We have enjoyed taking part in anti-bullying week. We started by reading Don’t Hog the Hedge. Hattie the Hedgehog was really kind and shared her hedge with her friends. We […]
This afternoon in Acorns, we have taken part in the first piece of our Nemesis project. Our goal for Nemesis is to create sustainable partnerships between different communities. We kick […]
We have recently installed a green screen in school and we were so excited to try it we put this together. We hope you like Year 6 reading some of […]
Celebrating diversity and differences in class 7
We worked together to create our wreath, which is Niue proudly on display in our classroom.
Class 4 have been continuing to develop our musical playing skills. They are working really hard on reading and interpreting music! Keep it up children!
Class 6 have been using their bodies today to create percussion sounds and interesting rhythms.
Y3S have been learning lots about local geography. We have learnt lots about our local environment, Rotherham. Today we looked at comparing Rotherham to another environment, London. We looked at […]
Class 4 have been working with Mr Clarke to create a video animation using the software Scratch. As you can see they have used fantastic team work and resilience despite […]
Class 4 are beginning to write an explanation text all about how plants grow! We have spent lots of time ordering and sequencing accurately and creating our own images and […]
This morning Year 1 have been learning the new split digraph a_e. Do you like our sentences?
Year 6 today have been writing some magnificent setting descriptions. We can’t wait to show you the published pieces!
More photos from our amazing trip to Tropical World as part of our topic this Autumn term!
Class 4 had a fantastic trip at tropical world to help us delve deeper into our topic based all around the Rainforest. We learnt lots of new information about the […]
Children have used their knowledge of hatching and cross-hatching to great tone in these fantastic pen and ink images of Tudor homes.
Class 6 proudly presenting our Harvest Moon poem, which we performed at the Harvest Festival celebrations this week.
Today class 4 went and had a look at our new nemesis project! We have decided that we would love to transform this area into a peaceful, reading area that […]
Class 7 were super lucky and won both the Attendance Breakfast AND the Golden Table this week! Superstars!
We used the song 5 Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate as our stimulus. As a class we discussed the different construction materials we have in our class. We decided […]
This week we have been reading Oliver’s Fruit Salad. In the story, Oliver doesn’t like fruit however, they go to the supermarket to buy lots of fruit and Grandpa suggests […]
The children have learnt so much today at Crucial Crew. We have learnt about road safety, first aid, criminal responsibility, internet safety and hate crime. A very informative but fun […]
Y3/4 Girls receiving their certificates after competing in the Rawmarsh School Games Football Festival
In SUMMs, Class 7 have been counting through zero into negative numbers. We then practised by playing “tug of war”.
As part of our genre writing we are looking at including adjectives for effect and precision. To practice this, we played an adjective game where we had to think of […]
Y3S used a variety of resources to help find information for our non chronological report. We decided to follow a carousel and use lots of different things: they included: non […]
We are thrilled to use Chrome Books for our research lesson. This will help us greatly as we write our non-chronological reports.
Thank you to all the parents that engaged in our family learning session on Monday. It was a great event, which the children thoroughly enjoyed! We hope you enjoyed it too.
We read the story, it was hard to understand that words can change the way we feel. We used some role play to understand the different things we may say […]
Children have been so busy today in Foundation. The mud kitchen in looking very muddy and we have enjoyed learning with pumpkins. Would you like to try our soup?
We are learning about materials and their properties, and have recently focused on the difference between dissolving and melting – dissolving is when a solid mixes with a liquid to […]
In class 7 we looked at “Words and our heart”. Our question was – “Should you think before you speak?” We thought of lots of other interesting questions we could […]
This week in Maths, Year 3 have been exploring subtraction and the ways we can use it. In the photos below, children have created their own number lines using string […]
This week in maths class three have been learning about measuring. We have looked at what we use to weigh things. We can use the terminology grams and kilograms. After […]
Today class 4 used counting on to find the difference between 2 numbers. The children used the strategy of a number line to complete a number sentence. Once they had […]
Class 4 recently had a very though evoking conversation around words and the effect they can have. The question we came up was “how can words make you feel heartbroken?” […]
Today class 4 applied their new colour mixing skills to complete a rainforest inspired painting! As you can see the children thought hard about what colours they would need and […]
Children have had a fantastic time in Guided Reading this morning. Children are challenging themselves and trying hard to meet their targets. Our reading environments are developing childrens love of […]
Class 2 shared the story words and your heart. We had a long discussion about how this made us feel and how our own hearts were affected. Not everyone agreed […]
This week we have had an amazing 74 Families engage with our Tea, Toast and Tables mornings which have seen parents and children playing tables games to raise awareness of […]
We had an amazing P4C session this week discussing the concept of flying. The children listed things that could fly and we grouped these into two categories, wing and no […]
In Chestnuts this week we have been exploring colour mixing. We learnt about Primary colours and mixed them together to make secondary colours.
As part of our learning on persuasive texts, we have engaged in conference-style discussions about plastic pollution under the title of ‘A single person can’t change the world.’
Today class 4 took their maths learning outdoors. To practice using the column addition the children had to work out the sum of a number sentence. Once they worked it […]
Today class 4 experimented with mixing powder paints to create warm and cool colours. We learnt how to mix the primary colours plus black and white to create new ones. […]
To support us with our instructional writing this week, class 4 decided to give each other oral instructions. One partner had an image of a finished model and the other […]
Y3 worked collaboratively with Miss Whitworth and Mr Tyas to combine drama and PE in a performance which was inspired by the animals and surroundings of the rainforest. As you […]
Over the last two weeks, we have been reading the story Funnybones. We decided to recite the start of the story and the children were excited to make their own […]
Year 5/6 have been having sessions with Ms Roberts from Wingfield and have finished learning One Call Away.
Thank you to all families that attended the sessions with Rotherham CLC, who kindly came to do a “structures and materials” session with children and families from classes 7 and […]
Today we have been using pastels and paints to create different tones and strength of colour. Our puffins have turned out fantastic.
We have crossed the causeway to Holy Island and are now stranded till 4 when the tide goes out. It’s a good job there’s lots to see and do and […]
This week in Acorns we have been reading the story Funnybones. We have enjoyed making ourselves into skeletons, looking at x-rays, using the Mr potato head to identify body parts […]
Children in year 3 have been using models and images to support their addition learning. Adding one digit to a three-digit by adjusting. Great learning!
Today some Year 6 children have set of on an adventure to Northumberland. In school, we have been learning about where our peers are going and some of the magnificent […]
Class 4 are currently learning about the different parts of a plant and the function of each part. The children dissected their very own plant to see what each part […]
Today class 4 attempted to instruct Miss Sare how to make them some jam on toast for breakfast. It didn’t go exactly to plan the first time round and it […]
Today Y3/S decided to hold their P4C session outside in our school environment. We thought what better way to discuss the impact our actions are having on the rainforest environment! […]
We have been reading the book ‘What Makes Me a Me?’ by Ben Faulks. We created a text map together and thought of actions to go with the text.
In Year 5 we have started our large pastel pictures, looking at Tudor patterns. We have only just started these but, as I’m sure you will agree, Class 7 have […]
This morning we went on our first welly walk. We found lots of mysterious bones, a spooky skeleton and a book called ‘Funnybones’ which we will be using as a stimulus […]
Year 4s learning about notation and how to create different rhythms. See the concentration!
In Acorns this week, we have been talking about how we feel. We have come up with a simple way of finding out and tracking how everyone is feeling. We […]
Today the Y3 children had their very first ukulele lesson. They learnt the components of a ukulele and how to hold it correctly. They also learnt about the important of […]
Today Class 4 did a fantastic job of beginning to learn how to partition numbers with up to 4 digits! The children had to work in their partners to find […]
Year 5’s science topic this half term is materials and their properties. We have started the topic by looking at a variety of materials, thinking of ways we can describe […]
We have started the Autumn term by looking at place value. Today we have completed some practical collaborative activities to consolidate our learning this week.
Class 4 have been working exceptionally hard at ups killing our vocabulary so that we can create interesting sentences that will engage our readers. The children loved using a thesaurus […]
What a fantastic first week in Year 1 this week, the children have really settled in well. Today we were lucky to have Leanne and her animals visit from Leanimals […]
In Chestnuts this week we have been discussing what our school would be better without and what our world would be better without. Take a look below…
Last week, Y4 children attended Magna and took part in The Big Blast, a Rotherham concert involving other schools and instruments.
We know that when we set our minds to it, we can achieve almost anything, but how can we keep our magic working well? This is our P4C question this […]
We have been learning about different tones of colour in year 3 to make some brilliant images of leaves from the jungle and rainforest. We have used pastels, watercolour and […]
We have celebrated some magnificent achievements today and recognised some wonderful behaviours in children. Respect, Friendship and Excellence awards have been given out as well as Teacher Awards and our […]
For the annual Willow Tree OSCARS event Class 2 recreated the events that took place during the Great Fire of London. Take a look below!