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 […]
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
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Here is our final Newsletter of 2019. Thank you for all your support this year and for coming into school for all of our events such as Family Learning, Parent workshops and class workshops. We really appreciate all your hard work in supporting your child with their reading and home learning. Week 14 Dec 20th […]
Our children have been very lucky to have a visit from Father Christmas and each child in school received a book from his visit. We really hope you enjoy sharing your story over Christmas with your family.
This Years KS2 production was Alice in Wonderland, here are some pictures from an outstanding performance from all the cast and choir. We are so proud of you all and know how hard you have worked. We really hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year with your families and can’t wait to support […]
A huge thank you to the students at Thomas Rotherham College for delivering their Anti Bulling Drama performance to all of our pupils across the academy. We really appreciate and value you your support in developing the children’s understanding around some the issues they face. Positive reinforcement and a breath of fresh air. Thank you […]
A huge thank you to our Rockingham Early Years staff and children on your performance of some very famous Christmas songs. It was beautiful to watch and I knew the parents really enjoyed this too. Well done Everyone.
Today we had the most wonderful performance from our Foundation Stage children, we had three kings, angels, sheep, shepherds and Mary and Joseph and lots more. They have learnt so many new songs and lines and we hope you have enjoyed hearing them at home. Thank you for all your support this term we really […]
What a wonderful start to our production season with our KS1 Performance of Humph. Well done Everyone it was a truly magical performance we are so proud of you all you delivered the lines beautifully. I can’t wait to share the video with you soon.
Today our children in 3M visited the library and brought home their first book. They were so excited and had a wonderful time, Mrs Marlow read them a story and they completed some lovely activities. Nial really enjoyed sharing jokes with Miss Baum.