Using key questions and learning about effective searches in their search engines.
Year 5 set off on their journey to explore the solar system…
On Tuesday we began our diversity week with a visit from Mrs FJ and Dazzle the Emu. They told us all about how we are all different and unique. In […]
Our Forever Fashion Clothing Exchange has been a massive once hit again, with more donations than ever – you are wonderful, wonderful people! We have prevented kilos of clothing from […]
This week in science club we have been investigating how to create the biggest bubbles using washing up liquid. The children explored the amount of washing up liquid used and […]
Class 7 rose to the challenge to beat the teacher in creating intricately-patterned Potion Bottle Zentangles. Can you spot which one the teacher did? They are all fantastic!
This week we have been exploring diversity through art. We have been showing that even though we have differences, we are all the same. Take a look at the pictures […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been a fantastic two weeks since coming back from Easter and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter […]
In our art lessons, we have been learning about Clarice Cliff who was a ceramic artist from the 1920s to the 1960s. While we love the colour in her artwork, […]
This week in Class 2 we have been learning all about measuring. We practically measured the length of objects on the iPads, compared the capacity of different containers and read […]
Today class 5 had a try at creating our very own Victorian wooden peg dolls. We began by researching other dolls from the victorian era and then thought carefully about […]
Would you like a short vacation to the moon? Year 5 have designed hotels which will be built on the moon. Utterly amazed with Year 5’s hotel designs! Who would […]
Class 2, 3 and 4 have had visitors today from The Drama Hut so we could learn more about The Great Fire of London. We spoke to Thomas Farriner and […]
Now that’s what you call a trophy! We are incredibly proud of Anisah in Year 5 for winning ‘player of the match’ in her football team! Well done Anisah.
Will you succeed in astronaut training? Can you survive the gravitational force? Will you extract Amazonite from fragments of planet Venus? Children are deciding whether they could manage 6 months […]
This week was our first week of Athletics with Graham from Winterhill School. We enjoyed taking part in lots of new activities including: Hurdles Skipping Walking on the balancing beam […]
In Chestnuts, we have been thinking about our feelings. Our question this week is: What are feelings? And how do we know what feeling it is? We discussed […]
Does sadness spread as easy as happiness? This week in Class 2 we have been thinking about our wellbeing both physically and mentally. We have shared ideas on what we […]
Can you always see how someone is feeling? How can you change the way someone is feeling? This week we have been thinking about our well being both physically and […]
As our SATs are fast approaching, Y6 are working hard revising all the grammar terminology we have learnt. Today we have played games to remind us about different types of […]
This week we started our new topic. We began by coming up with some questions about what we wanted to find out about The Great Fire of London. Some of […]
As part of our visit for dance at Manga, children at Roughwood discovered where steel was made, and observed a fire tornado up close.
Roughwood performance at Magna and we’re extremely proud of the achievements from these children today. Resilience, agility, determination and commitment. Thank you once again to our parent volunteers for coming […]
During P4C this week, Class 5 decided to discuss whether or not people can still feel emotions even when they might not show it. We talked in detail about […]
This week we have been thinking about healthy minds. We have begun our afternoons with mindfulness to help us to relax and recharge ready for learning. Our P4C discussion this […]
As part of our Maths this week, Class 5 completed an outdoor Maths activity to consolidate our knowledge of place value. Around the environment were a series of coloured shapes. […]
We were very lucky to have Sonia Burgess join us this morning for a fun filled music session. During the lesson, we joined in with actions to music before listening […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been a fantastic two weeks since the last one and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 12.04.19
On Friday the 12th of April 2019 we finished the end of term with our wonderful Easter celebration assembly. All year groups took part in singing and celebrating the meaning […]
Today children in Chestnuts had fun rolling their hard boiled eggs (although unfortunately many were not hard boiled 😊) . congratulations to our 2 winners!
Homemade Easter nests with golden eggs, cornflake buns, Easter Rabbits and Splatty Egg biscuits 🍳
Today Class 5 prepared their products ready for the Easter Fayre. We discussed as a Class that the most effective way to do this task was to all have […]
Y6 are going from strength to strength improving their scores on a Bedrock. We have a few more additions to the 100% club this week.
Y6 have been creating models to support our learning on volume and surface area to help us to visualise in problem solving. It took a lot of resilience to keep […]
Special offers are available… only 50p for homemade Easter delights!
This week children in Chestnut class, have taken part in an Easter egg hunt, this was followed by a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny, who kindly filled up the […]
It has been a long time coming but this week Class 5 have won the Certificate of Attendance! As you can tell by Muhammed and Scarlet’s faces they were thrilled. […]
As part of our Maths learning this week, we have used times table balloons to help us practice our quick fire times tables in a fun and creative way. We […]
Celebrating achievements for commitment and courage. Here are the awards for this week… Being ambitious, being inspiring, being connected and being fair. Well done to this week’s winners!
Thoroughly enjoying time in the ICT week, super swimming achievements and working collaboratively…
Our attendance winners this term are Class 7. They have won the breakfast again so the children asked to share their secrets with teh school. What are your top tips […]
Children have had a special visitor today in school. Children in Years 5, 3 and 2 were able to watch a professional dancer to support their performances with Balbir. Children […]
These little splashers have all been successful in achieving ‘That’s Cool!’ Award. Well done! Well done to our Level 1 achievers! These children need congratulating for attaining Level 2! A […]
After discovering who the scientist Charles Macintosh was and what he discovered, class 4 decided to carry out an investigation into which materials would be best suited to make a […]
Happy Mother’s Day from Class 2. We have been very busy in Class 2 this week making Mother’s Day cards and Mother’s Day gifts. We hope you enjoy a cup […]
Lots of fantastic P.E going on at Roughwood this week! Class 5 demonstrated this through their very first ‘match’ of Netball. Over the past weeks with Mr Tyas, they […]
To consolidate our learning of 3D shapes, Class 5 decided to take a trip to our outdoor environment to look for real life objects made up of 3D Shapes. We […]
Year 5 test a range of foods and have predicted which foods contain the highest and lowest amounts of fat. The stain will be evidenced in the morning… Three groups […]
Today, Class 5 created their very own 3-D top trump cards They used 3D shapes to find out their properties so that they could correctly design their own cards ready […]
We have had so much fun this week, we’ve enjoyed lots of outdoor learning whilst the weather has been nice. Outside we have been building, walking on stilts, making cars […]
What a lovely morning KS1 had! We got to eat lots of toast with different toppings, but best of all we got to enjoy it with our grown ups. Children […]
This week in Chestnut Class children have been making the most of the warmer weather.
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been a fantastic two weeks since the last one and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 22.03.19 […]
Well done to Class 2, 3 and 4 for taking part in Science week. We had Scientists from Sheffield Univeristy visit our school to talk about bugs. We spoke about […]
Mason has successfully completed the Healthy For Life programme. We are very proud of you Mason!
As part of our STEM project, Class 5 drafted in the help of parents to help create their very own robot following the design they created. The children found the […]
We’d like to thank all parents and carers for attending the maths workshops over the last term. Your enthusiasm and engagement has been truly wonderful. The children have really risen […]
Long jump, 200m and more…
Today in ICT, Class 5 have been looking at different climates. We have been looking at how the climate in different countries contrast to our local geography and where we […]
Look out for the information leaflet going home today, which has been designed and published by some of our year 5 and year 6 children. Their advice: Remember to dismount […]
Today in Class 2 we have focused on direction and movement. What is direction? When do we need to give someone directions? What would we need to say to someone to […]
On Wednesday 6th March class 4 caught a public bus to Tesco. When we arrived at Tesco we were shown around the warehouse to see where the bread was kept […]
Please take the time to read the latest Newsletter. It has been a fantastic two weeks since the last one and so much has been happening in school. Newsletter 08.03.19 […]
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.
In PHSE this week, Class 5 thought about the difference between roles and responsibilities. They thought exceptionally hard about what their roles and responsibilities were as part of our school […]
Class 7 creating stories to enter into BBC’s 500 words story writing competition. Good luck!
Thank you to Keagan, Ella and Lexi-Jai for sharing a short section from our novel. Fantastic reading.
Ameera reading 📖 her favourite bit from our class novel. Well done!
Class 7 posing as characters from their favourite stories to celebrate Book Week!
Y6 are doing some last-minute work on their stories to submit to BBC’s 500 word competition. Fingers crossed that our talents are recognised.
STOP everything and read in Class 5! Miss Sare even had time to enjoy a non fiction book!
Why did Winnie’s potion explode? Class 2 interviewed Winnie the Witch, gaining an insight as to why her potion exploded. Winnie was asked many questions… What happened? When did it […]
Children in Year 6 have been learning about Fractions. As part of our learning we are finding equivalent fractions, adding and subtracting with different denominators and multiplying.
An impromptu reading session 10 mins before break – what a lovely surprise for Book Week! Remember to dress up as your favorite book character on Friday!