Diwali spot tray & firework pictures

Children have really enjoyed exploring the large spot tray, identifying simple shapes and making their own patterns in the glitter! Children have also been busy using card board tubes to make beautiful fire work pictures! Children explored the different coloured marks they made on their pictures. Please follow and like us:

Anti-bullying week in Y4/5D

This week in Y4/5D we have been discussing what bullying means and how to prevent bullying. We watched the video ‘For The Birds’ and created questions.  We chose the question, why are people bullied because they are different? The children discussed this question and wrote their own responses.   Please follow and like us:

WW1 Magna Performance

Last night 6B took part in a WW1 drama at Magna, the children have been rehearsing and learning the songs for weeks. Last night was the first of two performances. We are really proud of their commitment. The children have really learnt a lot. Thank you to the music service for allowing us to be […]

Art Learning in 6B

The children in 6B have been looking around school to collect recycled plastics and materials to create 3D art sculptures/pictures alerting people to the dangers of plastic in our oceans. We have been working in small groups and pairs to share our learning through art. Please follow and like us:

P4C in 6B

This week in 6B the children found a screwed up attendance certificate in the Immersive reading environment, the certificate was given to a child with 100% attendance. The children decided on a range of questions they wanted to explore. Would you throw your attendance certificate away? Do you think attendance is crucial to you? Do […]

Foundation Stage Race to Read

We have now started our Race to Read which is on display in the Foundation Unit. Children will receive a sticker for every 5 times they read at home.  At the end of each term we will count up the stickers and award a prize to the child who has read the most. Please ensure […]

Book in a Box

The children have created some wonderful book in a box models. They have focused on a range of stories including traditional tales, The Gruffalo’s Child, ten little dinosaurs and the very hungry caterpillar. I think Mrs Buttree will have a difficult job choosing a winner.     Please follow and like us:

Book in a Box!

Mrs Buttree set the home learning challenge of creating a book in a box over the October half term holiday. Families could work together on their favourite story creating a scene from the text inside a shoe box. We were blown away by the amount of children that took part in the challenge, including our […]

Cooking Club

Cooking club has been a huge success this term, we hope you are all enjoying it and have tasted new foods. Thank you to our amazing staff for providing such wonderful opportunities for our children.   Please follow and like us:

Church Visit

Today we walked down to the church with everyone from our school. It was so much fun! We went to lay our poppies to pay our respects to all of the soldiers from the war.  Please follow and like us:

We will remember them!

Remembrance celebrations at Rockingham, this week we have completed our own service in school where the children have read poems, stories and  said prayers for the soldiers who lost their lives during WW1. This morning we were fortunate enough to be invited to St Mary’s Church to be involved in the remembrance celebrations, children from […]

KS1 Art Club

Have a look at some of the fantastic outcomes the KS1 Art Club have produced this term. We have collaged with leaves to make animal pictures, used watercolours to produce leaf pictures, used crayon and ink to produce fruit artwork and produced autumn tree pictures using our hands, fingerprints and paint! Please follow and like […]

Finding Quarters

In Maths this week we have been finding quarters. We used playdough, iced buns, paper, cups of sand and building blocks to show how we can find quarters of different objects. Please follow and like us:

Celebrating Diwali

This afternoon in 1S we celebrated Diwali. We listened to the story of Rama and Sita, made diva lamps using clay and listened to Hindu music. It was lots of fun, we enjoyed learning about different cultures and their celebrations. Please follow and like us:

Author Visit

Today we had a visit from an author in school, it was very exciting! We listened to how the author created the character Granny Norbag. He signed our books and told us about new exciting stories he is currently writing. We really enjoyed it. Please follow and like us:

Book in a Box

REY children have been very busy during half term making their ‘Book in a Box’. We have received some brilliant boxes and our children couldn’t wait to show their peers! Please follow and like us:

Tropical Butterfly House

Y3M and Y3/4P have had an amazing vizit to the Tropical Butterfly House. We encountered some exotic species which will support our learning around rainforests this half term. Please follow and like us:

Attendance Breakfast

What an absolutely lovely morning everyone had at the breakfast for the winning class with the best attendance! The children in Y5/6 H really deserved it for all the effort they made for having the best attendance in school over the first half term. It was great to see so many happy and smiling faces. […]

Stay & Play

Thi This week we invited our parents to Stay & Play! Linking to this term’s topic ‘Mini Beasts’ our children made lady bird biscuits and really enjoyed this activity, showing lots of independence! We also carved pumpkins and enjoyed looking and feeling the texture of the inside of a pumpkin. Please follow and like us:

Harvest Festival

What a lovely morning it was at our Harvest Festival. Thank you to all the classes for their performances and the lovely singing. We were so happy that the Year 6 children were able to join us via video link whilst out on residential in Northumberland. Thank you to all the parents who came to […]

Our Litter Pick

Last week we arranged with the local council to do a litter pick in our local area. We invited someone who works for the council into school and he discussed the issues around litter and recycling. The council provided us with litter pickers, bags and vis vests and we loved it! The children collected so […]

Y5/6 Discussion

During the week, Y5/6H have been looking at different persuasive texts. This morning we discussed the question was King Henry VIII an evil king? There were a variety of excellent responses and the children were very persuasive with their views and even managed to make some people change their minds. Mr Hanson was especially impressed […]

Y5/6 Attendance

We have all really enjoyed having Sheriff the attendance mascot in our class this week! He has done some fabulous learning with us all week and we really hope he is back in our class again soon!   Please follow and like us:

Y5/6H Outdoor Maths Learning

Over the past week, we have been measuring the temperature outside on the yard and inside the classroom. We have then generated a set of data which we can use to help us produce line graphs. The children noticed and gave very good reasons for why the temperature fell and rose outside and remained similar […]

Home Learning in 1/2WH

Look at the fantastic efforts of Home Learning from our children and parents! Our topic this term is ‘What a wonderful world’. The children have made models using recycled materials, globes made out of paper mache and balloons, tasted food from around the world and visited the library to research a country of their choice. […]

Girls Football

Our girls football team have done a phenomenal job this week at the Rotherham finals competing against a number of Rotherham schools. We are really proud of the hard work they have put in, especially our under 11 girls team who stepped in for Greasbrough as they are away in Northumberland this week on their […]

Y4 Linking Project

Our Year 4 children in Y4L went to the New York Stadium to meet the children at Whiston Junior and Infant School as part of the linking project. The children took part in a wide range of activities throughout the day to promote team building and to get to know each other. The children and […]