What an incredible video conference we had with our partner school Tanghu Elementary School in Chengdu. A huge thank you to their Art Teacher for sharing their beautiful paintings with us. Our partnership over the last 6 years has grown stronger and it is lovely that our children got to meet despite the time difference. […]
On Thursday we celebrated the Queen’s Jubilee with a Rockingham Garden party. We had singing, dancing and parades all around. Our families arrived in style and we celebrated with an outdoor picnic, marking 70 years of the Queen’s reign.
Nearly finished our own interpretation of ‘Starry Night’. The children have worked hard on creating movement in the sky.
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.
Y5P have looked at creating formulas using Google Sheets and created a table to show what colours are in a smarties bag.
Today, we have looked at the famous artwork ‘The Starry Night’ by Vincent Van Gogh. We have started to think about movement seen in the sky to link with our Picture This theme. Children chose their paper type and media and we looked at drafting out and making sure our image was in proportion to […]
Today, all children in Y5 and 6 took part in a longer assembly led by South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Children found out the difference between safe and unsafe swimming locations and how to keep themselves and others safe in an emergency.
Our special mentions assembly again showed all the wonderful learning experiences, outcomes and achievements of our amazing children and staff.
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.
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.
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Today our KS1 and KS2 children performed a musical extravaganza for our parents. They sang a range of songs from films, Disney and musicals. They sounded amazing. We are all so proud of their achievements this term and what a wonderful way to do this with our parents. Thank you all for coming and sharing […]
Today we shared our Easter Service with parents at St Mary’s Church, it was such a wonderful celebration after being absent for two years. The joy on everyones faces was amazing to see. Thank you to our wonderful children and staff for putting together such a beautiful service to celebrate the true meaning of Easter. […]
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On Thursday the 31st of March Mr Purshouse took 10 Year 5 children to New York Stadium to explore the concept of Banter Vs Bullying. The children were looking at the use of words in friendship groups and how children talk to one another. They explored what their viewpoint was on banter and what this […]
Y5P have been doing Tag Rugby in PE in the last few weeks focusing on passing and attacking. We looked at how we can run aggressively towards the try line by dodging defenders and running at speed.
Today we celebrated some outstanding learning this week and our winners were thrilled. We are so proud of our children who are completing roles and responsibilities in school. They really do lead the way and celebrate everyone’s behaviour and attitudes to learning.
Y5 preparing for their Shakespeare performance in a few weeks.
￼￼￼￼ Y5 learned about water safety in their last session at swimming. We have had 12 wonderful swimming sessions and the children have progressed hugely.
Y5P went on a exploration to find El Dorado this afternoon. We have been learning about a famour explorer from the Tudor period (Sir Walter Raleigh) who went to find the lost city of gold. Children completed an Orienteering course where there were facts and information about Sir Walter Raleigh and problems to solve to […]
Y5 enjoyed their trip the library this morning. We signed up to become a member at our local library and had fun reading some new books.
Well done to KS2 children for taking part in the High Jump Challenge before school this morning. Look out for tomorrow’s challenge!
Mrs Buttree’s maths group have been learning about the definition of a circle and the various ways to measure a circle including the radius, diameter and circumference.
Congratulations to our Year 5/6 children passing their bikeability training. Two long days of training, using their mirrors and road safety.
Today we were blown away by the learning of all Children, their behaviour, attitude and learning is fantastic . The way they applaud each other and celebrate their success is lovely to see. Our school really is the best in the world.
Y5P have designed their own workout to help muscle growth. We have looked at how each exercise helps different muscles.
Y5P have looked at the Human Cycle and have researched how mucb babies grow in the first 12 months.