In our Literacy session today, Class 8 made a great start to their new unit of balanced arguments by engaging in the debate: “Is social media a good thing?” We […]
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 […]
Very proud of Class 8 today who have demonstrated their outstanding artistic skills by using ink to create texture. We considered the several ways a dragon eye could be interpreted […]
Do you have a longing desire to go back in time to experience the wonders of a Tudor banquet? Luckily, the fantastic children in a Class 8 have the opportunity […]
Today, Class 8 used their ICT slot to access the Maths platform ‘MyMaths’ in order to apply their prior learning of fractions into some fun challenges! We also introduced decimals […]
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 […]
Year 5/6 have made a great start in their Literacy unit by using freeze frames within drama to explore our characters thoughts and feelings from our class book, Treason. We […]
This week, children in Y5/6 have focused upon the topic of recycling and the effects of this on our school, at home, the wider community and the planet. During our […]
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 this week is ‘Children’s Mental Health Week’, the children in Y5/6 have been focusing on this years theme of ‘Growing Together’ by considering how they have grown and how […]
During our Literacy session today, we used ‘hot-seating’ as a drama technique to explore thoughts and feelings of characters in our new class book ‘Treason’. At the beginning of the […]
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 […]
Class 8 have worked extremely hard on their magnificent ‘Harvest Wreaths’ artwork. We learnt the importance of celebrating the Harvest Festival as it gives us an opportunity to give to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Year 5 we have been learning about the phases of the moon and created animations to show this. We used paper first and then created an animation using a […]
Phenomenal artwork in Mrs Miller’s Year 5 bubble today! It took the children a lot of patience and resilience but the results are outstanding.
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 […]
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 […]