Promoting ‘kind words’ in 1/2WH

The children loved writing a kind message or word on the back of their friends! When we looked at what had been written the children said they felt ‘happy, proud and pleased to have so many friends!’ Well done 1/2WH, you thought of some lovely things to say! Please follow and like us:

Creating Angles

In Y4/5D we have been using our bodies to create different angles. We then went on to measure angles around the hall using a protractor. We found lots of obtuse, acute and right angles.  Please follow and like us:

Maths Workshop FS2

Thank you to all the parents who attended our Maths Workshop. It was lovely to see everyone getting stuck into the activities and finding out how we learn and develop numeracy skills in Foundation Stage.  Please follow and like us:

Foundation Visit to the library

The FS2 children really enjoyed their visit to Greasbrough Library. They walked around our local area, observing the different features and talking about their purpose. The children listened to the story of Stick Man and spent time looking through the selection of books available to loan. They enjoyed making their own Stick Man puppet to […]

Y5/6H Angles

To start looking at different types of angles, the children went on a hunt to find different real life examples of their use. Just on the school yard children could find lots of different types of angles and took photos of the ones they found. Please follow and like us:

Y5/6H Out of class area and perimeter challenge

As we are getting ready for our Shakespeare performance, Y5/6H tried to find the perimeter and area in the hall. They then looked at the area and perimeter of chairs to see how many they could fit on the floor for a play. It was really important to know the area and perimeter of the […]

Music in 6B

A huge thank you Hannah Thompson-Smith  for our wonderful music sessions in year 6. The children have really enjoyed the sessions linked to their topic  around the coast. Here they are in action composing their own pieces. Please follow and like us:

Mrs Ann Foxley Johnson

Another fabulous day with Mrs FJ, thank you so much for the excellent family learning sessions. I know the parents and children got so much from it and felt that we are addressing many issues around Anti Bullying. The children also enjoyed the sessions on conflict and resolution. Thinking about how they could resolve issues […]

Percy the Park Keeper’s Hut

This week our children have really enjoyed exploring Percy’s Hut and making food for the animals! Children have shown a real interest in ‘Percy The Park Keeper- One snowy night’ story book and have enjoyed daily focused activities based on the story! We have also been looking at ice and how ice melts! Please follow […]

Spotty Cookies for Children in Need

In Foundation One we have enjoyed baking delicious spotty cookies. We measured out the ingredients ourselves and worked with a partner to follow the instructions on the recipe. We think Pudsey would have been very impressed. Please follow and like us:

A star is born!

Well done Alisha Potts on your achievements with Hockey, we are so proud of you for being chosen for the Road to Gold as part of your team Diamondbacks at Simply Skate, https://www.diamondbackihc.co.uk/. We know how much you are enjoying Hockey and working so hard to achieve your dreams. The team came third on their […]

Big Write

Children completed their big write this morning by completing some peer critique. They gave constructive feedback and improved their persuasive piece.   Please follow and like us:

P4C in 3/4P

In 3/4P the children have been completing a P4C on attendance, looking at the importance of coming to school and not missing out on learning time. Their question was ‘Are you Ashamed? what are your thoughts? Please follow and like us:

WW1 Drama Workshop

This morning, children from both Rockingham and Roughwood have had the opportunity to work with students who are completing their degree course on a drama project linked to WW1. The children have had a fabulous experience working with the students and alongside other children from Roughwood. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity Mr Williams and […]

Diwali spot tray & firework pictures

Children have really enjoyed exploring the large spot tray, identifying simple shapes and making their own patterns in the glitter! Children have also been busy using card board tubes to make beautiful fire work pictures! Children explored the different coloured marks they made on their pictures. Please follow and like us:

Anti-bullying week in Y4/5D

This week in Y4/5D we have been discussing what bullying means and how to prevent bullying. We watched the video ‘For The Birds’ and created questions.  We chose the question, why are people bullied because they are different? The children discussed this question and wrote their own responses.   Please follow and like us:

WW1 Magna Performance

Last night 6B took part in a WW1 drama at Magna, the children have been rehearsing and learning the songs for weeks. Last night was the first of two performances. We are really proud of their commitment. The children have really learnt a lot. Thank you to the music service for allowing us to be […]

Art Learning in 6B

The children in 6B have been looking around school to collect recycled plastics and materials to create 3D art sculptures/pictures alerting people to the dangers of plastic in our oceans. We have been working in small groups and pairs to share our learning through art. Please follow and like us:

P4C in 6B

This week in 6B the children found a screwed up attendance certificate in the Immersive reading environment, the certificate was given to a child with 100% attendance. The children decided on a range of questions they wanted to explore. Would you throw your attendance certificate away? Do you think attendance is crucial to you? Do […]

Foundation Stage Race to Read

We have now started our Race to Read which is on display in the Foundation Unit. Children will receive a sticker for every 5 times they read at home.  At the end of each term we will count up the stickers and award a prize to the child who has read the most. Please ensure […]

Book in a Box

The children have created some wonderful book in a box models. They have focused on a range of stories including traditional tales, The Gruffalo’s Child, ten little dinosaurs and the very hungry caterpillar. I think Mrs Buttree will have a difficult job choosing a winner.     Please follow and like us:

Church Visit

Today we walked down to the church with everyone from our school. It was so much fun! We went to lay our poppies to pay our respects to all of the soldiers from the war.  Please follow and like us:

KS1 Art Club

Have a look at some of the fantastic outcomes the KS1 Art Club have produced this term. We have collaged with leaves to make animal pictures, used watercolours to produce leaf pictures, used crayon and ink to produce fruit artwork and produced autumn tree pictures using our hands, fingerprints and paint! Please follow and like […]

Finding Quarters

In Maths this week we have been finding quarters. We used playdough, iced buns, paper, cups of sand and building blocks to show how we can find quarters of different objects. Please follow and like us:

Celebrating Diwali

This afternoon in 1S we celebrated Diwali. We listened to the story of Rama and Sita, made diva lamps using clay and listened to Hindu music. It was lots of fun, we enjoyed learning about different cultures and their celebrations. Please follow and like us:

Author Visit

Today we had a visit from an author in school, it was very exciting! We listened to how the author created the character Granny Norbag. He signed our books and told us about new exciting stories he is currently writing. We really enjoyed it. Please follow and like us:

Book in a Box

REY children have been very busy during half term making their ‘Book in a Box’. We have received some brilliant boxes and our children couldn’t wait to show their peers! Please follow and like us:

Tropical Butterfly House

Y3M and Y3/4P have had an amazing vizit to the Tropical Butterfly House. We encountered some exotic species which will support our learning around rainforests this half term. Please follow and like us: