Earlier this week, several children from across Roughwood Primary represented our school at this year’s Willow Tree Film Festival (known as WOSCARS). The event, which was held at New York […]
Year 6 has been practising retelling stories using film and video editing. Children read the first part of our text Wonder!
As part of our new science topic for this term, year 6 have been learning all about the circulatory system. Linking our focus of an explanation text in literacy we […]
Class 5 have been learning to name parts of the body in French. Watch their fantastic performance of ‘Tête, épaules, genoux et pieds’ in French! Très bien, Class 5!
Children in Class 7 have been creating videos using iMovie linked to their literacy learning about Air Raids. Children have used cutting and reordering skills as well as how to […]
Class 5 have been working incredibly hard over the last couple of weeks, learning about and performing a poem called, ‘The Victorian Little Match Girl’. It’s based on the traditional […]
Class 5 have had a fantastic morning in Literacy today, piecing together their green screen drama using iMovie! The children worked together in pairs to order events chronologically, and then […]
What a fantastic morning Class 5 had today in Drama! We have been thinking about Jim, a character from our class text, and his daily routine in a Victorian workhouse […]
In Class 1 we have been learning all about Hans Christian Andersen and all of the fabulous fairy tales he wrote. We have written and performed some poetry about him […]
Over the last few weeks, children across the school have been creating animations and videos, linked to their topics, as part of our Computing curriculum to enter into the Willow […]
Girls in Year 4 have once again taken things into their own hands and are raising money for Ukraine refugees. They have created a video to show how you can […]
Year 4 took their drama learning to the next level today, using the story spoons to conduct their eye-witness interviews on the green screen! Take a look at their fantastic […]
This week, we’ve been creating our very own TV documentaries all about the Stone Age, in preparation for writing a non-chronological report next week. The children have used their oracy […]
This week in class 8, we have been finishing off our animations by looking at the different types of loops (forever and repeat) we can use in our scripts to […]
This week class 2 have been learning about performance poetry. We have focused on alliteration and rhyming words. We separated into our animal groups and created actions. We then performed […]
Roughwood Primary School performed beautifully for the Harvest Festival. We are incredibly proud of all our Roughwood learners. Thank you to all parents and carers for donating this year. Unfortunately, […]
Our film is really coming along now! The children took turns to be actors, directors and camera operators tonight, as we filmed on the green screen! We even started adding […]
Today in ICT, Year 4 have been busy taking photos for a purpose (Spring and Summer) whilst also enjoying the amazing outdoor weather. We have also been learning how to […]
Class 5 and Class 6 have been busy this afternoon using I Can Animate to create animations about the Bubonic Plague in 1665-1666.
Class 5 have been working collaboratively this afternoon using iPads to create an animation based on the Bubonic Plague which ripped through London and other parts of the country in […]
In Class 8, we have been creating an animation to demonstrate the circulatory system using I Can Animate.
Roughwood Primary school perform beautifully for the Harvest Festival. We are incredibly proud of all our Roughwood learners. Thank you to all parents and carers for donating this year. Unfortunately, […]
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 […]
Even though we have not all been able to come together in school like we usually do, we can still honestly say that Roughwood has Tallent! Well done to all […]
We have had our first ever virtual assembly here at Roughwood. We have invested in webcams for every class and we are now connected via Zoom. We have taken the […]
This year’s Willow Tree Film Festival has been a truly amazing event even though it has been done remotely. Roughwood has still managed to do extremely well in all categories […]
Each year, children from schools across Rotherham are invited to participate in a film and animation competition. Attached below are several pdf files containing information for anyone interested in entering […]
Before the school closure, classes throughout school were creating animations as part of ICT. Here is Class 6’s based on their topic book, Outlaw. The animation includes key scenes from […]
Staff across Willow Tree have been celebrating VE Day and we have put together this little video for you. We hope you have enjoyed your VE Day celebrations too. Please […]
A few weeks ago, we launched an ICT competition across school that challenged students to create a video that informed others of the dangers of fake information on the internet. […]
This week class 2 have really been missing their friends and can’t wait to get back to school. They decided to share a positive message to lift their spirits and […]
You may have seen the challenge from Mrs Smith who works in school teaching digital media skills where she asks for any news from your households. If you would like […]
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 […]
To promote internet safety, we are challenging students to create an engaging and creative video to advise audiences on the dangers of fake information on the internet. Further details on […]
Last term, class 9 began creating an evacuee video as part of an animation project. The project involved researching why children were evacuated and how, creating storyboards, characters (sprites) and […]
As part of our topic ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’ class 2 have been reading the story, Zog, by Julia Donaldson. The story is about a dragon called Zog who goes to school […]
Year 6 have been busy creating Air Raid Precaution (ARP) video’s to demonstrate the importance of being prepared during World War 2.
Today we are filming our instructional videos on ‘How to Survive an Air raid’ Look out for the finished products!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]