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.
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, […]