Class 2 has been learning about animal poems this week. We had a mini competition between the boys and girls to see who could do the best performance! It was […]
This week in Science, we’ve been learning about light and the rules of reflection … … which linked perfectly with a challenging reflection problem that came up in this week’s […]
Class 3 absolutely loved maths learning yesterday. They worked in groups of 3 and they had 7 questions to answer. Children worked on using the greater than, less than and […]
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 […]
Class 4 took their Maths lesson outside once again. We drew a number line on the yard and then ordered a mixture of visual representation, 3/4 digit numbers and numbers […]
We have been extremely lucky today to have a personalised assembly delivered by Google. We were also joined by our Rotherham MP, Sarah Champion! Our children really enjoyed the assembly […]
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 […]
Children in Class 4 have been writing a diary recount based around our class text, “Meet me by the Steelmen.” During our planning stages, we decided to expand our vocabulary […]
Today children from Class 4 took their maths outdoors. They had to find as many different numbers as possible: some visual representations, numerals and words and then partition them! They […]
Last week in year 1 our classroom was invaded by monsters from around the world. We have been learning all about these monsters and used talk for write to help […]
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 […]
Class 4 have been working extremely hard on their handwriting. They have practiced formation and posture aswell as pen grip – they are determined to learn how to join their […]
Mrs Graham’s group have enjoyed taking their Maths learning outside today in the sunshine! Take a look at our fantastic place value learning …
Y2 had great fun mastering balancing on different objects. The skipping rope challenge was a big hit with all the children.
This week we have been thinking about what makes us worry. First we shared the story “The huge bag of worries” and then we talked about how worries make us […]
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.
Y5 & 6 enjoying their first Hockey lesson. Skill focus was how to dribble the ball using a variety of techniques.
Over the last few days Class 4 have been refreshing their memories on place value. We have been using a variety of concrete and pictorial resources to show the value […]
Today we had our first handwriting lesson. We refreshed our memories on the correct posture and grip. Class 4 are determined to improve our handwriting and aim to remember to […]
Class 4 have been practicing some new colouring techniques that they will now be able to apply in their future illustrations. We have learnt new techniques such as gradate, layer, […]
What a fantastic start class 3 have made to year 2. They are so enthusiastic to all aspects of learning. They have a love of reading and are so inquisitive […]
Children in Year 6 have started using their creative pastel techniques as we start our new topic.
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 […]
Even though we have not all been able to come together in school like we usually do, we can still honestly say that Roughwood has Tallent! Well done to all […]
We have had our first ever virtual assembly here at Roughwood. We have invested in webcams for every class and we are now connected via Zoom. We have taken the […]
This year’s Willow Tree Film Festival has been a truly amazing event even though it has been done remotely. Roughwood has still managed to do extremely well in all categories […]
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.
Recently, children from around the world joined together for an online sing along which was hosted by Young Voices. The song, “Power in Me” was chosen to promote and represent […]
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 […]
Y6 have used Google maps to plan their route to secondary school.
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, […]
Children have been using their knowledge of coordinates and map reading skills to complete our orienteering challenge in school this week.
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 […]
Y6 developed a variety of tennis skills and gained greater tactical knowledge of the game.
As part of our Victorian topic, Miss Sare has decided to set up a big question debate. The question is, ‘Should Roughwood bring back the cane like the Victorians?’ Over […]
Class 7 and 8 produced some fantastic colour wheels at home to show their understanding of primary, secondary and tertiary colours
Today class three have been making pirate wanted posters using tea stained paper. They have described there pirates and explained why they are wanted.
Each year, children from schools across Rotherham are invited to participate in a film and animation competition. Attached below are several pdf files containing information for anyone interested in entering […]
Rhys from Class 4 has blown Miss Sare away with his fantastic Victorian poetry. He has created some amazing rhyming couplets and the finished piece is amazing! Great job Rhys!
KS1 attempted a 16 hole foot golf course in their PE lesson today. It really challenged all of the children with regards their kicking technique and the amount of power […]
On Friday as part of the literacy task children were asked to use drama to act out the pirate they had created earlier on in the week. These four children […]
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 […]
PE has been a vital part in the children’s learning since returning to school. They’ve taken part in a number of assault courses this week and have shown great resilience […]
Miss Sare is so proud that class 4 are continuing to work on their target of being fully fluent readers. It’s been great to hear from parents that children are […]
It has been great to see Class 4 continue their topic learning during distance learning. They have been super busy learning all about the Victorians, including all about the conditions […]
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
Children from Roughwood have really been thinking hard about how and what keeps their mind healthy as part of mental health awareness week. We thought about the different emotions we […]
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 […]
Staff across Willow Tree have been celebrating VE Day and we have put together this little video for you. We hope you have enjoyed your VE Day celebrations too. Please […]
Summer and Mason have been busy creating some beautiful bunting to commemorate V E Day tomorrow. It looks beautiful and must have taken hours! Well done!
Year 3 have had a call from Ruffi school in France and have taken part in a french lesson. It was wonderful to see the children engaging in their learning […]
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 […]
In this week’s Zoom discussion, Class 5 have read the story “Lucy in Lockdown” and discussed the meaning of the story. Here are a few snapshots from the session.
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 […]
This week class 2 have really been missing their friends and can’t wait to get back to school. They decided to share a positive message to lift their spirits and […]
You may have seen the challenge from Mrs Smith who works in school teaching digital media skills where she asks for any news from your households. If you would like […]
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 […]
Y3S have been working hard on creating a timeline of significant past events linking to the topic of learning for the last term. Each group of children researched a specific […]
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 […]
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 […]
As part of our topic ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’ class 2 have been reading the story, Zog, by Julia Donaldson. The story is about a dragon called Zog who goes to school […]