Since completing our topic in Y6, we didn’t get a chance to look at the post-war history and the wonderful things which followed. Today we have studied Andy Warhol and […]
We are pleased to see that the first day back has been a brilliant one. Children in Y6 and Y1 have been welcomed back into school and have had a […]
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. […]
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) day on 8th May, children in Class 9 have been researching, designing and making their very own wartime recipes. Below […]
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 […]
The children were challenged to read in unusual places during lockdown and they certainly rose to the challenge. There has been quite a lot of reading in cupboards, some reading […]
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 […]
Last term, class 9 began creating an evacuee video as part of an animation project. The project involved researching why children were evacuated and how, creating storyboards, characters (sprites) and […]
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 […]
Year 6 have been using their formal writing skills to write letters from the government in war time. They are informing the citizens of Great Britain about Operation Pied Piper […]
Y5/6 first Tag Rugby training session preparing for the upcoming festival. Children developed their passing skills and how to effectively carry the ball.
Year 6 visited Kelham Island today to discover Sheffield’s involvement within WWII. They have learned about the lives of those who worked in the steel industry during WWII, the importance […]
Today, we have investigated reflection using our scientific enquiry skills. We have used IT to present our learning.
Our watercolour poppy artwork is progressing well. We are looking forward to the finished product.
Today, Year 6 (Class 9) have been designing and drawing sprites and backdrops for their animations. The animations cover World War II child evacuations and the Christmas Truce that occurred […]
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.
Year 6 have shown excellent resilience, independence and creativity this week building their character descriptions of our main characters from our class text, Goodnight Mr. Tom. The standard of writing […]
Here are some of the fantastic videos created by Year 6 to show what can happen if you do not act responsibly online. Children have written their own scripts and […]
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 […]
Keeping safe online is becoming increasingly difficult in today’s world where technology can advance quicker than we can keep up. Our Year 6 children have written and filmed some short […]
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 […]
Superb from these girls today. Showed fantastic collaboration and resilience throughout the day. Some amazing skills on show.
We have recently installed a green screen in school and we were so excited to try it we put this together. We hope you like Year 6 reading some of […]
Year 6 today have been writing some magnificent setting descriptions. We can’t wait to show you the published pieces!
The children have learnt so much today at Crucial Crew. We have learnt about road safety, first aid, criminal responsibility, internet safety and hate crime. A very informative but fun […]
We are thrilled to use Chrome Books for our research lesson. This will help us greatly as we write our non-chronological reports.
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 […]
As part of our learning on persuasive texts, we have engaged in conference-style discussions about plastic pollution under the title of ‘A single person can’t change the world.’
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 […]
Today we have been using pastels and paints to create different tones and strength of colour. Our puffins have turned out fantastic.
We have crossed the causeway to Holy Island and are now stranded till 4 when the tide goes out. It’s a good job there’s lots to see and do and […]
Today some Year 6 children have set of on an adventure to Northumberland. In school, we have been learning about where our peers are going and some of the magnificent […]
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 […]
So many awards have been given this afternoon to our fantastic Year 6 children. We celebrate all the achievements of our Year 6s. They have worked incredibly hard, and we […]
This evening, year 6 children from Roughwood, Greasbrough and Rockingham joined together for an unforgettable prom. The theme was neon and there were some magnificent ourfits and that’s just the […]
Preparation for the Year 6 prom next week are well underway today. Can you guess the theme?
Some great peer assessment happening in Year 6 today as children focus on writing. Today we are writing a narrative about the evacuation during WWII.
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 […]
Children in Year 6 have been learning about Fractions. As part of our learning we are finding equivalent fractions, adding and subtracting with different denominators and multiplying.
Year 6 have has a magnificent visit to Kelham Island as part of their learning about WWII. Children all dressed up as Evacuees and had a brilliant immersive day of […]
Children have been working in groups to calculate the percentage of a shape in different colours. We have also converted these percentages to decimals and fractions. Great work Y6.
What amazing outcomes we have had from our art sessions with Mr Williams. We have used pastel to create tone and texture. Our gas masks on sticks will be great […]
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 […]
Year 6 have been working hard on their huge part in the WWI performance at Magna. The play was about Rotherham soldiers going to war in 1914 and they lived […]
A wonderful animation created by Y6 at Roughwood this week. Well done everyone who helped create the backdrops and props. A great effect and a great way to learn about WW1. #wewillrememberthem #animation
Year 6 have celebrated having the best attendance in school this term with an attendance breakfast. Parents were invited into school to celebrate with their children. Thank you to everyone […]
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 […]
While the majority of year 6 have been on residential in Northumberland, back at school we have been writing newspapers and creating pen and ink images of the ocean. We […]
While most of Year 6 are in Northumberland, back at school we are creating some stunning pen and ink pieces of art to go with our Grace Darling newspapers.
Today we have been using our sculpting skills to demonstrate our knowledge of coastal erosion. Using clay, we have created models showing the headland, caves, arches, stacks and stumps which […]
Children have been learning how to add decimals up to two decimal places in year 6. We have used lots of visual resources to help us represent ones, tenths and […]
To our wonderful Year 6 children, good luck and thank you for the memories!
Yesterday, the children in Class 9 were challenged to create the fastest rocket-powered car. They spent the morning designing, decorating and naming their cars and spent the afternoon racing them. […]
As part of their topic learning, the children in Class 9 hosted a VE Day celebration this afternoon for their families. We sang songs, danced, read poems and enjoyed sandwiches […]
The children in Year 6 are enjoying ther afternoon watching the semi final of the UEFA Under-17. What a fabulous way to end SATs week! Well done to all […]
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 […]
Today, the children in Class 9 visited Kelham Island Museum as part of their World War II topic learning. The children really got into the spirit by dressing up as […]
This afternoon, Class 9 invited their parents into class to complete a STEM activity, which was inspired by our Viking topic. With their parents, the children have made some excellent […]
As part of their topic, the children in Class 9 have been busy programming Viking raid animations. They have been creatively adapting Scratch software to design their own unique projects! […]
This term, our class text is ‘Viking Boy’. It is a tale about Gunnar (the son of a Viking chieftain) whose home is raided by the Wolf Men. As he […]
Today, the Year 6 children visited the Lifewise Centre to take part in a range of real-life scenarios related to personal safety. Throughout the day, they have learnt about such […]
On Tuesday 18th July, Class 9 had a very exciting visit from two martial arts instructors. The children were taught some of the basic martial arts fighting and defense skills […]
We bid a fond farewell to our Year 6 pupils today, as they leave us to start at their new schools next week. They have been a fantastic group of […]
This week, Year 6 held a VE-Day Style street party to mark the culmination of this term’s topic about World War 2. There were songs, poems and dancing along with, […]