Real Project – 3M & 3/4P Fundraiser

3m and 3/4P have completed their fundraiser for the British Heart Foundation. The children have completed the ‘Skip A Mile’ challenge and have so far raised over £300. Please donate if you havent already, you have till tomorrow at 3.15pm. Well done everyone and thank you for everybody who has donated. Please follow and like […]

Practical maths

In Y4/5D, the children have been calculating volume in numeracy. The children used problem solving skills to create different shapes and then calculate their volume. Please follow and like us:

Preparing For Our Performance

Y4/5D are working towards their arts awards. Last week the children were adding the finishing touches to their dance, ready for their performance at Magna. Today the children have been thinking for questions they would like to ask their guest dancer, who will be attending and performing at their rehearsal this week. Please follow and […]

Talk 4 Writing 5/6H

As part of recount texts, 5/6H developed their introductions by doing Talk 4 Writing. The children worked well developing their images and actions to help them talk through their introductions. The results were fabulous and will hopefully develop their writing as a result!   Please follow and like us:

Y5/6H Sports Hall Athletics

Over the past term, we have been developing skills in athletics competition indoors. The children have developed their running and teamwork skills during relays whilst developing their throwing skills using the javelins and chest push competitions. The children have performed well individually and as part of a team.   Please follow and like us:

Angle hunting 5/6H

5/6H looked at why angles are important in real life situation. We investigated the angle of returns during a tennis match so the player is ready to hit the ball and the angles used to help navigate away from other objects in space! It led to some very interesting discussion and competition.       […]

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 […]

Bradford Film and Media Museum

Yesterday our Year 4/5 children visited Bradford Film and Media Museum, the children were learning about animation and observed a range of equipment that has been used in the past and present day. The children will be using this to create their own films using I can animate. Please follow and like us:

South Yorkshire Finals

On Thursday our Key Stage 2 children took part in the South Yorkshire finals at Rawmarsh, our Year 5 and 6 children worked extremely well together competing in a range of events. The children secured 4th place and we are so proud of their achievements. Please follow and like us:

Basketball Tournament Winners!

Our under 9 team performed incredibly well at Roughwood Primary school, securing a place in the South Yorkshire finals next Thursday. The children worked well as a team and showed a great understanding of the rules of the game. Well done and good luck in the next round. Please follow and like us:

Conductive music session

Making music through the use of technology, yesterday we were so excited to have the ‘Music Service’ supporting the children’s learning through music and ICT using Quirkbot. The children learnt how to code tiny devices whose lights change, whose arms move, all whilst making their first coded noise. It was not designed to make music, […]

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 […]

Sports hall athletics

Miss Tyzack took our children across to Wingfield to take part in the sports hall athletics final. After months of training we were so proud to announce that the children won and will be going to the Rotherham finals. Children as young as year 4 performed so well and showed excellent resilience and team work […]

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 […]

5/6H Lego percentages

In Maths this week, we have been starting to look at perecentages. As we have been doing some learning about the Lego movie, we tried to represent percentages practically using the bricks. This helped us to think of percentages in different ways and to help us link them to decimals and fractions in the future. […]

Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday 5th February, we had our safer internet day. 5/6H had a very good discussion in a circle time about our actions online and how we should be safe. We then focused on the words responsibility and being respectful online. The children carried out some fabulous learning about staying safe online. Please follow and […]

Y3/4P Numeracy/ICT/PE – Data handling

During our numeracy lesson today, Y3/4P recorded and presented our data which we collected during PE on Monday using Google sheets. The class worked in pairs to create their bar chart and designed questions to help read and interpret the data collected. Please follow and like us:

Y3/4P Science- Magnets

This afternoon, Y3/4P investigated and predicted which objects are magnetic or non-magnetic. We sorted them into groups and had lots of discussions using key vocabulary. Please follow and like us:

Outdoor Maths – Orienteering Subtraction

Outdoor maths today, mixing our PE and numeracy learning together; the children were looking for subtraction problems by following their maps and solving them as a team. Was nice to be outside the classroom and try something different in our numeracy lessons. Please follow and like us:

Literacy- ‘Teddy-gate’ news report

Last week, following our crime investigation we’ve produced a news report on the traumatic event in Y3/4P. The class were split into 5 groups and created a BBC news reports to inform the public of the story. Please follow and like us:

Radius and Diameter

Mrs Buttree’s maths booster group have been learning about the definition of a circle, and the various ways to measure a circle including the radius, diameter and circumference. We completed a practical activity in the playground. Children worked in groups to create their own chalk circles, each with a radius of 1 metre. We did […]

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:

Chaos in the Classroom Y3M

In 3m the children walked into a crime scene, there was police tape everywhere and the classroom had been turned upside down. This is related to our book and the children were given the task to investigate who had done this and why. They came up with some questions to interview the suspects. Please follow […]

Literacy Crime Investigation

In 3/4P the children walked into a crime scene, there was police tape everywhere and the classroom had been turned upset down. The children were set the  challenge to find out who had committed this terrible crime. When looking around the crime scene they noticed that Teddy the class mascot was missing. The children used […]

Maths and ICT Family Learning

What a lovely morning learning about how to code using Scratch and the maths used to make it work. It was lovely to see so many supportive parents and families working together on the maths games and hopefully this will continue at home. We cannot wait until next week to share some more fabulous learning. […]

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, […]