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 […]
On Friday our Year 4 and 5 children performed The Tempest at Rotherham Civic theatre. Both Y4/5D and Y5P put on an outstanding performance. They showcased their learning with accurate pronunciation and acting prowess.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Thank you Rotherham Music and the team for giving us the opportunity to perform today in front of our parents and the community. We are so proud of all of our children from Willowtree. We hope you enjoy watching,
Today we are performing Carols at Rotherham Minster organised by Rotherham Music Service. We are so excited to share our beautiful singing with our parents.
Our Year 5s have had the opportunity along with Greasbrough to have the Shakespeare company into school performing a play. The children have been fully engaged throughout and have been transported back in time.
Our children were so excited to read their letters and share them with each other. We have started to respond and are looking forward to our continued communication. I think we should organise a Skype call.
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 […]
Our Year 5s and Foundation have had a spectacular day exploring the space. Our Foundation 1 children were so excited about finding the hidden objects.
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.
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 […]
Children are having a great time on their journeys to school this week. A fantastic start to the 10 day challenge.
Class 5P battled to victory Class 4/5D in the most recent football match at Rockingham J&I. It was a great game with many children really enjoying themselves.
Our children today have shown excellent resilience completing their bikeability course in the rain. They are really enjoying developing their skills on the playground before moving out of the school grounds. Well done everyone we are all really proud.
Y5P have been developing their Hockey skills with Mrs Baum today, she was so proud of how the new class have worked together as a team and supported each other with encouragement. Well done everyone!
Congratulations Y4H on a wonderful History lesson, another entry for our Oscars.
So proud of Rockingham children today, from Year 4 to Year 6 working alongside each other to share with our European partners what we have been doing during our NEMESIS projects. The children were very articulate and confidently able to present to a range of adults new learning. Well done!
Miss Harrison has been teaching all the children in Y4H the skills and features of playscripts. The children have been generating their own ideas to apply their learning to a new context. Here they are performing what they have composed.
4L had a wonderful day trip to Eyam on the 9th May. We got to see all the main sites including the Riley graves, the boundary stone and the infamous church plague window. We even had time to stop and have an ice cream despite the constant rain. After 22,000 steps for the day we […]
Today our Year 4 children are exploring the Plague village of Eyam, they have visited the plague houses, Church and Museum. They have also been to visit the Riley Graves which sit high up on the hillside. The children are having a wonderful day and here are some pictures shared by Miss Darby.
Here is the Year 4 Curriculum this term, we hope you enjoy supporting your child with this wonderful topic and all the creative home learning opportunities they will receive. Curriculum Letter Summer 2019 (1)
A huge shout out to our wonderful teaching staff and LSAs for working so hard and producing some excellent environments for our children. I know how excited they are in returning to school to learn about their new topic and continue to have a love of reading. Here are some photographs from our Foundation 2, […]