Today we have been looking at the inside of our mouths and identifying our teeth, gums and tongue. We used marshmallows to create a mouth and talked about the importance […]
Today we visited the ICT suite. We worked on the computers with our parter. We have been learning how to use the mouse to click and drag. We helped Postman […]
We have had a wonderful afternoon in FS2 exploring our outdoor area. We’ve made sticky pictures out of autumn leaves, visited the farm shop and used the instruments to create […]
This afternoon, we took part in a carousel of activities to develop our fine motor skills. Fine motor skills are those that involve a refined use of the small muscles […]
Today we baked dog biscuits as part of our nemesis project. We designed and made bags for them to go into and created posters to advertise them. We will be […]
We had a special visitor in Chestnuts Class. Meet Will, our Academy therapy dog. Will joined us for the launch of our Nemesis project. We asked his owner lots of questions […]
We have been searching for signs of Autumn on our Welly Walk. We noticed that the leaves are beginning to fall from the trees and are changing colours. We collected […]
We used Talk for Writing to learn how to make Chocolate Sparklers. We used the instructions to help us gather the ingredients and resources and performed the actions to recall […]
We have been using the text Hovis the Hedgehog at Bonfire Night as a stimulus for our learning. We have been learning about Bonfire night and held our own bonfire […]
We have been learning a song to sing at our Bonfire Party. We learnt about rhythm and used the rhythm sticks whilst singing along.
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 […]
From our the NEMESIS community project, the children fundraised to create for an opportunity for the residents at a local care home – Cherry Tree’s Care home – to have […]
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 […]
Pops taught us a Traditional African song. We began by singing it in a quiet voice and got louder and louder and LOUDER!
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Children in Foundation today have been using the green screen to do some of their filming for this year’s Willow Tree Film Festival entries. They have been using a backdrop […]
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 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.
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.
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 […]
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…
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 […]
Today children in Chestnuts had fun rolling their hard boiled eggs (although unfortunately many were not hard boiled 😊) . congratulations to our 2 winners!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Foundation have been learning about colours in the computer suite this week. They have been learning mouse and keyboard skills while creating some brilliant pictures.
There has been some fantastic creative learning happening in Chestnuts this week. Children have made owls to represent the characters from our story Owl Babies, firework pictures linked to our […]
Children in FS2 have had a lovely time this morning learning all about bees and beekeeping. They had the opportunity to learn about how wax is made and had a […]
Our foundation 2 children are now approaching their 6th week of full time education. We are so proud of the learning experiences children have had in this short time and […]
What a great turn out for our family learning session. Thank you to everyone who came to support us, we hope you had a fantastic time.
This week children had a visit from Zoo Lab. Children learnt many facts about a selection of animals, through an interactive and hands on session. Meet Sally Snail, Carla Cockroach, […]
This week children have enjoyed learning how to represent numbers. They have used playdough, written in sand and have worked on large paper, writing numbers and drawing round Numicon equipment.
This week children enjoyed learning about how to keep safe on the road.