In Year 5 we have been learning about the phases of the moon and created animations to show this. We used paper first and then created an animation using a […]
Phenomenal artwork in Mrs Miller’s Year 5 bubble today! It took the children a lot of patience and resilience but the results are outstanding.
Miss Sare was blown away by the Y5’s pieces of writing. The children decided they wanted to write a persuasive letter to Mr Whitehouse in hope that he would choose […]
Year 5 created some stunning pastel artwork based on the solar system.
We learnt about primary, secondary and tertiary colours and practised our colour mixing skills
We converted 2 metres into centimetres and millimetres, and then investigate how many straws we would need. We then used that to work out how many we’d need for 4m, […]
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 […]
We are inviting children back to school who are in Year 5 from Wednesday 24th June. Our Year 6 children wanted to show you what kinds of things you may […]
Class 7 and 8 produced some fantastic colour wheels at home to show their understanding of primary, secondary and tertiary colours
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. […]
Class 7 and 8 once again wowed their teachers with their effort and creativity, and created some space buggies! They had to research them, create a plan and then find […]
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 7 and 8 read the story “Lucy’s in Lockdown” and thought of some questions that we could discuss about what we had read. From each class, we chose a […]
It was back to distance learning on Monday and WOW! Class 7 were certainly ready and raring to go. Look at these outstanding collages they produced at home – the […]
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 […]
Just before Easter, Class 7 researched and wrote dragon and Viking poems in a variety of styles, such as haikus and cinquains. Have a look at their research, fabulous writing […]
Fabulous distance learning from class 7 this week. Here are some fantastic examples of creative, good quality learning, children working hard and even doing some extra bingo tasks!
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 […]
In Class 7, we have been learning about antonyms, which are opposites. We have been practising together and then today we have tried some on our own. We are learning […]
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. […]
In science this week, we have looked at the amount of light emitted from different locations within the classroom to evaluate the impact of shadows and objects. The children have […]
This week in Computing, class 8 have been using Microsoft Excel to record results of their favourite dragons from “How to Train Your Dragon” by creating tables and pie-charts. The […]
This week in Computing, Year 5 have been using Microsoft Excel to record results of their favourite dragons from “How to Train Your Dragon” by creating tables and pie-charts. The […]
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 […]
Y5/6 first Tag Rugby training session preparing for the upcoming festival. Children developed their passing skills and how to effectively carry the ball.
We’ve learnt about how sound travels, and we’ve found out that we watch 4 days of adverts per year! That’s a lot of Television! From the Wonderlab, to the Gaming […]
Class 7 have been learning about sexual and asexual reproduction in plants, and about vegetative propagation – artificially regrowing plants. Today we set up our own investigation to regrow spring […]
A fantastic session with Ann Foxley-Johnson about staying safe on the apps we use. We have now created our own posters about using these apps.
As part of our ICT curriculum, Class 7 have been using ‘I Can Animate’ and ‘iMovie’ to create and edit a short story for the topic of this half term […]
In Y5, we looked at some statements and decided which ones were brave and which ones weren’t. We decided on different ways to categorise them; some of us ranked them […]
We have been learning how to use our pencils to create effective artwork, using shade and tone.
As part of our learning about animation, we made our own examples of thaumatropes to understand how animation was created many years ago. Watch our videos at the end to […]
We have been researching Dreamworks Animation, linking to our class text of How to Train Your Dragon. We are now creating our own quizzes and learning how to add effects […]
Children in school have been creating scripts and bringing them to life as part of our digital media learning this term. What brilliant special effects, we can’t wait for the […]
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 […]
What a performance from our Year 5 children at Rotherham Civic. All the children were absolutely fantastic and did the school proud. We are all incredibly amazed by their achievements […]
Class 7 and 8 learnt some festive songs (and an Imagine Dragons song!) complete with Makaton actions.
A huge thank you to the students at Rotherham College for delivering their Anti-Bulling Drama performance to all of our pupils across the academy. We really appreciate and value you […]
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 […]
Year 5/6 have been creating their own maze games in ICT today. They had to create their own Pac-man inspired sprite and a stage with walls before creating their scripts […]
We have been trying to learn our tricky year 5/6 words! We are collaborating and challenging each other to learn a few every week and have been doing different activities […]
Superb from these girls today. Showed fantastic collaboration and resilience throughout the day. Some amazing skills on show.
This morning, we watched the scene where Macbeth kills the King, blames it on the guards and is made King of Scotland.
Such a treat on Tuesday morning to have a workshop and short performance of ‘Macbeth’ from the talented ‘Young Shakespeare Company’.‘
We worked together to create our wreath, which is now proudly on display in our classroom.
Children have used their knowledge of hatching and cross-hatching to great tone in these fantastic pen and ink images of Tudor homes.
Class 7 were super lucky and won both the Attendance Breakfast AND the Golden Table this week! Superstars!
In SUMMs, Class 7 have been counting through zero into negative numbers. We then practised by playing “tug of war”.
We are learning about materials and their properties, and have recently focused on the difference between dissolving and melting – dissolving is when a solid mixes with a liquid to […]
In class 7 we looked at “Words and our heart”. Our question was – “Should you think before you speak?” We thought of lots of other interesting questions we could […]
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 5/6 have been having sessions with Ms Roberts from Wingfield and have finished learning One Call Away.
Thank you to all families that attended the sessions with Rotherham CLC, who kindly came to do a “structures and materials” session with children and families from classes 7 and […]
In Year 5 we have started our large pastel pictures, looking at Tudor patterns. We have only just started these but, as I’m sure you will agree, Class 7 have […]
Year 5’s science topic this half term is materials and their properties. We have started the topic by looking at a variety of materials, thinking of ways we can describe […]
We have started the Autumn term by looking at place value. Today we have completed some practical collaborative activities to consolidate our learning this week.
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 […]
Children from Roughwood have been working hard on a dance routine in order to receive their Arts Award Discover certificates. Today, children visited Magna to perform their dances in front […]
Children have had a special visitor today in school. Children in Years 5, 3 and 2 were able to watch a professional dancer to support their performances with Balbir. Children […]
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 […]
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. […]
Year 5 took part in a concert for parents and the public at the Rotherham Minster. It was the first time many of our children had been inside the Minster […]
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 […]
Great writing this morning in Y5. Children have been writing their own play scripts based on the performance we are currently working on in school. The performance will be in […]
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 […]
Some collaboration with Y5 cross sectional Tudor designs. Did you know that glass was extremely expensive? Designs included steep roofs and wooden beams.
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 […]
This afternoon, the children in class 8 invited their parents and family members into class to visit our memories exhibition, which was inspired by our class book ‘Tom’s Midnight Garden’. […]
In Science this term, Class 8 are learning all about Space! In our most recent lesson, we looked at how the sun affects our shadows during the course of the […]
We’re already thinking about the coming term in the new year and thought you might like to see the fabulous novels we are going to be studying. Y1&2 – James […]
Many of our pupils in Year 5 and 6 are recovering from their recent residential visits. Year 6 spent four nights in Northumberland and had visits to Bamburgh Castle, Lindisfarne […]
All things magical arrived at Roughwood this week, as the hall was transformed into a Magical Marketplace. Pupils, parents and staff mingled with witches, wizards and warlocks to trade their wares: […]