In Y4/5D we have been working extremely hard to describe the characters from the book ‘How To Train Your Dragon’. We have been working on our use of descriptive language and concentrating on our presentation.
5/6H started looking at different athletics events and discussed how we could improve our performance.
Our Golden table winners this week were Y5P congratulations everyone we are really proud of you keep up the hardwork.
Aiden has produced some outstanding home learning this week we are really proud of him. He has so much enthusiasm for his learning and is passionate about his learning. Well done Aiden.
So far this week we have seen some wonderful literacy from our children, we have Eila and Loui with descriptive writing and our Year 1 children who have produced some excellent storyboards all linked to their topic around Shrek.
Today we had a discussion with our Peer Mediators and School Council around Restorative Practice. We discussed the scaling tool and how the questions support our children in resolving conflict through a discussion and agreement. We are really looking forward to moving this forward and asking our children to apply for the position of a […]
Today the children in year three had a visitor. Laura came to do some poetry work with is all about working in a steel factory. We listened to poems from ex steel workers and discussed the role of women during the war. The children watched clips and generated some wonderful descriptive sentences that we put […]
We are really excited about being next weeks Tiny School of the week on Rother FM. Please listen every morning next week from 8am and in the afternoon from 3:30pm. Our children will be telling jokes, talking superheroes and making animal noises. Thank you so much to Stewart Nicholson and Wes Stakes for having us […]
Year three arrived this morning to find police tape and their class room a mess. It appears that one of the shutters in the reading area has been burnt. Year three think this could be linked to their class text ‘meet me by the steelmen’ they are writing a newspaper report this week to report […]
A huge thank you to SCC Active Travel for organising the Green Top Circus to come and support our Active Travel. The children had an incredible morning we had over 70 parents join in for our walk to school and our children thoroughly enjoyed the assembly. Rockingham loves to be active.
In our Early years we observed excellent communication skills, children were using their social skills to develop a conversation during snack time. We encourage our parents to take reading books home to share stories and develop a love of reading.
Today our Year 1 children were taking part in a Yoga session, all the children were focused and developing a strong core.
Mr Hanson and I had a wonderful learning walk around KS1, the children were extremely excited to show us their learning. There were children building forts in the sand, children dressing up in the Immersive reading area and children in the continuous provision.
Paul Klee:18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was a Swiss-born artist. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. 2KS have been studying the artist particularly looking at his painting of a Castle which links directly to their topic.
This week we have observed some wonderful learning opportunities across school, I have also enjoyed sharing stories with my KS1 reading champion children. Well done everyone.
Mrs FJ spoke to the F2 children about kindness and what it means to be kind. The children showed off their dance moves to Mrs FJ’s kindness muscle song. Fantastic listening and learning.
Here is our first Newsletter of the Spring Term, we hope you have enjoyed the wonderful experiences we have had so far and are looking forward to our Circus Visit on Monday Morning. Please remember this is a family event. We are meeting at the Mill Dam at 8:20am to walk to school. Newsletter Spring […]
We have been extremely fortunate to work with Harriet Goodwin who is an author and provides creative writing workshops with young children. One of Harriet’s most acclaimed books is ‘The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43’, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter “Book I Couldn’t Put Down” Award in 2010. She combines her passion […]
Rubbish adventure the children looked at how they organise rubbish. We looked at how the machines work through practical activities. IsJ
Today we have been very fortunate to have Safe at Last in school today to teach the children about homelessness and what it means to be homeless. The children have learnt so much about how and why some people become homeless and now they might feel. They have then moved onto looking at what they […]
CurricOutulum Letter – Towers, tunnels and turrets
What a wonderful afternoon. Rockingham children really can spell some tricky words. What a battle at Y2. Outstanding spelling! We had to access Y3 words to find a winner. Well done to all finalists but our winners are: Sebi Y1, Siena Y2, Lily Y3, Kayleigh Y4, Georgia Y5 and Oliver Y6
Mrs Buttree’s Maths doctors are out in force today curing long division issues. Children are coaching others in the method to secure understanding.
A huge thank you to Rotherham Hospice and Alyce Clark for coming into school to present the children with a cheque showing the money they have raised during the Santa Dash. They even brought Rosie Bear. Thank you so much and we look forward to working with you again soon.
Ella shared with us today how her parents have supported the 4Ocean project by buying bracelets made from plastic recovered from the sea. This has raised awareness in 6B of a potential charity that we can support in our NEMESIS project about reducing plastic in the ocean.
Today we had our first Co-Design meeting with our LEAF centre representatives across Willowtree. Two children from each school have been selected as advocates for drive the project forward. We have looked at the project designs, visited the house and discussed our fund raising opportunities. Over the next couple of months the children will be […]
On Friday our Year 4 and 5 children performed The Tempest at Rotherham Civic theatre. Both Y4/5D and Y5P put on an outstanding performance. They showcased their learning with accurate pronunciation and acting prowess.
We used our sketch books to show how to mix colours. We can’t wait to use the skills we have learnt to produce some wonderful pieces of art work!
The children have really enjoyed doing fractions in maths this week. They have worked super hard.