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:

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beebots!

We used our learning from Numeracy last week in our computing lesson this week. We had to programme the beebot to get to the bin to put his rubbish in and call in to see some of the animals in the story on the way! Please follow and like us:

Christingle Service

After a lot of rain we decided to hold our Christingle service in school this morning, thank you to Reverend Diane Etchell for attending our service from St Mary’s Church, we are so sorry we were unable to make it. The children did a wonderful job of explaining the meaning of Christingle and sang beautifully. […]

Christmas Fayre

Thank you to Mrs Baum, Mrs Dowell and the PTA for organsing such a wonderful Christmas Fayre. We managed to raise a huge £697.24 and we still have a couple of receipts to add up. Y6B did a fabulous job of running the stalls and getting into the Christmas spirit with Mrs Tunks. Thank you to […]