We have been delighted to invite South Yorkshire Police into our school today where an internet safety session was delivered to our Year 5’s and 6’s. From discussing the use […]
What a fantastic experience the children at Roughwood have encountered this afternoon! We have been lucky enough to virtually meet artist Bob Barker, learn about his life and even watch […]
During the Second World War, British residents had to cover their windows and doors at night with heavy blackout material in order to cover any glimmer of light coming from […]
Our fantastic children in Year 5 and 6 have used their collaboration skills to create a fantastic piece of artwork based on this years theme, ‘Let’s Get Connected.’ Our art […]
Class 6 have been learning to create and code their own mazes in Scratch. They have been using coding blocks to guide Robin Hood through a forest!
With thanks to Rotherham Music Service, the children at Roughwood Primary School have been creating their own Christmas rhythms and practising them on djembes. As we’re not having external visitors […]
Year 4 learnt a new art skill yesterday and practised zentangle patterns. We tried some in our sketchpads first and then went onto our leaf pictures. It took a lot […]
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 […]
As part of our Survivial/Robin Hood topic, we looked at how people have used nature and natural surroundings to create artwork. We then created our own, making weavings using resources […]
We had a great first full week in year 4. Fantastic spelling and handwriting practise, great maths learning, using drama in literacy and good collaboration and ICT skills in History. […]
I am already very impressed with class 6’s learning and attitude. They have impressed me with their maths and handwriting, and have settled back in very quickly after not being […]
Holly has managed to create her own string telephone to save money and reduce waste! She had a go at our latest science challenge and has managed to make it […]
Summer and Mason have been busy creating some beautiful bunting to commemorate V E Day tomorrow. It looks beautiful and must have taken hours! Well done!
We are so proud to have these gorgeous girls on our team at Roughwood. They have decided to make a real difference to the lives of others by raising money […]
Miss Would explored the thoughts and feelings of the characters from the Easter Story in the Garden of Gethsemane
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.
Well done to Angel and Brianne for being chosen to feature in the next Young Writers Book. This is the first time either of them have been published, so we […]
What can we do to help us face our fears? Class 6 voted for this question after looking at the P4C book this week for Children’s Mental Health Week.
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 […]
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 […]
We were delighted 😁 to share our winning breakfast 🥞🍳 with our lovely parents this morning. Members of Class 6, you are officially the best at getting yourselves to school […]
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 […]
Class 6 investigated how much salt could be dissolved in 180ml water before it reached saturation. How many teaspoons do you think the water could hold? We made our predictions […]
Class 6 have been Secret Santas this afternoon and have donated 25 bags of clothing to YMCA at St John’s Green, who will sell the clothes and donate the proceeds […]
Class 6 have spent a fascinating afternoon at Ewden Water Treatment Works today. Huge thanks to our guides, Charlotte and Helena, from Yorkshire Water 💦 who made it so interesting! […]
Members of Class 6 have very different opinions of the contentious issue of smacking. Half the class would use it as a strategy to teach their own children how to […]
We had a great time testing different materials, to investigate which would conduct electricity!
Class 6 proudly presenting our Harvest Moon poem, which we performed at the Harvest Festival celebrations this week.
Class 6 are busy creating some portraits in the style of the artist 👩🎨 Arcimboldo, using images of harvest produce.
Year 4s learning about notation and how to create different rhythms. See the concentration!
Class 6 enjoyed using MyMaths to learn about place value this morning on the PCs and iPads.
To celebrate Roughwood’s 60th birthday this year, we have made models of VW camper vans to sell at the Summer Fayre.
We know that when we set our minds to it, we can achieve almost anything, but how can we keep our magic working well? This is our P4C question this […]
We have been learning all about sound in Class 6. Today we investigated how sound travels over a distance using paper cup telephones. We made them in pairs and then […]
This week we are celebrating Diversity and today we have been working alongside Mrs Ann Foxley-Johnson from the Anti-Bullying Conpany!
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 […]
On a Wednesday classes 6 and 7 visited Eyam as part of their topic learning about the Plague. Despite walking in the relentless rain and cold weather, it was an […]
Year 4 have been continuing their trumpet learning in preparation for the Big Blast concert in July! q
As part of our Nemesis project, Y4 are keen to see us reuse and ♻️ recycle clothing, rather than it ending up in landfill. Please get involved by donating any […]
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 […]
Today y3 have been practising a song in French. Do you recognise it?
At the edge of the world, I graze my sheep, Where storm clouds swirl, and the valley cuts deep. I’ve farmed this land for fifty years, Calloused […]
A little while ago, we set up an experiment to test how water transports through a flower. To test this, we used food colouring to see if it would change […]
Class 6 visited Cannon Hall Farm on Tuesday 19th September, and what a day we had! Firstly, we were all really glad that there wasn’t any sign of rain! […]