Sports hall athletics

Miss Tyzack took our children across to Wingfield to take part in the sports hall athletics final. After months of training we were so proud to announce that the children won and will be going to the Rotherham finals. Children as young as year 4 performed so well and showed excellent resilience and team work […]

Chinese New Year

This week we were very fortunate to have a Chinese Workshop, the children learnt about Chinese culture and celebrations and worked with professional dancers who brought a Chinese dragon, parasols and fans for the whole class to create an exciting dance performance. They also took part in a Chinese New Year plate painting workshop in […]

Children’s Anti Bullying Policy

During Safer internet week the children across school who are Anti Bullying Ambassadors and the School Council have worked together for the first time and collaborated on a policy for children written by children. They have created some fabulous ideas on what is bullying and how we can support other children and who to go […]

Valentine’s Day/Enterprise Club

What a wonderful Valentine’s day we have had at Rockingham. The enterprise team managed to deliver all the cookies before 9 am, we had lots of happy children and parents this evening. Thank you to all the wonderful staff for helping and supporting the children over the last four weeks. We have managed to raise […]

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 […]

Outdoor Maths – Orienteering Subtraction

Outdoor maths today, mixing our PE and numeracy learning together; the children were looking for subtraction problems by following their maps and solving them as a team. Was nice to be outside the classroom and try something different in our numeracy lessons. Please follow and like us:

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 […]

Cooking Club

Miss Baum and Mrs Dowell really enjoyed their first after school club with their new members. This week they made pizza’s, I think the staff enjoyed it more than the children. Well done everyone. Please follow and like us:

Enterprise Club

What a wonderful start to our Enterprise club, the children were so excited about their first challenge of setting up their own business. Our first event will be Valentines Day, we will keep you updated on our progress. Posters will be up soon. Lets share the love! Please follow and like us:

Times table Rockstars

We had a wonderful time at our first after school club last night, the children were excellent during times table rockstars and have excellent knowledge of their tables. I was really impressed with our Key Stage 1 children using counters to help them with their division facts. Please follow and like us:

Chaos in the Classroom Y3M

In 3m the children walked into a crime scene, there was police tape everywhere and the classroom had been turned upside down. This is related to our book and the children were given the task to investigate who had done this and why. They came up with some questions to interview the suspects. Please follow […]

Literacy Crime Investigation

In 3/4P the children walked into a crime scene, there was police tape everywhere and the classroom had been turned upset down. The children were set the  challenge to find out who had committed this terrible crime. When looking around the crime scene they noticed that Teddy the class mascot was missing. The children used […]

Reading Champions

Congratulations to our wonderful reading champions on making the most progress in Autumn term, we are so proud of your achievements as part of the Hilary Ford award. Hilary Ford was a volunteer who read with the children at Herringthorpe Junior School for over 20 years. She believed in hard work and that all children, […]

Book signing – David Lawrence Jones

David Lawrence Jones returned today for a book signing, the children asked some excellent questions about becoming an author. We would like to thank David for his kind comments in commending Rockingham children for their behaviour and enthusiasm, we can’t wait to see him again in school. Please follow @DavLawJones on Twitter! Please follow and […]

Be Internet Legends

What an incredible morning, thank you so much to Jez and Paulette for sharing a very clear message with our children. Sharp Alert Secure Kind Brave Remember know what is OK to share on the internet, spot rules for what is real, fake, misleading or a scam. Learn how to keep information secure and create […]

South Yorkshire finals football!

Congratulations to our under 9 boys on coming third in today’s South Yorkshire Finals. We are so proud of your achievements. Thank you so much to Miss Tyzack and Mr Purshouse for your hard work in supporting and coaching the boys to success. I can’t wait to see what you can achieve next year. Please […]

Author – David Lawrence Jones

What an incredible afternoon, the children thoroughly enjoyed our visit from David. The children were laughing from start to finish, his main aim was to inspire and motivate children to read. He shared many of his books and stories from his childhood and had the children acting out parts from the stories. Our Foundation children […]

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 […]

Long Division in Y6B

Mrs Buttree’s maths booster group have been practicing long division methods today. Can you spot the experts in each group, who are leading the learning? Please follow and like us:

Young Voices 2019

On Tuesday the 8th of January the children performed at Sheffield Arena for the Young Voices Concert with over 4000 children all singing together to form a choir. The evening was spectacular with guest performances from – Tony Hadley Tony went on to front 80s Romantics, Spandau Ballet, earning himself the accolade of being one […]

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 […]

David Lawrence Jones Author Visit – 16/01/19

Children’s author to visit our school We are very fortunate to have a visitor coming to our school on Wednesday the 16th of January  to present to our children. David Lawrence Jones is a well-respected author of children’s books and producer of children’s animation. David is renowned for his popular “Bradley Baker”, “Jig & Saw” […]