Sharing real history using family experience

Alexis showed us a part of her family history today. She talked about her great grandads Soldiers Release book and Soldiers handbook. They were so delicate to handle, the children thought it was amazing that the soldiers handbook had been carried around in WW2 and had survived. 

Welcome to the army. Recruitment speeches in 6B

Welcome to the army. Recruitment speeches in 6B Today we have started a new genre of writing, persuasive speeches. In WW1 young men were persuaded to join the army by recruitment officers. In our first session we looked at our model text and thought about how we could command an audience using our voices and […]

Rounding Active maths 6B

Today we have ironed out a few rounding with large number issues that we came across in class yesterday. We rotated tasks both in and out of the classroom to help with our application and help embed mental techniques. Another successful active maths session.    

6B Summer Home learning tasks are rolling in

6B home learning tasks are rolling in now. Well done to all for  who have sent in learning. Ruby and Jessica have spent time researching and drawing medals, whilst Ava and Maisie have been making their own horse puppets linked to our text ‘War Horse’. Each are hand made. Ava also brought in a selection […]

There’s no ‘Huge Bag of Worries’ in 6B

Today, 6B started our first P4C session of the school year, surrounding the story ‘A Huge Bag of Worries’. We posed the big question as a class of ‘What is worry?’ And tried to explain it. We then planned and started to make our own worry creatures; each personal to each and every one of […]

RockoFest 2020

Today we had our Year 6 Leavers Celebration where we danced, laughed and celebrated the wonderful achievements of over Year 6 children. Some who have been at Rockingham for 8 Years and started their journey in Rockingham Early Years. We are so proud of each and every one of you and can’t wait to see […]

In school Awards Celebration Ceremony.

Today we had the most fabulous awards celebration with our children that were in school. Mrs Fearnley, Myself and Mrs Tunks visited each bubble in turn while the class teachers gave out their awards. The whole school were able to watch the celebration via Google Meet. We are so proud of all of our children […]

Heart rate Investigations Y6

This week Y6 children have been looking at how their heart rates are affected when they exercise. They came up with their own investigations, which included looking at heart rates at rest, during exercise, straight after exercise and again after rest. Next week, we will be using our maths skills to represent our collective data […]