Cross Curricular links have gone wild this week, the children have been completing guided drawing in handwriting of the mail coach. We have been learning history using our class test the Jolly Postman.
In 3WB as part of our RE lessons we have been thinking about codes for living and exploring ‘being kind’. We discussed the difference between codes for living coming from our heads and our hearts. We recorded our ideas on a giant body who we named Kindness Keith. In our classroom we have a jar […]
This week we have created castle collages using different materials.
This week in y2 we have been describing different settings using adjectives.
The children learnt about the different symbols liked to prehistoric times. They used tone and texture by using the patterns to start a sketch of a Stone Age drum.
The children have been unearthing artefacts to support them with their diary writing. The children discussed the feelings they felt and described their interesting finds.
Today KS1 were lucky to have an opportunity to engage with the Bollywood-Carnatic Progression Project. We enjoyed some dynamic, live music and practised clapping along to the beat 🎶
Today we joined in with a Bollywood music session with the Rotherham Music Service. We enjoyed listening to music from another culture.
We enjoyed our outdoor maths session. We drew equal and unequal parts of a shape to help us with our learning on fractions.
Our children in Rockingham Early Years have shown their enthusiasm for learning as soon as they enter our Early Years. The children have really enjoyed all the creative opportunities that have been planned.
This morning, 5/6H really enjoyed the performance by Rotherham Music Service of the Bollywood band. We were impressed with the type of music and tunes played by the brass band!
Our children thoroughly enjoyed the Bollywood-Carnatic project today. The Brass band were exceptional and really inspired our children. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to join in.
In Y3/4P the children are flying through their maths passports. We are so proud of the children’s resilience. Mrs Foster loves celebrating their success.
KS1 got immersive in our literacy lesson today to help us with ideas for onomatopoeia 🎭
In Y2, the children explored how we could split a range of shapes into even and uneven parts. We added labels to practice our maths vocabulary too! 🔢
1/2B enjoy a New Topic launch day for Towers, Tunnels and Turrets learning 🏰
Today we had our launch day for our new topic – towers , tunnels and turrets . The children dressed up as a character including knights, princesses and dragons . As part of the launch we did some art castle collages using different materials and textures.
This morning the children have really enjoyed their breakfast club session using a range of materials to build and construct a range of things using Knex, Lego and magnetic blocks. The children work really well together and enjoy spending the morning chatting and having breakfast. Please speak to Mrs Dowell if you would like anymore […]
Y2 children looked at the different materials used and the reason why their properties were suitable for purpose. We then discussed the difference between natural and man made materials 👨🔬👩🔬🔍
Use our Y1 virtual library of recommended reading books, where you can read along at home 📖
Use our Y2 virtual library of recommended reading books, where you can read along at home 📖
This week we enjoyed our first music lesson with the Rotherham Music Service. We looked at beat and rhythm and using our listening skills.
Today, children have used atlas’s and online maps to locate specific places in the world. We were particularly looking at identifying the allied and axis forces during WW2 and seeing where each power existed during this period.
This week we have been using our pencil skills to sketch half of the face and body of a soldier. Children have made a good start to their line work and have started to think about how they can show light and dark.
Our Year children are in preparation for their residential to Stratford this term. They are currently learning all about William Shakespeare. They have found out a lot of information about him as a boy and his birthplace.
It was lovely to give our sports leaders a real time to shine this term and hopefully start to bring back some of that competitive sport we love so much. Our children have a challenge ahead to see if they can achieve their Bronze, Silver or Gold Award. Good luck everyone.
During special mentions we celebrated some wonderful successes. Starting with Miss Smith Who has passed her examination for her Early Years Course. We also celebrated Leighton who won best behaviour on the playground award and Kody who only started this week winning the Head Teachers Award for his incredible artwork. We have seen some outstanding […]
This week in our sketch books we have been developing our techniques of shade, tone and texture. We used these skills to then develop some half and half faces of soldiers. We will use these skills further in the next couple of weeks.