Over the last few weeks, Y3 have been writing a newspaper recount all about the break-in at the bakery in our class text, Meet me by the Steelmen. Today we […]
Year 3 have been creating tones and textures with pastels linked to our topic about steel. Our scrap metal art is looking fantastic.
Class 4 have been using lots of drama techniques to help support them with their new writing genre a Newspaper Recount. Today we created some frieze frames to portray the […]
The children in Class 4 have done a fabulous job at achieving Miss Sare’s super high expectations. Their ‘Dear Diary’ pieces of writing looks beautiful in our Classroom and both […]
Today Class 4 learnt all about Fire Safety. The children learnt all about what to do if there was a fire and who to contact. They have a very important […]
Class 4 took their Maths lesson outside once again. We drew a number line on the yard and then ordered a mixture of visual representation, 3/4 digit numbers and numbers […]
Children in Class 4 have been writing a diary recount based around our class text, “Meet me by the Steelmen.” During our planning stages, we decided to expand our vocabulary […]
Today children from Class 4 took their maths outdoors. They had to find as many different numbers as possible: some visual representations, numerals and words and then partition them! They […]
Class 4 have been working extremely hard on their handwriting. They have practiced formation and posture aswell as pen grip – they are determined to learn how to join their […]
Y3/4 had a superb first session of football. Their focus was dribbling and how to use different parts of the foot to dribble the ball.
Over the last few days Class 4 have been refreshing their memories on place value. We have been using a variety of concrete and pictorial resources to show the value […]
Today we had our first handwriting lesson. We refreshed our memories on the correct posture and grip. Class 4 are determined to improve our handwriting and aim to remember to […]
Class 4 have been practicing some new colouring techniques that they will now be able to apply in their future illustrations. We have learnt new techniques such as gradate, layer, […]
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 […]
Wow, our new learning space in KS2 is looking fantastic. We have been busy while children have not been in school creating this brilliant use of space for KS2. Our […]
As part of our Victorian topic, Miss Sare has decided to set up a big question debate. The question is, ‘Should Roughwood bring back the cane like the Victorians?’ Over […]
Rhys from Class 4 has blown Miss Sare away with his fantastic Victorian poetry. He has created some amazing rhyming couplets and the finished piece is amazing! Great job Rhys!
Miss Sare is so proud that class 4 are continuing to work on their target of being fully fluent readers. It’s been great to hear from parents that children are […]
Miss Sare is incredibly proud of some children in class 4 for their resilience in completing their distanced learning. They have shown true commitment and have really taken ownership of […]
It has been great to see Class 4 continue their topic learning during distance learning. They have been super busy learning all about the Victorians, including all about the conditions […]
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. […]
Year 3 have had a call from Ruffi school in France and have taken part in a french lesson. It was wonderful to see the children engaging in their learning […]
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. […]
Class 4 were set a task by Miss Sare to share a photo that shows what has been keeping them happy during the lockdown. The children rose to the challenge […]
In this week’s Zoom discussion, Class 5 have read the story “Lucy in Lockdown” and discussed the meaning of the story. Here are a few snapshots from the session.
This week, Class 5 have been using Zoom, a video conferencing program to communicate with each other during this difficult time. Below are a few photo’s from the meeting.
Y3S have been working hard on creating a timeline of significant past events linking to the topic of learning for the last term. Each group of children researched a specific […]
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 well as completing lots of home learning, it has been brilliant to see so many positive, smiley children embracing their learning at home. It must be so hard slams […]
Preston created his very own steel man using steel he found in his home. Super job Preston!
Miss Sare has been blown away by the fabulous learning produced by some of the children in Year 3. The children have kept up their resilience skills!
Today, Class 5 have been busy creating posters for a video to say a BIG thank you to the NHS and key workers and remind everyone the importance of social […]
I love that Class 4 have continued to keep up their hard work throughout our school from home period. Class 4 have always enjoyed reading and as you can see […]
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. […]
As part of Science week Class 4 were set with a task of designing and building a contraption that would encourage local wildlife to our environment. The children initially thought […]
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 […]
Today class 4 learnt how to find countries on a map of Europe and we used an atlas to help us. We then used our shading skills we have developed […]
Class 5 working collaboratively hunting for matching calculations around the classroom! Keep up the hard work!
Y3 children had a super amazing day at Kelham Island consolidating and expanding their knowledge of Steel. They learnt more about key people such as Henry Bessemer and Harry Brearley! […]
Today Class 4 began their second strand of multiplication by recalling and reciting different times tables. They used their challenge skills, team work skills and reflection skills to complete different […]
Today Class 4 continued to work on editing and improving their sketching skills. They worked really hard on drawing to scale and getting a good level of detail using different […]
Today class 4 were working on a variety of sketching techniques including cross hatching and stippling. They learnt how to create tone and texture too. We will be attempting to […]
We have ended our subtraction strand of maths with a challenging orienteering course!
The KS2 corridor were disturbed during their learning this week by an unexpected crime! The children were puzzled to why anyone would destroy our fantastic learning environment!
Class 4 have been researching all about Harry Brearley and Henry Bessemer. They used the iPads to research key information such as dates, early life and significant to the steel […]
Today Class 4 and 5 made a shocking discovery, someone or thing had appeared to destroy our beloved plotting shed. After thorough investigation we decided to conduct our Big Write […]
Please take a look at all the fantastic outcomes that Class 4 produced during the two week Grimm and Co sesssions. The creativity blew Miss Sare away!
Today class 4 have used the chrome books to research our new topic steel. We discovered that many things are made from steel and why that material is chosen above […]
On Friday 17th January, we held a celebration event in school to Mark the end of Grimm & Co. It has been an incredible 2 weeks and the outcomes from […]
Class 4 have been investigating the effects of friction to moving objects. We had a look at which surface would contain the most friction.. we found out the wood surface […]
In class 4 today, the children have been creating a maze game, starting with an animated sprite. The children have drawn their own Pac Man styled sprites which they then […]
Children in KS2 have given some out of this world performances of the Christmas classic, Dick Whittington. Once again the children on Roughwood prove they can perform and boy can […]
This afternoon Class 4 and 5 combined to take part in their own little spelling competition. Around the playground were lots of different spellings, some of them were spelt incorrectly. […]
Y3 had a wonderful visit from Mr Staveley, our gardener who will be helping us transform an area of our school into a tranquil reading area. Mr Staveley shared with […]
Our message from our partner school in France: We are two classes of Year 3 pupils, in France we say “CE1”! We are from Marseilles in the South of France, […]
Y3 and 4 have had a really meaningful discussion with Mrs Foxley-Johnson this morning. The children have discussed what it means to be ‘brave’ and also how to read other […]
Children have been learning about dialogue in Year 3 and using some brilliant oracy skills. Well done everyone, this is fantastic learning.
Class 4 began their division lessons by going outside and using practical objects. This is where we were introduced to remainders! We even used ourselves to understand the inverse of […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Y3/4 Girls receiving their certificates after competing in the Rawmarsh School Games Football Festival
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 […]
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 […]
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?” […]