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 […]

Let the Festivities Begin

Last night our amazing staff worked extremely hard to bring the school to life and start to enjoy the festive season. The children have created some fabulous art work linked to our Christmas productions and our Site manager Mr Clark has done an excellent job with our Christmas trees with the help of his son. […]

Outdoor Maths in 1/2WH

We became human beebots yesterday! We had to use directional language to ‘programme’ our friends to get from one place to another. It was certainly a little chilly but we enjoyed taking our learning outside. Please follow and like us:

Promoting ‘kind words’ in 1/2WH

The children loved writing a kind message or word on the back of their friends! When we looked at what had been written the children said they felt ‘happy, proud and pleased to have so many friends!’ Well done 1/2WH, you thought of some lovely things to say! Please follow and like us:

Mrs Ann Foxley Johnson

Another fabulous day with Mrs FJ, thank you so much for the excellent family learning sessions. I know the parents and children got so much from it and felt that we are addressing many issues around Anti Bullying. The children also enjoyed the sessions on conflict and resolution. Thinking about how they could resolve issues […]

Church Visit

Today we walked down to the church with everyone from our school. It was so much fun! We went to lay our poppies to pay our respects to all of the soldiers from the war.  Please follow and like us:

KS1 Art Club

Have a look at some of the fantastic outcomes the KS1 Art Club have produced this term. We have collaged with leaves to make animal pictures, used watercolours to produce leaf pictures, used crayon and ink to produce fruit artwork and produced autumn tree pictures using our hands, fingerprints and paint! Please follow and like […]

Finding Quarters

In Maths this week we have been finding quarters. We used playdough, iced buns, paper, cups of sand and building blocks to show how we can find quarters of different objects. Please follow and like us:

Celebrating Diwali

This afternoon in 1S we celebrated Diwali. We listened to the story of Rama and Sita, made diva lamps using clay and listened to Hindu music. It was lots of fun, we enjoyed learning about different cultures and their celebrations. Please follow and like us:

Author Visit

Today we had a visit from an author in school, it was very exciting! We listened to how the author created the character Granny Norbag. He signed our books and told us about new exciting stories he is currently writing. We really enjoyed it. Please follow and like us:

Our Litter Pick

Last week we arranged with the local council to do a litter pick in our local area. We invited someone who works for the council into school and he discussed the issues around litter and recycling. The council provided us with litter pickers, bags and vis vests and we loved it! The children collected so […]

Home Learning in 1/2WH

Look at the fantastic efforts of Home Learning from our children and parents! Our topic this term is ‘What a wonderful world’. The children have made models using recycled materials, globes made out of paper mache and balloons, tasted food from around the world and visited the library to research a country of their choice. […]