Willowtree Olympics

Today we hosted Rockingham’s very first Willowtree Olympics, bringing together all of our Year 6 children across the academy to take part in mixed teams. This was a wonderful day and enjoyed by all. Thank you to our Sports coaches for organising such a wonderful event. Here are our winners below. Please follow and like […]

Family Learning in Y3

Thank you to all the year 3 parents that were able to attend our family learning session this morning based on our CSI activity focusing on Photofits, finger printing and chromatology we hope you really enjoyed being in school and learning alongside your children. Thank you to Trish Sharp from the CLC for coming into […]

Netball Final at the EIS

Our Year 6 children finished 2nd in the Netball final at the EIS, after playing 10 matches the children were ready for a rest. Each match lasted 10 minutes and the children collaborated really well. After every half the children had to swap position and take on a different role. Here they are in action. […]

4C Outdoor Angles.

Today we have been learning about different angles. We used our bodies to represent the angles including acute, right, obtuse and reflex angles. Can you spot any more angles we have made?     Please follow and like us:

4C’s whole school assembly.

As part of our real project, 4C have presented a germs assembly to whole whole school to promote washing your hands and stop spreading of germs. We are so proud of them! They spoke clearly and with clear knowledge. They even had demonstrations and a Q+A section.   Please follow and like us:

Germ rap!

As part of our REAL project, 4C are creating PSAs for the children of Rockingham. These will be viewed after the assembly children will be presenting to the school. Here is the rap one group has been creating. Music video coming soon! I can’t wait to see the finished results. Please follow and like us:

Orienteering

On Monday the 30th of April the Year 5/6 children went to Wingfield to take part in the  Orienteering tournament. The girls finished first and the boys came second, our sports teams are going from strength to strength. We are so proud of all the children at Rockingham and their enthusiasm for sports.   Please […]

Netball – The Cluster Round

On Monday the 16th of April we took two teams to the Cluster Netball tournament at Wingfield. After hard work and determination, our teams finished 1st and 4th. They are now through to the partnership round. We are so proud of their sporting achievements and would like to thank Miss Tyzack for raising the aspirations of […]

Balbir Singh Dance Company

Thank you to Kim at the Balbir Singh Dance Company for our workshop. We can’t wait to do our fire tornado dance! Today we learnt about motion and motivation. IMG_5321 IMG_5320 IMG_5329 IMG_532 Please follow and like us:

South Yorkshire Finals

A huge congratulations to the Sports Hall Athletics team for getting to the South Yorkshire finals. They showed great resilience, teamwork and dedication in order to get through to the final 8 teams. The boys were fabulous at the field events and girls outshone the other schools on track. This is a huge achievement and […]

4C – Duration of time

4C have been learning time this week. We have enjoyed our child led learning, investigating how time lines are used. We had to use our reasoning skills to explain our answers. Please follow and like us:

Anne Frank Exhibition

Year 6 are currently reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and have been learning about the Holocaust in WWII. To support our learning we have visited the Anne Frank Exhibition in Rotherham. We learnt about prejudice and how people during WWII were treated differently just because of their religion and beliefs. Please follow and like […]

Mysterious events in 3N

Over the last two weeks, there has been some strange events happening in 3N. Almost daily, we have been finding artifacts left in the classroom. The children have many strange and wonderful explanations as to what they think is happening. They are so enthusiastic we thought we would share the items with you and see […]

Sports Hall Athletics

Another great performance by Rockingham at the second round of the sports hall athletics competition. The children were well organised and a credit to the school. They knew exactly what events they were taking part in and pushed themselves to the limit both on the field. Miss Tyzack and I couldn’t be prouder. Even when […]

What to do during an air raid

Last week, we looked at what to do during an air raid in our literacy lessons. We have been focusing on instructional writing so, using our prior knowledge on the air raid procedures from our Kelham Island trip, the children designed their own air raid procedure advert. Please follow and like us:

Sketching Evacuees

We have been dressing up today in Y6 to sketch live models. These pieces of are will go perfectly with our evacuee descriptions and letters. Children have concentrated to create stunning continuous line drawings of their peers. Please follow and like us:

Year 6 Kelham Island

Year 6 have been evacuated! Children have taken part in a day fully immersed in life on the 1st September 1939 when children were evacuated from large cities – like Sheffield. We have investigated missing luggage and experienced what it is like during an Air Raid. Our learning today has supported out WWII topic and book […]

Exploring Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Children in Year 6 have been learning about equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages. We have then been using our knowledge to create shapes using cubes with a percentage in different colours. For example, create a shape with 20 cubes where 75% are blue. Some children have even created two shapes which show 175% green! Great resilience and problem-solving. […]

Art Club

During this weeks art club, we have used pastels to create stunning images of fruit to be displayed on our new dining room display boards. Children have been looking carefully at where the lighter parts and darker parts are and adding tone. This has made our fruit look and feel three dimensional. Please follow and […]

Ordering Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

We have been using our reasoning skills in year 6 to order fractions, decimals and percentages. We have used our knowledge of equivalent fractions and converting fractions to decimals and percentages to help us. This was tricky but we used our resilience skills to solve the problem. Please follow and like us: