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.
This week we have seen some fabulous learning in 5/6H. We have also had entries to the photo competition and lots of people learning how to cook. I am so pleased to see lots of new skills taking place. Keep it up!
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 Ruby sent us her beautiful picture of a rainbow so we recreated it on our infant playground. Well done Alicia and Betsy.
Congratulations Maisie and Alfie, some wonderful learning this week. I’m so proud of your achievements keep up the hard work.
What an incredible morning we have had in Y5/6. Today I have been a suspect in a crime, stealing vegetables from 6B. I have had my shoes checked, finger prints, handwriting and had my measurements taken. Our children were incredible in solving the crime and gathering evidence. Look carefully at the evidence they gathered and […]
For dance in PE, we have started looking at dancing from World War Two. The first steps we had a go at was the Charleston. Even Mr Hanson showed off his fancy footwork!
As part of our learning on procedural writing for air raids, the children did a talk for write for how to survive in an air raid at home.
What a fabulous day celebrating the wonder of our vocabulary. Some amazing outfits on show all day in class. It was lovely sharing stories in our costumes!
Today 5/6H have visited the library this morning to join and take books home, our newly trained librarians were able to issue books behind the counter and were extremely excited. We are so excited to have this continued partnership.
To discover about the process of evacuation in World War 2, the children analysed different posters and leaflets to find out lots of information about how children and others were evacuated from cities to the countryside.
Using our skills of line sketching, the children produced some excellent line sketches of soldiers. Everyone used very intricate details to produce them.
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.
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.
As part of our Science learning on light, we investigated how angles of reflection work. Then we investigated the use of reflection to see around objects like that used in the periscopes of submarines. We had to use our knowledge of angles in maths to help solve the problem.
The children in Y5/6H are writing a diary entry in the style of Good Night Mr Tom using talk for write as a strategy,
Today our Year 6s played tag team multiplication in the hall. A difficult challenge of teamwork, skill and resilience. The children were encouraged to self check their learning. Well done Year 6 and thank you Miss Tyzack for planning an incredible numeracy lesson.
5/6H started looking at different athletics events and discussed how we could improve our performance.
Aiden has produced some outstanding home learning this week we are really proud of him. He has so much enthusiasm for his learning and is passionate about his learning. Well done Aiden.
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
Today we had our first Co-Design meeting with our LEAF centre representatives across Willowtree. Two children from each school have been selected as advocates for drive the project forward. We have looked at the project designs, visited the house and discussed our fund raising opportunities. Over the next couple of months the children will be […]
This week in Numeracy we have been learning all about Prime Numbers, Square Numbers and using addition in its many forms, the children have had a fabulous week and worked extremely hard to achieve their targets. Miss Tyzack has also taught the children a sneaky trick on how to calculate their prime numbers. Good luck […]
What a great session with Mrs Foxley-Johnson! Talking to us about emotions and a good discussion about body language. We have all really enjoyed the session.
Here are our Christmas wishes from Y5/6H, please have the tissues ready. They have really thought long and hard about the changes they want to make. What changes would you like to see? What are your Christmas wishes? Well done 5/6H.
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 […]