Staff have created a bubble, socially distanced, Christmas Video this year and since we cannot sing we have used our Makaton to help us. We hope you enjoy the performance. […]
A huge thank you to all the children and staff who took part in this year’s KS2 performance of “Twas The Night Before Christmas” which looks fantastic. Although we couldn’t […]
Well done to all children in key stage one for creating such a fantastic performance. You all looked amazing and worked so hard learning your lines and Makaton for the […]
KS1 continued with their topic of fitness. The children really challenged themselves and showed great resilience during our circuit, which involved a lot of running and jumping.
Well done to all the children in the chestnuts class who took part in our Nativity today. You looked fantastic and worked so hard to learn your lines and the […]
What an amazing morning we’ve had today in Y5NS! We launched our model rockets into space from the playground and watched them fall back to Earth … but did […]
With thanks to Rotherham Music Service, the children at Roughwood Primary School have been creating their own Christmas rhythms and practising them on djembes. As we’re not having external visitors […]
Elainor and Charlie have been selected as our school Road Safety officers. Watch out for their Road Safety video and events coming soon.
We are counting down to Christmas in Chestnut’s class with our book advent calendar. Everyday we have been opening and sharing a Christmassy themed book. We have read The Night […]
Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Can’t keep us in anymore… We couldn’t wait to get out in the snow on Friday!
We have not forgotten our traditions at Roughwood and we have continued with our Christingle celebrations this year in 2020. All children in school have created a Christingle to celebrate […]
KS2 enjoyed being back outside for their PE lesson. After developing a greater understand of passing and moving off the ball, they participated in some small sided games. The children’s […]
It was lovely to see so many smiling faces today, eager and ready for remote learning … Y6D made a wonderful start to learning from home again today and we […]
Year 6 have had a very noisy afternoon in Science today, investigating voltage! Our research question was: how does increasing the voltage change the volume of a buzzer? The children […]
Year 6 have made a wonderful start to their new unit of writing today, with some fantastic drama! They were thinking about how it would feel to experience a real […]
Y3 loved their PE lesson with Mr Tyas today. A fabulous Joe Wicks style session. Well done children!
Class 1 have loved being back in school this morning. In our ICT session, we decided to try out our new learning platform ‘Sumdog’ to practise our shape learning. It’s […]
It is our second and final week remote learning in Class 8 and what a great experience we have had! Although we haven’t been able to see each other in […]
Class 8 took on the WWII Kahoot quiz today and did a fantastic job! It was so wonderful to see how confident the children are with their knowledge of our […]
What a fantastic assembly today! Some of us joined in at home and some of us joined in at school but we were all joining in together and that’s what […]
We couldn’t be more impressed with Year 5 and their commitment and resilience to distance learning! Our most recent lessons have included music) composing our own rhythms from our very […]
Class 9 had a fantastic time competing for gold in our Kahoot quiz this afternoon! We tested all of their WWII knowledge and they were amazing! Well done everyone who […]
The children in Chestnuts class have been following Mrs Lunn’s recipes to bake some tasty treats.
Due to isolating, we have not been able to change our library books at our weekly lending library. Mrs Lunn and Mrs Scrimshaw have been reading a story on Dojo […]
Well done to all the children in Chestnuts Class for a fantastic week of phonics learning. It has been lovely to see so many of you join in each day […]
For our numeracy distance learning task, we have been continuing and creating simple repeating patterns.
Our first week of remote learning is over and I am truly amazed and impressed with Class 8 for their hard work and resilience that has been displayed over the […]
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.