We asked the children to reflect on there strengths and what they thought they could do better at. They recorded this in the shape of Humpty Dumpty’s shell.
All of our children are visiting the book fair this week to take a closer look at what is on offer from the book fair. Children will not be able to touch the books to have a closer look but will be able to see if their are any texts/stories they may like to read. […]
Today, Mrs Slack told one of my favourite stories, thank you Mrs Slack you have made my day. I hope you all enjoy this story together.
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 […]
I can’t wait for our Foundation children to see their new reading environment on Monday. I couldn’t wait to get inside and explore. We hope you love it as much as do.
In Y6B the children have been immersed in The War Horse, week by week the environment has developed and children have become emotionally hooked and used the space to experience what it would have been like to experience the war. Their literacy and Artwork has been so powerful and reflected their understanding of the text,
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 […]
Emily and her mum have loved completing the Family Learning project together, please see what they have been up to below – Our book was Charlie’s superhero underpants. Task 1 = we read the book together and then discussed it and completed our task sheet Task 2 we created a story sack together Task 3 […]
Fabulous Drama and reenactment by 3/4P telling the story of Robin Hood.
Jacob has shared a beautiful extract from the text Stormy Weather, can you hear the Suspense?
Our children in REY have a real love of reading and that is evident from speaking to the children, we hope our parents enjoy our new drop in room. You can share a story and use all the resources to act out and become the characters. Please encourage your child to share a story sack.
In literacy we have been learning about the use of language and how to engage a reader through story telling. The children have used their immersive reading area for inspiration. Look at the smiles on the children’s faces and how proud they are of their learning.
Welcome to the army. Recruitment speeches in 6B Today we have started a new genre of writing, persuasive speeches. In WW1 young men were persuaded to join the army by recruitment officers. In our first session we looked at our model text and thought about how we could command an audience using our voices and […]
Our Year 6 children are really enjoying their break times especially our new Reading Huts, we love Reading at Rockingham.
Family Learning is back with a bang! Calling all parents to take part and share pictures to enable us to collect free books for schools. Information from @Rotherhamcreat2 our wonderful Rotherham Creative Learning Community I wanted to inform you that our Family Learning will continue this year as a home learning opportunity. Engaging with parents […]
Rockingham Early Years Children have been learning the song Wheels on the Bus today. They worked really hard on learning the actions and joining in.
Our Year 6 are loving getting back to Guided Reading, sharing texts and exploring the immersive reading environment. The children are using different techniques to develop their understanding and fluency.
Today we held our first virtual assembly, focussing on the story Elephant Me, a story based on a young Elephant who believed he wasn’t good enough and that he had nothing to share or offer. We soon learnt that all that matters is being you. We are all special and all have something to offer. […]
Here is our next story with Mrs Slack, we know you are going to really enjoy this one. She wants to know all about your holiday. We hope you’ve had fun, Here is Brave Owl,
Here is Mrs Slack sharing The Three Billy Goats Gruff, we hope you enjoy listening as much as much as I did.
Here is a video to explain why we love our Rockingham Early Years Children so much, have a wonderful summer everyone and Good Luck in F1.
Good Afternoon Everyone, We would like to share our Year 6 Leavers Video with you all. We have just had the premier with all of our children in school and now it is time to share. Get the tissues ready, sit back, relax and enjoy. Here is 8 years rolled into a 30 minute Video. […]
Today we would like to share Jack and the Beanstalk with you. We really hope you enjoy.
Today we set off on our awards deliveries again and managed to reach around 20 households sharing awards, certificates and reading our speeches. We’ve loved seeing all of our children’s beautiful faces and can’t wait to see them back in school in September. Congratulations everyone you make us all so proud!
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 […]
Tomorrow is our Willow Tree Oscars Ceremony, here are our nominees for the Best Storytelling – Good Luck everyone.
Tomorrow is our Willow Tree Oscars Ceremony, here is our nominee for the Best News Report – Good Luck Annie.
This weeks story is What makes a rainbow? With Mrs Slack, we hope you enjoy this story as much as we did.
This weeks story shared by Mrs Slack is the Ugly Duckling, we hope you enjoy.