Today, our Year 5/6 experienced a day in the life of a Viking at Locko Park. We met King Cnut and explored his empire and learnt various different skills, such […]
This week, children in Year 5/6 have continued their learning of using different techniques to create pattern and texture and have applied this within their own sketchbooks when drawing a […]
Class 7 and 8 experiment with patterns using ink to create textures and patterns. Our first stage was to identify different types of patterns and select the most relevant to […]
This morning, we also had the exciting opportunity to try out a ‘Tudor banquet’ and taste foods that were popular of the time. The children experienced foods they liked and […]
What a tremendous day we have had in Class 7 and 8! We have truly brought the Tudor era ‘to life’ in our hall today, with children fully immersing themselves […]
Upon our return to school this week, the children in Class 7 and 8 have been exploring narrative writing in our Literacy sessions. We will be writing our very own […]
As Year 5 begin their new topic learning about the Elizabethans and Tudors, we begin studying our new class text ‘Treason’ (by Berlie Doherty). The children carefully created questions to […]
Class 7 and 8 have been working on building their teamwork and communication skills in today’s Maths session. We have been applying our knowledge and understanding of prime numbers and […]
Class 7 and 8 have had an amazing morning designing and creating our very own model rockets! Our challenge was to design a rocket and module that will keep Mr […]
Over the last week, the children in Y5/6 have been reflecting upon their experiences during the pandemic. We watched a video as stimulus to provoke our thinking skills and, from […]
Ready… set… BLAST OFF! Our brave ‘astronauts’ in Y5/6 have had a fantastic, fun-filled day during our Astronaut Training Day. There were certain skills and characteristics we needed to become […]
Year 5 practise their sketching and watercolour skills in art to create a special artistic piece to prepare for the olympics. We’ve been learning about the Olympics and a famous […]
At Roughwood Primary School, we believe that every child should learn the skills of playing an instrument during their time at our school. These skills include self-discipline, creativity, developing motor […]
Do you know about plants and flowers? Do you know what the stamen is? We all know that flowers are the pretty, colourful, fragrant part of a plant. They look beautiful […]
Children in Year 5 begin their animation videos linked to the class text – ‘ How To Train Your Dragon’. Using ‘I can Animate’ software, the children in year 5 […]
In our PHSE lessons, we’ve been learning about democracy and why rules are important. The children in class 7 set out their own classroom court that included a defendant, a […]
The idiom ‘grab the bull by the horns’ refers to ‘approaching, confronting, or dealing with a problem or difficult situation directly and with clear, confident action.’ This is exactly what […]
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 […]
We couldn’t be more impressed with Year 5 and their commitment and resilience to distance learning! Our most recent lessons have included music) composing our own rhythms from our very […]
Have you ever wondered what happens to your shadow throughout the day? In year 5, we have been analysing what happen to our shadows over a period of time. Today, […]
At Roughwood Primary School, children across school have helped promote the campaign to prevent the spread of coronavirus indoors this winter. The ‘Hands. Face. Space’ public information campaign urges the […]
Year 5 created some stunning pastel artwork based on the solar system.
We learnt about primary, secondary and tertiary colours and practised our colour mixing skills
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 7 and 8 produced some fantastic colour wheels at home to show their understanding of primary, secondary and tertiary colours
Class 7 and 8 once again wowed their teachers with their effort and creativity, and created some space buggies! They had to research them, create a plan and then find […]
It was back to distance learning on Monday and WOW! Class 7 were certainly ready and raring to go. Look at these outstanding collages they produced at home – the […]
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 […]
Fabulous distance learning from class 7 this week. Here are some fantastic examples of creative, good quality learning, children working hard and even doing some extra bingo tasks!
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 […]
Class 7 have been learning about sexual and asexual reproduction in plants, and about vegetative propagation – artificially regrowing plants. Today we set up our own investigation to regrow spring […]
A fantastic session with Ann Foxley-Johnson about staying safe on the apps we use. We have now created our own posters about using these apps.
In Y5, we looked at some statements and decided which ones were brave and which ones weren’t. We decided on different ways to categorise them; some of us ranked them […]
We have been learning how to use our pencils to create effective artwork, using shade and tone.
As part of our learning about animation, we made our own examples of thaumatropes to understand how animation was created many years ago. Watch our videos at the end to […]
We have been researching Dreamworks Animation, linking to our class text of How to Train Your Dragon. We are now creating our own quizzes and learning how to add effects […]
Class 7 and 8 learnt some festive songs (and an Imagine Dragons song!) complete with Makaton actions.
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 […]
We worked together to create our wreath, which is now proudly on display in our classroom.
Class 7 were super lucky and won both the Attendance Breakfast AND the Golden Table this week! Superstars!
In SUMMs, Class 7 have been counting through zero into negative numbers. We then practised by playing “tug of war”.
We are learning about materials and their properties, and have recently focused on the difference between dissolving and melting – dissolving is when a solid mixes with a liquid to […]
In class 7 we looked at “Words and our heart”. Our question was – “Should you think before you speak?” We thought of lots of other interesting questions we could […]
Year 5/6 have been having sessions with Ms Roberts from Wingfield and have finished learning One Call Away.
Thank you to all families that attended the sessions with Rotherham CLC, who kindly came to do a “structures and materials” session with children and families from classes 7 and […]
In Year 5 we have started our large pastel pictures, looking at Tudor patterns. We have only just started these but, as I’m sure you will agree, Class 7 have […]
Year 5’s science topic this half term is materials and their properties. We have started the topic by looking at a variety of materials, thinking of ways we can describe […]
This week we are celebrating Diversity and today we have been working alongside Mrs Ann Foxley-Johnson from the Anti-Bullying Conpany!
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 […]
These little splashers have all been successful in achieving ‘That’s Cool!’ Award. Well done! Well done to our Level 1 achievers! These children need congratulating for attaining Level 2! A […]
Class 7 creating stories to enter into BBC’s 500 words story writing competition. Good luck!
Thank you to Keagan, Ella and Lexi-Jai for sharing a short section from our novel. Fantastic reading.
Ameera reading 📖 her favourite bit from our class novel. Well done!
Class 7 posing as characters from their favourite stories to celebrate Book Week!
An impromptu reading session 10 mins before break – what a lovely surprise for Book Week! Remember to dress up as your favorite book character on Friday!
Please support our children by taking part in our Clothing Exchange next week from 2.30, Mon-Thurs. The Forever Fashion Boutique is in the Spare Classroom in the juniors, but has […]
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 looking at intricate patterns in nature and are now designing a new butterfly 🦋 linking to our book about survival in the rainforest.
Class 7 members have been creating some interesting watercolour and pen zentangle designs depicting creatures affected by plastic pollution.
We have been learning about the sacrifices made by soldiers during wartime. We have made sun catchers in Class 7 to represent our gratitude. These will be on display in […]
Today we are adding embellishments to our innovative designs in preparation for the big stitch up next week. This is our penultimate session and I just wanted to say a […]
Well done, Mckenzie, for getting 💯 on Bedrock! Keep it up!
Another glorious afternoon spent sewing our designer bags 💼 to save the planet.
We had a go at solving column multiplication questions on the back of jigsaw pieces as part of our maths learning! This took a great deal of team work, resilience […]
Class 7 engaged with some fabulous assistants this afternoon who shared in our learning – designing bags from rags! We have had a lovely time changing the world and tackling […]
We are learning to use persuasive techniques and trying to persuade our audience to rethink their shopping habits using talk for writing. Here is our introduction… And some of our […]
Class 7 members have been practising their lip buzzes and have managed to play their mouthpieces 🎺⭐️! We hope you will be as impressed as we were, as they are […]