Year 4 have been practising their colours in French. Class 5 and 6 practised by playing some vocab games and then painted a colour wheel to show our learning.
This week we tried another spelling activity and had a go at scrabble spelling – criss-crossing our spellings through a shared letter. Class 6 did this really well – some […]
We have been taking time each day to practise our spellings, looking at the rules and completing activities to practise. We had a go at shape spellings; creating shapes out […]
As part of our Survivial/Robin Hood topic, we looked at how people have used nature and natural surroundings to create artwork. We then created our own, making weavings using resources […]
We had a great first full week in year 4. Fantastic spelling and handwriting practise, great maths learning, using drama in literacy and good collaboration and ICT skills in History. […]
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.
I am already very impressed with class 6’s learning and attitude. They have impressed me with their maths and handwriting, and have settled back in very quickly after not being […]
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 […]
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. […]
Oscar and Daisy have been learning all about the natural world on their daily walks. Well done for sending us smiley photos to cheer us all up! Xx
Before the school closure, classes throughout school were creating animations as part of ICT. Here is Class 6’s based on their topic book, Outlaw. The animation includes key scenes from […]
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. […]
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 […]
Miss Would explored the thoughts and feelings of the characters from the Easter Story in the Garden of Gethsemane
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 […]
Class 6 enjoyed reading in their pyjamas this morning, to celebrate World Book Day. I hope that they will develop a lifetime love of reading.
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 […]
We were delighted 😁 to share our winning breakfast 🥞🍳 with our lovely parents this morning. Members of Class 6, you are officially the best at getting yourselves to school […]
A mysterious box has appeared in Class 6. Nobody appears to know where it has come from – or what is inside . . . should we open it? It […]
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 […]
Class 6 investigated how much salt could be dissolved in 180ml water before it reached saturation. How many teaspoons do you think the water could hold? We made our predictions […]
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 […]
Superb from these girls today. Showed fantastic collaboration and resilience throughout the day. Some amazing skills on show.
Class 6 have been Secret Santas this afternoon and have donated 25 bags of clothing to YMCA at St John’s Green, who will sell the clothes and donate the proceeds […]
Class 6 have been using their bodies today to create percussion sounds and interesting rhythms.
Class 6 proudly presenting our Harvest Moon poem, which we performed at the Harvest Festival celebrations this week.
Y3/4 Girls receiving their certificates after competing in the Rawmarsh School Games Football Festival
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 […]
Year 4s learning about notation and how to create different rhythms. See the concentration!
Last week, Y4 children attended Magna and took part in The Big Blast, a Rotherham concert involving other schools and instruments.
We know that when we set our minds to it, we can achieve almost anything, but how can we keep our magic working well? This is our P4C question this […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We discussed what makes us happy, sad and angry and about how we know what others are feeling. After reading Lucy’s Blue Day we talked about how we show emotions […]
On a Wednesday classes 6 and 7 visited Eyam as part of their topic learning about the Plague. Despite walking in the relentless rain and cold weather, it was an […]
Year 4 have been continuing their trumpet learning in preparation for the Big Blast concert in July! q
Our attendance winners this term are Class 7. They have won the breakfast again so the children asked to share their secrets with teh school. What are your top tips […]
Well done to all year 4 on achieving their swimming certificate from swimming! We are proud of you all for pushing yourself each week!
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 […]
An impromptu reading session 10 mins before break – what a lovely surprise for Book Week! Remember to dress up as your favorite book character on Friday!
Today, Year 4 have been investigating which material is the best at keeping a hot potato warm for the longest period of time. We have tested foil, paper, plastic and […]
Class 6 this week have carried out an investigation into the Digestive System. This investigation saw us making POO! The children worked together to go through each process of the […]
Cooking club is fully up and running now at Roughwood and what mini chefs we are becoming. Week 1 we made our very own fruit kebabs with melted chocolate. Each […]
As part of our topic we have been making our own minutiae aeroplanes in DT. We have used a wooden clothes peg and lollipop sticks to make them! Here is […]
As part of our Nemesis project, Y4 are keen to see us reuse and ♻️ recycle clothing, rather than it ending up in landfill. Please get involved by donating any […]
Over the past 2 weeks we have been writing a non-chronological report on Chameleons. The children have learnt all about the 171 different species of chameleons. Ask them about their […]
Wow! What an amazing evening we all had. Our talented pupils attended the Young Voices concert held at the Motor Point Arena last night (8th January) and became part of […]
This year, KS2 have worked hard to produce a performance no one will forget. Children from Year 3 to Year 6 made up the cast and gave two outstanding performances. […]
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 […]
We have been taking advantage of our new ICT suite today by using Purple Mash to create bar charts from tables with information in. We will be using these bar […]
In class 6 this week we have moved on with out literacy to looking at Instructions. Today we have looked at the features of instructions. We have also instructed Miss […]
In class 6 we are improving our presentation of handwriting every day! I have introduced a hand writer of the week award. The child who’s handwriting has improved each week […]
Class 6 are involved in the Rotherham schools linking project. This project is to link children with other children from different schools to learn about diversity. Today the children had […]
During this week class 6 have been busy doing a range of different learning. In our maths we have been looking at measures using rulers and then developing into finding […]
Class 7 members have been creating some interesting watercolour and pen zentangle designs depicting creatures affected by plastic pollution.
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 […]
We have been learning about the sacrifices made by soldiers during wartime. We have made sun catchers in Class 7 to represent our gratitude. These will be on display in […]
On Thursday parents came into school to help with our Rags to Bags project. We really appreciated all the help to get our t-shirt bags nearly completed.
Today we are adding embellishments to our innovative designs in preparation for the big stitch up next week. This is our penultimate session and I just wanted to say a […]
This week class 6 are starting to look at division. Some children have been using resources to divide by grouping whilst other children have been using the bus stop method […]
Congratulations to Keagan S, who has shown real resilience with his Vocabulary learning! Keep up the hard work! Polite reminder to everyone else: make sure if you are in Y4, […]
On Tuesday morning Pop’s Outdoor Adventure came in to work alongside Class 6 in our Eco Warriors Workshop. During the morning the children discussed the impact plastic is having on […]
This week has been a fun-filled first week back in Class 6. We have come in full of energy and bursting with ideas for all our learning. We have started […]
Year 4 have enjoyed their guided reading this week. We have been looking at our class text under the water in our immersive reading environment. Let’s make sure we are […]
On Friday 2nd February, the magic of ‘Hogwarts’ came to Roughwood Primary School. The children had all received their acceptance letters by owl before Christmas. This was the much-anticipated night […]
We are coming to the end of this term’s topics and thinking about what we liked and enjoyed the most. Class 7 have put together a short film to let […]