Visit to Gainsborough Old Hall

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.

Hockey skills Y4/5D

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.

Science in Y4/5D

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.

Drama in Y4/5D

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.

Celebration Breakfast 4/5D

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 […]

A final Goodbye to Mrs Taylor

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 […]

Blast off!

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.

Outstanding Art learning with Mrs Taylor

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.      

Year 5 Space Dome!

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 […]

Pen and Ink Skills in Y4/5D

The children have shown lots of resilience developing their pen and ink skills with Mrs Taylor. They looked at different techniques to create tone. Then they used these techniques to draw a landscape linking to our space topic.

Y4/5D and Y5/6H Curriculum letter

Here is the curriculum letter to showcase the wonderful learning opportunities your child will experience during the summer term. It would be wonderful if you could support this journey at home and learn as a family. Well done to all the children who have already completed some excellent home learning projects. _Curriculum letter Summer 2019

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

Yesterday we learnt about the skills required to become an astronaut. We carried out a fitness test by taking part in the exercises the astronauts have to do to keep fit. We then looked at our reaction times by carrying out an experiment to see how fast we would reacted to catch a ruler. We […]

NASA Visits Rockingham

Today our Year 5 children have had an introduction to their new topic on space. Dr Hanson and Professor Darby had an action packed day with a range of activities to get the children excited about their topic. I know the children are really excited about their new topic from the home learning that arrived […]

Creating Animations

Y4/5D have been working hard on creating their animations. They have developed their stories, produced backgrounds and written dialog. The children are now using the iPads to record and edit their animations.