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:

Motivation to write

We have spent a lot of time this week motivating ourselves to be the best writers that we can be. We have explored motivational quotes and made our own motivational bookmarks, which will be with us for every writing opportunity. Please follow and like us:

Wingfield Open Day

Key Stage 2 Open Event at Wingfield Academy, a fabulous opportunity for you to meet the staff and look at the learning opportunities that are on offer when your child reaches Secondary Education. Please follow and like us:

P4c in Y4/5D

Today the children discussed the questions ‘Why didn’t women act in Shakespearean times?’. Before we started our discussion we revisited the P4c rules about respecting other children’s views. The children shared many different ideas and listened to their peers opinions. Please follow and like us:

Year 6 Prom

On Tuesday the 26th of June we held our Year 6 prom which was designed and created by the Year 6 children. The children looked stunning and parents really enjoyed the celebration, children arrived in style and were met by the teaching staff. A huge thank you to Mrs Buttree, Mr Purshouse and our LSA’s […]

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 […]