Class 4 were set a task of finding a card which either had a number, pictorial representation or a number in words. They then had to use their knowledge of […]
Today class 2 challenged themselves in an escape room game. The children had to answer questions on comparing which provided them with letters to form a secret password to escape. […]
In maths today we were learning to represent numbers to 100 in different ways. We used different objects to represent the tens and the ones. Look at all the different […]
Class 4 have wasted no time in showing off their fantastic maths skills. Today the children used dienes to represent the values of different numbers. They then used their place […]
During transition, the children in Year 5 have been using and applying their maths learning and deepening their thinking using perimeter. Using their prior knowledge of measurement, the children have […]
Today Class 4 worked in pairs to input some primary data which we collected from each other and then presented it through a pie chart on Google sheets. The data […]
Class 5 took their Maths learning out into the sunshine today! Using number lines to calculate duration …
Today children who are in Class 4 had to use their challenge and team work skills to decode some key information about their new teacher. They had to find a […]
Sumdog’s Rotherham Maths Contest is almost here! It starts tomorrow at 8am, and finishes at 8pm on 30th June. Good luck to all classes! Children can play at any time […]
Year 4 used lots of STEM skills this afternoon to construct their own electrical switches! Last week, we explored materials which conduct electricity and we decided these would make the […]
Class 6 had a fantastic Maths lessons today, exploring and investigating with money! First, everyone had their own purse with different coins in. We had to count our money, convert […]
To round off our learning of shapes in maths, class 4 spent this morning having a go at making their own 3D shapes! We used printed nets to make a […]
Roughwood announce this weeks Rotherham SUMDOG competition of 2022 commences tomorrow morning from 8am… The children in class 1 to class 9 have the opportunity to compete against other children […]
We invited our Year 4 children and their parents and careers into school yesterday for our timestable and MTC (multiplication timestable check) information session. During this session, we learnt […]
We arrive home safe and sound from a fantastic couple of days in Crowden on the Year 6 Maths Residential, with other children from across the academy. The children carried […]
Across the academy, some of our Year 6s represented Willow Tree on a challenging mathematic residential over two days with two other schools across our academy. We have returned from […]
Some of our Year 6 children have set off on an amazing two day adventure today. We will be learning lots about maths and building relationships with some children from […]
Today Class 2 and the year 3s from Class 5 have been working collaboratively to cut wood using a saw. We focused on using our tools safely and accurately measuring […]
At Roughwood primary school, we have been using different online maths platforms to support us with our maths learning and problem solving skills. Within our maths learning, class 7 and […]
Times Table Jenga was a big hit this afternoon, at our after school Maths Club! Take a look … Well done everyone!
Class 6 had a fantastic morning in Maths today, hunting and sorting out fractions! We love to take our Maths learning away from the desk! Well done, everyone!
This week we have begun our topic of measuring length and height. To introduce the concept of height we went into the hall and compared the height of ourself to […]
Great clubs today after school. Children have been learning lots of maths and literacy skills with the help of teachers in school. Thank you teachers! The PE and health and […]
Wow – another successful term on TT rockstars and SUMDOG and a fabulous end to 2021. Well done to all children in school and at home who competed in the […]
Class 4 and 5 have had a fantastic morning, building a structure to meet a specific design brief linked to our class text ‘The Explorer.’ By using their superb team […]
This week at Roughwood Primary, children in Year 5 and 5/6 have been invited to take part in a fantastic STEM challenge – as we learn about forces, the children […]
Children from Roughwood have taken part in a fantastic STEM challenge today. The challenge was to create an air-powered moon buggy that could go the distance. The designs had to […]
What an incredible morning of STEM learning we’ve had in Class 6 today … The children were given a design brief, linked to their class text, and put into teams […]
Today in class three we have shown fantastic resilience and determination to score amazing results on our spelling and arithmetic test. A huge well done to all children.
We have been entered into the SUMDOG maths contest across England, which begins today and ends on Friday 11th November. The children in class 1 to class 9 have the […]
Class 6 had a wonderful morning today, using the iPads to solve our rainforest explorer challenge! Take a look …
This week we have introduced the part whole model to class 2. They have grasped the concept and even attempted creating their own models using objects to help them. We […]
To challenge the children we created a escape room! To escape they had to crack the code by getting the correct answer for 7 questions. We continued to focus on […]
Last week class 2 have been learning how to compare numbers using the correct terminology. To test our knowledge we played a throwing game in which we needed to compare […]
Children at Roughwood have been in competition to achieve the quickest timestable speeds that are less than three seconds. The following children have made it to Rock Stars (under three […]
On Monday, Class 4 finally got to the stage of the STEM/Maths they were hoping for – they got to actually play the game they had created! Children thoroughly enjoyed […]
Over the last few days, Class 4 have been working with their partner to create a Victorian inspired monopoly game which they will be playing once finished. They initially researched […]
Year 5 make use of an ‘away from the desk’ maths lesson (in our fabulous ICT suite)! In our maths lesson, children applied their learning in a range of different […]
This week Class 2 have been comparing numbers up to 100. We have used our role play area to compare money and the small world area to compare 10s and […]
In our Geography lessons, we’ve been analysing and comparing the changes in weather (temperature) and rainfall in who different places – South Yorkshire (specifically Sheffield) and the capital of Norway […]
Geometry lessons in mathematics have begun in Upper Key Stage Two. During this weeks ‘away from the desk’ maths learning, learning was taken to the outdoor learning spaces. Our lessons […]
Today Miss Sare set class 4 a code breaker maths challenge. Children had to find a row of times and the children had to figure out the earliest time and […]
In class 9, we have been identifying and labelling angles around the playground.
Y3S began looking at capacity and volume in maths today. We had also been doing lots of discussion in PHSE/P4C about what makes people unique and how people are different. […]
Class 9 have been busy learning about ratio outdoors for maths today!
This week, Y3 are covering mass and have learnt that means the weight of an object. To introduce this new topic, we looked at comparing heavier and lighter objects aswell […]
Class 6 made a fantastic start to their new learning in Maths today, applying what they already know about fractions to our new unit on decimals. We worked together in […]
Today Class 4 have been learning how to count, order and recognise in tenths. The children in school decided to wrap up warm and use the outdoor environment to make […]
Today in our live maths lesson class 3 found themselves lost in a potion lab and had to solve the clues to get out. They had to use all of […]
Today, Year 4 started some brand new learning in Maths, all about Fractions! The children were very reflective learners – they showed us that they remembered lots about fractions, from […]
Y3S were set the task of designing and creating their own 2D shaped top trump game. They had to use key mathematical vocabulary that they had learnt in their live […]
Today’s Challenge: how many different shapes can you make with the same area of 10 squares? Take a look at some of our findings … Fantastic learning, Year 4! Well […]
As part of our properties of shape unit, Y3 have been looking at turns, right angles and different directions. We are now looking at identifying and comparing acute, obtuse and […]
Snow days can be a distraction when learning but in class 2 we have been using it to our advantage. We have been practising our addition and times table in […]
As usual class 4 rose to the challenge and did such a fabulous job at creating their snow creatures and then accurately measuring them! Well done children! What a creative, […]
Class 3 today in maths have been using arrays to solve multiplication questions. They were challenged to be as creative as possible with the arrays and they certainly succeeded.
Mrs Graham’s class have made a wonderful start to remote Maths learning today, recapping how to measure in cm and convert to mm. Take a look at their amazing outcomes […]
Class 7 have been incredibly resilient this week. As we approach the final stages of learning before our Christmas break, the children have logged onto ‘SUMDOG’ today to complete their […]
To get into the festive spirit, Y3 had a Christmas themed maths quiz during their live session today. The children loved applying their division and multiplication learning! The children fed […]
Throughout the week Miss Sare has been holding daily live maths sessions and has been astounded by how quickly and fabulously Y3 have picked up the written method for division. […]
It is our second and final week remote learning in Class 8 and what a great experience we have had! Although we haven’t been able to see each other in […]
Today class 3 had to select coins and notes to make the correct amount to pay for an item in a shop. They were fully immersed in their activity using […]
For our numeracy distance learning task, we have been continuing and creating simple repeating patterns.
From using the White Rose schemes of work, here’s another example of where we have revisited previous learning at Roughwood and practised using previous methods to calculate. We definitely had […]
This week in Science, we’ve been learning about light and the rules of reflection … … which linked perfectly with a challenging reflection problem that came up in this week’s […]
Class 3 absolutely loved maths learning yesterday. They worked in groups of 3 and they had 7 questions to answer. Children worked on using the greater than, less than and […]
Class 4 took their Maths lesson outside once again. We drew a number line on the yard and then ordered a mixture of visual representation, 3/4 digit numbers and numbers […]
Today children from Class 4 took their maths outdoors. They had to find as many different numbers as possible: some visual representations, numerals and words and then partition them! They […]
Mrs Graham’s group have enjoyed taking their Maths learning outside today in the sunshine! Take a look at our fantastic place value learning …
Over the last few days Class 4 have been refreshing their memories on place value. We have been using a variety of concrete and pictorial resources to show the value […]
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, […]
Class 5 working collaboratively hunting for matching calculations around the classroom! Keep up the hard work!
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 […]
We have ended our subtraction strand of maths with a challenging orienteering course!