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 […]
In Chestnuts this week we have been exploring colour mixing. We learnt about Primary colours and mixed them together to make secondary colours.
Can you beat your speed on Timestable Rockstars? Some of these children did during TT launch day!
Children came dressed as rockstars today and were ready to take on rockstar challenges. What a fantastic day of maths challenges. Thank you to all parents, carers and staff at […]
What a fantastic turnout in Year 5! The children, and their parents and carers, enjoyed their tea and toast and played games as rockstars.
Class 6 had a fabulous morning playing multiplication games with some lovely parents who came in to support us this morning. We played board games, card games and even times […]
Year 3 children and their parents and carers attended this second TTT morning with times tables, tea and toast! What a huge success! Thank you to all for attending.
As part of our learning on persuasive texts, we have engaged in conference-style discussions about plastic pollution under the title of ‘A single person can’t change the world.’
In computing with Mr Clarke we have been working on our computer skills and have created a front cover and information page using comic life. We added a title and then […]
Lots of fun had this morning in key stage one sharing times tables games with our grown ups.
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 27.09.19
A selection of wonderful learning which has taken place this week. Thank you to all the parents and carers who attended family learning this week. The children really appreciated you […]
This morning Nurture helped out at the Macmillan coffee and cake morning. We helped sell the cakes and buns and kept the hall looking tidy. We also helped sell buns […]
Over the last two weeks, we have been reading the story Funnybones. We decided to recite the start of the story and the children were excited to make their own […]
We have crossed the causeway to Holy Island and are now stranded till 4 when the tide goes out. It’s a good job there’s lots to see and do and […]
This week in Acorns we have been reading the story Funnybones. We have enjoyed making ourselves into skeletons, looking at x-rays, using the Mr potato head to identify body parts […]
Combining Shakespeare with Comic Life, as we study the play ,’King Lear’.
The wet weather isn’t stopping children at Roughwood Primary from having fun. Playing board games at break and sharing our favourite books with others. #CaptainTeamwork
Peter J Murray introduced his brand new book to us, recently published on 11th September. If you would like a copy signing, please send your child with the money tomorrow, […]
Class 3 have had a fantastic day at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We have seen lots of different animals with fur, feathers and skin. We stood and watched the polar […]
Today we applied our skills in a maths mash of multiplication, addition and subtraction to plan a dream party sticking to a (very generous) budget. Lots of reasoning and teamwork […]
Children often want to portray the ‘best version’ of themselves online. They look for inspiration from others; from friends, family, social media influencers, celebrities and others. But do they appreciate […]
Letters have gone home for children Y1-Y6 yesterday for our timestable rockstars launch on Thursday 3rd October! Children and staff are invited to come to school dressed as rockstars! We’d […]
We were very impressed by the systems children designed to propel their boats.
Social media influencers have become major players in the online world. They can earn a lot of money and have considerable persuasive power. But do influencers always have your child’s best […]
During the summer holidays, Y6 were challenged to make a boat that floats. Today we tested out the finished products in our school pond. Luckily, our boats were a huge […]
We have been reading the book ‘What Makes Me a Me?’ by Ben Faulks. We created a text map together and thought of actions to go with the text.
This morning we went on our first welly walk. We found lots of mysterious bones, a spooky skeleton and a book called ‘Funnybones’ which we will be using as a stimulus […]
Year 4s learning about notation and how to create different rhythms. See the concentration!
In Acorns this week, we have been talking about how we feel. We have come up with a simple way of finding out and tracking how everyone is feeling. We […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been a fantastic two weeks since coming back from our break and so much has been happening in school. […]
In science this week, class 3 have been discussing what you need to survive on a desert island. We soon decided that we needed food, water, air and shelter to […]
We have been using pastels to create animal pictures for our art display. . Come and see our amazing learning.
Today we have formed peer critique triads so that we can support each other to edit and improve our writing. We were able to give good advice to our partners.
Last week, we elected our school councillor. Prior to this we wrote manifestos to outline why we would be effective as a school councillor. Lots of ideas and persuasive techniques […]
Class 6 enjoyed using MyMaths to learn about place value this morning on the PCs and iPads.