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!
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 […]
This week we have been learning about fractions of shapes and fractions of quantities. We investigated how to find different fractions of different shapes. We were also able to show […]
Class 4 began their division lessons by going outside and using practical objects. This is where we were introduced to remainders! We even used ourselves to understand the inverse of […]
In SUMMs, Class 7 have been counting through zero into negative numbers. We then practised by playing “tug of war”.
This week in Maths, Year 3 have been exploring subtraction and the ways we can use it. In the photos below, children have created their own number lines using string […]
This week in maths class three have been learning about measuring. We have looked at what we use to weigh things. We can use the terminology grams and kilograms. After […]
Today class 4 used counting on to find the difference between 2 numbers. The children used the strategy of a number line to complete a number sentence. Once they had […]
This week we have had an amazing 74 Families engage with our Tea, Toast and Tables mornings which have seen parents and children playing tables games to raise awareness of […]
Children came dressed as rockstars today and were ready to take on rockstar challenges. What a fantastic day of maths challenges. Thank you to all parents, carers and staff at […]
Year 3 children and their parents and carers attended this second TTT morning with times tables, tea and toast! What a huge success! Thank you to all for attending.
Today class 4 took their maths learning outdoors. To practice using the column addition the children had to work out the sum of a number sentence. Once they worked it […]
Children in year 3 have been using models and images to support their addition learning. Adding one digit to a three-digit by adjusting. Great learning!
Today we applied our skills in a maths mash of multiplication, addition and subtraction to plan a dream party sticking to a (very generous) budget. Lots of reasoning and teamwork […]
Today Class 4 did a fantastic job of beginning to learn how to partition numbers with up to 4 digits! The children had to work in their partners to find […]
We have started the Autumn term by looking at place value. Today we have completed some practical collaborative activities to consolidate our learning this week.
As part of maths capacity and volume learning, class 5 decided to make a diversity potion. The children were given a recipe of different amounts. Things on the recipe included, […]
This week, class 5 began their learning about measurements through an outdoor challenge. They worked in pairs to find their colour coded activity and use their rulers to solve mysteries. […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 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.
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.
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 […]