Our School Counsellors have met and decided on the Agreement for our new Trim Trail to ensure every child stays safe and has lots of fun. We take care of […]
It has been some time in the making but our Trim Trail is finally being installed. Remember last year when our school council came up with the idea that we […]
A superb first two weeks for Year 4 as they started their new topic of football. The children developed their dribbling skills and went onto play some 1v1 matches. Week […]
An amazing start to the year for Y3B as they were introduced to their topic of Hockey. Firstly, the children went through the safety aspects of playing hockey and then […]
Fantastic first two weeks of PE in Year 1. The children were introduced to what an Invasion Game is and then looked and dribbling with their feet. The children gained […]
This week in ICT, Chestnuts have been learning how to turn the iPads on and open a whiteboard program to paint their own flowers!
This week in gardening club, we have been tasting our tomatoes that we have been growing for the past few months before making leaf prints from paint that we mixed […]
This week Chestnuts enjoyed a mini melodies session from the Rotherham music hub. We sang lots of different songs about the weather with important message about putting sun cream on. […]
This week in Year 6, we have been identifying features of a poem before creating a performance for the poems “The Sea” and “SeaFever”.
Today in Year 6, we have been enjoying the beautiful outdoor weather whilst learning place value. Children started by identifying the different place values from one’s up to ten thousand […]
To celebrate the end of term, we have compiled a few of our performances from this year in KS2 into a short movie. We can’t wait to see which instruments […]
A HUGE well done to Class 7 for having the highest attendance during our 2 week transition. We celebrated this morning with a breakfast, some singing and some dancing.
A great afternoon in school today. Well done to the children who have received a certificate for their attendance this term. Attendance is extremely important. If you require any help […]
What an amazing talent show! This year has shown an amazing display of talent. The auditions we had blew us away and it was an extremely difficult decision to select […]
Year 6 children from Roughwood joined together for an unforgettable prom. It was a wonderful way to celebrate a tremendous journey here at Roughwood. The children had a wonderful time […]
A superb event at Herringthorpe Junior School where some children from Year 1-4 competed in a Tri Golf festival. The children were faced with a variety of chipping and putting […]
Today has been a very exciting day where Year 3, Year 5 and Year 6 have worked with a highly skilled artist to create art work in conjunction with Rotherham’s […]
Today we have taken part in supporting and raising awareness for the childhood condition JIA (juvenile idiopathic arthritis) by wearing purple clothing or accessories A huge thank you to all […]
We have celebrated some magnificent achievements today and recognised some wonderful behaviours in children. Respect, Friendship and Excellence awards have been given out, Teacher Awards, and our Hilary Ford Awards. […]
In Class 1 we have been working exceptionally hard at creating an information text all about composting. We have then published these onto triaramas. First, we created a background and […]
Thank you to all parents/carers for visiting the With Me in Mind Bake Sale – the children worked so hard and put together a fantastic stall. A huge thank you […]
Our current With Me in Mind Ambassadors and next years Ambassadors worked so hard on making and decorating buns for the With Me in Mind Bake Sale – they worked […]
This week in ICT, children in Year 3 – Year 5 have been learning about John Carr, a renown architect from the 18th century who designed over 120 buildings across […]
This morning, the children at Roughwood performed in the ‘One Voice’ concert at Magna with other children across Rotherham. The children have performed confidently in front of a live audience […]
Congratulations to the 10 children from Roughwood and other schools in Rotherham who were honored at Rotherham University for their participation in after-school learning programs. They received certificates for their […]
Earlier this week, several children from across Roughwood Primary represented our school at this year’s Willow Tree Film Festival (known as WOSCARS). The event, which was held at New York […]
During our PSHE lessons, Year 5 have been learning how to deal with cuts and grazes, head injuries and applying bandages and have produced a short video to inform and […]
Thank you to all our parents, Lynn and her colleagues from the 0-19 team & Katie Jones from Charlie’s Pantry for another hugely successful Wellbeing Coffee Morning. Parents had the […]
This week in gardening club has been very busy. We have learned how to identify Elderflower trees in the school grounds before foraging responsibly to make our own cordial which […]
This week in Drama Club we have started our group script work. After warming up we chose our scripts and started to work on characters and spacing! We are looking […]
This week in Year 6, we have been using logical reasoning skills we developed last week to create, edit and debug a calculator program on Scratch. Children had to first […]
Thank you so much to Lexi & Rachel from With Me in Mind who came into school this morning to talk all about transitioning to secondary school. With Me in […]
Year 1 had a fantastic morning taking part in a teddy bear’s picnic. We set out onto the school field covered in suncream for a morning of outdoor activities that […]
Over half term all classes were set a task to create a book in a box. There were some magnificent entries which were really hard to judge. Well done everyone.
As part of Year 5 ‘Picture This’ for 2023, we have been learning about the artist Bob Barker where we have looked at how tone and light can impact on […]
What a fantastic morning the children in year 6 have had! Following on from all the fantastic learning the children have done so far learning about the heart. Mr Hood […]
In class 1 this week we have been writing some poetry about our class’ recycling super hero ‘Rainbow Recycle.’ The children worked together to create their own superhero and then […]
Congratulations to Class 8 who won this half term’s attendance breakfast. The breakfast clearly energised the children who ended their celebration with a dance!
This week in gardening club, we achieved RHS gardening club level 2 and are already working towards Level 3. We have also been busy clearing the outdoor classroom ready for […]
This week in ICT Club, we have started to finish and program our robots that we have been building this half term. We have also continued to develop our maze […]
Thank you to our counsellors for this morning’s Litter Pick! We know how important it is to keep our school clean and really appreciate all your efforts!
This week in ICT, Year 5 have been creating a webpage using Google Sites to inform others about the different types of natural disasters. We have learned many new skills […]
Y6 are taking part in the ‘Make £5 Grow’ project. We have been fortunate to have a loan agreed by Virgin Money to support our project. So far, we have […]
Today all of the children in KS1 took part in a P4C related to mental health week. We read the story ‘Lucy’s blue day’ about a young girl whose hair […]
Our School Council have had huge success with their pitch to build a new school trim trail. The ideas from our mind mapping session were sent to Tesco. The councilors […]
Today’s dinnertime activity was some mindfulness colouring on the lower KS2 yard. Mindful colouring can be used as a form of mindfulness and art therapy, which can improve focus and attention […]
A huge thank you to all the parents/carers that attended our second Wellbeing Coffee Morning. It is a great opportunity for parents/carers to chat with the pastoral team about any […]
This week in gardening club, we have been very busy! We have continued planting trees around school to promote wildlife and reduce our carbon footprint, looked at new materials to […]
This week in ICT, we have been creating a webpage to inform audiences about the heart. The children have uploaded their logo’s that they created last lesson using Inkscape.
This week in ICT Club, we have been creating a maze game by creating our own sprites (characters) and creating a script to move up, down, left and right.
This dinner time Scarlett, one of our With Me in Mind Ambassadors completed the #Free Your Mind Nature Trail with some of our KS1 children. Scarlett explained that nature, the […]
Our first week of Drama Club was very fun! We warmed up our voices with some tricky tongue twisters and played some games. We then got to work selecting and […]
Scarlett & Beth have updated our With Me in Mind noticeboard – they have added the Spring ‘Stress Less’ Guide and their Roughwood Wellbeing Way Charter. This board is so […]
In ICT club, the children have spent the last few weeks building their robots and some have now started to program their robots to move or use lights in a […]
Children started the day with several team building activities, before moving onto archery after lunch. As we’re at Crowden (Peak District), please be aware that the signal is not great. […]
Scarlett and Beth, our With Me in Mind Ambassadors were very surprised on Friday as they received the first copy of the Wellbeing Charter they have created with With Me […]
Our school councillors began a new project at our meeting on Friday. We had previously discussed with Mr Williams getting a new Trim Trail on our playground and we have […]
This weeks training was a session based on Active Listening. The RP Reps Indentified the skills of active listening: Being engaged Making sure the person you are speaking to knows […]
As we enter the summer term, the children in year 5 practise refining their instrumental technique and learn two new songs that include a range of rhythms. As we prepare […]
We have started to creat props today for our Balbir Story Walk which will take place in a few weeks time at Clifton Park. Children have been creating dances blending […]
In class 1 we have been learning about the artist Ellie Edwards and her work printing food. We have used her work as inspiration and today used different vegetables and […]
Today in Breakfast Cub, the children have been busy collecting leaves for composting and planting strawberry plants in our raised beds. We can’t wait until they grow to taste them!
This week in gardening club, we have been busy planting Hazel and Wild Cherry trees around school before planting Strawberries in our raised beds.
Scarlett, one of our With Me in Mind Ambassadors and James, one of our Playground Leaders have been supporting children this week reading through the most recent With Me in […]