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?” […]
Today class 4 applied their new colour mixing skills to complete a rainforest inspired painting! As you can see the children thought hard about what colours they would need and […]
Children have had a fantastic time in Guided Reading this morning. Children are challenging themselves and trying hard to meet their targets. Our reading environments are developing childrens love of […]
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 […]
Today class 4 took their maths learning outdoors. To practice using the column addition the children had to work out the sum of a number sentence. Once they worked it […]
Today class 4 experimented with mixing powder paints to create warm and cool colours. We learnt how to mix the primary colours plus black and white to create new ones. […]
To support us with our instructional writing this week, class 4 decided to give each other oral instructions. One partner had an image of a finished model and the other […]
Y3 worked collaboratively with Miss Whitworth and Mr Tyas to combine drama and PE in a performance which was inspired by the animals and surroundings of the rainforest. As you […]
Children in year 3 have been using models and images to support their addition learning. Adding one digit to a three-digit by adjusting. Great learning!
Class 4 are currently learning about the different parts of a plant and the function of each part. The children dissected their very own plant to see what each part […]
Today class 4 attempted to instruct Miss Sare how to make them some jam on toast for breakfast. It didn’t go exactly to plan the first time round and it […]
Today Y3/S decided to hold their P4C session outside in our school environment. We thought what better way to discuss the impact our actions are having on the rainforest environment! […]
Today the Y3 children had their very first ukulele lesson. They learnt the components of a ukulele and how to hold it correctly. They also learnt about the important of […]
Today Class 4 did a fantastic job of beginning to learn how to partition numbers with up to 4 digits! The children had to work in their partners to find […]
Class 4 have been working exceptionally hard at ups killing our vocabulary so that we can create interesting sentences that will engage our readers. The children loved using a thesaurus […]
We have been learning about different tones of colour in year 3 to make some brilliant images of leaves from the jungle and rainforest. We have used pastels, watercolour and […]
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, Year 3 have been learning about how rocks are formed. With chocolate and other ingredients, we simulated forming different types of rock.
We have been learning all about sound in Class 6. Today we investigated how sound travels over a distance using paper cup telephones. We made them in pairs and then […]
Super research on our new Science topic about rocks and soils today!
Class 5 have been partaking in lots of different drama techniques to enhance their new writing genre, “diaries”. Children began by hot seating to think deeper about our book character’s […]
As part of maths capacity and volume learning, class 5 decided to make a diversity potion. The children were given a recipe of different amounts. Things on the recipe included, […]
This week, class 5 began their learning about measurements through an outdoor challenge. They worked in pairs to find their colour coded activity and use their rulers to solve mysteries. […]
This week we are celebrating Diversity and today we have been working alongside Mrs Ann Foxley-Johnson from the Anti-Bullying Conpany!
In Class6, we are using Indian Ink to draw potion bottles with Mrs Robbins. A lot of us haven’t used this media for and it can be tricky but it […]
We are developing our mental strategies in Class 6, thinking about how we can add and subtract efficiently. We have thought about number bonds and similarities when we add multiples […]
Today Class 5 used the computers to research the names and prices of different Victorian toys. We then discussed the value of money and just how much it has changed […]
As part of our science learning about rocks and soils, we wanted to investigate what happens to soil if it is left in water for a longer period of time. […]
Today class 5 had a try at creating our very own Victorian wooden peg dolls. We began by researching other dolls from the victorian era and then thought carefully about […]
This week, part of class 5 really got into the spirit of our topic ‘The Victorians’. They used pen and ink and Victorian style paper to write their name using […]