Numeracy Easter Egg Hunt!

Mrs Buttree’s maths booster group has created a maths Easter Egg hunt. Children had to write a SATs style question for someone else and then hide it in the outdoor area. We all had fun solving the problems- Please follow and like us:

Exploring Ratio with Smoothie Making

In Y6B the children were set the challenge to calculate the number of ingredients needed to make smoothies for 36 children. They had to find a recipe they liked which served 2/4 people and calculate the ingredients using ratio and proportion. Each groups was give a set amount of ingredients and 36 cups to fill. […]

Ratio and Proportion in 6B

Today the children have been creating a range of ratios using objects around the room, including the ratio of adults to children, the ratio of boys to girls etc. With this information the children used their learning to create pic-collages to present their findings. Please follow and like us:

Active Maths

Our Year 6 children enjoyed numeracy in the hall today learning about fractions, decimals and percentages. The children were also enjoying developing mental maths strategies. Please follow and like us:

A live update from Eden Camp

Today, our Year 6 children are on a visit to Eden Camp the children will experience the sights, sounds and smells of life on the Home Front. All the buildings and grounds of an original World War 2 Prisoner of War Camp. We hope you are having a wonderful day it really looks as though […]

Radius and Diameter

Mrs Buttree’s maths booster group have been learning about the definition of a circle, and the various ways to measure a circle including the radius, diameter and circumference. We completed a practical activity in the playground. Children worked in groups to create their own chalk circles, each with a radius of 1 metre. We did […]

Long Division in Y6B

Mrs Buttree’s maths booster group have been practicing long division methods today. Can you spot the experts in each group, who are leading the learning? Please follow and like us:

Christmas Fayre

Thank you to Mrs Baum, Mrs Dowell and the PTA for organsing such a wonderful Christmas Fayre. We managed to raise a huge £697.24 and we still have a couple of receipts to add up. Y6B did a fabulous job of running the stalls and getting into the Christmas spirit with Mrs Tunks. Thank you to […]

Fraction walls in 6B

The children in year 6 have taken their fractions learning outdoors and used natural materials to create fraction walls. Here they are in action. Please follow and like us:

Y6B outdoor Numeracy

This week 6B have been learning about fractions of maths outdoors, the children were rained off and had to rush inside to continue their learning. Well done everyone. They had to make sure they brought the correct value to Mrs Buttree and displayed excellent team work. Watch our video here! Please follow and like us:

Music in 6B

A huge thank you Hannah Thompson-Smith  for our wonderful music sessions in year 6. The children have really enjoyed the sessions linked to their topic  around the coast. Here they are in action composing their own pieces. Please follow and like us:

A star is born!

Well done Alisha Potts on your achievements with Hockey, we are so proud of you for being chosen for the Road to Gold as part of your team Diamondbacks at Simply Skate, https://www.diamondbackihc.co.uk/. We know how much you are enjoying Hockey and working so hard to achieve your dreams. The team came third on their […]

WW1 Drama Workshop

This morning, children from both Rockingham and Roughwood have had the opportunity to work with students who are completing their degree course on a drama project linked to WW1. The children have had a fabulous experience working with the students and alongside other children from Roughwood. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity Mr Williams and […]

WW1 Magna Performance

Last night 6B took part in a WW1 drama at Magna, the children have been rehearsing and learning the songs for weeks. Last night was the first of two performances. We are really proud of their commitment. The children have really learnt a lot. Thank you to the music service for allowing us to be […]

Art Learning in 6B

The children in 6B have been looking around school to collect recycled plastics and materials to create 3D art sculptures/pictures alerting people to the dangers of plastic in our oceans. We have been working in small groups and pairs to share our learning through art. Please follow and like us:

P4C in 6B

This week in 6B the children found a screwed up attendance certificate in the Immersive reading environment, the certificate was given to a child with 100% attendance. The children decided on a range of questions they wanted to explore. Would you throw your attendance certificate away? Do you think attendance is crucial to you? Do […]

‘The Rescue of the Forfarshire’ by the artist F. S. Lowther (1886)

Today we have been focussing our studies on Grace Darling, in preparation for our Northumberland visit. We have looked at the Oil painting ‘The Rescue of the Forfarshire’ by the artist F. S. Lowther (1886) and imagined that we were one of the survivors. We discussed how we might have been feeling, described emotions and […]

Motivation to write

We have spent a lot of time this week motivating ourselves to be the best writers that we can be. We have explored motivational quotes and made our own motivational bookmarks, which will be with us for every writing opportunity. Please follow and like us:

Anne Frank Exhibition

Year 6 are currently reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and have been learning about the Holocaust in WWII. To support our learning we have visited the Anne Frank Exhibition in Rotherham. We learnt about prejudice and how people during WWII were treated differently just because of their religion and beliefs. Please follow and like […]

Sketching Evacuees

We have been dressing up today in Y6 to sketch live models. These pieces of are will go perfectly with our evacuee descriptions and letters. Children have concentrated to create stunning continuous line drawings of their peers. Please follow and like us:

Year 6 Kelham Island

Year 6 have been evacuated! Children have taken part in a day fully immersed in life on the 1st September 1939 when children were evacuated from large cities – like Sheffield. We have investigated missing luggage and experienced what it is like during an Air Raid. Our learning today has supported out WWII topic and book […]

Exploring Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Children in Year 6 have been learning about equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages. We have then been using our knowledge to create shapes using cubes with a percentage in different colours. For example, create a shape with 20 cubes where 75% are blue. Some children have even created two shapes which show 175% green! Great resilience and problem-solving. […]

Ordering Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

We have been using our reasoning skills in year 6 to order fractions, decimals and percentages. We have used our knowledge of equivalent fractions and converting fractions to decimals and percentages to help us. This was tricky but we used our resilience skills to solve the problem. Please follow and like us:

Drama into Literacy

We have been re-creating the Grace Darling story through drama to support our Newspapers and Diaries. This has really helped us to understand and sequence our ideas. Please follow and like us:

Corn Law Rhymer

We have been using pastels in Year 6 to create stunning images of corn linked to our Teachers story. Please follow and like us: