Our winners of Golden Table this week were Class 6 with nearly 30 Golden Tokens! Children earn golden tokens for being helpful at lunchtimes and showing exemplary manners. Well done […]
As part of our Willow Tree values, we believe all children can achieve excellence. We firmly believe that music develops concentration skills and no matter what type of instrument you’re […]
This week, we have applied previously learnt techniques and built on our colour mixing, using powder paint and watercolour paint. In this weeks art session, the children have practised and […]
Class 6 learn about tints, tones and shades using paints that they haven’t used since KS1 – powder paints. After learning about the colour wheel and exploring mixing tints, shades […]
As part of a project that Roughwood is involved in called Multiply, parents and carers were able to join us once again in school to learn about how we teach […]
This week the children in both class 4 and 5 had the pleasure of meeting children’s author Sophie Kirtley. Sophie is the author of our current class text The Wild […]
Having walked to one of our local academy schools where we could share an experience, the children in class 6 experience a range of space exploration learning activities and enter […]
Children in Y4 have been using their place value knowledge to add up to two 4 digit numbers together with at least one exchange in class. To help continue this […]
As part of our reading into writing process, the children in class 6 have been reading the book called ‘Cosmic’ and have analysed how Liam Digby feels at different parts […]
This week, Class 5 have had an exciting morning at Greasbrough library thanks to the Makerspace project. The Makerspace project is all about people coming together to share their creative […]
A superb first two weeks for Year 4 as they started their new topic of football. The children developed their dribbling skills and went onto play some 1v1 matches. Week […]
As part of our learning about space in class 6, the children have completed a range of resilience challenges during their astronaut training day and undergone a range challenges to […]
In the first week of the academic year in class 6, the children have been using the skills of the week: patience, tolerance and team work, to solve some maths […]
The children in class 6 have been sent a second mission from NASA headquarters where they have had to consider the safety for the next mission to space. This Wednesday, […]
In maths, year 4 have been using their problem solving skills to solve codebreakers. The challenge was for the children to use their place value knowledge to ‘crack the code’ […]
After a fantastic first week of learning all about the Stone Age, today our Y4’s have fully immersed themselves into what food was like during the Stone Age. Following on […]
A superb event at Herringthorpe Junior School where some children from Year 1-4 competed in a Tri Golf festival. The children were faced with a variety of chipping and putting […]
Class 5 showed their fantastic music skills in their last lesson before transition. They played two of the songs they have been learning over the past few week and now […]
This morning, the children at Roughwood performed in the ‘One Voice’ concert at Magna with other children across Rotherham. The children have performed confidently in front of a live audience […]
As part of the ‘Big Blast’ and ‘Big String’ concert, the children have performed in the Rotherham Music Service concert at Magna. The children performed with courage and confidence, and […]
Take a look at our outstanding Picture This exhibition at Gullivers Valley in Sheffield. This year, our particular focus was on the theme ‘Light.’ Across our school, we have thought […]
Class 5 have been using data loggers to test the light in different areas and how it effects the temperature of soil.
This week the children have created a talk for writing around the journey of a carrot.
Class 5 have learnt about the emergency services and created silent role play scenes in relation to different scenarios.
As we approach half term, we invited parents and carers into school to gain further understanding of the multiplication timestable check during one of our timestables coffee mornings. The MTC […]
Class 5 have used their computer skills to research about changes in weather over time and create a line graph showing the change.
Today in class 5 we took part in some P4C around self image and how others may see us.
Thank you to the office for putting together an amazing selection of class and school raffles! The winners were drawn in assembly by adults in school. The money raised will […]
It was wonderful to invite parents to school today for the KS2 Easter Assembly. We were really proud of all the children for giving a wonderful performance to their parents. […]
Class 5 worked incredibly hard this afternoon in Art, carefully painting their clay crucible pots. Take a look … Well done!
Class 5 have been learning to name parts of the body in French. Watch their fantastic performance of ‘Tête, épaules, genoux et pieds’ in French! Très bien, Class 5!
What a fantastic experience the children at Roughwood have encountered this afternoon! We have been lucky enough to virtually meet artist Bob Barker, learn about his life and even watch […]
Class 4 and Class 5 had a surprise virtual visit from the author of our class books today! Theresa Tomlinson talked to us about her experiences as a writer and […]
Wow! What a fantastic visit we had today from Miss Owen and Miss Williams from Wingfield Academy! We learnt all about light and how we see different colours. We made […]
Wow! What an incredible time we’ve had this week at our Science Ambassador workshops! As part of British Science Week, our Science Ambassadors have led workshops with all classes across […]
What a fantastic assembly we had today! This afternoon, Mrs Graham and the Science Ambassadors shared some experiments linked with this year’s British Science Week Theme, ‘Connections’… We got lots […]
What a fantastic day we’ve had today! We’ve been riding buses and tram-trains and exploring the big city of Sheffield, just like the characters from Forged in Steel!
Last week, some children from Class 5 went to share their learning about the Women of Steel statue with Year 6. As the Year 6 topic is all about WWII, […]
What a fantastic art lesson we had today in Class 5, creating our own crucible pots out of clay! We learned two new techniques for making the pot shape: pinching […]
Lower KS2 have been working hard this week in Science and Literacy, learning all about friction and then planning and carrying out a fair test to investigate it … We […]
Children in Class 5 used their teamwork and oracy skills, this week in History… Children were given historical fact sheets about the Women of Steel statue in Sheffield, linked to […]
What a fantastic day we’ve had today at Magna Science Adventure Centre! Classes 4 & 5 experienced a wonderful workshop, all about how steel is made, and then explored the […]
Wow! What an amazing afternoon we’ve had in Class 5 today! We made scones for our very own Steelman’s snap tin! This was linked with our Class Text, Meet me […]
Class 5 are in for a very exciting afternoon of Food Technology today! Can you guess which part of the Steelman’s snap tin we will be making?
Today is the start of the weekly SUMDOG competition. Certificates are available, so please encourage all children to enter. This competition is on for a week only. The results are […]
As we reflect on what has been fabulous week of achievements across school, the children at Roughwood have been showcasing their achievements, using their oracy to discuss what learning has […]
In Class 5 this week, we’ve been exploring an nrich maths investigation linked to our division learning … We started with 3 digit dividends and used our reasoning skills to […]
The children in Class 5 have been working on their sketching skills in Art this week. They’ve shown incredible resilience and control. Take a look …
Wow! What an incredible experience we’ve had today with STEAMWORKS at Rockingham J&I School! The children worked collaboratively with the other Young Science Ambassadors in our academy and we are […]
Today, Class 5 used counters to help them to divide with remainders. They worked together in pairs and showed fantastic teamwork skills! Well done!
What an exciting afternoon we’ve had today in Class 5! The children used their investigation skills to find out which materials in our classroom were magnetic … Was this plastic […]
Class 5 had a fantastic drama lesson this morning, acting out different scenarios linked to our new book, Meet me by the Steelmen. Take a look at our freeze-frames… Well […]
To celebrate the end of term, Year 3, 4 and 5 come together to dance, celebrate and enjoy Christmas celebrations at the end of a busy time of year. Party […]
Class 5 have been working incredibly hard over the last couple of weeks, learning about and performing a poem called, ‘The Victorian Little Match Girl’. It’s based on the traditional […]
Here it is! Our annual staff Christmas video … We hope you enjoy this year’s performance of Jingle Bell Rock! From all of us here at Roughwood, we wish you […]
All children in KS2 have practised their pantomime performance (oh yes they have) in this mornings dress rehearsal of ‘Snow White.‘ All children have sang beautifully and all children with […]
Class 5 made a fantastic start to their sewings today, learning how to use cross stitch! We are so proud of what they managed to achieve in such a short […]
What a wonderful afternoon we’ve had today in Class 5! The children followed step by step instructions on how to make traditional Victorian peg dolls, whilst using their own creative […]
This afternoon, Class 5 tasted the Victorian lemonade and sugar mice they’d made at Cannon Hall … Most of the children were pleasantly surprised! Some children weren’t so sure! What […]
What a fabulous day it’s been for Class 4 and Class 5 today! We visited Cannon Hall Museum and experienced life as a Victorian servant! Take a look at some […]
Take a look at the incredible attention to detail shown by these children in Art today! Well done, everyone!
We are so proud of our Class 5 writers this week! Take a look at their wonderfully emotive, finished letters from Jim Jarvis
Class 5 have had a wonderful afternoon, learning all about how shadows are formed and investigating the size and shape of different shadows… Fantastic teamwork, Class 5!
What a fantastic afternoon we’ve had today in Class 5! First, the children used construction straws to create 2D and 3D shapes … Then, we started to think about which […]
Class 5 worked incredibly hard last week, to create their own films about Jim’s life in the Victorian workhouse. We are so proud of the finished videos! Children used iMovie […]