Look at some of our youngest children building up the finger muscles to hold a pen or pencil and attempt to write their names .
This week in Early years to support the ‘every kid healthy week’ we have been completing small daily tasks to ensure that we are focusing on our mental health and wellbeing. On Monday we celebrated mindfulness and completed some Yoga 🧘♀️. Tasty Tuesday we ate some lovely fresh fruit and vegetables. On Wednesday we went on […]
Every Kid Healthy Week: What is it? Every Kid Healthy™ Week is an annual observance created in 2013 to celebrate school health and wellness achievements. Recognised on the calendar of National Health Observances and observed the last full week of April each year, each day of the week shines a spotlight on the great actions […]
We have been promoting the beat the street initiative and our Early years children have loved participating and being active . The children have been walking , riding or scooting around Rotherham learning about the Town that we live in and the places that are local to us at Rockingham. In accordance to beat the […]
This week for Earth day the children in Early years have learnt about the world we live . We discussed that the Earth is made up of land and sea . We looked at different animals and their habitats and categorised them in to land or sea animals.
This week linked to our text the three Billy goats gruff We made a bridge and a walk way so that the children could re-enact the story and walk, balance and move across their bridge in a number of ways. The children really enjoyed this and showed great concentration trying to balance and cross the […]
This week in Early years we have explored the text ‘The Window’. We looked at the pictures then discussed what a window was, what could we see through the window? We then went outside and explored with chalks drawing and talking about what we would like to see as we look outside. The children came […]
This week we celebrated Earth day by wearing something green . We also discussed what the word ‘Earth’ meant . What was meant by land and sea and explored some animals and their habitats linking them to land or water . We also explored some colour mixing with green and blue to make patterns to […]
Today was our turn to ride to school on our bikes and scooters. We have added lots of decorations and bling to make them stand out.
In REY we have been on a little adventure around our school grounds this week to look at the surrounding areas. We walked to the new leaf centre site across the car park and all held on to the hoops to ensure we were safe , we then walked across the school yard to see […]
Here’s Emily exploring some of the routes around Rotherham on her bike to keep active and use her fob pick up points 🚲 🗺
Next week we have our activities to support Beat the Street. Get involved and join in the fun.
This week we celebrated History within our Special mentions. The children across school are learning about a variety of Historical Events that changed the lives of many people. Our KS1 children are learning about he History of London and the Great Fire of London. Our Year 3 children are studying ‘The Victorians’, in Year 4 […]
Alfie in Rockingham Early Years is my Head Teacher Award Winner this week. His resilience, determination and enthusiasm for learning is outstanding. Mr Hanson loves visiting Alfie to play football with him as he has a passion for sports and really enjoys getting active. We are proud of you Alfie!
Our Early Years Children are out exploring again. This time they have been to see if our Hens have laid any eggs. The children have learnt so much about Chicken’s and this links really well to their learning in Science.
Our Early Years children really enjoyed visiting our LEAF Centre site. They were asking lots of questions and listened really carefully. They are really excited to watch our amazing new site develop.
We have been busy taking care of our plants . Making sure that they have water in order to grow 🌱. The children have been working together to water the plants.
Our story this week was ‘Planting a Rainbow’, we have enjoyed looking at the different coloured flowers in the story and which colour is our favourite. For our learning outcome we have explored colour and colour mixing with primary colours using powder paint. Children were encouraged to mix the paints in the pallet and see […]
Our children from REY to Year 6 loved getting involved in the Census and completing some fabulous learning. All children understand the history of the census and thoroughly enjoyed data collection. Thank you Mr Hanson for organising such a wonderful day.
Today’s final special mentions was one to remember. We said our goodbyes to Mrs Perratt, Ms Atkinson and Mrs Marlow who will all be greatly missed at Rockingham. We awarded 20 Easter Raffle prizes courtesy of Mrs Slack who did an excellent job of organising this this term. Thank you Mrs Slack. We also awarded […]
This week in foundation 1 we have been looking at the text Where oh where is Rosies chick . We have learnt all about the life cycle of a chick , what a female chicken is called and what a male is called. We have been counting to 5 and learning how to form the […]
Mr Purshouse is busy allocating our Beat the Street Fobs, maps and Teacher Information. We just know our children are going to love getting involved in such a fabulous initiative. Thank you so much for allowing us to be part of this amazing opportunity. Mental Health, Wellbeing and fitness is at the heart of what […]
Our children beautifully told the story of Easter through the arts, drama and literacy. The children worked collaboratively together to celebrate Easter. Our youngest children talked about the joys of Spring and Growth. Thank you to all our parents who were able go join and to Reverend Lyn Wortley for sharing a beautiful video for […]
Our REY children have been learning all about farm animals, we have read the book ‘Noisy Farm’ and the children loved pressing the buttons on the book to hear the animal sounds. We played a game where the children had to guess the animal by a set of clues given and we were really impressed […]
Our children really enjoyed coming to school dressed as an emotion which was represented by a colour. It was lovely to see a rainbow of colour on our school playground. Thank you to all of our families who got involved.
In FS1 for our P4C enquiry we have looked at the stimulus’s My strong mind . We discussed as a group what strong mind meant . How Katie might have felt , discussed the correct way to behave . We discussed having a positive can do attitude and not giving in at the first hurdle.
In Foundation 1 we discussed what a census was and talked about having a vote 🗳. We discussed that we not agree with others on some views and that is ok to have our own views and thoughts. we had a vote on our different feelings, the book of the day , our favourite colour. […]