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. Please follow and like us:

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.       Please follow and like us:

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. Please follow and like us:

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. Please follow and like us:

Practical maths

In Y4/5D, the children have been calculating volume in numeracy. The children used problem solving skills to create different shapes and then calculate their volume. Please follow and like us:

Preparing For Our Performance

Y4/5D are working towards their arts awards. Last week the children were adding the finishing touches to their dance, ready for their performance at Magna. Today the children have been thinking for questions they would like to ask their guest dancer, who will be attending and performing at their rehearsal this week. Please follow and […]

Bradford Film and Media Museum

Yesterday our Year 4/5 children visited Bradford Film and Media Museum, the children were learning about animation and observed a range of equipment that has been used in the past and present day. The children will be using this to create their own films using I can animate. Please follow and like us:

Rotherham Minster

Today our Year 5 children performed two songs at Rotherham Minster in front a wonderful audience. Thank you to the parents that were able to come and watch the service we hope you enjoyed it. We were able to watch Greasbrough’s performance which was also outstanding. Thank you to Rotherham’s Music Service for giving us […]

Tempest Workshop

This morning Y4/5D took part in a drama workshop. The children developed their characterisation skills. They also analysed Shakespeare’s text and learnt more about the language in the Tempest. Please follow and like us:

Creating Angles

In Y4/5D we have been using our bodies to create different angles. We then went on to measure angles around the hall using a protractor. We found lots of obtuse, acute and right angles.  Please follow and like us:

WW1 Drama Workshop

This morning, children from both Rockingham and Roughwood have had the opportunity to work with students who are completing their degree course on a drama project linked to WW1. The children have had a fabulous experience working with the students and alongside other children from Roughwood. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity Mr Williams and […]

Anti-bullying week in Y4/5D

This week in Y4/5D we have been discussing what bullying means and how to prevent bullying. We watched the video ‘For The Birds’ and created questions.  We chose the question, why are people bullied because they are different? The children discussed this question and wrote their own responses.   Please follow and like us:

Measuring Outdoors Y4/5D

The children were set the challenge to estimate and measure the length of the playground. We used different ways of measuring to see, which was most accurate. Then we used our conversion skills to convert between different units of measure. Please follow and like us:

P4c in Y4/5D

Today the children discussed the questions ‘Why didn’t women act in Shakespearean times?’. Before we started our discussion we revisited the P4c rules about respecting other children’s views. The children shared many different ideas and listened to their peers opinions. Please follow and like us: