Today in literacy we started our new text Professor Puffendorf’s secret potions. Children were asked to draw the main character and around her use expanded noun phrases and adjectives to […]
Yesterday I had the privilege of working with these children at school. It was fantastic to see how engaged they was with the tasks that had been set. We tried […]
On Friday class 2 decided to have a wellbeing quiz! We shared our favourite memories of the current lockdown and had a fun film themed quiz after. It was great […]
Since lockdown Class 4 have really been missing socialising with their class friends and teachers. So today Miss Sare decided to hold their first weekly ‘Hang out – Well-being session’. […]
As part of our properties of shape unit, Y3 have been looking at turns, right angles and different directions. We are now looking at identifying and comparing acute, obtuse and […]
The children in school have been very busy over the past two days carrying out a science investigation. They put an egg in vinegar and left it for 24 hours […]
Today Miss Sare asked the children to film themselves giving some spoken instructions. Following the live lesson, Miss Sare asked them to ensure they included time conjunctions aswell as imperative […]
Class 4 were given a task to research some following Art vocabulary and then apply them to their sketching attempt number one. They then had to follow some step by […]
Year 4 children have been using their resilience skills in Art this afternoon, carefully observing and drawing what they see. Take a look … Well done everyone!
Snow days can be a distraction when learning but in class 2 we have been using it to our advantage. We have been practising our addition and times table in […]
What a fantastic first live French lesson today for Year 4! The children were absolutely amazing – joining in, following on with the actions and even learning a brand new […]
Classes 5 & 6 have really wowed us this week with their descriptive writing about Stig from Stig of the Dump! They’ve been so creative with their language choices and […]
As usual class 4 rose to the challenge and did such a fabulous job at creating their snow creatures and then accurately measuring them! Well done children! What a creative, […]
Miss Sare had a go at her own Maths challenge and loved it! Class 4 are excited to give it a go too! Keep checking the website to see their […]
Y3’s have been set a spontaneous snow maths tasks seen as it’s snowing heavily. They have been learning all about length and height over the last few weeks so Miss […]
Class 3 today in maths have been using arrays to solve multiplication questions. They were challenged to be as creative as possible with the arrays and they certainly succeeded.
Class 3 have spent the afternoon thinking about how they use the internet and how they keep themselves safe whilst using it. As a class they have come up with […]
Year 3&4 have been absolutely amazing this afternoon in PE! Well done!
Y3 were set the task to create some creative freeze frames of the farmers from our class text doing different things. They had to show: Bunce full up after eating […]
It’s been lovely to see so many photos of children reading at home this week – we had to share a few … Well done, Year 4! Keep it up!
Class 3 have worked so hard this week in all aspects of their learning and they have produced some amazing literacy outcomes. The children have used ‘talk 4 write’ to […]
Well done Class 2 for producing amazing literacy work this week at home. We have been planning and writing instructions on how to make our own potions. The children have […]
Year 3 loved continuing their PE lessons with Mr Tyas. They completed a short circuit and learnt all about pacing themselves, challenging themselves and reading and interpreting their own bodies […]
Y4G have really gone above and beyond today, getting into character as Stig from their new class book! We thought it might not work remotely but these children have shown […]
Y3 have beyond impressed today. Almost 2/3 of the class accessed our live lessons and we’re aiming for 100%! The children then went on to complete a rock investigation and […]
Mrs Graham’s class have made a wonderful start to remote Maths learning today, recapping how to measure in cm and convert to mm. Take a look at their amazing outcomes […]
Well done to Class 9 this term for winning the attendance Breakfast. Attendance is vitally important, especially having missed so much time due to the pandemic. Every day counts, so […]
As we can’t have our own panto this year, the children at Roughwood were able to watch the pantomime ‘Cinderella’ as a special Christmas treat. Oh yes we did! Live […]
Class 7 have been incredibly resilient this week. As we approach the final stages of learning before our Christmas break, the children have logged onto ‘SUMDOG’ today to complete their […]
Y6W had a fantastic afternoon of problem solving today with their escape room challenge! The children worked in teams of 4 to find and solve clues which would unlock the […]
Year 4 interviewed Miss Newton-Smith and her class today, to find out more about their amazing rocket launch last week. The children are going to be writing an article for […]
Year 4 have had a wonderful afternoon today, predicting and observing whether changes to materials are reversible or irreversible. Fantastic teamwork and discussion – well done everyone!
We’re all set up and excited for our Escape Room Challenge in Science next week! Who will crack all of the codes? Which team will be the fastest? We can’t […]
A huge thank you to all the children and staff who took part in this year’s KS2 performance of “Twas The Night Before Christmas” which looks fantastic. Although we couldn’t […]
Well done to all children in key stage one for creating such a fantastic performance. You all looked amazing and worked so hard learning your lines and Makaton for the […]
What an amazing turn out today at Cherry Trees! Thank you to all the Foundation and Year 5 parents who joined us to present the staff and residents with the […]
KS1 continued with their topic of fitness. The children really challenged themselves and showed great resilience during our circuit, which involved a lot of running and jumping.
As part of our NEMESIS project this term, we’ve discussed helping others in our local community. Class 7 thought it would be a wonderful idea to have a penfriend and […]
The children in Acorns and Little Acorns had great fun today, singing and dancing along to the Christmas songs that they have been learning.
Well done to all the children in the chestnuts class who took part in our Nativity today. You looked fantastic and worked so hard to learn your lines and the […]
Class 6 have been learning to create and code their own mazes in Scratch. They have been using coding blocks to guide Robin Hood through a forest!
In class 3 we have been beginning to play the glockenspiel. We listened to a piece of music and then began to look at the different notes. For the piece […]
What an amazing morning we’ve had today in Y5NS! We launched our model rockets into space from the playground and watched them fall back to Earth … but did […]
With thanks to Rotherham Music Service, the children at Roughwood Primary School have been creating their own Christmas rhythms and practising them on djembes. As we’re not having external visitors […]
What an amazing day we’ve had today in Y5NS today, planning and building our very own model rockets! First, Mr Williams set us our challenge – to design a capsule […]
To get into the festive spirit, Y3 had a Christmas themed maths quiz during their live session today. The children loved applying their division and multiplication learning! The children fed […]
It was lovely to see so many smiling faces today, eager and ready for remote learning … Y6D made a wonderful start to learning from home again today and we […]
Throughout the week Miss Sare has been holding daily live maths sessions and has been astounded by how quickly and fabulously Y3 have picked up the written method for division. […]
Year 6 have had a very noisy afternoon in Science today, investigating voltage! Our research question was: how does increasing the voltage change the volume of a buzzer? The children […]
Year 6 have made a wonderful start to their new unit of writing today, with some fantastic drama! They were thinking about how it would feel to experience a real […]
A dance company called Balbir Singh worked with Year 3/4 over Zoom to teach the children about Diwali and to teach them a dance to represent the story. We had […]
Y3 are beginning their new genre, explanation texts. This morning children were set a task of designing their own Miss Sare pleaser machine. They thought about what Miss Sare would […]
Year 4 have been doing lots of learning and research about shelters as part of our Survival/Robin Hood topic. Today we finally made our own models of shelters! The children […]
During our final day of home learning today children have had to sort food from there cupboards into healthy and unhealthy. Some children even looked into the five different food […]
Class 8 took on the WWII Kahoot quiz today and did a fantastic job! It was so wonderful to see how confident the children are with their knowledge of our […]
Class 3 today did some work about different religion and beliefs about God. Children had to discuss with their grown ups where they believed God was. After having this discussion […]
Today class 3 had to select coins and notes to make the correct amount to pay for an item in a shop. They were fully immersed in their activity using […]
Class 9 had a fantastic time competing for gold in our Kahoot quiz this afternoon! We tested all of their WWII knowledge and they were amazing! Well done everyone who […]
Wow! Today we had over 30 key stage 1 pupils join in with Mr Tyas for his live PE lesson. It was great to see all the children being physically […]
Last week Class 2 produced fantastic pieces of work whilst engaging in their home learning. We learned about South America in literacy, shapes in mathematics and designed our own planes […]
Class 3 began distance learning on Monday. We have been having a live maths and phonics lesson everyday. Children have been taking a full and active part in the lessons […]
In literacy this week we began by researching all about South America. We found lots of interesting facts. Today we started creating our information booklet. We designed our front cover […]
Over the past two days class 3 have designed and made an aeroplane. There challenge was to create a plane that would fly 2 metres or more. They have worked […]
The children in class 3 have loved literacy today. They have been researching all about South America. They have found interesting facts, the languages that are spoken, countries in South […]
Over the last few days, Class 4 have been set the challenge of designing their own new and original shop that would be in Meadowhall. Yesterday they drew, thought of […]
Being at home hasn’t stopped class 3 from creating some amazing videos to let others know how to cross the road safely. We read the story Super Cat’s Road Safety […]
Some lovely pieces of Science learning during distanced learning today! Well done – you have learnt lots about the human body and its organs.
Today is the first day the KS1 bubble have spent at home. We had our first zoom meeting so that we all know what to expect on Monday and we […]
Over the last few weeks, Y3 have been discussing the future of the steel industry and whether or not workers will be replaced with machine robots. We have done lots […]
As part of the Year 6 topic (How Does War Change Lives) this term, the children have been busy creating WW2 air raid evacuation videos detailing what to do in […]
Year 6 have made a fantastic start to their new electricity topic in Science today! This afternoon, we’ve been reflecting on previous learning by building simple circuits, and then observing […]
Class 9 had a fantastic time, this afternoon, learning some new German vocabulary with a hunt around the yard!
Year 4 had a fabulous session with Pop’s Outdoor Adventure, learning all about making fires and building shelters as part of our Robin Hood and survival topic. It was a […]