Huge congratulations to 6H on winning the attendance breakfast this term. So proud of everyone across school, it has been a challenging term and you have all shown great resilience in getting to school. Thank you and well done 6H.
Today our children shared their wonderful Jingles which they have created and shared. Based on regeneration of the local area and what high street shopping may look like in the future. The children have been collaborating over the last two terms and are really enjoying making connections. We can’t wait for our next meeting.
Today we shared our Harvest Assembly live to our children in school and our children learning at home. What a fabulous first, children were all so excited to see each other and it was evident that all of our learners support each other. They were even discussing their home learning in the chat box. Thank […]
A huge thank you to Reverend Lyn Wortley from St Mary’s Church for supporting our children with Remembrance. Our Year 6 children fully enjoyed their zoom call this morning in preparation for the service. We are so excited to be involved.
This afternoon, 6H had a fabulous drumming session with Rotherham Music Service. We learned all about the drums and how they are made which then led to doing different beats and rhythms using the drums. Everyone really enjoyed the session.
A huge congratulations to our Certificate Winning Champions this week in 6H. We are so proud of you.
Today, Y6 took part in a Zoom meeting with the Library service. We had a WW1 story ‘Where the Poppies Grow’ read to us followed by a series of letters from a local man ‘Albert Fretwell’ who wrote letters home to his mother from the trenches in WW1. Children were able to reflect on these […]
Taking inspiration from WW1 and remembrance, 6H produced their own clay tiles and pen and ink poppies. The techniques used and outcomes have been fantastic so far!
Mrs Buttree shared a wonderful assembly with us all today all about the 70s looking at the Music Industry, Fashion, Toys and Famous Events. It took us right back in time to a wonderful decade of disco, rock and soul.
The children have really enjoyed their visit to Crucial Crew the children have learnt so much from a variety of providers such as First Bus, Magistrates in the Community, St John Ambulance, South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership and South Yorkshire Police and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. The children have explored how to stay safe […]
Today 6H have used orienteering skills of map reading to help them find and then solve Fractions problems. The children showed good resilience skills to solve the problems and some great PE skills when completing the orienteering course. Mrs Greenwood even came to join the fun maths activities taking place! Active Maths is an important […]
Our Year 6s had a very emotional day exploring Eden Camp. The children are learning all about the sights, sounds and smells of WWII. Mrs Buttree held a reflection in the chapel and it was clear the children really understood what people went through during this time in History and how it changed lives forever.
Our first visit of the year is to Eden Camp, our Year 6 children are off to visit the most exciting place to explore the sights, sounds and smells of World War II. The children will be able to make connections to their learning in school.
Today Mr Hanson explored the 60s and shared a range of his Favorite songs, the children and staff are really enjoying our Music Appreciation sessions. We hope you enjoy sharing the songs with your family. Music of the 1960s
Here are Kody and Jessica educating our children on how to look after our chickens. They are both doing such a wonderful job.
Here is an introduction to Winterhill School, attached is a parent leaflet which outlines the dates of their family open events and also some key information on life as a Winterhill student. We hope you enjoy watching. Digital Promotional Leaflet
Today we have investigated how light reflects from a reflective surface. Using torches and mirrors, the children discovered how the angles of incidence and reflection are the same. We also investigated how a periscope works.
In Y6H the children are really enjoying moving from planet to planet. Lilli has moved two planets in one month and Jacob has just moved onto his next planet. Y6H are taking over the world with their mental arithmetic skills.
Today, 6H used oracy skills to take part in different debates. We are learning about balanced arguments so used our oracy skills to develop reasons for and against subjects. We did discussions in pairs, in quick 30 second bursts and as groups to develop our use of language. There were some fabulous responses from everyone […]
6H created our birds this week for the front of Wentworth Woodhouse. We used words to describe both our learning in school and about lockdown to create our birds.
This week KS2 were set Home learning based on how to stay healthy at home. Their challenge was to go out and exercise and eat a balanced meal with their families.
This week we have been looking at the parts of the eye and their functions. Good questions were asked including: Why is the pupil black?; Why are eyes round?; and Why does the lens change shape?
Here are some of our completed barbed wire artwork images. Everyone has produced an excellent final sketch and have worked hard on their shading skills. There is some great detail in some of the hands and finger images.
Today the children read their manifestos in Y6H, the children were confident, enthusiastic and determine to succeed. We are so proud of all the children who shared their ideas with the class. Congratulations Jessica and Mark.
This week we have started doing Hockey skills. Firstly we have focused on dribbling and simple tackling skills. Looking forward to passing and shooting skills in the next couple of weeks!
Taking inspiration from World War 1 battlefields, we used sketching skills to produce images of barbed wire. We will add images to these in future art lessons. The children experimented with tone and shading really well.
During guided reading 6H can sit in our reading corner and pretend they are reading in the trenches of WW1. They have learned quickly that it was not comfortable! Keep an eye out for new objects which will be added.
In our P4C session, we discussed what worries we had and how we could solve them. We discussed talking to adults, friends, mindfulness and exercise. We then created our own worry monsters.
Our Year 6 children are really enjoying their break times especially our new Reading Huts, we love Reading at Rockingham.
This week the children in 6H are in charge of looking after the chickens. They are taking the responsibility really importantly and making sure they are fed and have their water topped up.