Visit to Sheffield

We took Paddington to a visit to Sheffield. We had a fantastic time in the Cathedral before walking into the city to the Winter Gardens and Millennium Galleries. Please follow and like us:

Postcard Home

Mason loved receiving his postcard home for fantastic effort in phonics lessons. Thank you to Mason’s mum for sending me the picture, it’s lovely to see the pride in his face! Please follow and like us:

Our Trip to Sheffield

Yesterday we went on our trip to Sheffield. We had such a fun day and we all learnt so much! We got on the tram train at Parkgate and got off at the Cathedral where we had a tour, baptised a baby and sang some songs. After that we went to the Peace Gardens and […]

Well done Lewis and Family

Beautiful home learning Lewis with the support of your family, we are very proud of you and we are looking forward to seeing more London models from KS1! Please follow and like us:

Science

We took our learning outside to do some planting. We looked at what plants need to grow and used our investigation skills to plan an investigation. We chose to put our plants outside, in the cupboard, on the window sill and under a tree to see which one would grow the quickest. Which one do […]

Great Fire of London – Drama workshop

IMG_9262 Today we took part in a Great Fire of London drama workshop. We worked together to produce 10 second freeze frames from the events that happened. We thought about how to show emotion and created a piece of drama in chronological order and learnt a song. We could recall lots of facts that we had already […]

Tapestry time with Mrs Slack

Mrs  Slack has been working across school teaching the children a range of textile skills, this term she has been working with Key Stage 1 children to create this beautiful tapestry. We can’t wait to this displayed in school. Please follow and like us:

KS1 Curriculum letter

This term our children in KS1 are learning about our Capital City, the children are really excited about the opportunities to learn about something new. They will also be visiting Sheffield and looking at the similarities and differences between the two. We hope you enjoy supporting your child with their topic, please view the curriculum […]

Wellbeing Week

This week we have been learning about our wellbeing and what this means. We have spent time talking quietly to our friend, while listening to relaxing music, learnt how to give hand massages and even spent a bit of time just sitting, with our own thoughts listening to music. We are making a fantastic job of […]

Tasty Toast

Our KS1 Children had a fabulous morning during their REAL project Tasty Toast celebrating the end of their topic. Well done everyone I hope you all enjoyed it. Please follow and like us:

Family Learning – Monster Mash

This morning we have had the most incredible, exciting family learning session. The KS1 children have been creating their own moving monsters using so many creative materials. Mrs Tunks and Mrs Greenwood had to choose only four winners, this was a difficult task. The designs and ideas that have been generated this morning with the […]

Maths Egg Hunt

Last week in Maths we were learning all about addition and subtraction. We finished off our week with a Maths egg hunt around the hall. We had to find 30 eggs all with different number sentences and work out the answers. It was so much fun! Please follow and like us:

Arts Award Learning

In 1S we have been contributing work towards our arts award. Last week a dancer came to visit and we interviewed him to find out all abut him and his dancing. We learned so much! Please follow and like us:

Worsbrough Mill

As part of our topic we visited Worsbrough Mill to learn all about how flour is made. We had a fantastic day exploring the mill and the woodland areas. We talked about all of the different parts of the mill, saw lots of types of flour and we even saw a water wheel! We had […]

Book Day Fashion Show and Reading

As part of our celebration of World Book Day, on Friday we held a fashion show for children (and staff) who dressed up as a book character. There were some amazing costumes entered with some hard effort going into making them. It was also lovely to see so many children come in their pyjamas to […]

Red Nose Day Bake Off

There were some amazing entries to the Red Nose Day Bake Off competition. We were so impressed with the efforts put in by the children in making some fabulous cakes. Hopefully all the families involved enjoyed making the cakes as much as the children in school enjoyed eating them! Here are some of the excellent […]

Science week in 1/2WH

This week we investigated which fabric would be waterproof. We made simple predications, carried out our own investigation using some scientific equipment. We then discussed the results as a class. We found out that putting wax crayon on paper makes the paper waterproof!   Please follow and like us:

KS1 EIS Day

40 of our KS1 children were involved in a range of sporting events at the Sheffield Institute of Sport. They were involved in a variety of team games and were showing excellent skills such as resilience and communication. The children and staff had an enjoyable day and we hope our KS2 children enjoy the same […]

Jeff Rich – Drumming Workshop

On Monday the 25th of February we invited Jeff Rich best known as a former drummer for the English rock band Status Quo. He spoke to the children about his drums and also the origin of drums from around the world. The children were also invited to come up to the front and play the […]

Valentine’s Day/Enterprise Club

What a wonderful Valentine’s day we have had at Rockingham. The enterprise team managed to deliver all the cookies before 9 am, we had lots of happy children and parents this evening. Thank you to all the wonderful staff for helping and supporting the children over the last four weeks. We have managed to raise […]

Tasting Breakfasts

To start our REAL project this term we looked at existing products and tasted different breakfasts. We had cereal, toast and yogurt and fruit. We had to score the breakfast out of 10 and most of the options got 10 out of 10! Please follow and like us:

Potion Making!

In 1S this week we have recieved a very special letter from Professor Puffendorf! She asked us to make a new potion for her. We followed the instructions and created the top secret potion. It was delicious!  Please follow and like us: