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 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 […]
We have been looking carefully at different 1914-1918 map sources to establish who supported who and why in WW1. We discussed the word alliance and the reasons behind the significance of the word in WW.
Our Year 6 children are really enjoying their break times especially our new Reading Huts, we love Reading at Rockingham.
This week all children from REY to Year 6 have been completing P4C sessions on the text A Huge Bag of Worries, each class has been sharing their worries with their class teacher and building really positive successful relationships. In 6B the children have made their own worry monsters and Jayden really enjoyed sharing his […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Before the Summer our Year 6 children wrote letters and completed Artwork to share information about themselves with their new teacher. They are now on display and looking fabulous. Well done Year 6, I think Mr Hanson and Mrs Buttree are really enjoying getting to know you all.
Our Year 6 are loving getting back to Guided Reading, sharing texts and exploring the immersive reading environment. The children are using different techniques to develop their understanding and fluency.
Today we held our first virtual assembly, focussing on the story Elephant Me, a story based on a young Elephant who believed he wasn’t good enough and that he had nothing to share or offer. We soon learnt that all that matters is being you. We are all special and all have something to offer. […]
We had our last game of rounders with our wonderful year 6 Bronte flew in with an amazing catch to get Mr Hanson out and Bjorn managed to get Addison out which meant the 6B bubble took the crown. I’m not sure whether Miss Tyzack was counting accurately, what do you think?
Good Afternoon Everyone, We would like to share our Year 6 Leavers Video with you all. We have just had the premier with all of our children in school and now it is time to share. Get the tissues ready, sit back, relax and enjoy. Here is 8 years rolled into a 30 minute Video. […]
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 […]
Year 6 have been preparing for the RockFest on Tuesday. They have been organising their festival clothing by tie dying their T-shirt’s. We are so excited to celebrate their final week and amazing achievements!
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 […]
Tomorrow is our Willow Tree Oscars Ceremony, here are our nominees for the Best Storytelling – Good Luck everyone.
Tomorrow is our Willow Tree Oscars Ceremony, here are our nominees for the Best Song – Good Luck everyone.
Welcome to Y6B Your new teachers this year will be Mrs Buttree, Miss Tyzack Mrs Sayles Mrs Brogan You are all really lucky this year as we have lots of staff in Year 6 to support you in your last year at Rockingham. We are so excited to get to know you all and can’t […]
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 […]
Our Year 6 children are learning how to tie dye with Miss Tyzack and Mrs Buttree. I can’t wait to share the finished outcomes with you shortly. Here they are in preparation,
Our Year 6 visited the Ks1 playground this week to draw some new games they could play outdoors. Our Year 1 children loved them. Thank you so much Year 6 for designing some fabulous games.
Our Year 6 children enjoyed spending the afternoon preparing the grounds for our new addition in the summer. They found so many frogs and managed to rescue them safely whilst having a wonderful science lesson with Miss Tunks.
Today during PE the children were involved in a range of activities/challenges as part of circuit training. Unfortunately there were no skipping ropes left for Mr Parkin. He had to improvise. Please see his video below. IMG_8606
Outdoor adventures with Mr Parkin. The children complete their Active Maths and problem solving outdoors while hiding in the shade.
Our Year 6s have started to get creative and decorate our pond area with beautiful flowers. Making bonds and connections before they fly the nest and move on to their comprehensive schools. Watch this space for our raised beds and Chickens.
Today we held our first NEMESIS meeting between Rockingham and Los Albaras in Spain. Our Year 6 children shared their Nemesis project and Ana and her children shared theirs. The children asked some amazing questions and developed their relationship further. We are hoping to work on a joint reading project next year sharing our knowledge […]
A huge thank you to Mr Davis and the staff at Wingfield for supporting our children with transition and answering any questions they may have had. We loved our virtual tour of the school. I know that each and everyone of you are going to make him proud.