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 […]
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.
An impromptu reading session 10 mins before break – what a lovely surprise for Book Week! Remember to dress up as your favorite book character on Friday!
As part of our fraction work the children in class 6 have enjoyed pancake day a day early. We have used our knowledge of fractions of amounts to create our […]
Can you represent 6/8 in the outdoor environment?
This week in Class 2 we have been learning all about Fractions. On Monday we found half of shapes and created a picture: On Tuesday we cut fruit into quarters […]
Children in Class 2’s Phonics Club have enjoyed using the outdoor environment to support their phonics learning. We used chalks and climbed the tyres, writing and reading words that included […]
Today, Year 4 have been investigating which material is the best at keeping a hot potato warm for the longest period of time. We have tested foil, paper, plastic and […]
In Foundation 1, we have enjoyed tasting different Chinese food. We tried noodles, rice, prawn crackers, sweet chilli sauce, hoi sin sauce, soy sauce, spring rolls and fortune cookies. We […]
We could not be more proud of the children in Year 5 at Roughwood Primary School this week. They have used the iPads to begin creating their animations in groups. […]
Year 5 drafted their persuasive emails to the council requesting help with funding for a bicycle and scooter shelter. The email has been sent and we await their reply…
Class 6 this week have carried out an investigation into the Digestive System. This investigation saw us making POO! The children worked together to go through each process of the […]
Children have been working in groups to calculate the percentage of a shape in different colours. We have also converted these percentages to decimals and fractions. Great work Y6.
In Foundation 1 we have enjoyed learning how to use the iPads. We have had lots of fun playing different games we have been learning how to count and match […]
There may not have been much snow today but KS1 have taken the opportunity to get out and collect what they could for their snow potions.
Over the last few weeks, Class 5 have started to write a newspaper recount about the mysterious break in at the local bakery which we read about in our class […]
As part of our topic we have been making our own minutiae aeroplanes in DT. We have used a wooden clothes peg and lollipop sticks to make them! Here is […]
Over the last two weeks, we have read Dear Zoo, we then wrote a letter to the zoo to see if they would send us a pet. Each day, we […]
In science, we have been learning how light travels. We have put our knowledge to good use by making periscopes. What better way is there to test them out than […]
We have been looking at intricate patterns in nature and are now designing a new butterfly 🦋 linking to our book about survival in the rainforest.
Incredibly lucky… we have the author David Lawrence Jones visiting us this morning and talking about his collection of books. He books will be available to purchase this week in […]
Class 3 have been sharing their Christmas gifts this week – Some amazing Science Lab and investigations. We have had so much fun from exploring how to make volcanic eruptions […]
Do you know what date the Lego company was founded?
Today we have been using ICT to create educational resources to help people to keep a positive digital footprint. These will look great on display.
In Class 2 we have been investigating different mixtures to see which creates the best magical potion. We mixed white vinegar with washing-up liquid, food colouring, salt, water and bicarbonated […]
It might have been a little bit cold and windy yesterday, but we didn’t let that stop our learning. We showed that we could remember how to write different fractions. […]
These children have increased their speed and improved their timetable scores. The top three winners from each class will be announced in January. Well done to all children. We are […]
Staff and children have created a magical video this week to celebrate the countdown to Christmas and teh snow which has been falling on Roughwood. There has been lots of […]
In Y6, we have explored the meaning of a screwed up attendance certificate. The children pondered over whether it was done by someone with poor attendance as an act of […]
We have been taking advantage of our new ICT suite today by using Purple Mash to create bar charts from tables with information in. We will be using these bar […]