Class 4 have been investigating the effects of friction to moving objects. We had a look at which surface would contain the most friction.. we found out the wood surface […]
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 […]
Using our tone skills in Year 1 with different pens and pencils ready for our picture this work based on our wonderful local city Sheffield. Looming forward to the outcomes.
Wow! What an amazing evening we all had. Our talented pupils attended the Young Voices concert held at the Sheffield Arena last night and became part of a choir made […]
In year 1 we have been creating some pastel art to help us with our literacy where we are writing setting descriptions.
Our Year 2 children have been creating videos about their topic Fur, Feathers and Skin. This is just one of the videos from a small group talking about Giraffes to […]
In class 4 today, the children have been creating a maze game, starting with an animated sprite. The children have drawn their own Pac Man styled sprites which they then […]
We have another set of winners for the Young Writers’ Competition – these children will have their poetry published in a book 📚 which will be available to buy. Huge […]
Roughwood children have written letters to the family of Hillary, thanking her for encouraging their love, enthusiasm and passion for reading.
Class 7 and 8 learnt some festive songs (and an Imagine Dragons song!) complete with Makaton actions.
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 […]
This afternoon Class 4 and 5 combined to take part in their own little spelling competition. Around the playground were lots of different spellings, some of them were spelt incorrectly. […]
Today, The Willow Tree Warriors had their first meeting together. They began by viewing their Willow Tree Warrior pictures that are inspired by Interland (an online internet safety experience) before […]
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 […]
These lovely young ladies have been selected to have their poetry published in the Young Writers’ Poetry book 📚 Well done, girls!
Our Y4 children are proud to show their swimming 🏊♀️ certificates this afternoon in assembly. Well done 👍🏻 to every single one of them.
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 […]
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 Wednesday 4th December, Roughwood children presented a wonderful assembly to parents. There were some extremely confident children reading during the performance and the Christingles children have made lit up […]
Roughwood has spread some Christmas cheer today by singing carols at the local shop. We raised over £20 for school and all the residents who joined us had a wonderful […]
Laying down the rhythm for our class track!
We have had a wonderful night singing our favourite carols here at Roughwood. We have had a great game of Bingo and a quiz whwe we gave away lots of […]
Our message from our partner school in France: We are two classes of Year 3 pupils, in France we say “CE1”! We are from Marseilles in the South of France, […]
In Acorns, we had a wonderful time with Pop. He set up the outdoor area based on the book we have been reading, The Gruffalo’s Child. To start with, we […]
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 enjoyed a workshop with Mrs Foxley-Johnson this morning, exploring how to manage their emotions.
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 […]
In science over the past couple of weeks we have been looking at what a habitat is and what an animal needs within that habitat to survive. We designed and […]
Key Stage 1 and 2 Children participated in Roughwood’s Spelling Bee this afternoon. They all worked tremendously hard, vying for the Top Speller and Most Improved Speller position. Huge congratulations […]
Superb from these girls today. Showed fantastic collaboration and resilience throughout the day. Some amazing skills on show.
Year 3D have been using the Chromebooks this week to create animations on Scratch.
Children have been learning about dialogue in Year 3 and using some brilliant oracy skills. Well done everyone, this is fantastic learning.
This week we have been learning about fractions of shapes and fractions of quantities. We investigated how to find different fractions of different shapes. We were also able to 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 […]
This afternoon Y3D have been learning how to use Pen and Ink, using different techniques such as: Hatching, Cross-Hatching and Stippling.
Children in Foundation today have been using the green screen to do some of their filming for this year’s Willow Tree Film Festival entries. They have been using a backdrop […]
Class 4 began their division lessons by going outside and using practical objects. This is where we were introduced to remainders! We even used ourselves to understand the inverse of […]
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’.‘
Class 6 have spent a fascinating afternoon at Ewden Water Treatment Works today. Huge thanks to our guides, Charlotte and Helena, from Yorkshire Water 💦 who made it so interesting! […]
We have enjoyed taking part in anti-bullying week. We started by reading Don’t Hog the Hedge. Hattie the Hedgehog was really kind and shared her hedge with her friends. We […]
It has been our last club this week and children have been programming their robots to follow a line drawn on the floor. We didn’t quite get there but we […]
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 […]
We worked together to create our wreath, which is now proudly on display in our classroom.
Class 4 have been continuing to develop our musical playing skills. They are working really hard on reading and interpreting music! Keep it up children!
The children have enjoyed forming electrical circuits and exploring what makes the lightbulb brighter and dimmer. We also investigated which materials conduct the electricity to form a complete circuit.
Class 6 have been using their bodies today to create percussion sounds and interesting rhythms.
Roughwood Primary School gathers to show respect to all the people who lost their lives and fought for us in WW1 and for all men and women who have given […]
Y3S have been learning lots about local geography. We have learnt lots about our local environment, Rotherham. Today we looked at comparing Rotherham to another environment, London. We looked at […]
Class 4 have been working with Mr Clarke to create a video animation using the software Scratch. As you can see they have used fantastic team work and resilience despite […]
Class 4 are beginning to write an explanation text all about how plants grow! We have spent lots of time ordering and sequencing accurately and creating our own images and […]
This morning at break time KS2 have enjoyed a slice of toast sold by our enterprise club for 20p. We have learnt a few lessons from our first day and […]
Year 6 today have been writing some magnificent setting descriptions. We can’t wait to show you the published pieces!
More photos from our amazing trip to Tropical World as part of our topic this Autumn term!
Class 4 had a fantastic trip at tropical world to help us delve deeper into our topic based all around the Rainforest. We learnt lots of new information about the […]
Children have used their knowledge of hatching and cross-hatching to great tone in these fantastic pen and ink images of Tudor homes.
Class 6 proudly presenting our Harvest Moon poem, which we performed at the Harvest Festival celebrations this week.
In Computing Club we have been busy building robots and using a Crumble motherboard we have started to program them. We are using our knowledge of coding and algorithms to […]
Children at Roughwood are in the process of setting up a break time shop to sell toast and smoothies. To help us set up our business, children visited Rockingham to […]
Roughwood Primary school perform beautifully for the Harvest Festival. We are incredibly proud of all Roughwood learners. Thank you to all parents and carers for attending. We are so very […]
This week we have been reading Oliver’s Fruit Salad. In the story, Oliver doesn’t like fruit however, they go to the supermarket to buy lots of fruit and Grandpa suggests […]
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 […]
Y3/4 Girls receiving their certificates after competing in the Rawmarsh School Games Football Festival
In SUMMs, Class 7 have been counting through zero into negative numbers. We then practised by playing “tug of war”.
As part of our genre writing we are looking at including adjectives for effect and precision. To practice this, we played an adjective game where we had to think of […]
Y3S used a variety of resources to help find information for our non chronological report. We decided to follow a carousel and use lots of different things: they included: non […]
We are thrilled to use Chrome Books for our research lesson. This will help us greatly as we write our non-chronological reports.
Thank you to all the parents that engaged in our family learning session on Monday. It was a great event, which the children thoroughly enjoyed! We hope you enjoyed it too.
We read the story, it was hard to understand that words can change the way we feel. We used some role play to understand the different things we may say […]
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 in Maths, Year 3 have been exploring subtraction and the ways we can use it. In the photos below, children have created their own number lines using string […]
This week in maths class three have been learning about measuring. We have looked at what we use to weigh things. We can use the terminology grams and kilograms. After […]
Today key stage one and foundation stage two met the author Simon Murray. We listened to some of his stories and learnt how to create illustrations like the ones in […]