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.

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.

Animation Club

Animation Club continued this week with after school. Children were using software I Can Animate and were starting to create a stop motion animation. Skills are developing and the creativity and ideas of the children were fantastic as they produced a short animation clip.

Y5P Developing their Animation Skills.

Y5P have been working with Mr Harrison and Mrs Smith to record their very own Animation. As part of their home learning they have been creating scenes in order to film their animation. Good luck Y5P I can’t wait to see the finished outcomes.

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 […]

Investigating in 5P

Before Christmas, we managed to squeeze in our dissolving investigation linked to our learning on materials and their properties unit. We used a range of vocabulary during the experiment, including the terms  soluble, insoluble, dissolving  and variables. We did our best to keep it a fair test and manage all the dependent variables.

Calendar Time

Y5P have spent part of today creating their calendars that will be sent home. Many children were focused on their learning. As a result, the outcomes are fantastic.  

Y5P Grimm and Co

We have had a great time today with Grimm and Co in school. Children were captivated by the whole session- inspired by the moment they waled into hall before creeping out for play. They then formed a fantastic written piece developed from the session.   Who would have though a bag of sand would have […]

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.

Stars in the making.

We are so proud of Ellie Mae and Annie who were in the production of the Sound of Music. Both girls were outstanding and we shared their success in assembly today. We can’t wait to find out when your next show is so that we are able to come and watch you in action. Thank […]