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 […]
Today our Year 5/6s took part in a very intense spelling bee. The children really enjoyed using their phonics knowledge to spell words correctly. Well done everyone and good luck in the final next week.
Our Y5/6 Children have been creating circuits and developing their ICT skills through programming.
He’s got the Whole world in his hands, Y6 using Makaton to perform their song for our Christingle Service.
Today we had a fabulous numeracy lesson, building up skills and identifying gaps in learning. I was so proud of the children today making connections across their learning and challenging themselves. I can’t wait to follow your journey this year.
Our children are using a range of techniques to create some beautiful artwork for St Mary’s church with the theme of Angels. Well done everyone I’m sure that they will be beautifully displayed.
What a fantastic final event to celebrate our learning from our two week residency by Grimm and Co. The children have enjoyed every moment and are sad to see the ‘Crates of Conscious Commodities’ go. We will keep the magic alive in our writing. I hope everyone has enjoyed watching our journey throughout the chapters, […]
Today we had our parent workshop where we invited all of our parents in to share this magical experience, thank you again we have had the most memorable experience. Our parents loved the secret door. We really hoped you enjoyed seeing our mythical creatures and all the wonderful learning outcomes. I know quite a lot […]
In Maths 5/6H have been looking at perimeter and area and real life reasons why they are important. The children tried to use measurements to take area and perimeter calculations to help Mr Clarke!
During the week, 5/6H have had lots of lovely discussions about how to make friends and how we can be respectful to people. We then took photos of our friends.
From using the items and others found at the Grimm and Co market, we attempted to persuade people to buy them. We made radio adverts to persuade people to buy things like a rubber, a bag of sand and a cloth. First we used it on the ‘Dragons’ in the den and then made the […]
A huge congratulations to Grimm and Co on this incredible news, the children of Rotherham are so lucky to have you and we are so pleased we were able to be a small part of that today. The experiences you give are children are out of this world and we can’t wait to continue this […]
What an incredible day we have had with Grimm and Co our Year 5,6 and Foundation children have had access to explore inside the space. The children have heard all about Graham Grimm the Founder of Grimm and Co who has lost his story. The children will hopefully use their imagination, curiosity and intrigue to […]
Here is a video for St Mary’s church for their remembrance service. We really hope you enjoy watching.
This afternoon we discussed microorganisms and how they can grow. The children then developed an investigation into how mould grows on bread and what the best location for this is. We have bread in cupboards, outside and even in the fridge. We look forward to seeing the results after half term!
We have had a wonderful morning with our Year 6s visiting the Grace Darling museum and learning all about the magnificent rescue. We were able to watch a video of the rescue and learn about he history of her life. We then moved onto St Aiden’s church where we say where Grace was laid to […]
Today our Year 6 have been supporting our Year 2 children in Numeracy. They are out and about exploring the environment. Good luck everyone.
Year 5s are out and about exploring the environment with our Year 1S. We love maths at Rockingham let’s see which year group come out on top. Team work in Numeracy is a wonderful skill especially when children can explain how they calculated the answer.
Every Year we like to make a music video to create memories for our children, thank you for following our Journey. Here is our final blog post of this evening on our last night. Over the week we have been making a music video of all our favourite memories over the week. We have shared […]