video and events coming soon.
We are counting down to Christmas in Chestnut’s class with our book advent calendar. Everyday we have been opening and sharing a Christmassy themed book. We have read The Night […]
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Can’t keep us in anymore… We couldn’t wait to get out in the snow on Friday!
We have not forgotten our traditions at Roughwood and we have continued with our Christingle celebrations this year in 2020. All children in school have created a Christingle to celebrate […]
KS2 enjoyed being back outside for their PE lesson. After developing a greater understand of passing and moving off the ball, they participated in some small sided games. The children’s […]
It was lovely to see so many smiling faces today, eager and ready for remote learning … Y6D made a wonderful start to learning from home again today and we […]
Year 6 have had a very noisy afternoon in Science today, investigating voltage! Our research question was: how does increasing the voltage change the volume of a buzzer? The children […]
Year 6 have made a wonderful start to their new unit of writing today, with some fantastic drama! They were thinking about how it would feel to experience a real […]
Y3 loved their PE lesson with Mr Tyas today. A fabulous Joe Wicks style session. Well done children!
Class 1 have loved being back in school this morning. In our ICT session, we decided to try out our new learning platform ‘Sumdog’ to practise our shape learning. It’s […]
It is our second and final week remote learning in Class 8 and what a great experience we have had! Although we haven’t been able to see each other in […]
Class 8 took on the WWII Kahoot quiz today and did a fantastic job! It was so wonderful to see how confident the children are with their knowledge of our […]
What a fantastic assembly today! Some of us joined in at home and some of us joined in at school but we were all joining in together and that’s what […]
We couldn’t be more impressed with Year 5 and their commitment and resilience to distance learning! Our most recent lessons have included music) composing our own rhythms from our very […]
Class 9 had a fantastic time competing for gold in our Kahoot quiz this afternoon! We tested all of their WWII knowledge and they were amazing! Well done everyone who […]
The children in Chestnuts class have been following Mrs Lunn’s recipes to bake some tasty treats.
Due to isolating, we have not been able to change our library books at our weekly lending library. Mrs Lunn and Mrs Scrimshaw have been reading a story on Dojo […]
Well done to all the children in Chestnuts Class for a fantastic week of phonics learning. It has been lovely to see so many of you join in each day […]
For our numeracy distance learning task, we have been continuing and creating simple repeating patterns.
Our first week of remote learning is over and I am truly amazed and impressed with Class 8 for their hard work and resilience that has been displayed over the […]
As part of our Road Safety Week this week we have been trying to promote road safety throughout the winter months. Children have dressed in their brightest and boldest colours […]
Anti-bullying week has included live lessons and a range of discussions where children have reflected on how kind words can help others. Well done to all children and families for […]
This week is Anti- bullying week and we have been wearing our odd socks at home (as we are isolating) to celebrate individuality and to show that we are all […]
Just incase you missed it … here is the wonderful assembly we had this morning with Mrs Foxley-Johnson, Mrs Fearnley and the rest of our academy:
In Chestnuts Class we have been learning about Road Safety. As part of our creative topic afternoon, some of the children chose to make our lovely lollipop lady Miss Bogle […]
In Numeracy today, we have been learning that collections of objects can be sorted into sets based on attributes such as colour, size and shape. We have being helping our […]
Our live phonics session didn’t go as well as planned, but hopefully tomorrow will be better. Well done to all the children in Chestnuts Class who have had a go […]
This week is Anti-Bullying week and it began today with Odd Socks Day. A day where children are encouraged to where to odd socks to school (or at home, because […]
I couldn’t be more impressed with my class today! They have followed the recommended timetable, had frequent breaks, been out making the most of the autumn leaves in the garden, […]
We are overwhelmed with the wonderful pictures sent in to teachers for Odd Sock’s Day as part of Anti Bullying Week. Our Odd Socks send out our message of equality and […]
After we witnessed the moon landing, we go back in time and report the landing on the moon! President Richard Nixon couldn’t believe what the American astronauts had accomplished… and […]
Children at Roughwood Primary School have dressed in spots today to support Children in Need. A big thank you to all parents and carers who made a donation!
As part of the Year 6 topic (How Does War Change Lives) this term, the children have been busy creating WW2 air raid evacuation videos detailing what to do in […]
Year 6 have made a fantastic start to their new electricity topic in Science today! This afternoon, we’ve been reflecting on previous learning by building simple circuits, and then observing […]
“On the 11th Hour on the 11th Day of the 11th Month, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM” We held our Remembrance service on the KS2 yard today, distanced from each other, […]
This week, Year 6 have been busy preparing our Remembrance Day assembly. The video covers the importance of Remembrance Day and why a Poppy is used to symbolize this special […]
Class 9 had a fantastic time, this afternoon, learning some new German vocabulary with a hunt around the yard!
Year 6 have made a fantastic start to video editing this morning on iMovie! Take a look …
Have you ever wondered what happens to your shadow throughout the day? In year 5, we have been analysing what happen to our shadows over a period of time. Today, […]
Today we have used teamwork, communication and problem solving in our ‘away from the desk’ maths.
This morning, Foundation have been extremely busy with there learning. What a wonderful environment and such creative activities. It’s wonderful to see children using ICT to support their learning too. […]
This morning, classes 8 & 9 began filming their videos on how to survive an air raid. Their teamwork skills have been exceptional and we can’t wait to share the […]