Times table Rockstars

We had a wonderful time at our first after school club last night, the children were excellent during times table rockstars and have excellent knowledge of their tables. I was really impressed with our Key Stage 1 children using counters to help them with their division facts. Please follow and like us:

Our first KS1 Art Club of the term!

  Excellent outcomes from our Year 1 and Year 2 children today in Art Club. We even had songs from ‘One Direction’ on in the background to remind us to keep our movements going in one direction! I can’t wait to display these in school for all to see. Well done!   Please follow and […]

Chaos in the Classroom Y3M

In 3m the children walked into a crime scene, there was police tape everywhere and the classroom had been turned upside down. This is related to our book and the children were given the task to investigate who had done this and why. They came up with some questions to interview the suspects. Please follow […]

Literacy Crime Investigation

In 3/4P the children walked into a crime scene, there was police tape everywhere and the classroom had been turned upset down. The children were set the  challenge to find out who had committed this terrible crime. When looking around the crime scene they noticed that Teddy the class mascot was missing. The children used […]

Maths and ICT Family Learning

What a lovely morning learning about how to code using Scratch and the maths used to make it work. It was lovely to see so many supportive parents and families working together on the maths games and hopefully this will continue at home. We cannot wait until next week to share some more fabulous learning. […]

The Tiger who Came to Tea FS2

We have been reading the story of The Tiger who Came to Tea. The children acted out different parts of the story and then wrote speech bubbles to show what the characters were saying and feeling.  Please follow and like us:

Reading Champions

Congratulations to our wonderful reading champions on making the most progress in Autumn term, we are so proud of your achievements as part of the Hilary Ford award. Hilary Ford was a volunteer who read with the children at Herringthorpe Junior School for over 20 years. She believed in hard work and that all children, […]

Book signing – David Lawrence Jones

David Lawrence Jones returned today for a book signing, the children asked some excellent questions about becoming an author. We would like to thank David for his kind comments in commending Rockingham children for their behaviour and enthusiasm, we can’t wait to see him again in school. Please follow @DavLawJones on Twitter! Please follow and […]

Be Internet Legends

What an incredible morning, thank you so much to Jez and Paulette for sharing a very clear message with our children. Sharp Alert Secure Kind Brave Remember know what is OK to share on the internet, spot rules for what is real, fake, misleading or a scam. Learn how to keep information secure and create […]

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: