In Acorns this week, we have been talking about how we feel. We have come up with a simple way of finding out and tracking how everyone is feeling. We […]
Today the Y3 children had their very first ukulele lesson. They learnt the components of a ukulele and how to hold it correctly. They also learnt about the important of […]
Today Class 4 did a fantastic job of beginning to learn how to partition numbers with up to 4 digits! The children had to work in their partners to find […]
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.
Class 4 have been working exceptionally hard at ups killing our vocabulary so that we can create interesting sentences that will engage our readers. The children loved using a thesaurus […]
Class 3 today were visited by a Mobile Zoo. We had the chance to hold and stroke a snake, rabbit, bird and a bearded dragon. All children were extremely brave […]
This week we have created PowerPoints about Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. We learnt how to add animations and transitions to our PowerPoints too.
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 been learning about different tones of colour in year 3 to make some brilliant images of leaves from the jungle and rainforest. We have used pastels, watercolour and […]
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 […]
What a brilliant assembly we had today to showcase what children have been learning in class. Some children have only been playing an instrument since Easter and the progress made […]
Today, Year 3 have been learning about how rocks are formed. With chocolate and other ingredients, we simulated forming different types of rock.
What a wonderful Sports Day we had this year! Thank you to Wingfield Sports Leaders for supporting us in our teams. There were many different activities ranging from basketball to […]
Congratulations to Robbie for winning our reading draw this week. He’s chosen a fabulous book to enjoy at home.
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 […]
Super research on our new Science topic about rocks and soils today!
Class 5 have been partaking in lots of different drama techniques to enhance their new writing genre, “diaries”. Children began by hot seating to think deeper about our book character’s […]
This week in Nurture we have been reading ‘The Huge Bag of Worries’ We have talked about our worries, what it feels like when you are worried and what we […]
Isabel has won a book for reading regularly at home. Hope you enjoy this one!
A massive well done to Lucas, Willow and Holly for being published authors.
We have had a magnificent assembly with the Music Service today to showcase a range of instruments. We have been inspired.
As part of maths capacity and volume learning, class 5 decided to make a diversity potion. The children were given a recipe of different amounts. Things on the recipe included, […]
This week in science club we have been investigating how to create the biggest bubbles using washing up liquid. The children explored the amount of washing up liquid used and […]
Class 7 rose to the challenge to beat the teacher in creating intricately-patterned Potion Bottle Zentangles. Can you spot which one the teacher did? They are all fantastic!
This week, class 5 began their learning about measurements through an outdoor challenge. They worked in pairs to find their colour coded activity and use their rulers to solve mysteries. […]
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 […]
Today Class 5 used the computers to research the names and prices of different Victorian toys. We then discussed the value of money and just how much it has changed […]
As part of our science learning about rocks and soils, we wanted to investigate what happens to soil if it is left in water for a longer period of time. […]
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.
Today class 5 had a try at creating our very own Victorian wooden peg dolls. We began by researching other dolls from the victorian era and then thought carefully about […]
Today we have practiced our talk for writing about the Great Fire of London. We have collaborated to create movements and pictures to help us remember the events of the […]
This week, part of class 5 really got into the spirit of our topic ‘The Victorians’. They used pen and ink and Victorian style paper to write their name using […]
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 […]
Would you like a short vacation to the moon? Year 5 have designed hotels which will be built on the moon. Utterly amazed with Year 5’s hotel designs! Who would […]
Class 2, 3 and 4 have had visitors today from The Drama Hut so we could learn more about The Great Fire of London. We spoke to Thomas Farriner and […]
Will you succeed in astronaut training? Can you survive the gravitational force? Will you extract Amazonite from fragments of planet Venus? Children are deciding whether they could manage 6 months […]
Year 4 have been continuing their trumpet learning in preparation for the Big Blast concert in July! q
This week was our first week of Athletics with Graham from Winterhill School. We enjoyed taking part in lots of new activities including: Hurdles Skipping Walking on the balancing beam […]
In Chestnuts, we have been thinking about our feelings. Our question this week is: What are feelings? And how do we know what feeling it is? We discussed […]
Does sadness spread as easy as happiness? This week in Class 2 we have been thinking about our wellbeing both physically and mentally. We have shared ideas on what we […]
Can you always see how someone is feeling? How can you change the way someone is feeling? This week we have been thinking about our well being both physically and […]
As our SATs are fast approaching, Y6 are working hard revising all the grammar terminology we have learnt. Today we have played games to remind us about different types of […]
This week we started our new topic. We began by coming up with some questions about what we wanted to find out about The Great Fire of London. Some of […]
During P4C this week, Class 5 decided to discuss whether or not people can still feel emotions even when they might not show it. We talked in detail about […]
This week we have been thinking about healthy minds. We have begun our afternoons with mindfulness to help us to relax and recharge ready for learning. Our P4C discussion this […]
As part of our Maths this week, Class 5 completed an outdoor Maths activity to consolidate our knowledge of place value. Around the environment were a series of coloured shapes. […]
We were very lucky to have Sonia Burgess join us this morning for a fun filled music session. During the lesson, we joined in with actions to music before listening […]
Y6 have been creating models to support our learning on volume and surface area to help us to visualise in problem solving. It took a lot of resilience to keep […]
As part of our Maths learning this week, we have used times table balloons to help us practice our quick fire times tables in a fun and creative way. We […]
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 […]
These little splashers have all been successful in achieving ‘That’s Cool!’ Award. Well done! Well done to our Level 1 achievers! These children need congratulating for attaining Level 2! A […]
After discovering who the scientist Charles Macintosh was and what he discovered, class 4 decided to carry out an investigation into which materials would be best suited to make a […]
Lots of fantastic P.E going on at Roughwood this week! Class 5 demonstrated this through their very first ‘match’ of Netball. Over the past weeks with Mr Tyas, they […]
To consolidate our learning of 3D shapes, Class 5 decided to take a trip to our outdoor environment to look for real life objects made up of 3D Shapes. We […]
Well done to all year 4 on achieving their swimming certificate from swimming! We are proud of you all for pushing yourself each week!
Year 5 test a range of foods and have predicted which foods contain the highest and lowest amounts of fat. The stain will be evidenced in the morning… Three groups […]
Today, Class 5 created their very own 3-D top trump cards They used 3D shapes to find out their properties so that they could correctly design their own cards ready […]
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 […]
Well done to Class 2, 3 and 4 for taking part in Science week. We had Scientists from Sheffield Univeristy visit our school to talk about bugs. We spoke about […]
Mason has successfully completed the Healthy For Life programme. We are very proud of you Mason!
As part of our STEM project, Class 5 drafted in the help of parents to help create their very own robot following the design they created. The children found the […]
Long jump, 200m and more…
Today in ICT, Class 5 have been looking at different climates. We have been looking at how the climate in different countries contrast to our local geography and where we […]
Look out for the information leaflet going home today, which has been designed and published by some of our year 5 and year 6 children. Their advice: Remember to dismount […]
Today in Class 2 we have focused on direction and movement. What is direction? When do we need to give someone directions? What would we need to say to someone to […]
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.
In PHSE this week, Class 5 thought about the difference between roles and responsibilities. They thought exceptionally hard about what their roles and responsibilities were as part of our school […]
Class 7 creating stories to enter into BBC’s 500 words story writing competition. Good luck!
Why did Winnie’s potion explode? Class 2 interviewed Winnie the Witch, gaining an insight as to why her potion exploded. Winnie was asked many questions… What happened? When did it […]
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.