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. Please follow and like us:

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! Please follow and like us:

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, […]

Talk for Write in Y1S

Miss Stubbs’ children have been working extremely hard in literacy this week and created their own talk for write all about the animals they saw inside Yorkshire wildlife park We hope you enjoy this video Please follow and like us:

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

We had a wonderful day at Yorkshire Wildlife Park today. We saw lots of different animals and enjoyed a workshop in the afternoon where we held a giant African land snail, a hissing cockroach and a corn snake.  Please follow and like us:

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? Please follow and like us:

Addition fun!

We are super at addition in 1S! Miss Stubbs and Miss Baum have been very impressed with the resilience of the children in Maths recently. Please follow and like us:

Our bright futures

We have been talking all about our futures and what we would like to be when we grow up. We had lots of amazing ideas from police officers, teachers, doctors, vets to dirt bikers and footballers. It is so important for us to teach our children to aim for the stars with their goals and […]

Science fun!

This week we have been learning all about things which are alive, dead and never been alive. What better way to learn than visiting our pond area to see the wildlife. We saw lots of insects and even frogs! It was very exciting. Please follow and like us:

Y1S Miss Stubbs Rocking the air guitar!

Y1S are having their first singing lesson with Mrs Thompson-Smith this afternoon, they have been playing the air guitar and enjoying hearing the piano, Miss Stubbs was really getting into the groove. Excellent learning everyone. Please follow and like us:

Maths in 1S

This week in Maths we are practising our counting skills. We have counted forwards, backwards in ones, fives and tens. We are becoming counting masters! Please follow and like us:

Travelling Zoo KS1

We were very lucky to have the travelling zoo into school to meet the children who had moved up to their new class as part of their new topic on Fur, Skin and Feathers. The smiles on the children’s faces was lovely to see and also the fear on some of the staffs faces. Please […]

Outdoor measuring

Today we took our learning outside and drew lines to measure with a ruler. We discussed the unit of measure that we use to measure length and used centimetres to measure the length of different lines. Please follow and like us:

Our Trip to Sheffield

Yesterday we went on our trip to Sheffield. We had such a fun day and we all learnt so much! We got on the tram train at Parkgate and got off at the Cathedral where we had a tour, baptised a baby and sang some songs. After that we went to the Peace Gardens and […]

Science

We took our learning outside to do some planting. We looked at what plants need to grow and used our investigation skills to plan an investigation. We chose to put our plants outside, in the cupboard, on the window sill and under a tree to see which one would grow the quickest. Which one do […]

KS1 Curriculum letter

This term our children in KS1 are learning about our Capital City, the children are really excited about the opportunities to learn about something new. They will also be visiting Sheffield and looking at the similarities and differences between the two. We hope you enjoy supporting your child with their topic, please view the curriculum […]

Tasty Toast

Our KS1 Children had a fabulous morning during their REAL project Tasty Toast celebrating the end of their topic. Well done everyone I hope you all enjoyed it. Please follow and like us:

Maths Egg Hunt

Last week in Maths we were learning all about addition and subtraction. We finished off our week with a Maths egg hunt around the hall. We had to find 30 eggs all with different number sentences and work out the answers. It was so much fun! Please follow and like us:

Arts Award Learning

In 1S we have been contributing work towards our arts award. Last week a dancer came to visit and we interviewed him to find out all abut him and his dancing. We learned so much! Please follow and like us: