Year 5 Maths Residential

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 […]

Bradford Media Museum

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.

Special Mentions Assembly.

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, […]

Families reunited.

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.

Animation in Y4/5D

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.

Basketball Stars!

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.

Y4/5D visit the library

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.

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.