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.
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 […]
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 […]
I love that Class 4 have continued to keep up their hard work throughout our school from home period. Class 4 have always enjoyed reading and as you can see […]
The children planned their orienteering course and placed markers around the grounds. Numbers, letters and symbols used for a variety of sessions.
Miss Would explored the thoughts and feelings of the characters from the Easter Story in the Garden of Gethsemane
Year 6 have been busy creating Air Raid Precaution (ARP) video’s to demonstrate the importance of being prepared during World War 2.
Today we are filming our instructional videos on ‘How to Survive an Air raid’ Look out for the finished products!
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 […]
As part of science week we were set the challenge to find the best material to make our very own catapult. We looked at different designs before we designed what […]
As part of our science week we went into the hall to do a silly science workshop. We saw lots of different science experiments and learnt some new scientific vocabulary […]
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 […]
As part of Science week Class 4 were set with a task of designing and building a contraption that would encourage local wildlife to our environment. The children initially thought […]
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 […]
Class 2 enjoyed reading in their pyjamas with a cup of hot chocolate this afternoon to celebrate world book day.
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 […]
Class 6 enjoyed reading in their pyjamas this morning, to celebrate World Book Day. I hope that they will develop a lifetime love of reading.
Y5/6 first Tag Rugby training session preparing for the upcoming festival. Children developed their passing skills and how to effectively carry the ball.
Today class 4 learnt how to find countries on a map of Europe and we used an atlas to help us. We then used our shading skills we have developed […]
Class 5 working collaboratively hunting for matching calculations around the classroom! Keep up the hard work!
Today, we have investigated reflection using our scientific enquiry skills. We have used IT to present our learning.
Today, children who are our elected School Council visited the Town Hall and met the Mayor. We learnt about democracy and how our wonderful towns history.
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 […]