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, […]

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 […]

South Yorkshire finals football!

Congratulations to our under 9 boys on coming third in today’s South Yorkshire Finals. We are so proud of your achievements. Thank you so much to Miss Tyzack and Mr Purshouse for your hard work in supporting and coaching the boys to success. I can’t wait to see what you can achieve next year. Please […]

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 […]

NEMESIS Co-creation meeting

On Tuesday the 15th of January we held our second Co-creation meeting to discuss how we plan to move project ‘525’ forward. Last week we outlined our project – Project 525 is the renovation of the old caretaker’s house which is based at Rockingham Junior and Infant school. The project is large scale and will […]

Long Division in Y6B

Mrs Buttree’s maths booster group have been practicing long division methods today. Can you spot the experts in each group, who are leading the learning? Please follow and like us:

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 […]