As we enter the summer term, the children in year 5 practise refining their instrumental technique and learn two new songs that include a range of rhythms. As we prepare […]
We have started to creat props today for our Balbir Story Walk which will take place in a few weeks time at Clifton Park. Children have been creating dances blending […]
In class 1 we have been learning about the artist Ellie Edwards and her work printing food. We have used her work as inspiration and today used different vegetables and […]
Today in Breakfast Cub, the children have been busy collecting leaves for composting and planting strawberry plants in our raised beds. We can’t wait until they grow to taste them!
This week in gardening club, we have been busy planting Hazel and Wild Cherry trees around school before planting Strawberries in our raised beds.
Scarlett, one of our With Me in Mind Ambassadors and James, one of our Playground Leaders have been supporting children this week reading through the most recent With Me in […]
A HUGE well done to Class 6 for having the highest attendance this term. We celebrated this morning with a breakfast, some singing and some dancing.
Class 5 worked incredibly hard this afternoon in Art, carefully painting their clay crucible pots. Take a look … Well done!
What a wonderful sunny break time we had today! We have lots of games to play thanks to our Sports Leaders!
Amazing to see our children receiving their Children’s University certificates for attending clubs and events within school. Some children received their bronze award while others received their silver. Outstanding commitment […]
As we return from our week residential, the children in Year 5 have shown such determination and resilience visiting new places and gaining new experiences. We started exploring the places […]
Class 5 have been learning to name parts of the body in French. Watch their fantastic performance of ‘Tête, épaules, genoux et pieds’ in French! Très bien, Class 5!
After a quick sleep, we were up and ready for another day of adventure – today we visited Tudor World, tomorrow we’re going on a boat adventure on the River […]
Class 4 and Class 5 had a surprise virtual visit from the author of our class books today! Theresa Tomlinson talked to us about her experiences as a writer and […]
Wow! What a fantastic visit we had today from Miss Owen and Miss Williams from Wingfield Academy! We learnt all about light and how we see different colours. We made […]
Year 6 took part in a very tricky challenge this afternoon! As part of British Science Week, we challenged children to make connections by building spaghetti bridges … Children showed […]
Wow! What an incredible time we’ve had this week at our Science Ambassador workshops! As part of British Science Week, our Science Ambassadors have led workshops with all classes across […]
What a fantastic assembly we had today! This afternoon, Mrs Graham and the Science Ambassadors shared some experiments linked with this year’s British Science Week Theme, ‘Connections’… We got lots […]
What a fantastic day we’ve had today! We’ve been riding buses and tram-trains and exploring the big city of Sheffield, just like the characters from Forged in Steel!
Last week, some children from Class 5 went to share their learning about the Women of Steel statue with Year 6. As the Year 6 topic is all about WWII, […]
Our adventure begins!
Year 5 have started their new topic of NFL Flag Football. The children have loved being introduced to the new sport and have all been incredibly excited to learn the […]
During todays visit to Manor Lodge linked to our learning about the Tudor, we have explored the ruins of a previous grand manor house. Throughout the day, the children have […]
What a fantastic art lesson we had today in Class 5, creating our own crucible pots out of clay! We learned two new techniques for making the pot shape: pinching […]
Class 1 were incrediblu lucky enough to have a visit from ‘Alfresco Learning’ this week. In an outdoor workshop, the children were fully immersed into the experience of being a […]
Lower KS2 have been working hard this week in Science and Literacy, learning all about friction and then planning and carrying out a fair test to investigate it … We […]
Children in Class 5 used their teamwork and oracy skills, this week in History… Children were given historical fact sheets about the Women of Steel statue in Sheffield, linked to […]
Our meeting this afternoon has been continuing our ‘Upstander VS Bystander’ posters. These posters will be displayed around our school to remind children to stand up and be heard if […]
Our most recent meeting has been focused on Upstanders VS Bystanders Upstander: Someone who recognises when something is wrong and acts to make it right Bystander: Witnessing another person in […]
On Wednesday, as part of Childrens Mental Health Week KS2 were lucky enough to be visited by With Me in Mind and take part in the ‘Lets Connect Corridor Workshop’ […]
WELL DONE to Class 1 who have had the best attendance this half term! We celebrated your achievement this morning with a special breakfast, some great music and to finish […]
A huge thank you our school counsellors for looking after our outdoor space this morning and spending some time litter picking! Taking pride in our school is so important!
This year’s Internet Safety Day focused on creating safe spaces to communicate online. Children watched a live assembly hosted by Internet Legends before moving on to a range of activities […]
For mental health week, we have created some affirmation bookmarks. We have thought carefully about the character strengths we have and how we could celebrate these. We put these on […]
Today we celebrate #WearRedDay to raise money for the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, these are a fantastic organisation that with children who require life saving heart operations. Throughout the week, […]
What a fantastic day we’ve had today at Magna Science Adventure Centre! Classes 4 & 5 experienced a wonderful workshop, all about how steel is made, and then explored the […]
As part of our learning all about percentages, the children in Year 6 completed an investigation from NRICH. The investigation gave the children the task to complete questions based around […]
Following on from last week’s lesson, the children in Year 6 have been using their knowledge on proportions of the human to sketch their own evacuees. We have used pencil […]
In our most recent School Council Meeting we worked on the new Pupil Diversity Policy. We discussed what diversity meant to us and what information we believe should be added […]
Our first RP Meeting focused on how/when we approach situations on the playground or in our classrooms. We talked about always using an adult to support if needed and using […]
Huge congratulations to Foundation for winning their first Golden Table! What a fabulous achievement – you are doing fantastically every dinnertime! !
Wow! What an amazing afternoon we’ve had in Class 5 today! We made scones for our very own Steelman’s snap tin! This was linked with our Class Text, Meet me […]
Class 5 are in for a very exciting afternoon of Food Technology today! Can you guess which part of the Steelman’s snap tin we will be making?
We have been learning about igloos as part of our winter themed topic. The word ‘Igloo’ comes from the Inuit word for ‘house’ or ‘shelter’. Traditionally, they were built on hunting […]
Some wonderful extra-curricular activities taking place this week. We have seen cooking and sketching in KS1! All of our clubs earn children credits towards Children’s University awards. Please read more […]
Year 2 continued their topic of Balls Skills focusing on dribbling with their feet. The children discussed the different parts of the foot they could use to dribble the ball. […]
As we reflect on what has been fabulous week of achievements across school, the children at Roughwood have been showcasing their achievements, using their oracy to discuss what learning has […]
In Class 5 this week, we’ve been exploring an nrich maths investigation linked to our division learning … We started with 3 digit dividends and used our reasoning skills to […]
In Class 1 we have been exploring the different patterns we can make in clay. We used lots of everyday materials to create our patterns then had a go at […]
This week in ICT Club, we have been using our skills from last week to design our dream home in Tinkercad which look fantastic.
We have had some visitors in KS1 this morning… Lexi and Abby from With Me in Mind to came to tell us the story of Little Bear whose worries were […]
The children in Class 5 have been working on their sketching skills in Art this week. They’ve shown incredible resilience and control. Take a look …
Today in Year 6, we have been challenging stereotypes with Ann Foxley-Johnson by discussing a range of stories and activities and exploring whether we are basing our decisions and answers […]
This week in ICT, we have been using Paint, a graphics editor to identify and evaluate the benefits and disadvantages of different types of image files ( JPEG, PNG and […]
Wow! What an incredible experience we’ve had today with STEAMWORKS at Rockingham J&I School! The children worked collaboratively with the other Young Science Ambassadors in our academy and we are […]