Social Innovation at its best!

Here we are celebrating our new crossing that allows all Wingfield children and families to cross the road safely. Thank you to our Wingfield Ward Councillors for allowing our children to be part of the iconic Beatles Album cover. We can’t wait to see the photograph in the Advertiser! We look working alongside our Community […]

5/6H PSHE

This week the children in 5/6H discussed how are world and school could be better. Everyone has an opinion during class discussions and then we put our ideas into speech bubbles for us to remember throughout the year ahead. There were two key messages from our discussions: Our world would be better if there was […]

Community Safety – NEMESIS

We are finally able to share our community safety video with you that was created to discuss some of the challenges that our young people face when in the local area. We hope to raise awareness of how a persons actions, body language can make another person feel. We hope to develop empathy within our […]

NEMESIS Showcase

So proud of Rockingham children today, from Year 4 to Year 6 working alongside each other to share with our European partners what we have been doing during our NEMESIS projects. The children were very articulate and confidently able to present to a range of adults new learning. Well done! Please follow and like us:

NEMESIS – Social Change

Today we were able to see the fabulous designs that have been created by Ben Liddle who is our Social Innovation Practitioner on our NEMESIS project. We are so excited to actually move this project forward, the house will support children and families with Social Emotional Mental Health need as well as Special Education needs. […]

NEMESIS CO-Creation Lab 5

Today we held our 5th Co-creation lab with our community partners, thank you so much to – Our local Councillors, Wingfield Academy Early Help RMBC Our PCSOs NEMESIS Partners We are working towards a shared vision and goal in achieving a new SEMH provision for our children and parents with the project 525. Here we […]

NEMESIS Co-Creation Lab 4

Developing collaboration methods between children and adults- Yesterday the children and adults worked together to interview each other about the project. They asked a series of questions to gain an insight into their thoughts and feelings about being involved in the NEMESIS project. Are you enjoying being involved in the NEMESIS project? Do you feel […]

NEMESIS – Making the Video for Wingfield

This week the Year 6 children and Jayden have worked together to make a video for Wingfield students on their thoughts and fears when visiting the local shops. Our children have expressed concerns that when they visit the shop outside Wingfield they often feel quite intimidated and frightened as they find it hard to get […]

NEMESIS Co-Creation Lab 3

Another successful meeting held yesterday with our children, parents and partners. A huge thank you to Ben Liddle for your support and guidance in creating designs for our project. The plans and designs far out weighed our expectations. We discussed a range of possibilities and everyone contributed to how the site could be used including […]

Los Albares- Nemesis

During our NEMESIS meeting in Zaragoza we received some letters from the children at Los Albares school. Today the children have written their replies. We are hoping the children can continue to communicate through Skype and letters about the NEMESIS project and the work that we are doing. We really hope the children enjoy reading […]

NEMESIS – Project 525

Yesterday we had a wonderful meeting with RMBC and our ward Councillors Rob and John to discuss the next stages of the project. RMBC and Housing came to look at the site to see whether they could support with the renovation work. The children will be starting their designs next week. Thank you to everyone […]

NEMESIS Co-creation meeting

On Tuesday the 15th of January we held our second Co-creation meeting to discuss how we plan to move project ‘525’ forward. Last week we outlined our project – Project 525 is the renovation of the old caretaker’s house which is based at Rockingham Junior and Infant school. The project is large scale and will […]

We need you!

What is NEMESIS? The NEMESIS program is designed to develop Social Innovation skills amongst children, the program is a European Commission research project and stands for ‘Novel Educational Model Enabling Social Innovation Skills.’ We are wanting our children at Rockingham to help shape and have a vision for a better world through highlighting and finding […]

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:

Our Litter Pick

Last week we arranged with the local council to do a litter pick in our local area. We invited someone who works for the council into school and he discussed the issues around litter and recycling. The council provided us with litter pickers, bags and vis vests and we loved it! The children collected so […]

Pops Adventure Y4L

https://www.pops-summercamp.co.uk/ Our Year 4 children had a fabulous day working with Pops Adventure to explore learning outside the classroom, we love to get children outdoors and engaged in practical activities where they can build teamwork skills and show resilience. This will be a fabulous link to their visit at Ilam Hall. The children learnt many […]

KS1 Litter Pick

Our key stage one children have been out and about in the local community picking litter, they were supported by many of our parents and grandparents. The council provided us with a range of equipment and spoke to the children about how they can help clean up the local environment. The children had such a […]

Crucial Crew

The crucial crew visit gave our year 6 children the skills to deal with a range of potentially hazardous situations. It is supported by staff from Rotherham Road Safety, South Yorkshire Police and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. The visit covers road safety, how to travel on public transport, internet safety, first aid and visit […]