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 […]
In Class6, we are using Indian Ink to draw potion bottles with Mrs Robbins. A lot of us haven’t used this media for and it can be tricky but it […]
We are developing our mental strategies in Class 6, thinking about how we can add and subtract efficiently. We have thought about number bonds and similarities when we add multiples […]
Today Class 5 used the computers to research the names and prices of different Victorian toys. We then discussed the value of money and just how much it has changed […]
As part of our science learning about rocks and soils, we wanted to investigate what happens to soil if it is left in water for a longer period of time. […]
Some great peer assessment happening in Year 6 today as children focus on writing. Today we are writing a narrative about the evacuation during WWII.
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 […]
Today we have practiced our talk for writing about the Great Fire of London. We have collaborated to create movements and pictures to help us remember the events of the […]
This week, part of class 5 really got into the spirit of our topic ‘The Victorians’. They used pen and ink and Victorian style paper to write their name using […]
We discussed what makes us happy, sad and angry and about how we know what others are feeling. After reading Lucy’s Blue Day we talked about how we show emotions […]
On a Wednesday classes 6 and 7 visited Eyam as part of their topic learning about the Plague. Despite walking in the relentless rain and cold weather, it was an […]
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 […]
Year 4 have been continuing their trumpet learning in preparation for the Big Blast concert in July! q
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Today children in Chestnuts had fun rolling their hard boiled eggs (although unfortunately many were not hard boiled 😊) . congratulations to our 2 winners!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Well done to all year 4 on achieving their swimming certificate from swimming! We are proud of you all for pushing yourself each week!
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 […]
This week in Chestnut Class children have been making the most of the warmer weather.
The children and parents have spent the last 3 week’s creating a Book in a Box! Here are a few from each class and their winners. Acorns Chestnuts Class 2 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Year 6 have has a magnificent visit to Kelham Island as part of their learning about WWII. Children all dressed up as Evacuees and had a brilliant immersive day of […]
This week in Class 2 we have been learning all about Fractions. On Monday we found half of shapes and created a picture: On Tuesday we cut fruit into quarters […]
Today our F2 children are visiting Curious Kids Town in Sheffield. This visit is to support our topic, learning all about different occupations. Children are having a fantastic time being […]
Children in Class 2’s Phonics Club have enjoyed using the outdoor environment to support their phonics learning. We used chalks and climbed the tyres, writing and reading words that included […]
Today, Year 4 have been investigating which material is the best at keeping a hot potato warm for the longest period of time. We have tested foil, paper, plastic and […]
We have all been immersed in some incredible learning about air, earth, fire and water, today as well as consolidating information we found out about the steelworks for our topic. […]
Class 6 this week have carried out an investigation into the Digestive System. This investigation saw us making POO! The children worked together to go through each process of the […]
Children have been working in groups to calculate the percentage of a shape in different colours. We have also converted these percentages to decimals and fractions. Great work Y6.
Today, Class 5 have made a shocking discovery! We entered the staff room to discover a crime had taken place! There was crime scene tape and mysterious foot prints! […]
There may not have been much snow today but KS1 have taken the opportunity to get out and collect what they could for their snow potions.
Children from Class 2 were joined by their parents in learning all about Phonics. We looked at the different ways in which you can support your children with their learning […]
Over the last few weeks, Class 5 have started to write a newspaper recount about the mysterious break in at the local bakery which we read about in our class […]
Cooking club is fully up and running now at Roughwood and what mini chefs we are becoming. Week 1 we made our very own fruit kebabs with melted chocolate. Each […]
Yesterday we had our educational visit to Magna. We enjoyed exploring the different areas Fire, Water, Earth and Air. We even made our own slime. Class 2 Class 3 Class […]
As part of our topic we have been making our own minutiae aeroplanes in DT. We have used a wooden clothes peg and lollipop sticks to make them! Here is […]
As part of our Nemesis project, Y4 are keen to see us reuse and ♻️ recycle clothing, rather than it ending up in landfill. Please get involved by donating any […]
Over the past 2 weeks we have been writing a non-chronological report on Chameleons. The children have learnt all about the 171 different species of chameleons. Ask them about their […]
What amazing outcomes we have had from our art sessions with Mr Williams. We have used pastel to create tone and texture. Our gas masks on sticks will be great […]
Class 3 have been sharing their Christmas gifts this week – Some amazing Science Lab and investigations. We have had so much fun from exploring how to make volcanic eruptions […]
Class 2 have been learning all about capacity and comparing different containers. A task was set… Which team could move water from one container to another the quickest? Knowing this […]
Class 5 have had an incredibly busy first week back! Alongside our fabulous Maths learning, we have been exploring the history of Sheffield in particular Steel and how it is […]
In Class 2 we have been investigating different mixtures to see which creates the best magical potion. We mixed white vinegar with washing-up liquid, food colouring, salt, water and bicarbonated […]
Wow! What an amazing evening we all had. Our talented pupils attended the Young Voices concert held at the Motor Point Arena last night (8th January) and became part of […]
Over the next few weeks, Class 5 are exploring fractions. We began by recognising that a fraction is a part of a whole and that they must always have equal […]
Staff and children have created a magical video this week to celebrate the countdown to Christmas and teh snow which has been falling on Roughwood. There has been lots of […]
This year, KS2 have worked hard to produce a performance no one will forget. Children from Year 3 to Year 6 made up the cast and gave two outstanding performances. […]
Lots of smiles this week making our Christmas crafts in Class 2. We have made cards, calendars and baubles. The baubles will be on sale at the Christmas fayre […]
Stay and play session led by Wendy Leak, linked the the story Little Monkey. A fantastic turn out again, thank you to our parents again for your support.
We had an AMAZING time with POP’s Outdoor Adventure Team. We went into the forest with the team on a stickman adventure. We searched the forest for stick man so […]
Year 5 took part in a concert for parents and the public at the Rotherham Minster. It was the first time many of our children had been inside the Minster […]
What a fantastic turn out for our ‘reading together’ afternoon with parents.
On Tuesday 4th December, Roughwood children presented a wonderful assemble to parents. There were some extremely confident children reading during the performance and the Christingles children have made lit up […]
We have been taking advantage of our new ICT suite today by using Purple Mash to create bar charts from tables with information in. We will be using these bar […]