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:

Design & Technology

Year 6 have been using a range of materials to create models of Viking villages and even Viking weapons. These will support our drama as we write our narratives about our Viking characters. Please follow and like us:

Viking Narrative

In Y6B the children have been busy planning a Viking narrative linked to their class text. They have been focusing on the use of language and improving their sentence construction. During their lesson they were involved in drama, bringing the story to life using props and costumes. Please follow and like us: