Reading Champions – Hilary Ford Award

Here are our Reading champion winners for this term, congratulations everyone we are so proud of you all. Please keep reading and we hope you enjoy spending your book token. Please enjoy more stories over the Christmas holiday and we can’t wait to continue enjoy spreading the love of reading.    

Our library visit

We have had so much fun visiting the library this morning. We read books, listened to stories and did some craft activities. The children have had so much fun and are all now members. What a wonderful way to share new books. The library has Christmas crafting activities running every Thursday after school for children […]

Making bird feeders

In DT this term we thought about how we could feed animals through the winter. We discussed the importance of making food available to animals when it is cold and icy. We decided to make our own bird feeders. We used lard and bird seed to create fat balls and we used apples and seeds […]

Working with clay

in art we have been using lots of different skills. Last week we used our skills to make fish using clay. We used sequins to add find and scales.

Year 5 v Year 1 in Numeracy.

Year 5s are out and about exploring the environment with our Year 1S. We love maths at Rockingham let’s see which year group come out on top. Team work in Numeracy is a wonderful skill especially when children can explain how they calculated the answer.

Music with Miss Thompson-Smith

We have loved our music session with Miss Thompson-Smith and even more so this week because we used instruments for the first time! We learnt all about music notes and playing our instruments along to the beat, it was so much fun!

Jackson Pollock KS1

Our KS1 children have been looking closely at Jackson Pollock who was an influential American painter, and the leading force behind the abstract expressionist movement in the art world. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety. Jackson Pollock’s greatness lies in developing one of the most radical abstract styles in the history of modern art, […]

Drip painting

Painting in the style of Jackson Pollock. The famous artist used drip painting so we tried it this week. We chose different animals to recreate. Can you guess which ones we choose?