Today, Class 5 have been busy creating posters for a video to say a BIG thank you to the NHS and key workers and remind everyone the importance of social […]
Class 3 were set the task of creating rainbows to brighten up the community and they certainly didn’t disappoint. They have all put a smile on my face.
I love that Class 4 have continued to keep up their hard work throughout our school from home period. Class 4 have always enjoyed reading and as you can see […]
A message from Mrs Fearnley after a successful first day of home learning.
I was blown away by the amount of work Class 3 completed on day 1. You all worked extremely hard and put so much effort into each task. This is […]
Miss Would explored the thoughts and feelings of the characters from the Easter Story in the Garden of Gethsemane
A fantastic week of sport was finished off by all classes from FS1 to Y6 completing the Sport Relief Mile. The children showed outstanding resilience to complete the course and […]
As part of science week we were set the challenge to find the best material to make our very own catapult. We looked at different designs before we designed what […]
As part of our science week we went into the hall to do a silly science workshop. We saw lots of different science experiments and learnt some new scientific vocabulary […]
In Class 7, we have been learning about antonyms, which are opposites. We have been practising together and then today we have tried some on our own. We are learning […]
The children arrived in numbers to test their shooting skills against goalkeeping legends Mr Tyas & Mr Ducker. The children had great fun and raised over £130 for Sport Relief. […]
In science this week, we have looked at the amount of light emitted from different locations within the classroom to evaluate the impact of shadows and objects. The children have […]
As part of Science week Class 4 were set with a task of designing and building a contraption that would encourage local wildlife to our environment. The children initially thought […]
This week in Computing, class 8 have been using Microsoft Excel to record results of their favourite dragons from “How to Train Your Dragon” by creating tables and pie-charts. The […]
This week in Computing, Year 5 have been using Microsoft Excel to record results of their favourite dragons from “How to Train Your Dragon” by creating tables and pie-charts. The […]
Children throughout school have been reading books by their favourite authors to celebrate World Book Day this week. Here are a few video clips of children reading aloud.
As part of our schools fundraising for the NSPCC each class from year 1-6 created and performed a sponsored dance routine. The children were amazing and staff have loved watching […]
Year 6 have been using their formal writing skills to write letters from the government in war time. They are informing the citizens of Great Britain about Operation Pied Piper […]
Class 6 enjoyed reading in their pyjamas this morning, to celebrate World Book Day. I hope that they will develop a lifetime love of reading.
Y5/6 first Tag Rugby training session preparing for the upcoming festival. Children developed their passing skills and how to effectively carry the ball.
Today class 4 learnt how to find countries on a map of Europe and we used an atlas to help us. We then used our shading skills we have developed […]
Class 5 working collaboratively hunting for matching calculations around the classroom! Keep up the hard work!
Year 6 visited Kelham Island today to discover Sheffield’s involvement within WWII. They have learned about the lives of those who worked in the steel industry during WWII, the importance […]
Today, we have investigated reflection using our scientific enquiry skills. We have used IT to present our learning.
We’ve learnt about how sound travels, and we’ve found out that we watch 4 days of adverts per year! That’s a lot of Television! From the Wonderlab, to the Gaming […]
Y3 children had a super amazing day at Kelham Island consolidating and expanding their knowledge of Steel. They learnt more about key people such as Henry Bessemer and Harry Brearley! […]
Our watercolour poppy artwork is progressing well. We are looking forward to the finished product.
Today Class 4 began their second strand of multiplication by recalling and reciting different times tables. They used their challenge skills, team work skills and reflection skills to complete different […]
Today, Year 6 (Class 9) have been designing and drawing sprites and backdrops for their animations. The animations cover World War II child evacuations and the Christmas Truce that occurred […]
Class 7 have been learning about sexual and asexual reproduction in plants, and about vegetative propagation – artificially regrowing plants. Today we set up our own investigation to regrow spring […]
Today Class 4 continued to work on editing and improving their sketching skills. They worked really hard on drawing to scale and getting a good level of detail using different […]
As part of our mental health week we did lots of work on courage. We discussed what courage was and children thought about times in their own life when they […]
Well done to Class 2 this term for winning the attendance Breakfast. Thank you to all the parents who have attended. Let’s keep up the hard work and improve attendance […]
A fantastic session with Ann Foxley-Johnson about staying safe on the apps we use. We have now created our own posters about using these apps.
Today class 4 were working on a variety of sketching techniques including cross hatching and stippling. They learnt how to create tone and texture too. We will be attempting to […]
As part of our ICT curriculum, Class 7 have been using ‘I Can Animate’ and ‘iMovie’ to create and edit a short story for the topic of this half term […]
We have ended our subtraction strand of maths with a challenging orienteering course!
The KS2 corridor were disturbed during their learning this week by an unexpected crime! The children were puzzled to why anyone would destroy our fantastic learning environment!
In Y5, we looked at some statements and decided which ones were brave and which ones weren’t. We decided on different ways to categorise them; some of us ranked them […]
Class 4 have been researching all about Harry Brearley and Henry Bessemer. They used the iPads to research key information such as dates, early life and significant to the steel […]
We have been learning how to use our pencils to create effective artwork, using shade and tone.
As part of our learning about animation, we made our own examples of thaumatropes to understand how animation was created many years ago. Watch our videos at the end to […]
We have been researching Dreamworks Animation, linking to our class text of How to Train Your Dragon. We are now creating our own quizzes and learning how to add effects […]
Today Class 4 and 5 made a shocking discovery, someone or thing had appeared to destroy our beloved plotting shed. After thorough investigation we decided to conduct our Big Write […]
Year 6 have shown excellent resilience, independence and creativity this week building their character descriptions of our main characters from our class text, Goodnight Mr. Tom. The standard of writing […]
Children in school have been creating scripts and bringing them to life as part of our digital media learning this term. What brilliant special effects, we can’t wait for the […]
We have been writing our own version of the well known story Shrek. This morning we used our best handwriting to publish so that we can make our very own […]
Here are some of the fantastic videos created by Year 6 to show what can happen if you do not act responsibly online. Children have written their own scripts and […]
Please take a look at all the fantastic outcomes that Class 4 produced during the two week Grimm and Co sesssions. The creativity blew Miss Sare away!
Today class 4 have used the chrome books to research our new topic steel. We discovered that many things are made from steel and why that material is chosen above […]
In class 3 we were lucky enough to visit Grimm and Co twice and help to reclaim some of Graham’s memories. We found many different objects and helped to come […]
On Friday 17th January, we held a celebration event in school to Mark the end of Grimm & Co. It has been an incredible 2 weeks and the outcomes from […]
Class 4 have been investigating the effects of friction to moving objects. We had a look at which surface would contain the most friction.. we found out the wood surface […]
What a performance from our Year 5 children at Rotherham Civic. All the children were absolutely fantastic and did the school proud. We are all incredibly amazed by their achievements […]
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 […]
Using our tone skills in Year 1 with different pens and pencils ready for our picture this work based on our wonderful local city Sheffield. Looming forward to the outcomes.
In year 1 we have been creating some pastel art to help us with our literacy where we are writing setting descriptions.
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 […]
In class 4 today, the children have been creating a maze game, starting with an animated sprite. The children have drawn their own Pac Man styled sprites which they then […]
Class 7 and 8 learnt some festive songs (and an Imagine Dragons song!) complete with Makaton actions.
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 […]
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 […]
Children in KS2 have given some out of this world performances of the Christmas classic, Dick Whittington. Once again the children on Roughwood prove they can perform and boy can […]
This afternoon Class 4 and 5 combined to take part in their own little spelling competition. Around the playground were lots of different spellings, some of them were spelt incorrectly. […]
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 […]
Children have performed a magnificent nativity for parents this week. Children knew all their lines and sang beautifully (as usual). Thank you to all the parents and carers who joined […]
We have been trying to learn our tricky year 5/6 words! We are collaborating and challenging each other to learn a few every week and have been doing different activities […]
Y3 had a wonderful visit from Mr Staveley, our gardener who will be helping us transform an area of our school into a tranquil reading area. Mr Staveley shared with […]
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 […]