A big thank to our Y6 Librarians for continuing to help provide reading opportunities in school for our families and children.
Today we hosted a Willow Tree Academy orienteering event. The children from all schools enjoyed every second. Great team work, residence and sportsmanship. Thank you Mr Purshouse for organising such a fabulous event.
These week we have been celebrating all things that make us unique and special. Here are our personal and in school achievements.
Our Environment are fully focussed on our outdoor provision. Here they are making planters and planting in the sunshine. I know they are keen to put their plans into action.
Well done to our Y3/4 team at the Rotherham United Tournament on Friday. We are growing as a team and came 4th in the tournament.
Y5P discussed the affects of peer pressure from a positive and negative perspective. Our discussions led to the topic of smoking and alcohol, how peer pressure can influence us positively and how we deal with pressure.
Our Y3/4 girls have been preparing for their Gymnastics festival at lunchtimes by practicing balances, different movements and safety in gymnastics.
Y5P have looked at creating formulas using Google Sheets and created a table to show what colours are in a smarties bag.
We had the most wonderful celebration with our families taking part in singing, dancing and creating their own decorations. The children had a full day party planning and making their own food ready for the celebrations in the afternoon. A huge thank you to all the staff involved it was a huge success.
This week the children named the components and then were challenged to make a circuit. The children explored trying to make bulbs, buzzers and a motor work. Great work 3WB!
This morning before our assessments we relaxed with Yoga, the children really enjoyed cosmic yoga. This definitely put a smile on their face and alleviated any worries with laughter. We are so proud of you.
Our Year 3 children really enjoyed working with Mrs Foxley Johnson last week and continued their learning. It is so lovely to hear their thoughts, feelings and next steps.
Our special mentions assembly again showed all the wonderful learning experiences, outcomes and achievements of our amazing children and staff.
Here is this week’s Newsletter with all the fabulous events that have happened over the last two weeks.
The children in year 4, engaged really well with the workshop today. They shared their understanding of bullying. They also learnt the different forms of bullying, such as physical, cyber and indirect.
On our first day of the new term, 3WB walked to Greasbrough Library. We enjoyed learning about the library and all it has to offer. Some of us even checked out our own books! We enjoyed our visit and can’t wait until it’s our turn again!
This week the children have had an introduction to netball and have been focusing on passing.
Today we had the most exciting lesson exploring the outdoors in maths using orienteering as a tools to test our knowledge from this weeks learning. The children worked really hard in teams to calculate answers based on rounding, multiplication, division and fractions. Well done everyone.
Our first special mentions of our he Summer Term, celebrating our successes and achievements. We are so proud of our Rockingham children and staff you are all incredible.
A huge thank you to Jamie Knight for inspiring our children today, we were blown away.
This term the children have returned to school to see their beautiful daffodils that they had planted before the holiday. They are beautiful, the children have now started to plant a range of flowers around our pond area to attract more wildlife.
We are so proud to announce our new after school provision on Monday’s. Scotty’s heroes will be providing our children will new skills not only socially but globally
Today, in our Happy Mind session, we have been learning about how we can start to manage our brain during times of stress by learning breathing strategies that we can use right away. Children from both 5/6H and 6B stepped out of their comfort zones to engage in something new called ‘Happy Breathing’. Children even […]
Over the past term, all of our classes have been taking part in a Times Tables Rockstars competition. This was weekly rockstars battled which allowed children to compete against each other and the classes. Congratulations to 4D who were our overall champions and were presented with our new trophy! Hopefully the competition will encourage all […]
Last half term we held our photo competition for times tables to see different creative ways of learning and recalling tables. The winners for the images showed children practicing on the beach and creating different fortune tellers. Thank you to everyone who was involved and congratulations to the winners!
We have had a wonderful term with Active Fusion. We can’t thank enough for the opportunities they have given our children this term.
Congratulations to our reading champions this term. Making excellent progress in their reading. Well done everyone.
We held our final special mentions assembly of the term and again had some outstanding learning and awards to share. All of our children have shown maximum effort this term and have such a wonderful desire and passion for learning. Well done to all our winners this week.
Welcome to our introductory vlog – The Willow Tree Warrior team at RJI have been monitoring computing chat on the playground and bring you their latest news and advice… 💻