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.
A huge thank you to Mr and Mrs Tunks for building and organising our planters ready for September. We are really excited to get planting.
Our Year 6 children enjoyed spending the afternoon preparing the grounds for our new addition in the summer. They found so many frogs and managed to rescue them safely whilst having a wonderful science lesson with Miss Tunks.
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.
Our F2 children have been inspired by the ducklings so much so they have completed some amazing artwork. Well done everyone, what a fabulous day!
Today during PE the children were involved in a range of activities/challenges as part of circuit training. Unfortunately there were no skipping ropes left for Mr Parkin. He had to improvise. Please see his video below. IMG_8606
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.
This weeks story shared by Mrs Slack is the Ugly Duckling, we hope you enjoy.
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.
Outdoor adventures with Mr Parkin. The children complete their Active Maths and problem solving outdoors while hiding in the shade.
Our Year 6s have started to get creative and decorate our pond area with beautiful flowers. Making bonds and connections before they fly the nest and move on to their comprehensive schools. Watch this space for our raised beds and Chickens.
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 […]
A huge thank you to Mr Davis and the staff at Wingfield for supporting our children with transition and answering any questions they may have had. We loved our virtual tour of the school. I know that each and everyone of you are going to make him proud.
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 […]
Exploring the human bone structure through art. The children have created some amazing pencil sketches using tone.
Y5’s have worked tremendously hard to produce their first piece of writing this week. Well done Jaydon, Charlie, Millie and Jacob on their presentation.
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.
We have missed Mrs Slacks story time, here she is sharing We’re going on a Bear Hunt, we hope you enjoy.
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.
This afternoon our children were using the front cover of the text ‘Wonder’ to create our own artwork using own own beliefs. They were selecting colours that reflected themselves.
Here is Miss Wood sharing one of her favourite books A Squash and a Squeeze. I know our Foundation 2 children love sharing stories with Miss Wood.
Here are our Year 6 children learning about the Heart through music.
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.
Our Year 6 are learning all about the Heart and how it works using numeracy and science to explain how it pumps blood around the body using art as a vehicle for learning.
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 […]