Today we challenged ourselves to making the Olympic Rings using folding of paper techniques (Origami). It was really challenging but we persevered. We most definitely did not use a dot of glue to secure a couple of the main joins. Did we 6B? 🙈
Today we celebrated the children’s achievements in their new class. It appears everyone has had a fantastic first week and really enjoying finding new friendships, getting to know their Teacher and learning new things. Well done to all our winners and we really enjoyed our Olympics theme.
On Wednesday the 30th of June we celebrated our Year 6’s journey at Rockingham with a Prom, the children chose a black and gold theme and wanted to have a formal evening. We had the most amazing time and I hope these photographs capture a wonderful time had by all. A huge thank you to […]
Today, 6B have been learning new watercolour skills in order to create a skills card for any watercolour work that we complete this school year. Children were surprised to know that a ‘dirty palette’ is a good palette because of the broad range of colours that could be created. We will be laminating these cards […]
Our inspirational Olympian is the Sheffield born Jessica Ennis-Hill. My new Y6s have enjoyed researching her journey through her early career and the passion and drive for success; into life after her retirement from her athletics career.
Today we looked at the value of digits and Mrs Brogan’s group challenged each other to representing numbers up to 1 million and then writing these accurately in words.
Great afternoon in Y5/6H and 6B where children have practiced lots of skills from seated throw and Javelin to sprints and target throwing as part of our mini Olympics. Unfortunately, we had to compete inside today due to the changeable weather but Ms Tyzack made sure that we didn’t miss out by setting up the […]
Today we took a Year 6 and Year 5 team to compete against Greasbrough Primary school to open the Multi Sports Centre. The children were really lucky to have the Mayor of Rotherham who presented the children with medals. Congratulations everyone a wonderful afternoon had by all.
Today we had a wonderful final day with our Year 6, we smiled, laughed and cried. We are tremendously proud of you and we can’t wait to hear all about your transition to your new school. This isn’t goodbye. https://youtube.com/shorts/topwnkFmLcI?feature=share
Today we held our first ever Willow Vision, competing against our four schools in a competition. All the children sang beautifully in French. Congratulations Roughwood, what a performance. We already have ideas buzzing for next year.
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What a wonderful send off to our Year 6 children at the prom. We had the most amazing evening celebrating with smiles and laughter, the children really enjoyed spending the evening together and everyone looked fantastic. A huge thank you to our parents for fully supporting us and we are really going to miss you […]
So proud of all our children across Willow Tree Academy taking part in the Olympics. Everyone worked well as a team and enjoyed every second. Congratulations to all Rockingham children for supporting one another.
Tonight we hosted our first competitive sporting event with Roughwood School. The children enjoyed meeting each other ready for transition next week. The final score was 1:1 and the game went to penalties. Rockingham were the overall winners with a 6 : 3 win. We can’t wait to do this again. Thank you to all […]
Today Mrs Elliott and Miss Elliott had a fabulous time in the environment. The children were planting and creating shadows. Two science concepts in one evening.
Our Y6s really enjoyed their Huge bag of worries workshop with ‘With me in Mind’ children were able to explore their feelings about transition. Thank you for supporting our children and their emotions.
Our children really enjoyed having a visit from Mr Davies today. Discussing transition and all the wonderful things to look forward to.
Congratulations on attendance winners in Year 6 we are so proud of your achievements.
What a fantastic sporting event we have had. Our Willow Tree Olympics was underway and all children were actively involved in all events. After resilience, determination and team work our Rockingham A Team came in first place successfully achieving 246 points collectively. Congratulations to al children across Willow Tree for giving it your all.
Today we have launched new games on the playground to bring some team work, positivity and excitement to our children’s lunchtimes. We have loved every second and can’t wait to the same again tomorrow.
What a fabulous celebration this week, discussing all the wonderful achievements. A huge thank you to Miss Stubbs our staff star of the week and Chloe who received our Head Teachers Award. We are really proud of you all.
Today we celebrated our Year 6s by sharing our Y6 leavers video. The children have created something extra special to share with their family and friends and we hope you enjoy watching their celebration. We are proud of each and everyone of you and can’t wait for further celebrations this week.
Today was an emotional day, Maisie, Jaye and Hannah’s last environment club. We hope the girls come back to support us. We are going to miss them so much.
Tonight our environment club went hunting for litter, they have done an incredible job of making our school look amazing.
We are so proud of our Golden shield winners and showcasing some fantastic learning outcomes. We are so proud of you all. A huge well done to Charlie receiving the Head Teachers award for his positive attitude, resilience and how he has grown in confidence.
This week the children have used the orienteering course to locate a range of birds they may find in Britain. The children had a fantastic time outdoors you can see from their smiles.
Children in 6B have been looking at the effects of alcohol on the body but we branched out into talking about how we as society are influenced by alcohol in the media from newspaper reports and product advertisements to birthday cards, the influence of drinking alcohol is everywhere without realising it. The children were really […]
Our Year 6 children were the first to go and Visit the LEAF Centre this week and look at the progress on their design. Mr Hanson and the children couldn’t believe the size, scale and views from the upper floor.
Today our Year 6s are off on their first adventure to Wingfield. We had mixed emotions from both children and staff and can’t wait to find out what they have been up to. We miss you already, good luck and be the amazing Rockingam learner we know you are.