Here are some more support videos for parents and children on how we teach children to multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000. Good luck everyone and we hope you find these useful.
Last week, some very lucky year 5 mathematicians got to go to Crowden to do different activities which linked to problem solving in maths. I was amazed at the reasoning and problem solving skills of our children. Everyone was really brave doing the crate stacking and zip wiring. It was also great to see the […]
Today, Y4/5D and Y5P have had lots of fun learning about film and animation at Bradford Media Museum. We looked at lots of examples of early animations and photography. We also looked at gaming devices over time and leant about how animation is used to create games.
What a wonderful end to a busy week, we said goodbye to Greasbrough who are returning back to their school on Monday. We have really enjoyed having them and wish them lots of luck back at school. We have celebrated Maths passports, Hot Reads and children who deserved a special mentions including Ben, Noah, Maisie, […]
After a fabulous three days at Ilam Hall our year 4 children have been reunited with their families. It was lovely watch to the excitement and hugs given. Thank you to everyone who has followed our residential blog and for supporting the staff. Here are a few of our favourite pictures.
The children have been working really hard on their animations, using the technique of stop motion. They have used the software I can animate to make their own short films.
Our Year 5 children were superb on the basketball court on Monday evening and worked extremely hard playing against some very experienced teams who also had the height. We finished in 3rd place and are so proud of our up and coming stars. Thank you to Annie’s mum for this beautiful picture.
Today the children started their dragon eye collages. They were taking great care in cutting and sticking.
Congratulations to Y4/5D, 6B and Y5/6H for reaching the top 10, we are so proud of you. A huge congratulations to Bjorn, Alexander, Kayla, Kody and Layla for reaching the top 10 pupils in Rotherham.
Y4/5D had a great morning visiting the library and reading lots of books. For some of the children in Y4/5D it was their first time visiting a library.
Our children in 4/5D have been working together to create some beautiful descriptions of a setting. Can you guess what they are describing?
The children have been using drama to imagine what it would be like on the Isle of Berk, which is the setting of How To Train Your Dragon.
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.