South Yorkshire finals football!

Congratulations to our under 9 boys on coming third in today’s South Yorkshire Finals. We are so proud of your achievements. Thank you so much to Miss Tyzack and Mr Purshouse for your hard work in supporting and coaching the boys to success. I can’t wait to see what you can achieve next year. Please […]

Author – David Lawrence Jones

What an incredible afternoon, the children thoroughly enjoyed our visit from David. The children were laughing from start to finish, his main aim was to inspire and motivate children to read. He shared many of his books and stories from his childhood and had the children acting out parts from the stories. Our Foundation children […]

NEMESIS Co-creation meeting

On Tuesday the 15th of January we held our second Co-creation meeting to discuss how we plan to move project ‘525’ forward. Last week we outlined our project – Project 525 is the renovation of the old caretaker’s house which is based at Rockingham Junior and Infant school. The project is large scale and will […]

Long Division in Y6B

Mrs Buttree’s maths booster group have been practicing long division methods today. Can you spot the experts in each group, who are leading the learning? Please follow and like us:

Young Voices 2019

On Tuesday the 8th of January the children performed at Sheffield Arena for the Young Voices Concert with over 4000 children all singing together to form a choir. The evening was spectacular with guest performances from – Tony Hadley Tony went on to front 80s Romantics, Spandau Ballet, earning himself the accolade of being one […]

We need you!

What is NEMESIS? The NEMESIS program is designed to develop Social Innovation skills amongst children, the program is a European Commission research project and stands for ‘Novel Educational Model Enabling Social Innovation Skills.’ We are wanting our children at Rockingham to help shape and have a vision for a better world through highlighting and finding […]

David Lawrence Jones Author Visit – 16/01/19

Children’s author to visit our school We are very fortunate to have a visitor coming to our school on Wednesday the 16th of January  to present to our children. David Lawrence Jones is a well-respected author of children’s books and producer of children’s animation. David is renowned for his popular “Bradley Baker”, “Jig & Saw” […]

Special Times with our families

This week children have been looking at pictures of themselves and peers during the holidays. Children have really enjoyed telling Harlow our class Bear what they have been doing over the holidays and who they have spent their time with! Our children have been sitting brilliantly for group activities and sharing Harlow around the circle […]

Making salt dough Christmas ornaments

Children had so much fun making their very own Christmas tree ornaments to take home! We made salt dough using flour, salt and water. We then selected a cutter of our choice to cut out the salt dough. The salt dough then went into the oven to bake for 30 minutes! We then decorated our […]

Zoolab comes to Foundation 1

Children in Foundation One enjoyed meeting some interesting visitors from Zoolab. They enjoyed stroking and handling a wide range of creatures including Scarlet the corn snake, Apollo the rat, Freddie the tree frog, Ursula the bearded dragon and a giant millipede called Millie. The children learned lots of interesting facts, made their own observations and […]

Rotherham Minster

Today our Year 5 children performed two songs at Rotherham Minster in front a wonderful audience. Thank you to the parents that were able to come and watch the service we hope you enjoyed it. We were able to watch Greasbrough’s performance which was also outstanding. Thank you to Rotherham’s Music Service for giving us […]

Zoo Lab!

Our children really enjoyed the Zoo Lab today! We saw lots of different creatures and we even got to stroke them! Our children were really brave stroking the slimy snake! Please follow and like us:

Beebots!

We used our learning from Numeracy last week in our computing lesson this week. We had to programme the beebot to get to the bin to put his rubbish in and call in to see some of the animals in the story on the way! Please follow and like us:

Christingle Service

After a lot of rain we decided to hold our Christingle service in school this morning, thank you to Reverend Diane Etchell for attending our service from St Mary’s Church, we are so sorry we were unable to make it. The children did a wonderful job of explaining the meaning of Christingle and sang beautifully. […]

Christmas Fayre

Thank you to Mrs Baum, Mrs Dowell and the PTA for organsing such a wonderful Christmas Fayre. We managed to raise a huge £697.24 and we still have a couple of receipts to add up. Y6B did a fabulous job of running the stalls and getting into the Christmas spirit with Mrs Tunks. Thank you to […]

Tempest Workshop

This morning Y4/5D took part in a drama workshop. The children developed their characterisation skills. They also analysed Shakespeare’s text and learnt more about the language in the Tempest. Please follow and like us:

Fraction walls in 6B

The children in year 6 have taken their fractions learning outdoors and used natural materials to create fraction walls. Here they are in action. Please follow and like us:

Y6B outdoor Numeracy

This week 6B have been learning about fractions of maths outdoors, the children were rained off and had to rush inside to continue their learning. Well done everyone. They had to make sure they brought the correct value to Mrs Buttree and displayed excellent team work. Watch our video here! Please follow and like us:

Let the Festivities Begin

Last night our amazing staff worked extremely hard to bring the school to life and start to enjoy the festive season. The children have created some fabulous art work linked to our Christmas productions and our Site manager Mr Clark has done an excellent job with our Christmas trees with the help of his son. […]

Outdoor Maths in 1/2WH

We became human beebots yesterday! We had to use directional language to ‘programme’ our friends to get from one place to another. It was certainly a little chilly but we enjoyed taking our learning outside. Please follow and like us: