In Acorns and little acorns we have been learning about fairytales and the characters in the stories. We wanted to immerse ourselves into the stories so we created character masks. […]
It was wonderful to see so many parents in school this morning for our Easter Egg hunt. We used a map to navigate our way around the Egg trail, scanning […]
It was wonderful to invite parents into school today for the KS1 and EYFS Easter Assembly. This is the first time any of our children have performed for an audience […]
Today we had a special visitor come to school. Emma from Music Bugs came to see Little Acorns and some of our parents. We had a lovely time singing and […]
We have loved learning all about caterpillars in Little Acorns. We enjoyed exploring in our sensory tray and we were so excited to learn about the caterpillars cocoon – we […]
This week children in Little Acorns have created some Valentine’s Day cards using cutting and sticking skills to create a collage. We have also made some ladybirds (love bugs) using […]
A great start to the week in Chestnuts with some brilliant phonics learning. Children are learning the tricky work the and the digraph ‘ck’. Well done everyone! Children in Acorns […]
Take a look at our magnificent Picture This exhibition at Gullivers Valley in Sheffield. Children have focused on the picture ‘Sheffield Through the Ages’ and have created a range of […]
In Acorns we have been learning about our topic book the gingerbread man. Last week the children designed how they wanted their gingerbread men to look this activity developed their […]
In Acorns we love to explore our library in the school, taking a look at all of the different types of books as well as getting into character through role […]
Children in foundation have been making yummy treats from rhubarb! Everyone enjoyed tasting the new flavours.
This week we have been learning to re-tell the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Children have been using characters in the small world to tell the story. Children have […]
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 […]
The children in Acorns and Little Acorns had great fun today, singing and dancing along to the Christmas songs that they have been learning.
This morning, Foundation have been extremely busy with there learning. What a wonderful environment and such creative activities. It’s wonderful to see children using ICT to support their learning too. […]
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 […]
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. […]
What another wonderful Sports Day we had this year! It may have been different from what we are used to but nether the less, it was a truly magnificent experience. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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?
In Chestnuts this week we have been exploring colour mixing. We learnt about Primary colours and mixed them together to make secondary colours.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In Foundation, we are inviting parent’s in every Wednesday to read with their children. F1 doors opened at 11.20am and 2.50pm this week for the first time. We had a […]
In Acorns, we have enjoyed reading about Pudsey Bear, we decided it would be a good idea to bake our own biscuits to raise money. We had lots of fun […]
In Acorns, we have been looking at friendship. We started by looking at who our friends are. We then chose one special friend and painted a portrait of them, using […]
For anyone who couldn’t attend the Harvest Festival, you can watch our performance below.
This week in Acorns, we have enjoyed exploring pumpkins using all of our senses. We cut the top off and opened it up to see what was inside. “It’s like […]
This week we have been learning all about bees. We enjoyed watching a video of how honey is made. After that made some honey sandwiches following simple instructions, we really […]
On Tuesday, we took advantage of the windy weather in Foundation 1, we made kites and ribbon sticks for children to run and dance in the wind. We quickly learnt […]
Yesterday we met 5 teddy bears. It was a very special day for them as it was their birthday’s. Only we had a problem, all the bears were different ages […]
This week in Acorns, we have been reading Aaaarrgghh! Spider! We have taken part in lots of spider themed activities. We have made spiders using clay, counted spiders in the […]
In Foundation 1, we have taken part in a wide variety of learning this week. Our focus has been The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Through this, we have made our own […]
We’ve had a great start to our first week in nursery. We’ve had lots of fun exploring the different resources in our new classroom and looking at the different things […]