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
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 […]
Class 5 have been continuing our Roscars project this week! We are really excited for our entry this year as we look back through the decades at the significant happenings […]
This week, the children have been busy creating foil Direction pads to control their sprites within the maze during Computer club. The children have also been experimenting with Bananas to […]
Y3 children had a super amazing day at Kelham Island consolidating and expanding their knowledge of Steel. They learnt more about key people such as Henry Bessemer and Harry Brearley! […]
Our watercolour poppy artwork is progressing well. We are looking forward to the finished product.
Today Class 4 began their second strand of multiplication by recalling and reciting different times tables. They used their challenge skills, team work skills and reflection skills to complete different […]
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 […]
Class 7 have been learning about sexual and asexual reproduction in plants, and about vegetative propagation – artificially regrowing plants. Today we set up our own investigation to regrow spring […]
Today Class 4 continued to work on editing and improving their sketching skills. They worked really hard on drawing to scale and getting a good level of detail using different […]
As part of our mental health week we did lots of work on courage. We discussed what courage was and children thought about times in their own life when they […]
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.
Today class 4 were working on a variety of sketching techniques including cross hatching and stippling. They learnt how to create tone and texture too. We will be attempting to […]
Ann Foxly Johnson is in school today supporting our classes with internet safety week. Children are learning about keeping safe online and how to be responsible digital citizens.
As part of our ICT curriculum, Class 7 have been using ‘I Can Animate’ and ‘iMovie’ to create and edit a short story for the topic of this half term […]
We have ended our subtraction strand of maths with a challenging orienteering course!
In science club this week we looked at different ways to create weather in a jar. We used soap, water and glitter to create a tornado. Then we used shaving […]
The KS2 corridor were disturbed during their learning this week by an unexpected crime! The children were puzzled to why anyone would destroy our fantastic learning environment!
Find your brave… this week we have been focusing on children’s Mental Health Week and we have been exploring courage.
What can we do to help us face our fears? Class 6 voted for this question after looking at the P4C book this week for Children’s Mental Health Week.
This week we have looked at programming a sprite to move left and right navigating obstacles. Children will then use a controller to control the program.
In Y5, we looked at some statements and decided which ones were brave and which ones weren’t. We decided on different ways to categorise them; some of us ranked them […]
Class 4 have been researching all about Harry Brearley and Henry Bessemer. They used the iPads to research key information such as dates, early life and significant to the steel […]
We have been learning how to use our pencils to create effective artwork, using shade and tone.
As part of our learning about animation, we made our own examples of thaumatropes to understand how animation was created many years ago. Watch our videos at the end to […]
We have been researching Dreamworks Animation, linking to our class text of How to Train Your Dragon. We are now creating our own quizzes and learning how to add effects […]
Today Class 4 and 5 made a shocking discovery, someone or thing had appeared to destroy our beloved plotting shed. After thorough investigation we decided to conduct our Big Write […]
Class 6 writers are editing and improving our final drafts for the BBC 500 Words story competition. We have our fingers crossed that we may have some good news in […]
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 […]
Children in school have been creating scripts and bringing them to life as part of our digital media learning this term. What brilliant special effects, we can’t wait for the […]
We are the game makers of tomorrow in the programming club with Mr Clarke. Children have been creating their own maze game and controlling the characters with controllers.
Mrs Robbins has been in class 2 today teaching us some key skills for painting using water colours. First we painted primary colours and then mixed these to make secondary […]
Class 7 using a variety of skills to complete team building exercise.
We have been writing our own version of the well known story Shrek. This morning we used our best handwriting to publish so that we can make our very own […]
We have been using the Green Screen in ICT with Mr Clarke. In Friday’s session, we are going to be using the Green Screen to perform ‘The Tiger Who Came […]
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 […]
Please take a look at all the fantastic outcomes that Class 4 produced during the two week Grimm and Co sesssions. The creativity blew Miss Sare away!
Today class 4 have used the chrome books to research our new topic steel. We discovered that many things are made from steel and why that material is chosen above […]
Some Y5&6 pupils have had the opportunity to attend a writing workshop with author Harriet Goodwin. They have been inspired by her creativity and have started writing their own exciting […]
Members of Class 6 are now expert translators of Arabic and Roman Numerals and can convert easily between the two! They set out on a quest to count items in […]
Class 9 have used their mapping skills and Atlas skills to locate places where children were evacuated from and to during WW2. We have researched evacuation and will use our […]
In class 3 we were lucky enough to visit Grimm and Co twice and help to reclaim some of Graham’s memories. We found many different objects and helped to come […]
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.