Girls Football

Our girls football team have done a phenomenal job this week at the Rotherham finals competing against a number of Rotherham schools. We are really proud of the hard work they have put in, especially our under 11 girls team who stepped in for Greasbrough as they are away in Northumberland this week on their […]

Y4 Linking Project

Our Year 4 children in Y4L went to the New York Stadium to meet the children at Whiston Junior and Infant School as part of the linking project. The children took part in a wide range of activities throughout the day to promote team building and to get to know each other. The children and […]

After Dark

This week our local PCSO’s Paul Newman and Julie Jackson came into school to teach the children about how to stay safe during the dark nights. The children learnt about how to stay safe during Halloween and Bonfire night. We discussed the safe use of sparklers and how to protect our pets. We do hope […]

Sports Leaders

Sports leaders, ready for action! Over the course of the year the children will have a series of challenges supporting other children across school to engage in sports. They will look at first aid, organising team games and promoting good sportsmanship including fair play. They have worked really hard this term training for our first […]

Y3M Instructional writing at its best!

This week our year 3 children have been making flapjack ready to write their instructions, they worked extremely well as a team and they tasted delicious. Mr Purshouse has been making bird feeders, I’m not sure they tasted as nice as the flapjacks but they look fabulous. We are also wanting some of our amazing […]

Pops Adventure Y4L 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 […]

School Council

Our First Meeting – Today we held our first meeting, we discussed our school and the things we felt were working really well and things we would like to change, the children have been set the challenge of running a circle time in their class to get the views of all Rockingham Children. They have […]

Peer Mediators

We have had our first peer mediator meeting of the term, the children were so excited about building on their work from last year, the rota for the playground is now in place and the children have a role in school in supporting children at playtime and lunch time. We are now teaching the children […]

Macmillan Coffee morning

We raised a huge £478.25 from our Macmillan coffee morning, thank you once again to all our fabulous parents, staff and children for making the morning such a huge success. We look forward to seeing you all at our next event, Rockingham’s Christmas Movie night.   Please follow and like us:

Nature Safari Visit

The children in FS2 were visited by Julia from Nature Safari. She brought with her a range of reptiles and insects for the children to observe and handle. These included a scorpion, tarantula, corn snake, tortoise, millipedes, hissing cockroaches and a bearded dragon. The children handled the animals with care and found out lots of […]

Motivation to write

We have spent a lot of time this week motivating ourselves to be the best writers that we can be. We have explored motivational quotes and made our own motivational bookmarks, which will be with us for every writing opportunity. Please follow and like us:

Sports for Champions Rich Wills

On Friday we had the pleasure of welcoming Rich Wills, a Para-Power lifting champion to our school to raise the aspirations for all children, please read some more information about him below – As a school we managed to raise over £500, the children were able to learn about healthy living, healthy eating and […]

Sports Leaders

This years sports leaders have been chosen and are ready to embrace the challenges that lay ahead. Throughout the year they will be expected to demonstrate all the qualities not only of a good sportsman/woman but inspire others to engage in sport.   In order to succeed they are assessed in 6 areas Personal skills, […]

Gold School Games Mark Award 2018

We are delighted to announce that we, Rockingham Junior and Infant School, have achieved the School Games Gold Mark Award for the 2017/18 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition […]

Macmillan Coffee Morning

We would like to invite you to our very own Macmillan coffee morning on Friday the 28th of September, please complete our attached letter to confirm your attendance. Macmillan Coffee morning Last year was a huge success and we would like to get more parents and grandparents into school to support such a wonderful charity.  […]

Numicon Skills in FS2

In numeracy this week we have been practising our recognition of Numicon shapes and their value. We went on a number hunt outdoors and ordered the shapes to 10.   Please follow and like us:

Wingfield Open Day

Key Stage 2 Open Event at Wingfield Academy, a fabulous opportunity for you to meet the staff and look at the learning opportunities that are on offer when your child reaches Secondary Education. Please follow and like us:

Sports Day

On Thursday the 28th of June we had our Sports Day, a huge thank you to our Sports Leaders for supporting our younger children. We had a fabulous day and the children really enjoyed taking part, congratulations to Hoober on winning sports day and to all our children who won a sports award for their […]

Year 6 Prom

On Tuesday the 26th of June we held our Year 6 prom which was designed and created by the Year 6 children. The children looked stunning and parents really enjoyed the celebration, children arrived in style and were met by the teaching staff. A huge thank you to Mrs Buttree, Mr Purshouse and our LSA’s […]

Willowtree Olympics

Today we hosted Rockingham’s very first Willowtree Olympics, bringing together all of our Year 6 children across the academy to take part in mixed teams. This was a wonderful day and enjoyed by all. Thank you to our Sports coaches for organising such a wonderful event. Here are our winners below. Please follow and like […]

Family Learning in Y3

Thank you to all the year 3 parents that were able to attend our family learning session this morning based on our CSI activity focusing on Photofits, finger printing and chromatology we hope you really enjoyed being in school and learning alongside your children. Thank you to Trish Sharp from the CLC for coming into […]

Rockingham Bake Off

Here are the photographs from our Rockingham Bake off, celebrating the events of the Royal Wedding in style. Here are some the designs the children created, thank you to all the parents who supported and produced some outstanding cakes with their children. Our Winners were –  Ruby Doane, Gracie/Evie Gordon Oliver Bolton Please follow and […]

Wonderful Wildlife and Woods

On Saturday, we were very lucky to have one of our parents, Mr Wood who has his own landscaping business, come to school to help tidy up the wildlife area. Have a look at the before photos and see the amazing difference with the after photos! We are so grateful to have such caring and […]