Science week in 1/2WH

This week we investigated which fabric would be waterproof. We made simple predications, carried out our own investigation using some scientific equipment. We then discussed the results as a class. We found out that putting wax crayon on paper makes the paper waterproof!   Please follow and like us:

World Book Day 2019

Our World book day celebrations began today with a pyjama party and bedtime read in the hall, all the children came into the hall to read with their friends and share a story with hot chocolate and biscuit. This afternoon we turned the hall into a fashion show and children paraded in their world book […]

Active Maths

Our Year 6 children enjoyed numeracy in the hall today learning about fractions, decimals and percentages. The children were also enjoying developing mental maths strategies. Please follow and like us:

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:

Year 3 Visit to Magna

Our Year 3 Children visited Magna on Wednesday to learn about Science and engineering as part of their STEM learning. The children are reading Meet me by the Steelmen and are using their visit to enhance their knowledge and understanding. 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:

KS1 EIS Day

40 of our KS1 children were involved in a range of sporting events at the Sheffield Institute of Sport. They were involved in a variety of team games and were showing excellent skills such as resilience and communication. The children and staff had an enjoyable day and we hope our KS2 children enjoy the same […]

Pancake day at REY

REY children really enjoyed eating yummy pancakes! The children choose their own favourite toppings! Please follow and like us:

Fractions in FS2

This week we have explored fractions in numeracy. We started off by practising sharing into equal groups. We then progressed to halving objects and investigating which numbers can and can’t be halved equally.  Please follow and like us:

A live update from Eden Camp

Today, our Year 6 children are on a visit to Eden Camp the children will experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on the Home Front. All the buildings and grounds of an original World War 2 Prisoner of War Camp. We hope you are having a wonderful day it really looks as though […]

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 […]

We’re going on a Bear Hunt in FS1

          Children in Foundation One enjoyed a bear hunt in the school grounds. We waded through swishy-swashy grass, thick oozy mud, a big dark forest and a narrow gloomy cave. We were delighted to find a gift of honey sandwiches from the bear and took them back to the classroom to […]

Investigating Materials FS2

The children have taken part in a STEM activity focusing on materials and their properties. They built houses for the three little pigs and then tested them to see which was the strongest. The children were brilliant at using their creative and teamwork skills.  Please follow and like us:

Chinese New Year FS2

This week we have been learning all about Chinese New Year celebrations. The children took part in a workshop in which they decorated plates and learnt a dragon dance. We have made buns linked with the year of the pig,  tasteed a range of Chinese food and painted our initials in mandarin.   Please follow and […]

We’re going on a Bear Hunt

Over the last two weeks our book of the week has been ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’. Children have really enjoyed the story- we even went on our very own Bear Hunt and saw a bear hiding in the cave! Linking to the story the children have been making bear toast- showing lots of […]

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 […]

Chinese New Year

This week we were very fortunate to have a Chinese Workshop, the children learnt about Chinese culture and celebrations and worked with professional dancers who brought a Chinese dragon, parasols and fans for the whole class to create an exciting dance performance. They also took part in a Chinese New Year plate painting workshop in […]

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 […]

Los Albares- Nemesis

During our NEMESIS meeting in Zaragoza we received some letters from the children at Los Albares school. Today the children have written their replies. We are hoping the children can continue to communicate through Skype and letters about the NEMESIS project and the work that we are doing. We really hope the children enjoy reading […]

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: