Our children just love dough disco, this week they have really enjoyed their gross and fine motor skills sessions. Here they are Mark making after their warm up.
What a fabulous morning in Foundation 1 exploring the life cycle of a frog, using picture clues, visual literacy and pond dipping to collect frog spawn. The children loved being outdoors even though it was a little windy. Back in the classroom the children were able to explain the life cycle and explored philosophical questions […]
Today we celebrated science week during special mentions, we have had some fabulous learning outcomes and our children have loved every second. A big thank you to Miss Darby for organising such a spectacular week with a range of online workshops.
Welcome back Rockingham, we are delighted to share with you this weeks Newsletter, please take the time to read about all the amazing learning that has been happening in school. Newsletter 12th March 2021
Our children in F1 love to read, here are the wonderful reading opportunities that are on offer for our children. The children explore texts in all areas of continuous provision
We have been exploring how plants take food from the soil to help them grow. We put flowers in water with food colouring to see how the stem absorbs the water which will then change the colour of the petals. We were very excited to see the petals change colour.
We have been very busy taking part in different Science activities linked to plants and growth. We have planted our own cress seeds and linked this with our talk for writing learning. We really enjoyed helping Mrs Tunks plant trees in our outdoor area.
Today we focussed on our world book week as part of our special mentions assembly. This week we have made characters from vegetables, build dens and created story TShirts. The children have been phenomenal but a big special mentions goes to Mrs Buttree for her organisation and amazing ideas that has made it such a […]
A huge thank you to all our parents, carers and children for putting together such a special video it means so much to each and everyone one of us. We can’t thank you enough and couldn’t have got through the year without you. Together we have achieved so much and I know that because of […]
The children have made wonderful cosy reading dens to enjoy there favourite books in.
We have been reading the story Zog and the Flying Doctors and created our own x ray and skeleton pictures. We even researched the names of the bones. Some are very difficult to pronounce.
The children in F2 have been very busy making there t shirts and characters for world book day.
This week is book week and we have some exciting things planned for all year groups, Mrs Buttree has been thinking hard this week about how we can make the activities as creative as possible. You could get the whole family involved. Please read the attached presentation and see what we have in store for […]
A huge congratulations to our winners this week. We showcased some fabulous examples of learning to our families this week. Thank you for all your support and commitment to remote learning. We are proud of all of our children and enjoy sharing their amazing achievements.
This week we have been talking about what we want to be when we grow up. The children have lots of different aspirations including a magician, baker, doctor, policeman and a swimmer.
We were very lucky in F2 to be able to speak to Police Sergeant Smith. We learnt so much and we’re able to ask lots of questions. Some of us really want to work in the police force when we grow up.
F2 took part in a live talk about internet safety. We identified devices and what we use them for online. We talked about how to keep safe and who to talk to if we needed help.
For Record of Achievement day F2 made a proud cloud identifying what they are proud of achieving this term both at home and in school.
We have been learning about different cultures and celebrations in F2. We have wrote our name and age in Mandarin, made Chinese dragons and read the story The Great Race.
F2 children have been very busy at home making delicious pancakes.
A huge congratualtions to all the staff at Rockingham and to Mr Purshouse for all your hardwork on achieveing the Silver Modeshift Stars award. You have continued to increase active travel within our school and community, an amazing achievement. We can’t wait to continue our journey towards Gold. Thank you so much to everyone at […]
Today we celebrated our children who had won class dojo and who had showcased some outstanding learning. We are so proud of all of our children this week and we know that all our children are trying their best. Miss Stubbs announced the winners of our Art Competition today so well done to all our […]
Here is some wonderful learning outcomes from Spring 1 and our journey so far. We have had a remarkable term with live lessons, Extra Curricular Activities and competitions to make everyone smile. We hope you enjoy reading about all the wonderful learning that has taken place.
This week the staff have been frantically delivering bears to each child in our school with a special certificate for our parents and children to tell them how proud we are of them and how much we miss them. We still have a few more deliveries to make but we hope you keep and treasure […]
Today we had another fancy dress phonics. We were looking at the ‘er’ digraph so we had to dress up as something with an ‘er’ to join the ‘er’ club! Can you think of any?
Today’s special mentions was so wonderful, celebrating all the achievements of our learners. We’ve seen learning linked to all curriculum areas and some fabulous ways to present learning. Congratulations to all our children today and our staff who have worked tirelessly. Well done to Miss Darby and Mrs Oram who are our staff stars of […]
As we have been focusing on snails this week we have done some artwork linked to the spirals found on snail shells.
This week in F2 we have looked at non-fiction stories to find out information to write a fact file about an animal with a shell. We found out lots of interestings facts about different animals such as a snail and a tortoise!