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 […]
Roughwood Primary school perform beautifully for the Harvest Festival. We are incredibly proud of all our Roughwood learners. Thank you to all parents and carers for donating this year. Unfortunately, […]
Class 9 have had the most amazing day exploring Eden Camp today! The children have been absolutely fantastic – they’ve been asking so many interesting questions, looking really carefully and […]
Children in Year 6 have been focusing on the proportions of the human boys while drawing evacuees. We have used pencil and markers to draw the outline and we are […]
Today, in Y6D, we decided to take our learning outdoors and have some fun with exploring short division by applying our knowledge of bus stop method to questions in different […]
Classes 8 and 9 have had a fantastic day today, learning all about how to stay safe, at Crucial Crew.
Miss Dungworth’s class had a go at completing the light maze today, using all of their scientific understanding of light and reflection from this half term … They also showed […]
Classes 8 and 9 have had a wonderful workshop this morning with the Anne Frank Trust, about stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination. This has generated some really interesting discussion and we’ve […]
Class 9 had an exciting challenge this afternoon! We’ve been learning all about light and reflection, and today we were given the challenge of lighting up the tunnels of a […]
Today, we’ve been researching history about space travel. Do you know the name of the first male or female cosmonaut or astronaut in space? What about the first dog? Next […]
Class 9 have worked so hard this afternoon, learning all about WWII Spitfires. Take a look at their amazing outcomes … it’s hard to believe these haven’t been done at […]
Year 6 have made a great start to their final day of remote learning this morning, with another fantastic live Maths lesson on Classroom! We are all so proud of […]
Our first visit of the year is to Eden Camp! Year 6 had the opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and smells of World War 2 through exploring the various […]
Yesterday, Class 9 had a fantastic first day of remote learning and continued to put all of the same effort, resilience and care into their outcomes. Take a look at […]
Y6D have put together a few videos to demonstrate the importance of the NHS’ new campaign ‘Hands, Face, Space’ and how this is implemented throughout Roughwood Primary School.
To launch our Lending Library, we are holding a ‘GET CAUGHT READING’ competition. To enter you need to get a photo of you being caught reading somewhere unusual, funny or […]
Year 1 had great fun being super hero’s in PE. They developed skills such as changing director and dodging.
This week we have been reading the story Tinga Tinga and using this to write our own animal poems. Here is our video and some of our writing.
We explored silly soap outside in the tuff tray. It felt soft and smelt fruity. We practised writing the sounds that we have been learning this week in phonics.
A mysterious box appeared in our classroom this week. It had been delivered from the zoo. We made predictions what animals could be inside the box and used mathematical language […]
Today, in Class 8, we have had a lot of fun participating in an in-depth historical debate by exploring two possible opinions of evacuating children during World War 2. The […]
Class 5 exploring negative numbers through ICT – comparing average temperatures in numerous habitats around the world (Desert, Antarctica, Amazon Rainforest, Underground, Under the sea and deep within the forest […]
We have been using the text What Makes Me a Me? As a stimulus for our literacy teaching. Here is a video of us performing the text using the text […]
We wrote and performed a poem about families using Talk For Writing
Here we have a selection of fantastic photos of interactive and practical learning over the last few weeks in Class 5. We have created our version of Robin Hood’s trusty […]
This week in Science, we’ve been learning about light and the rules of reflection … … which linked perfectly with a challenging reflection problem that came up in this week’s […]
Well done to all our children with 100% attendance last year. We know that for some of the time last year school was closed, but for every day they could […]
We have enjoyed a virtual assembly today from Miss Foxly-Johnson. As you know we received our Gold award at Roughwood last year for our hard work and commitment to ensuring […]
Year 6 have been using their observation skills this week, to find out what happens to a light beam when it hits a plane mirror. Here we are observing the […]
We have been extremely lucky today to have a personalised assembly delivered by Google. We were also joined by our Rotherham MP, Sarah Champion! Our children really enjoyed the assembly […]
Last week in year 1 our classroom was invaded by monsters from around the world. We have been learning all about these monsters and used talk for write to help […]
Today, we have had our first lesson in computer aided design programmes. We love learning new computer skills.
We are proud to introduce you to the School Council for the year 20/21. This year will be challenging and it is your school council who will support the leaders […]
Mrs Graham’s group have enjoyed taking their Maths learning outside today in the sunshine! Take a look at our fantastic place value learning …
Y2 had great fun mastering balancing on different objects. The skipping rope challenge was a big hit with all the children.
This week we have been thinking about what makes us worry. First we shared the story “The huge bag of worries” and then we talked about how worries make us […]
Y3/4 had a superb first session of football. Their focus was dribbling and how to use different parts of the foot to dribble the ball.
After comparing numbers this week, which was quite a challenge, children in class 7 have been discussing which numbers could be a possibility. Is the number odd? Do the sum […]
Y5 & 6 enjoying their first Hockey lesson. Skill focus was how to dribble the ball using a variety of techniques.
This week, Class 8 have been focusing on place value. We have read and written numbers up to 1,000,000! We have used our place value mats as a visual resource […]
Today, we have applied our knowledge and understanding of the place value of digits in ‘very big numbers’ on mymaths.
Only the third day back after six months away from our wonderful school, and the year 5 children explore tints, tones and shades with primary colours. They have really amazed […]
Today we have created our own Blitz pastel silhouette artwork. We have used our pastel techniques to create a blazing background in order to demonstrate the catastrophic effects Britain faced […]
Today we have launched this term’s topic – WW2. We are eager to find out all about this historical event. Great teamwork and research skills Y6.
Children in Year 6 have started using their creative pastel techniques as we start our new topic.