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.
Here are our book box winners this week, congratulations. We hope you enjoy your hot chocolate, biscuit and most importantly sharing a story.
Our Key Stage 1 children have produced some beautiful learning all about Castles, they have created a beautiful description using complex language. Well done Everyone.
Our Foundation 1 children have been busy learning their initial letter sounds and enjoying feeding Metal Mike, they completed some wonderful learning and were able to identify all the sounds.
This week in Numeracy we have been learning all about Prime Numbers, Square Numbers and using addition in its many forms, the children have had a fabulous week and worked extremely hard to achieve their targets. Miss Tyzack has also taught the children a sneaky trick on how to calculate their prime numbers. Good luck […]
It has been a fantastic week this week celebrating the children’s successes. We have had lots of children visiting to share their learning and are proud of their attitude to learning. Well done everyone we are so proud of you all.
This Years Young Voices was another huge success, what an incredible atmosphere and experience you will never forget. We are starting a school choir this year in order to encourage children to join in and be part of something special. This term children can join a karaoke club at lunchtime to develop a love of […]
The children loved using the atlas and maps to locate, name and label countries in the UK. The children then found the capital cities and added the names and drew pictures of the castles that are located there. The children were extremely proud of the piece of learning!
# Classes 1/2WB and 2KS enjoyed a workshop from Mrs FJ about kindness. The children engaged in the story and learned a song. Some children were given a ‘secret kindness mission’ to carry out that day. The children represented KS1 brilliantly, well done.
We are loving our new reading area and immersive reading text Shrek! We are all so engrossed in the book.
Mrs Buttree’s maths group are sharpening their arithmetic skills using a game of darts. It’s getting very competitive in here.
Today we have had the amazing opportunity of working with Ann Foxley Johnson again, teaching all our children about emotions and how emotions can make other people feel. The children have been given an emotion to try and recreate, what would that feel like? Have they ever felt that way? How could they support each […]
What a great session with Mrs Foxley-Johnson! Talking to us about emotions and a good discussion about body language. We have all really enjoyed the session.
The Young Voices Choir are ready for their rehearsal.
Yesterday, Mrs Greenwood enjoyed reading a story with last terms Reading Champion winners. They enjoyed a nice cup of hot chocolate and biscuit together. Mrs Greenwood will continue to do this every Monday with children who have read the most frequently the previous week, as a reward.
Class 6B – Rockingham J and I school We will never make a resolution that we cannot keep. I will always accept a Sunday dinner. I will never get to the end of a rainbow. I will always find my word in a dictionary. I will never feed monkeys sweets before their bedtime. I […]
The Elves have been out and transformed our Hall into our outstanding learning outcomes from Grimm and Co. All the classes right from REY to Year 6 had the most wonderful time working alongside some incredible people from @GrimmAndCo Thank you so much for your support in developing our children as writers and inspiring them […]
Here are our Christmas wishes from Y5/6H, please have the tissues ready. They have really thought long and hard about the changes they want to make. What changes would you like to see? What are your Christmas wishes? Well done 5/6H.
Here are our 100% attendance winners for this term we are so proud of you all as we know this has been an extremely difficult term for sickness and illness. We know that next term we will have even more children achieving their bronze award. Congratulations to all.
Here are our Reading champion winners for this term, congratulations everyone we are so proud of you all. Please keep reading and we hope you enjoy spending your book token. Please enjoy more stories over the Christmas holiday and we can’t wait to continue enjoy spreading the love of reading.
Our F1 children and 6B are having a wonderful morning singing Santa Shark we have loved watching them this morning. I think Mr Hanson and Mrs McDermott love this song too. Well done everyone. Children of all ages just love this performance.
Here is a new version of the best Christmas song to reach the charts this year. Herringthorpe, Greasbrough and Roughwood are all in agreement that Rockingham are the best. Wishing you all a very merry Christmas from all at Willowtree.
Today our Key Stage 2 children had fun at their party making so many memories with their friends. They played some wonderful games and enjoyed their time together.
We hope you enjoy the Gruffalo’s Child with Maisie. Wonderful reading well done, I know our families will really enjoy sharing this story. Thank you for recording this for all of our children.