Rotherham Minster

Today our Year 5 children performed two songs at Rotherham Minster in front a wonderful audience. Thank you to the parents that were able to come and watch the service we hope you enjoyed it. We were able to watch Greasbrough’s performance which was also outstanding. Thank you to Rotherham’s Music Service for giving 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 […]

Tempest Workshop

This morning Y4/5D took part in a drama workshop. The children developed their characterisation skills. They also analysed Shakespeare’s text and learnt more about the language in the Tempest. Please follow and like us:

Fraction walls in 6B

The children in year 6 have taken their fractions learning outdoors and used natural materials to create fraction walls. Here they are in action. Please follow and like us:

Y6B outdoor Numeracy

This week 6B have been learning about fractions of maths outdoors, the children were rained off and had to rush inside to continue their learning. Well done everyone. They had to make sure they brought the correct value to Mrs Buttree and displayed excellent team work. Watch our video here! Please follow and like us:

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. […]

Creating Angles

In Y4/5D we have been using our bodies to create different angles. We then went on to measure angles around the hall using a protractor. We found lots of obtuse, acute and right angles.  Please follow and like us:

Music in 6B

A huge thank you Hannah Thompson-Smith  for our wonderful music sessions in year 6. The children have really enjoyed the sessions linked to their topic  around the coast. Here they are in action composing their own pieces. 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 […]

P4C in 3/4P

In 3/4P the children have been completing a P4C on attendance, looking at the importance of coming to school and not missing out on learning time. Their question was ‘Are you Ashamed? what are your thoughts? Please follow and like us:

WW1 Drama Workshop

This morning, children from both Rockingham and Roughwood have had the opportunity to work with students who are completing their degree course on a drama project linked to WW1. The children have had a fabulous experience working with the students and alongside other children from Roughwood. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity Mr Williams and […]

Anti-bullying week in Y4/5D

This week in Y4/5D we have been discussing what bullying means and how to prevent bullying. We watched the video ‘For The Birds’ and created questions.  We chose the question, why are people bullied because they are different? The children discussed this question and wrote their own responses.   Please follow and like us:

Tropical Butterfly House

Y3M and Y3/4P have had an amazing vizit to the Tropical Butterfly House. We encountered some exotic species which will support our learning around rainforests this half term. Please follow and like us:

Y5/6 Discussion

During the week, Y5/6H have been looking at different persuasive texts. This morning we discussed the question was King Henry VIII an evil king? There were a variety of excellent responses and the children were very persuasive with their views and even managed to make some people change their minds. Mr Hanson was especially impressed […]

Y5/6 Attendance

We have all really enjoyed having Sheriff the attendance mascot in our class this week! He has done some fabulous learning with us all week and we really hope he is back in our class again soon!   Please follow and like us:

Y5/6H Outdoor Maths Learning

Over the past week, we have been measuring the temperature outside on the yard and inside the classroom. We have then generated a set of data which we can use to help us produce line graphs. The children noticed and gave very good reasons for why the temperature fell and rose outside and remained similar […]

Girls Football

Our girls football team have done a phenomenal job this week at the Rotherham finals competing against a number of Rotherham schools. We are really proud of the hard work they have put in, especially our under 11 girls team who stepped in for Greasbrough as they are away in Northumberland this week on their […]

Y4 Linking Project

Our Year 4 children in Y4L went to the New York Stadium to meet the children at Whiston Junior and Infant School as part of the linking project. The children took part in a wide range of activities throughout the day to promote team building and to get to know each other. The children and […]

Sports Leaders

Sports leaders, ready for action! Over the course of the year the children will have a series of challenges supporting other children across school to engage in sports. They will look at first aid, organising team games and promoting good sportsmanship including fair play. They have worked really hard this term training for our first […]

Y3M Instructional writing at its best!

This week our year 3 children have been making flapjack ready to write their instructions, they worked extremely well as a team and they tasted delicious. Mr Purshouse has been making bird feeders, I’m not sure they tasted as nice as the flapjacks but they look fabulous. We are also wanting some of our amazing […]

Pops Adventure Y4L

https://www.pops-summercamp.co.uk/ Our Year 4 children had a fabulous day working with Pops Adventure to explore learning outside the classroom, we love to get children outdoors and engaged in practical activities where they can build teamwork skills and show resilience. This will be a fabulous link to their visit at Ilam Hall. The children learnt many […]

Crucial Crew

The crucial crew visit gave our year 6 children the skills to deal with a range of potentially hazardous situations. It is supported by staff from Rotherham Road Safety, South Yorkshire Police and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. The visit covers road safety, how to travel on public transport, internet safety, first aid and visit […]

‘The Rescue of the Forfarshire’ by the artist F. S. Lowther (1886)

Today we have been focussing our studies on Grace Darling, in preparation for our Northumberland visit. We have looked at the Oil painting ‘The Rescue of the Forfarshire’ by the artist F. S. Lowther (1886) and imagined that we were one of the survivors. We discussed how we might have been feeling, described emotions and […]

Measuring Outdoors Y4/5D

The children were set the challenge to estimate and measure the length of the playground. We used different ways of measuring to see, which was most accurate. Then we used our conversion skills to convert between different units of measure. Please follow and like us: