It was so lovely having our children and parents share in our special mentions assembly today. Thank you to all our teachers who are working so hard and sharing the beautiful learning our children are creating at home. Congratulations to all our winners today and good luck everyone for next week.
Today we practiced moving to music at different speeds. We used different actions for the different types of notes. We continue to learn the names of the notes and use them to tap out a beat. Our new skills allow us to read and tap along to musical notation. We used tambourines, pens and our […]
In 2WB we started reading the text ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ and have been introduced to the character of Grandma. The children had very strong opinions about the character have enjoyed acting in role as Grandma, asking and answering questions about Grandma and collecting adjectives to describe her. We then explored using expanded noun phrases and […]
Since March 2020 we have been finding new ways to capture our learning, especially during this difficult time we find ourselves in. Together we continue to learn, grow and support our Mental Health and Wellbeing. We wanted to celebrate our children’s learning through the lockdown periods we have experienced together. We are so proud of […]
We did a warm up using marching, punching and shoulder rolls. After warming up successfully, we practiced our ball control skills at home. Some excellent skills demonstrated – well done!
We used a video that has been going viral as inspiration for our Ball Skills lesson in PE today. We used one handed and two handed bounces to keep close control of ball movement. Using the music to keep time, we rolled the ball around our bodies and practiced throwing and catching skills towards the […]
Today @RotherhamMusic delivered our Winter-themed music lesson online. After warming up, we learned about our diaphragm and how to use our posture for singing. We tapped to the beats in a song, then moved to the beats. We can use musical notation to represent the different movements we did e.g. walk, stride, jogging and slow. […]
Today’s PE lesson was focused around ball skills, but the weather had other ideas. Children watched a video, focused on practicing skills with a tennis ball. Some children did today’s Joe Wicks workout. Many children explored our ‘Winter Wonderland’ for their exercise and had lots of fun with their families! Here is a video showing […]
This morning before we started our live literacy lesson it was clear from our chat and scale that the children were feeling a little unsure. We decided that before we started our learning that we would find something that helped us to feel safe, have a snuggle and then be ready and able to access […]
2WB have been learning about e-safety this week. The children designed their own emoji as part of our learning outcomes.
We were lucky to be able to keep our music lessons while home learning. We started with repeating chants, using different voices. Can you tell which is the sad chant and which is excited? We began to learn a new song with actions We finished with some rhythm work We just had time to share […]
Our Partner School in Chengdu are working closley with our Year 2 children to develop their literacy skills through drama. The children in Year 2 have shared videos of themselves retelling the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Our children in 2WB will be creating their own drama performance and sharing with their partner at […]
Today we looked at items of equipment for an experiment. We put them in a list. We made a prediction about using the equipment. Next, we watched or participated in 3 different experiments: Fizzing Potions Milk Swirls Rainbow Skittles We even made our own videos… Finally, we drew and wrote about our observations… We really […]
We have enjoyed Christmas craft activity. Christmas maths has been a favourite 🎁 The cracker challenge got everyone thinking 🎅🏻
Our Nativity star is extremely multi-talented and enjoyed his acting debut in the school Christmas video…
Mrs Slack is working her magic…
We started with a special message from the man himself 🎅🏻 We had lots of ‘on the spot’ dancing and games. What great moves! Finally, pass the parcel is always a favourite.
Our KS1 Children had a fabulous Christmas party, enjoying lots of games and making memories.
Today we celebrated children who have shown resilience beyond believe this year and overcoming barriers to learning to make sure they succeed. Continuing to learn even when bubbles have closed and school had closed embracing every second of 2020. We are proud of you all.
Our Children have loved having a message from Father Christmas this year. He has been watching you all carefully and has seen what super learners you have been. I hope you all loved your presents. A special thank you to all of our children and hope you have a wonderful Christmas with your families.
In History we have been learning about Amelia Earhart and this week we continued our “Flight Science Investigation”. We made our ‘aeroplanes’ using a straw and paper strips. The children decided the length of the straw and the width and size of the paper hoops. We took our investigation to the corridor and chose to […]
This week we had our first Spelling Bee of the school year and these children were fantastic, so much so that Mrs Buttree had to move on Year 3 words to find a winner! Amazing work girls, all your hard work paid off! Special congratulations to Poppy, who was our overall winner!
Our KS1 children have produced a fabulous production of the Nativity. Thank you to all the children and staff for putting together a wonderful performance. Parents I hope you enjoyed our zoom call this morning to showcase our very special performance. We can’t wait to have you all back in school next December.
This week we had our final session with Mrs Robins. Thank you for teaching us new skills, we have enjoyed completing our final piece of learning.
We looked at statements like: even + even = ? Doubling an odd number = ? 😀 Children enjoyed justifying their sometimes, always or never answers with number sentences to prove it 🤔
Children in 2WB supported our Christmas Jumper day, looking fabulous!
Our Santas couldn’t believe it when they went dashing through the snow yesterday for our whole-school charity event @RotherHosp. What is the collective noun for a group of Santas?? Please let us know!
As part of our understanding of British Values, we acknowledge that not everyone will celebrate Christingle or Christmas. Children who do not celebrate this festival had an alternative task, to create an image of what this time of year means for them 👍🏻😀