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 […]
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.
Today Mrs Elliott’s nurture group worked with Mrs Slack developing their NEMESIS projects. They have been transforming their Artwork into textiles shops. We can’t wait to see them finished. Well done everyone you’ve really developed new skills.
Session 2 of our art workshop. The children are really enjoying designing their new shops for the future. Mrs Slack is going to work with the children to develop them into 3D textile projects.
Today the Children started to work on their NEMESIS art project ready for their next meeting with Abbey School. The children have some fabulous ideas and we can’t wait to share them with you.
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.
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 […]
Today we had our first Nemesis meeting with Abbey School, the children were set a task to introduce themselves today and learn a little bit about each other before the project starts. The children had to say …. Their Name: Age: Fun Fact: Best part of being in Lockdown: Most difficult part: How had they […]
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.
Today Paul Warne the Rotherham United Manager paid a special visit to see Ava and Maisie and present them with their Sports Day Awards. We are so proud of you and the resilience you have shown and thought you deserved a special treat. Thank you Miss Tyzack and Mr Purshouse for your hard work and […]
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.
We would like to share our Social Distancing film with you demonstrated by our wonderful Year 6 children. Here is everything you need to know to stay safe, Our children enter through one entrance and exit through another this is for all our bubbles of children and includes parents. We know that this will make […]
NEWS: A new support centre for school children is hoping to cut the number of exclusions across Rotherham The LEAF Centre will be built at Rockingham Junior and Infant School after the Willow Tree Academy secured two thirds of the funding needed – with the children fundraising to make up the rest You can hear […]
For PSHE, Y3/4P looked at a poem written by Benjamin Zephaniah. We discussed the meaning of the poem on our Google Classroom and we related it to the current problems we have been seeing in the news. The children wrote an alternative paragraph of their own. Well done everyone.
Making connections across the world from Los Albares, Ruffi and Willow Tree Academy (all four schools). We had 32 participants in total and everyone was able to contribute and share ideas. This week we had a fabulous Zoom call with our friends in Spain and France to discuss how their children are responding being back […]
Yesterday Graphite DBM arrived to mark out the corners of the build so that we could see the size, position and scale of the LEAF Centre, it’s really happening. I can’t wait to share this with the children.
The children’s lettuce plants have started to sprout, we are hoping over the coming weeks there will be more seeds that grow!
Here is our Special Addition of News Round this week which focuses on our very first Virtual Sports Day, we hope you enjoy watching and a huge thank you to every family that got involved. This includes all our staff too. What an amazing day had by all!
Congratulations to Y3/4P for rasing £865 for Safe At Last. Well done for everyone who participated and collected donations.
Our F2 children have already grown their magic beans into beanstalks. Now we are challenging them to see if they can grow some delicious lettuce! We filled the pots with compost, put in 4 lettuce seeds and covered with a little more compost. We are hoping to see some growing lettuce leaves within the […]
Well done to Jared for completing his Fancy Dress Sponsored walk last week for his NEMESIS project.
Well done to Tyler and Aiden for completing two challenges to raise money and awareness for homelessness.
Well done Azzurra for completing the ‘Climb a Mountain Challenge’. What an amazing picture on top of Mam Tor! Well done.
Well done Jared for creating and completing his obstacle course.
Alfie and George have started their ‘Climb a Mountain Challenge’ this morning to raise money and awareness of homelessness in our community. So far, Alfie and George alone have raised £130 which takes our overall total to £500. Well done boys.
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.
Today we hold our first Willow Tree Academy Sports Day, we couldn’t be more excited, I have my equipment ready do you? Below are the videos in which you can join in even if you aren’t able to join virtually, please take a note of your scores and send them in to Mr Purshouse and […]
Let’s support Y3/4P with their Nemesis Project to end homelessness. The children in Y3/4P have set themselves a series of challenges – 1. sleep somewhere they wouldn’t normally sleep, 2. Climb the equivalent steps of a mountain in your house, 3. Complete an assault course. The children will be completing their challenges over half term, […]
Today Mr Parkin and I went to school to complete a site survey and see the progress of the Year 5 NEMESIS project. Today they were clearing the site and removing all the bricks. We can’t wait to continue to share the updates with you all.
We have some really exciting news to share, today the Caretakers house was demolished ready for the build of our very own provision for children with SEMH needs ‘The Leaf Center.’ We can’t wait to continue to share the progress of the project with you as the weeks progress. Our Year 5 children are linking […]