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?

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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 […]