Over the last few weeks, Y3 have been writing a newspaper recount all about the break-in at the bakery in our class text, Meet me by the Steelmen. Today we […]
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 […]
Classes 8 and 9 have had a fantastic day today, learning all about how to stay safe, at Crucial Crew.
Today we celebrated world food day by creating a tzatziki dip and rainbow couscous. All the children had a hand in making the food and really enjoyed trying the array […]
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 […]
Year 3 have been creating tones and textures with pastels linked to our topic about steel. Our scrap metal art is looking fantastic.
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 […]
Year 6 have been designing WWII victory gardens today, in ICT with Mr Clarke. Take a look at the incredible start they have made …
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 […]
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 […]
Class 4 have been using lots of drama techniques to help support them with their new writing genre a Newspaper Recount. Today we created some frieze frames to portray the […]
Well done Class 9. Children who have been asked to isolate today left school at 1:15 pm and were ready for their first online lesson via Google Classroom at 2:30 […]
Today has been our first music lesson via Zoom with Class 5. Children have been drumming as normal and the lesson was a great success. Well done for rising to […]
From using the White Rose schemes of work, here’s another example of where we have revisited previous learning at Roughwood and practised using previous methods to calculate. We definitely had […]
Year 4 learnt a new art skill yesterday and practised zentangle patterns. We tried some in our sketchpads first and then went onto our leaf pictures. It took a lot […]
Year 1 had great fun being super hero’s in PE. They developed skills such as changing director and dodging.
The children in Class 4 have done a fabulous job at achieving Miss Sare’s super high expectations. Their ‘Dear Diary’ pieces of writing looks beautiful in our Classroom and both […]
Today Class 4 learnt all about Fire Safety. The children learnt all about what to do if there was a fire and who to contact. They have a very important […]
Our children in Year 4 have been enjoying their drumming sessions this week and have started to learn the basics on the Djembe Drum. Children have been looking at listening […]
We have been using the text What Makes Me a Me? As a stimulus for our literacy teaching. Here is a video of us performing the text using the text […]
Class 2 has been learning about animal poems this week. We had a mini competition between the boys and girls to see who could do the best performance! It was […]
This week in Science, we’ve been learning about light and the rules of reflection … … which linked perfectly with a challenging reflection problem that came up in this week’s […]
Class 3 absolutely loved maths learning yesterday. They worked in groups of 3 and they had 7 questions to answer. Children worked on using the greater than, less than and […]
Year 4 have been practising their colours in French. Class 5 and 6 practised by playing some vocab games and then painted a colour wheel to show our learning.
This week we tried another spelling activity and had a go at scrabble spelling – criss-crossing our spellings through a shared letter. Class 6 did this really well – some […]
Class 4 took their Maths lesson outside once again. We drew a number line on the yard and then ordered a mixture of visual representation, 3/4 digit numbers and numbers […]
Year 6 have been using their observation skills this week, to find out what happens to a light beam when it hits a plane mirror. Here we are observing the […]
We have been taking time each day to practise our spellings, looking at the rules and completing activities to practise. We had a go at shape spellings; creating shapes out […]
Children in Class 4 have been writing a diary recount based around our class text, “Meet me by the Steelmen.” During our planning stages, we decided to expand our vocabulary […]
Today children from Class 4 took their maths outdoors. They had to find as many different numbers as possible: some visual representations, numerals and words and then partition them! They […]
As part of our Survivial/Robin Hood topic, we looked at how people have used nature and natural surroundings to create artwork. We then created our own, making weavings using resources […]
Class 4 have been working extremely hard on their handwriting. They have practiced formation and posture aswell as pen grip – they are determined to learn how to join their […]
We had a great first full week in year 4. Fantastic spelling and handwriting practise, great maths learning, using drama in literacy and good collaboration and ICT skills in History. […]
Mrs Graham’s group have enjoyed taking their Maths learning outside today in the sunshine! Take a look at our fantastic place value learning …
Y2 had great fun mastering balancing on different objects. The skipping rope challenge was a big hit with all the children.
Y3/4 had a superb first session of football. Their focus was dribbling and how to use different parts of the foot to dribble the ball.
Y5 & 6 enjoying their first Hockey lesson. Skill focus was how to dribble the ball using a variety of techniques.
Over the last few days Class 4 have been refreshing their memories on place value. We have been using a variety of concrete and pictorial resources to show the value […]
I am already very impressed with class 6’s learning and attitude. They have impressed me with their maths and handwriting, and have settled back in very quickly after not being […]
Today we had our first handwriting lesson. We refreshed our memories on the correct posture and grip. Class 4 are determined to improve our handwriting and aim to remember to […]
Class 4 have been practicing some new colouring techniques that they will now be able to apply in their future illustrations. We have learnt new techniques such as gradate, layer, […]
What a fantastic start class 3 have made to year 2. They are so enthusiastic to all aspects of learning. They have a love of reading and are so inquisitive […]
Children in Year 6 have started using their creative pastel techniques as we start our new topic.
We have opened this morning to all children in school and what a brilliant start we have made. Thank you to children and parents for following our plans and keeping […]
Year 6 have had a celebration picnic today to say good bye as they move on to secondary school from September. We have had pizza and drinks. Our drinks were […]
In Year 5 we have been learning about the phases of the moon and created animations to show this. We used paper first and then created an animation using a […]
We couldn’t let the awards ceremony be forgotten about during the pandemic. Thank you to everyone who joined us from home. We had close to 40 participants online and the […]
Phenomenal artwork in Mrs Miller’s Year 5 bubble today! It took the children a lot of patience and resilience but the results are outstanding.
Miss Sare was blown away by the Y5’s pieces of writing. The children decided they wanted to write a persuasive letter to Mr Whitehouse in hope that he would choose […]
Y6 have used Google maps to plan their route to secondary school.
Year 5 created some stunning pastel artwork based on the solar system.
We learnt about primary, secondary and tertiary colours and practised our colour mixing skills
We converted 2 metres into centimetres and millimetres, and then investigate how many straws we would need. We then used that to work out how many we’d need for 4m, […]
Wow, our new learning space in KS2 is looking fantastic. We have been busy while children have not been in school creating this brilliant use of space for KS2. Our […]
In Foundation today we have started as we mean to go on. Children have been out on welly walks and have been creating collages for their first day back. It’s […]
We are proud to introduce a two-year-olds provision to our Willow Oaks Early Years at Roughwood. Please take a look at the latest area of our website for more information. […]
That was the question this morning, so tear 6 have looked into this as part of their learning about the body and breathing. Children have also been making their own […]
We are inviting children back to school who are in Year 5 from Wednesday 24th June. Our Year 6 children wanted to show you what kinds of things you may […]
As part of our Victorian topic, Miss Sare has decided to set up a big question debate. The question is, ‘Should Roughwood bring back the cane like the Victorians?’ Over […]
Class 7 and 8 produced some fantastic colour wheels at home to show their understanding of primary, secondary and tertiary colours
Today class three have been making pirate wanted posters using tea stained paper. They have described there pirates and explained why they are wanted.
Rhys from Class 4 has blown Miss Sare away with his fantastic Victorian poetry. He has created some amazing rhyming couplets and the finished piece is amazing! Great job Rhys!
On Friday as part of the literacy task children were asked to use drama to act out the pirate they had created earlier on in the week. These four children […]
Since completing our topic in Y6, we didn’t get a chance to look at the post-war history and the wonderful things which followed. Today we have studied Andy Warhol and […]
PE has been a vital part in the children’s learning since returning to school. They’ve taken part in a number of assault courses this week and have shown great resilience […]
Miss Sare is so proud that class 4 are continuing to work on their target of being fully fluent readers. It’s been great to hear from parents that children are […]