Year 5 & 6 have been using their Oracy skills to creat a video to persuade people to embark on a three-year voyage around teh world with captain Cook. Children […]
From making our favourite characters out of fruit and vegetables, stitching out favourite book characters and finding out favourite places to read, what a week we’ve had! The children learning […]
Year 4 had a fantastic morning today, learning to explain the 4 steps of the water cycle using Talk 4 Writing. We were all amazed at how fast we could […]
Over the last 2 weeks, class 9 have been writing detailed setting descriptions using extended metaphors based on our class text, Stowaway. Today we have praised each other’s efforts and […]
Year 4 have made a fantastic start to their new Literacy learning this week on persuasion! Take a look at their persuasive posters about taking care of our world …
Today in Literacy Miss Sare decided to host an oracy based live lesson whereby children had the chance to give their opinions on really open ended philosophical style questions. Children […]
Class 4 have finished their instructional writing genre and made time to publish their learning to the highest quality! Miss Sare was proud that the children continued to remember their […]
Y4G have become all 3! Mrs Graham is so proud she’s even starting to rhyme! We’ve been writing our own stories, based on our class text, Stig of the Dump, […]
Miss Sare thoroughly enjoyed doing a live handwriting session today in preparation for the children publishing their instructions learning from the last 2 weeks. The children loved holding up their […]
Today in literacy we started our new text Professor Puffendorf’s secret potions. Children were asked to draw the main character and around her use expanded noun phrases and adjectives to […]
Today Miss Sare asked the children to film themselves giving some spoken instructions. Following the live lesson, Miss Sare asked them to ensure they included time conjunctions aswell as imperative […]
Classes 5 & 6 have really wowed us this week with their descriptive writing about Stig from Stig of the Dump! They’ve been so creative with their language choices and […]
Y3 were set the task to create some creative freeze frames of the farmers from our class text doing different things. They had to show: Bunce full up after eating […]
Well done Class 2 for producing amazing literacy work this week at home. We have been planning and writing instructions on how to make our own potions. The children have […]
Y4G have really gone above and beyond today, getting into character as Stig from their new class book! We thought it might not work remotely but these children have shown […]
Year 6 have made a wonderful start to their new unit of writing today, with some fantastic drama! They were thinking about how it would feel to experience a real […]
Y3 are beginning their new genre, explanation texts. This morning children were set a task of designing their own Miss Sare pleaser machine. They thought about what Miss Sare would […]
In literacy this week we began by researching all about South America. We found lots of interesting facts. Today we started creating our information booklet. We designed our front cover […]
The children in class 3 have loved literacy today. They have been researching all about South America. They have found interesting facts, the languages that are spoken, countries in South […]
Over the last few days, Class 4 have been set the challenge of designing their own new and original shop that would be in Meadowhall. Yesterday they drew, thought of […]
Over the last few weeks, Y3 have been writing a newspaper recount all about the break-in at the bakery in our class text, Meet me by the Steelmen. Today we […]
Class 4 have been using lots of drama techniques to help support them with their new writing genre a Newspaper Recount. Today we created some frieze frames to portray the […]
The children in Class 4 have done a fabulous job at achieving Miss Sare’s super high expectations. Their ‘Dear Diary’ pieces of writing looks beautiful in our Classroom and both […]
We have been using the text What Makes Me a Me? As a stimulus for our literacy teaching. Here is a video of us performing the text using the text […]
Class 2 has been learning about animal poems this week. We had a mini competition between the boys and girls to see who could do the best performance! It was […]
This week we tried another spelling activity and had a go at scrabble spelling – criss-crossing our spellings through a shared letter. Class 6 did this really well – some […]
We have been taking time each day to practise our spellings, looking at the rules and completing activities to practise. We had a go at shape spellings; creating shapes out […]
Children in Class 4 have been writing a diary recount based around our class text, “Meet me by the Steelmen.” During our planning stages, we decided to expand our vocabulary […]
Last week in year 1 our classroom was invaded by monsters from around the world. We have been learning all about these monsters and used talk for write to help […]
Class 4 have been working extremely hard on their handwriting. They have practiced formation and posture aswell as pen grip – they are determined to learn how to join their […]
Today we had our first handwriting lesson. We refreshed our memories on the correct posture and grip. Class 4 are determined to improve our handwriting and aim to remember to […]
What a fantastic start class 3 have made to year 2. They are so enthusiastic to all aspects of learning. They have a love of reading and are so inquisitive […]
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 […]
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 […]
Today class three have been making pirate wanted posters using tea stained paper. They have described there pirates and explained why they are wanted.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]
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 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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In year 1 we have been creating some pastel art to help us with our literacy where we are writing setting descriptions.
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.
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. […]
These lovely young ladies have been selected to have their poetry published in the Young Writers’ Poetry book 📚 Well done, girls!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Children have been learning about dialogue in Year 3 and using some brilliant oracy skills. Well done everyone, this is fantastic learning.
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 […]
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’.‘
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 […]
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 […]
Year 6 today have been writing some magnificent setting descriptions. We can’t wait to show you the published pieces!
Class 6 proudly presenting our Harvest Moon poem, which we performed at the Harvest Festival celebrations this week.