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 […]

Numeracy with Mrs Greenwood

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 […]

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 […]

Parents love @GrimmAndCo

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 […]

Y5/6H Away from desk learning

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!

Y5/6H Grimm and Co persuasion

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 […]

Congratulation to @GrimmAndCo

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 […]

Y5/6H Science investigation

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!

Year 5 v Year 1 in Numeracy.

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.