Today the children in Y3/4P have been learning to play the drums. They have had their first lesson today and really enjoyed learning different techniques and rhythms.
Today Y1S have been exploring their Science learning through Dance and growing from a seed into a Tree. Here they are exploring how they use their body to retell a story.
Can you support Rotherham Hospice with their Glow from Home Fundraising Event in place of the Midnight Memory Walk? Will you Glow from Home for Rotherham Hospice? Our usual Glow with the Flow is looking a little different this year but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get your GLOW on! Covid-19 has had a […]
We have been looking at the book ‘A huge bag of worries’. We discussed what a worry was and how they make us feel. We decided on some things that we could do to help us feel better when we have a worry.
In our P4C session, we discussed what worries we had and how we could solve them. We discussed talking to adults, friends, mindfulness and exercise. We then created our own worry monsters.
These children were extremely proud to have their pen and couldn’t wait to get started!
Our Year 6 children are really enjoying their break times especially our new Reading Huts, we love Reading at Rockingham.
Here is our First Newsletter of the Year, we hope you enjoy reading what we have been up to over the last two weeks. Your children have been fabulous and loved returning to school. We have put support in place for our children who didn’t have the opportunity to return to school after lockdown to […]
This week all children from REY to Year 6 have been completing P4C sessions on the text A Huge Bag of Worries, each class has been sharing their worries with their class teacher and building really positive successful relationships. In 6B the children have made their own worry monsters and Jayden really enjoyed sharing his […]
Today Mr Purshouse and his children took part in Circuit training, the children were active throughout and learning a range of new skills. Today Mrs Smith has received our staff star of the week for her commitment to Physical Education and supporting our children along the way. She was modelling to the children how to […]
This week 1S and 3M have had their first music lesson of the year with Mrs Thomson Smith. Our Year 1 children have been learning all about Rhythm and Pulse and our Year 3 children will be learning the Ukulele. We are also very excited to tell you that 3/4P will be learning to play […]
What a fantastic morning, sharing all the wonderful things that make Rockingham Special. We have celebrated our Golden Shield Winners, Golden Leaf Winners and shared learning. We are so proud of you all. My Head Teachers Award this week goes to Leo for receiving his pen licence and producing some wonderful writing this week. He […]
Ordering Numbers This morning we went outside for our maths learning. We initially started with an active maths challenge liked to times tables before our ordering activity. We had lots of different challenges and we could only move onto the following challenge if we had correctly ordered the cones correctly.
Family Learning is back with a bang! Calling all parents to take part and share pictures to enable us to collect free books for schools. Information from @Rotherhamcreat2 our wonderful Rotherham Creative Learning Community I wanted to inform you that our Family Learning will continue this year as a home learning opportunity. Engaging with parents […]
Today we have ironed out a few rounding with large number issues that we came across in class yesterday. We rotated tasks both in and out of the classroom to help with our application and help embed mental techniques. Another successful active maths session.
This week the children in 6H are in charge of looking after the chickens. They are taking the responsibility really importantly and making sure they are fed and have their water topped up.
6B home learning tasks are rolling in now. Well done to all for who have sent in learning. Ruby and Jessica have spent time researching and drawing medals, whilst Ava and Maisie have been making their own horse puppets linked to our text ‘War Horse’. Each are hand made. Ava also brought in a selection […]
Today, 6B started our first P4C session of the school year, surrounding the story ‘A Huge Bag of Worries’. We posed the big question as a class of ‘What is worry?’ And tried to explain it. We then planned and started to make our own worry creatures; each personal to each and every one of […]
We went outside to practise our number formation today. We tried really hard to form our numbers correctly and in the correct order.
Today we received conformation of our Distinction Award for our commitment to Sports Provision during what has been a challenging Year. Through our Daily Sporting challenges, Dancing with Mr Hanson and our Virtual Sports Day with Mr Purshouse and Miss Tyzack. Congratulations everyone. Congratulations you have been awarded the DISTINCTION level! Well done to you, […]
Our children are working so hard on their letter formation they are writing their name and developing their understanding of lowercase letters. Well done everyone.
Rockingham Early Years Children have been learning the song Wheels on the Bus today. They worked really hard on learning the actions and joining in.
Children in Foundation 1 are loving the outdoors. They are enjoying all the different learning experiences, today we were estimating how many stones would fill the digger.
Before the Summer our Year 6 children wrote letters and completed Artwork to share information about themselves with their new teacher. They are now on display and looking fabulous. Well done Year 6, I think Mr Hanson and Mrs Buttree are really enjoying getting to know you all.
Our Year 6 are loving getting back to Guided Reading, sharing texts and exploring the immersive reading environment. The children are using different techniques to develop their understanding and fluency.
The children have started their artwork through experimenting with tone. They have used their pencil to develop different shades.