Today we had a discussion with our Peer Mediators and School Council around Restorative Practice. We discussed the scaling tool and how the questions support our children in resolving conflict through a discussion and agreement. We are really looking forward to moving this forward and asking our children to apply for the position of a […]
Today we have been very fortunate to have Safe at Last in school today to teach the children about homelessness and what it means to be homeless. The children have learnt so much about how and why some people become homeless and now they might feel. They have then moved onto looking at what they […]
A huge thank you to Rotherham Hospice and Alyce Clark for coming into school to present the children with a cheque showing the money they have raised during the Santa Dash. They even brought Rosie Bear. Thank you so much and we look forward to working with you again soon.
Today we have had the amazing opportunity of working with Ann Foxley Johnson again, teaching all our children about emotions and how emotions can make other people feel. The children have been given an emotion to try and recreate, what would that feel like? Have they ever felt that way? How could they support each […]
What a great session with Mrs Foxley-Johnson! Talking to us about emotions and a good discussion about body language. We have all really enjoyed the session.
Here are our Christmas wishes from Y5/6H, please have the tissues ready. They have really thought long and hard about the changes they want to make. What changes would you like to see? What are your Christmas wishes? Well done 5/6H.
Foundation had a fantastic time making Christingles at our stay and play. We used oranges, cocktail sticks and candles! We even took them home to light them!
Y3/4P have started their NEMESIS project, raising money for the homeless. They are looking to develop a sustainable project where they can continue to support others. They will be working with Safe Haven, The Light House project and Shiloh to develop a strategy of support. I know Mr Purshouse is keen to invite parents to […]
We had a wonderful time celebrating Christmas Jumper Day with our Christmas Dinner, we enjoyed music and festive activities. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
A huge thank you to everyone for taking part in the Santa Dash we had a fabulous morning, we had lots of parents joining in and raising money for Rotherham Hospice. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. We will keep you updated on how much you all raised together. We hope […]
Our children had a great lunchtime with Mrs Elliott showing their creative side, the children enjoy team building and mindfulness ready for their afternoon learning.
Thank you Rotherham Music and the team for giving us the opportunity to perform today in front of our parents and the community. We are so proud of all of our children from Willowtree. We hope you enjoy watching,
Today we are performing Carols at Rotherham Minster organised by Rotherham Music Service. We are so excited to share our beautiful singing with our parents.
He’s got the Whole world in his hands, Y6 using Makaton to perform their song for our Christingle Service.
We had a fabulous time yesterday at our Christingle Service in St Mary’s Church. Thank you so much to our Vicar Lyn Wortley and Reverend Diane and Neil for allowing us to hold our Service at the Church thank you for welcoming us and sharing the story of the Christmas Cracker. All the staff and […]
It was so wonderful to see so many Rockingham children and parents this evening at the lights switch on. It brought really community spirit and brought everyone together. Thank you to Rob Elliott for inviting us. Lacey and Ally you did a fabulous job. Thank you. Miss Darby and I had a great time. […]
Today we had our Christmas Fayre which was a huge success, we had sold out within an hour. I think next year we could make double the amount. It was wonderful to see and the children had such huge smiles on their faces. A huge thank you to all the staff and children for creating […]
Just a reminder about Greasbrough Christmas Tree Lights Switch on. There will be Carol Singing and a Christmas Market in the Crown Pub car park from 4pm. The lights will be switched on at 6:45pm by a child from Rockingham and Greasbrough, We hope to see you all there.
All our children and staff are using the Kindness calendar to share acts of kindness and share goodwill.
We were so excited to have Ann Foxley Johnson back in school today to teach our KS1 children about their feelings and emotions and encourage the children to speak up. The children had a fabulous session and really enjoyed working as a team. Our KS2 children in the afternoon were discussing respect, what that means, […]
I must be the luckiest Head of School on the planet. Our amazing children have created some beautiful artwork all based on the theme of Christmas Carols for our hall, the Carols that you can see will be the ones we will sing at Rockingham around the Christmas tree. We hope to see lots of […]
The official Greasbrough Tree Light switch on takes place on Tuesday 3rd December 2019. The tree is located on land off Coach Road (where the Public Hall used to be). Festivities start at 6.45pm, and Children from Greasbrough & Rockingham School have been selected to officially turn on the Lights. Please pop along to this […]
Today we did a workshop all about respect. We considered how to be respectful to each other and the impact of this.
Here are our Year 3 children dancing to Change by Andy Odd Socks, they really enjoyed Anti Bullying week and learning all about diversity and acceptance.
What an incredible day, Children in Need has got off to a flying start. All of our pupils and staff have fully immersed themselves in today and have come to school in their Pudsey outfits and Pyjamas. Children have enjoyed decorating their own biscuits and in some cases even their toast. Thank you all for […]
During the week, 5/6H have had lots of lovely discussions about how to make friends and how we can be respectful to people. We then took photos of our friends.
Today we received our Anti Bullying Gold award, we took children from years 3 to 5 to explain what we do at Rockingham. The children were incredible and really enjoyed the morning. A huge thank you to Ann for all the support you give to us we are so lucky. #ChangeStartsWithUs, #AntiBullyingWeek.
Our children were so excited to read their letters and share them with each other. We have started to respond and are looking forward to our continued communication. I think we should organise a Skype call.