Character Descriptions

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.

Harriet Goodwin Visits Rockingham!

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 […]

Reading Champions – Hilary Ford Award

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.    

Rotherham College Production

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 […]

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 […]