Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 14.02.2020
As part our Nemesis Project we have been visiting Cherry Trees Residential Care home. The children and residents have thoroughly enjoyed it and we look forward to visiting again next […]
We had a wonderful trip to the Rotherham Transport Museum.
Well done to Class 2 this term for winning the attendance Breakfast. Thank you to all the parents who have attended. Let’s keep up the hard work and improve attendance […]
A fantastic session with Ann Foxley-Johnson about staying safe on the apps we use. We have now created our own posters about using these apps.
Well done to Angel and Brianne for being chosen to feature in the next Young Writers Book. This is the first time either of them have been published, so we […]
In the penultimate week before half term begins, we could not be more proud of these children. There have been so many opportunities for deep learning and we’ve been learning […]
We have ended our subtraction strand of maths with a challenging orienteering course!
The KS2 corridor were disturbed during their learning this week by an unexpected crime! The children were puzzled to why anyone would destroy our fantastic learning environment!
Year 3 showcasing our amazing ART skills! We are creating booklets based on our picture this picture ‘Sheffield Through the Ages’
Find your brave… this week we have been focusing on children’s Mental Health Week and we have been exploring courage.
What can we do to help us face our fears? Class 6 voted for this question after looking at the P4C book this week for Children’s Mental Health Week.
In Y5, we looked at some statements and decided which ones were brave and which ones weren’t. We decided on different ways to categorise them; some of us ranked them […]
This week in literacy we have been learning about poems. We used talk for write to write and perform our own poem.
We have been learning how to use our pencils to create effective artwork, using shade and tone.
As part of our learning about animation, we made our own examples of thaumatropes to understand how animation was created many years ago. Watch our videos at the end to […]
We have been researching Dreamworks Animation, linking to our class text of How to Train Your Dragon. We are now creating our own quizzes and learning how to add effects […]
The children have really impressed us this week, with another week of high quality learning. From descriptive setting, to interview questions for Steel Men, we couldn’t be happier with the […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 31.01.2020
Class 6 writers are editing and improving our final drafts for the BBC 500 Words story competition. We have our fingers crossed that we may have some good news in […]
Year 6 have shown excellent resilience, independence and creativity this week building their character descriptions of our main characters from our class text, Goodnight Mr. Tom. The standard of writing […]
Mrs Robbins has been in class 2 today teaching us some key skills for painting using water colours. First we painted primary colours and then mixed these to make secondary […]
Class 7 using a variety of skills to complete team building exercise.
Members of Class 6 have been working tirelessly to persuade their families and members of the public to donate sanitary and hygiene products to help the homeless people of Rotherham. […]
We have been writing our own version of the well known story Shrek. This morning we used our best handwriting to publish so that we can make our very own […]
Such fantastic learning outcomes shared at the end of this weeks special mention assembly. Class 9 have won the best attendance, and golden tokens have been their highest in school […]
We have been looking at different house types. We practiced writing our names underneath the house that we live in and talked about the most/least popular. Most of the children […]
We have been using the Green Screen in ICT with Mr Clarke. In Friday’s session, we are going to be using the Green Screen to perform ‘The Tiger Who Came […]
Here are some of the fantastic videos created by Year 6 to show what can happen if you do not act responsibly online. Children have written their own scripts and […]
Using our fantastic ICT suite, children use search engines to research DreamWorks and the development and history of animation. Did you know how many years were between releasing Kung fu […]
Members of Class 6 are now expert translators of Arabic and Roman Numerals and can convert easily between the two! They set out on a quest to count items in […]
Class 9 have used their mapping skills and Atlas skills to locate places where children were evacuated from and to during WW2. We have researched evacuation and will use our […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant two weeks of the New Year and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 17.01.2020
Our children from all Willow Tree Schools have met to discuss the LEAF Centre (Leading Endeavours for Aspirational Futures). We are coming up with ways to raise money for the […]
Not long to go now! Well done to HJS and GPS who performed this evening. Such talent, confidence and courage on the stage this evening at the Rotherham Civic Theatre.
Keeping safe online is becoming increasingly difficult in today’s world where technology can advance quicker than we can keep up. Our Year 6 children have written and filmed some short […]
Hooked on new vocabulary, our children explore what Graham Grimm might have seen. Grimm and Co. bring exploration, ore and wonder, and mystery to life… we can’t wait to be […]
TikTok is a video-sharing social media app available on iOS and Android which lets users create, share, and view user-created videos much in a similar manner to Facebook, Instagram and […]
Wow! What an amazing evening we all had. Our talented pupils attended the Young Voices concert held at the Sheffield Arena last night and became part of a choir made […]
In year 1 we have been creating some pastel art to help us with our literacy where we are writing setting descriptions.
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. We have had a brilliant few weeks since the last newsletter and so much has been happening in school. Have a […]
Our Year 2 children have been creating videos about their topic Fur, Feathers and Skin. This is just one of the videos from a small group talking about Giraffes to […]
Well done to all our children with 100% attendance this term. Wear your badges with pride and let’ see if we can aim for Silver with 100% next term. If […]
A cake made for our staff to say thanks – Leanne… you are a talented lady! Matches perfectly with the children’s choice of the ‘Grinch’ in year 5/6. Merry Christmas […]
Our yearly X Factor has been a huge hit this year. Once again our talented children continue to shine and we are proud of everyone who entered. Well done to […]
We have another set of winners for the Young Writers’ Competition – these children will have their poetry published in a book 📚 which will be available to buy. Huge […]
Roughwood children have written letters to the family of Hillary, thanking her for encouraging their love, enthusiasm and passion for reading.
The children consumed delicious stacks and there were some fantastic dance moves at the disco! We’re all in the Christmas spirit after our parties…
What’s could be in the box? Where did it come from? The children in year 5/6 were bursting with excitement to find out what’s inside the special parcel…
A huge thank you to the students at Rotherham College for delivering their Anti-Bulling Drama performance to all of our pupils across the academy. We really appreciate and value you […]
We were delighted 😁 to share our winning breakfast 🥞🍳 with our lovely parents this morning. Members of Class 6, you are officially the best at getting yourselves to school […]
Inspired by our lighthouse STEM lesson, we have completed our topic on ‘How Do We Protect Our Coastline?’ with an independent write using the story ‘The Lighthouse’.
Y6 have enjoyed a busy morning constructing their lighthouses using mod roc. We will be using working circuits that we designed in our science lesson.
A mysterious box has appeared in Class 6. Nobody appears to know where it has come from – or what is inside . . . should we open it? It […]
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.