Our Year 5 children have been learning about Space this term and have been learning about astronauts through the medium of art. They have used pencil to sketch to create some beautiful drawings.
Mrs Buttree’s bubble has been looking at the components of blood and have made their own version using everyday household items
Today our Year 5 children have been learning all about Air Resistance and Gravity using the egg challenge. Look carefully at the designs. Which one do you think would have been the most successful and why?
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!
Here is a video which announces the Winners across Willow Tree academy after we celebrated all the wonderful videos that have been produced by our amazing children. Congratulations to all of our winners, we are so proud of you. I have published all the videos that were entered into the Willow Tree Oscars on the […]
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 […]
Today Mr Purshouse challenged his class with a general knowledge quiz, we had some great responses and scores from our children and learnt so many interesting facts about Geography, Science and nature.
This week our Key worker children have had a fabulous week with Miss Lilleyman and Mrs Smith. The children have been baking, building dens whilst exploring the outdoors and creating some beautiful artwork using pastel. You can see how much they have learnt and how much fun they have had from the amount of pastel […]
A huge thank you to Mr and Mrs Tunks for building and organising our planters ready for September. We are really excited to get planting.
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.
Our F2 children have been inspired by the ducklings so much so they have completed some amazing artwork. Well done everyone, what a fabulous day!
It doesn’t get any more Magical than this, our F1 children and staff held a Mad Hatters Tea Party this week. All the children wrote invites, made posters, party hats and decorations. It looks like it was a huge success. Congratulations to all the staff, children and parents.
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.
Exploring the human bone structure through art. The children have created some amazing pencil sketches using tone.
Y6s have been designing and drawing their own ‘Chalk Walks’ to make the playground more interactive whilst we all have to socially distance. We have started on the junior playground but the children will be completing more on the infant yard tomorrow.
Here is our next addition of Newsround, we have some exciting features now that we have our children back in school. We hope you enjoy what’s been happening at Rockingham this week.
Here are our Year 6 children learning about the Heart through music.
Our Year 6 are learning all about the Heart and how it works using numeracy and science to explain how it pumps blood around the body using art as a vehicle for learning.
Our Year 1 children have been busy making colour monster puppets this week, how fabulous do they look? The children have worked really hard to develop a range of skills over the week to develop their fine motor skills. All children have planned and evaluated their models.
Mrs Tunks delivers our amazing family learning packs from the CLC, a huge thank you to Trish and the team. We can’t wait to show you our creations. Thank you Mrs Tunks for bringing the smiles to everyone’s faces.
Josie spent a lot of time in Lockdown creating this amazing Anderson shelter. It has wonderful detail up close, along with circuits to run its own lighting system thinking about her science knowledge last term. She shared this with her Incredibubbles group who were equally wowed by it. Well done
Welcome back Year 6 to a wonderful final term. Miss Tyzack has planned some great outdoor maths lessons and here’s just the start. Well done Y6 for being so sensible and considerate of others we’ve missed you.
Today our EYFS children made some beautiful butterfly wings and were busy fluttering around the outdoor area. They explored patterns and symmetry and used a range of materials to create their design. Mrs Greenwood was so excited to come and see them and Mrs Fearnley enjoyed them on FaceTime. The power of technology is wonderful […]
Happy Half term to all our fabulous staff, parents and children we hope you stay rested, stay safe and enjoy spending time outdoors. Here is this weeks News Round we hope you enjoy.
The children have been exploring the pond area today and looking for mini beasts. I wonder what they found, smiles all around.
Here is this weeks Rockingam News Round the highlight of the week, please keep your entries coming we love sharing them with everyone.