What a fantastic first day back for KS1! We have tried 3 science experiments today which the children thoroughly enjoyed. We created underwater fireworks, a volcanic eruption and began to […]
This morning to end our half term on a high key stage one all got together to have a quiz and celebrate what an amazing half term of remote learning […]
This week KS1 hosted our first live P4C session. We used our literacy text ‘Professor Puffendorf’s Secret Potions’ to create a stimulus for the children to discuss. This stimulus focused […]
This week the key stage 1 children have been completing a variety of challenges that promotes good mental health. A key element of mental health is reflection, therefore the children […]
Since the start of lockdown class 2 and 3 have been really missing seeing each other. So today we decided to have a catch up. The children all brought something […]
Superb effort from the children in school during our live PE lesson. They all showed amazing resilience throughout. Outstanding from all the children at home who joined in live PE. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Year 1 had great fun being super hero’s in PE. They developed skills such as changing director and dodging.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are pleased to see that the first day back has been a brilliant one. Children in Y6 and Y1 have been welcomed back into school and have had a […]
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 few weeks ago, we launched an ICT competition across school that challenged students to create a video that informed others of the dangers of fake information on the internet. […]
This week class 2 have really been missing their friends and can’t wait to get back to school. They decided to share a positive message to lift their spirits and […]
To promote internet safety, we are challenging students to create an engaging and creative video to advise audiences on the dangers of fake information on the internet. Further details on […]
As part of our topic ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’ class 2 have been reading the story, Zog, by Julia Donaldson. The story is about a dragon called Zog who goes to school […]
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 […]
The children arrived in numbers to test their shooting skills against goalkeeping legends Mr Tyas & Mr Ducker. The children had great fun and raised over £130 for Sport Relief. […]
Children throughout school have been reading books by their favourite authors to celebrate World Book Day this week. Here are a few video clips of children reading aloud.
As part of our schools fundraising for the NSPCC each class from year 1-6 created and performed a sponsored dance routine. The children were amazing and staff have loved watching […]
Well done to Class 2 this term for winning the attendance Breakfast. Thank you to all the parents who have attended. Let’s keep up the hard work and improve attendance […]
We have been writing our own version of the well known story Shrek. This morning we used our best handwriting to publish so that we can make our very own […]
Using our tone skills in Year 1 with different pens and pencils ready for our picture this work based on our wonderful local city Sheffield. Looming forward to the outcomes.
In year 1 we have been creating some pastel art to help us with our literacy where we are writing setting descriptions.
We are so proud of all of key stage one for there performance this morning. They did themselves, parents/carers and the school proud. Children were able to recite al their […]
This morning Year 1 have been learning the new split digraph a_e. Do you like our sentences?
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Today Class 2 have enjoyed a visit to church. In RE we have been learning all about Bible stories. We thought it would be interesting to experience a Bible story […]
Class 2 caught the bus and the tram-train to Sheffield. Once in Sheffield we spotted lots of landmarks we have been learning all about. We visited the Cathedral and had […]
On Tuesday we had a visit from Mrs FJ and Dazzle the Emu. They told us all about how we are all different. Later on in the day we designed […]
On Tuesday we began our diversity week with a visit from Mrs FJ and Dazzle the Emu. They told us all about how we are all different and unique. In […]
This week in Class 2 we have been learning all about measuring. We practically measured the length of objects on the iPads, compared the capacity of different containers and read […]
Class 2, 3 and 4 have had visitors today from The Drama Hut so we could learn more about The Great Fire of London. We spoke to Thomas Farriner and […]
Does sadness spread as easy as happiness? This week in Class 2 we have been thinking about our wellbeing both physically and mentally. We have shared ideas on what we […]
Happy Mother’s Day from Class 2. We have been very busy in Class 2 this week making Mother’s Day cards and Mother’s Day gifts. We hope you enjoy a cup […]
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 […]
Well done to Class 2, 3 and 4 for taking part in Science week. We had Scientists from Sheffield Univeristy visit our school to talk about bugs. We spoke about […]
Today in Class 2 we have focused on direction and movement. What is direction? When do we need to give someone directions? What would we need to say to someone to […]
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.
Why did Winnie’s potion explode? Class 2 interviewed Winnie the Witch, gaining an insight as to why her potion exploded. Winnie was asked many questions… What happened? When did it […]
This week in Class 2 we have been learning all about Fractions. On Monday we found half of shapes and created a picture: On Tuesday we cut fruit into quarters […]
Children in Class 2’s Phonics Club have enjoyed using the outdoor environment to support their phonics learning. We used chalks and climbed the tyres, writing and reading words that included […]
There may not have been much snow today but KS1 have taken the opportunity to get out and collect what they could for their snow potions.
Children from Class 2 were joined by their parents in learning all about Phonics. We looked at the different ways in which you can support your children with their learning […]
Yesterday we had our educational visit to Magna. We enjoyed exploring the different areas Fire, Water, Earth and Air. We even made our own slime. Class 2 Class 3 Class […]
Class 3 have been sharing their Christmas gifts this week – Some amazing Science Lab and investigations. We have had so much fun from exploring how to make volcanic eruptions […]
Class 2 have been learning all about capacity and comparing different containers. A task was set… Which team could move water from one container to another the quickest? Knowing this […]
In Class 2 we have been investigating different mixtures to see which creates the best magical potion. We mixed white vinegar with washing-up liquid, food colouring, salt, water and bicarbonated […]
Lots of smiles this week making our Christmas crafts in Class 2. We have made cards, calendars and baubles. The baubles will be on sale at the Christmas fayre […]
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 […]
What does the local wildlife like to eat? Last week we completed a science investigation, finding out what our local wildlife likes to eat. As a class we came up […]
After finding a screwed up 100% attendance letter we spoke about our thoughts and feelings towards attendance and how important it is to come to school. The children in Class […]
Class 3 had a very special visitor to tell us more about Remembrance Day. Jo shared his stories about his Great Uncle Thomas Reid and his dad John Leach. He […]
This week is Anti-Bullying Week and in Class 2 we have been thinking about why some people might bully others. We discussed that some people may bully others when they […]
Here are some amazing examples of the fireworks we have created in Class 2. As part of our Literacy lesson today we have drawn fireworks whilst thinking of the different […]
I have a little poppy, As red as can be, To show that I remember Those who fought to make me free. In Class 2 we have created some amazing […]
PC Paul and PC Helen 👮🏻♂️👮🏻♀️ have been in to speak to the children about staying safe during the darker nights. They spoke to the children about Halloween 🎃 about […]
Today in Class 2 we have created dinosaur skins using pastels. In previous weeks we have practised our pencil skills, putting them to use today. First, Ms. Taylor modelled using […]
Last week in literacy we learned all about The Enormous Turnip. We made a collage of the Old Man and Woman to help us with our character description. We have […]