Eye witness interviews are big news in 2WB 👀

As part of our topic learning about The Great Fire of London, the children used their interviewing techniques to make a news report video. After carefully thinking about suitable witnesses and questions to ask, they worked as a team to record each other as roving reporters. Here are a couple of examples: Children’s news reporting […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

We spent time outdoors today, feeling calm and relaxed. We really concentrated on 5 things we noticed, 4 things we could touch, 3 things we could hear, 2 things we could smell and 1 thing we could taste. We enjoyed sharing our experiences and ideas.

International storytelling in 2WB 🌎📖

We love working with our Chinese partners as part of an international project. After exchanging ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ stories, we have learned about a traditional Chinese story called ‘The Three Monks.’ We learned the story in English, then the children were really enthusiastic about reading the story in Chinese. Watch our video to see […]

Every Kid Healthy Week 26.04.21

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 […]

2WB go green for Earth Day 🌎

As part of the Big Pedal competition, today we were celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. The children came to school in Non-Uniform and wore something green to raise awareness on we can do to help the environment. We discussed how the world can change outside of our own windows. #BigPedal2021

Editing and improving our diary writing.

This week we have been learning how to edit and improve our diary writing based on the Great Fire of London. We have written in the role of Boxton (a character from the book) and ensured we have used the past tense. We have used our Knowledge Organiser’s to support our knowledge on the key […]

Geography skills in 2WB

Yesterday we used our skills in Geography to locate the country that Paddington came from using an atlas. We remembered the name of the continent and located Peru and then Rotherham. We observed where the equator was and reflected on previous learning to suggest what the weather might be like in Peru. We investigated the […]

Special Mentions with a History Twist!

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 […]

Special Mentions at Rockingham

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 […]

Beat the Street is here!

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 […]

Easter Service

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 […]

P4C – My Strong Mind

The children loved our P4C session this week, using ‘My Strong Mind’ story as our stimulus. As a class, we gave our first thoughts about the story we had read and then we posed and voted on a ‘big question’ that we would like to discuss. The children chose to discuss the question – “Can […]

Gymnastics in 2WB

This week we enjoyed using the apparatus to learn how to link travelling actions and balances. We investigated travelling on different parts of our body and also changed the levels in our sequences.

2WB research the first fossil hunter 🔎👀

During science week, we enjoyed researching a famous scientist linked to our current science topic – Animals, including humans. We found out that the first fossil hunter was a lady called Mary Anning and we were really interested in learning about what fossils are. We saw and touched what a fossil might be like (from a […]

Whole school tree planting, science week rocks.

This week has been tree planting week at Rockingham, all the children have been out planting trees near our pond area. The children have learnt so much from Mrs Tunks this week. Thank you for helping our children grow.