In Y4/5D we have been working extremely hard to describe the characters from the book ‘How To Train Your Dragon’. We have been working on our use of descriptive language and concentrating on our presentation.
We are really excited about being next weeks Tiny School of the week on Rother FM. Please listen every morning next week from 8am and in the afternoon from 3:30pm. Our children will be telling jokes, talking superheroes and making animal noises. Thank you so much to Stewart Nicholson and Wes Stakes for having us […]
We have been extremely fortunate to work with Harriet Goodwin who is an author and provides creative writing workshops with young children. One of Harriet’s most acclaimed books is ‘The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43’, which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter “Book I Couldn’t Put Down” Award in 2010. She combines her passion […]
What a wonderful afternoon. Rockingham children really can spell some tricky words. What a battle at Y2. Outstanding spelling! We had to access Y3 words to find a winner. Well done to all finalists but our winners are: Sebi Y1, Siena Y2, Lily Y3, Kayleigh Y4, Georgia Y5 and Oliver Y6
On Friday our Year 4 and 5 children performed The Tempest at Rotherham Civic theatre. Both Y4/5D and Y5P put on an outstanding performance. They showcased their learning with accurate pronunciation and acting prowess.
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.
Today our Key Stage 2 children had fun at their party making so many memories with their friends. They played some wonderful games and enjoyed their time together.
A huge thank you to the students at Thomas Rotherham College for delivering their Anti Bulling Drama performance to all of our pupils across the academy. We really appreciate and value you your support in developing the children’s understanding around some the issues they face. Positive reinforcement and a breath of fresh air. Thank you […]
The children have been practicing how to say directions in French. They wrote a set of instructions and then carried them out.
We have been rehearsing for our Tempest performance. Here are some photographs of the children in action.
Our Year 5s have had the opportunity along with Greasbrough to have the Shakespeare company into school performing a play. The children have been fully engaged throughout and have been transported back in time.
Our children in Y4/5 have been reading their letters from our Spanish partner school, thank you so much we can’t wait to respond.
Year 4 and 5 from Y4/5D and Y5P, have had a interesting day learning about the Tudors. They enjoyed getting into role and acting out a royal banquet for King Henry VII. They also learnt lots about what it was like to live in Tudor times.
Children from Y4/5D walk together to show it’s teamwork Tuesday. #10datc
In Y4/5D we spoke about how words are powerful and how we can use them wisely. Here are some of the examples of what the children said in our P4C.
Here are the times table rockstars.
Yesterday in our PE lesson, we were focusing on developing our ball control skills. The children worked really well to hold the hockey stick with two hands and use the reverse stick method.
Today our families returned to make a collage all about recycling and how we can keep our environment safe. We looked at animals and plastic in the ocean and created some beautiful artwork that we can’t wait to display.
Class 5P battled to victory Class 4/5D in the most recent football match at Rockingham J&I. It was a great game with many children really enjoying themselves.
In guided reading this week, the children are using the character masks to act out their own scenes from the Tempest. The children have focused on script writing and getting into character.
Today in science, the children carried out an experiment related to saturation points. The children predicted how many tea spoons of salt and sugar it will take before the water became saturated.
Our children today have shown excellent resilience completing their bikeability course in the rain. They are really enjoying developing their skills on the playground before moving out of the school grounds. Well done everyone we are all really proud.
Today in literacy, we have been acting out our setting descriptions. We used the language we had generated throughout the week to help us act out a scene.
On Wednesday, the children carried out a dissolving experiment. The predicted which powders would be soluble and tested them out in water.
A huge congratulations to Miss Darby’s class on winning the attendance breakfast this term. We are so proud of you as I know that this has been a challenge this year and every week you have tried to hard to get all your class into school. You have all done so well congratulations. I know […]
Today we said farewell to Mrs Taylor, our Artist in residence who has supported Rockingham children and staff over the past two years to develop skills and techniques across our curriculum. She has really enhanced the learning environment around school and I know the teaching staff will continue this wonderful legacy and high expectations for […]
To finish off our topic, Y4/5D and Y5/6H went outside to launch our bottle rockets. We recorded and compared the timings of each rocket. Then we spoke about the science behind the rockets movement, such as the force of gravity, air resistance and pressure.
Here is some of our children from 4/5D with their beautiful artwork linked to their learning on Space. Thank you so much Mrs Taylor for your commitment to the children and the development of our teaching staff.
A fantastic entry to this years Oscars from Y4/5D excellent learning and a wonderful voice over!
Today our Year 5s from Rockingham, Greasbrough and Roughwood have the Space dome in school to learn about the universe. The children have had the experience of seeing constellations, planets and the solar system as part of their Science learning. All children have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and have taken new knowledge to apply to […]