Children really enjoyed today’s practical maths session with Mr Hood. They looked carefully at the ratio of colours in a Smartie tube. By the end of the session children not only could they talk about ratio clearly, they were adamant they wanted to write to Nestle to complain about the unfair quantities seen in each […]
Today we celebrated our children’s successes during special mentions. A wonderful assembly. We are so proud of you all.
Today 6B has tried a wide range of fruit, taking notice of the tastes, textures and combinations of flavours. Children carefully considered which fruits would work best in smoothies and started to plan a new product. They then researched the health benefits for their chosen fruits as our topic is all about me and our […]
Today, home learning has been sent with children to complete a build your own model of an internet legend. We can’t wait to see photos of these next week. Have fun 6B!
In 6B, we contrasted 2 types of dancing: Ballet and Hip Hop. We were surprised that we actually liked both styles in the end. Here are our videos of us in action today. https://youtube.com/shorts/qedDBnFUHZo?feature=share https://youtube.com/shorts/I2TBN3vByyE?feature=share
Some of the Y6s are so happy this is happening as they have been involved in its development since they were in Y4.
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Today, we have been looking at the main components that make up blood, in order to prepare us for writing our explanation writing about the heart and how it works. The children learnt lots of new vocabulary and can explain what blood is made up of and why blood is needed. The children were surprised […]
Today we celebrated the 50th year of Earth day by dressing in green and making our own pledges to look after the precious world that we live in. We then made a class pledge by putting our pledges down on a class charter.
Thank you Mrs Elliott for bringing Phoenix and Prescott in for us to meet. 6B now all want a class goat to look after. Even Mrs Buttree held Prescott today.
Next week we have our activities to support Beat the Street. Get involved and join in the fun.
Our Year 6 children showcased their learning during special mentions this week focussing on their topic ‘What makes me me?’ The children explored who they are as a person through art and through literacy. It was lovely to hear them discuss who they are as a person and how they feel about themselves. Fabulous PSHE […]
Y6B have enjoyed visiting our Hens this week, the children have loved checking the nest box for eggs and supporting with the cleaning and caring of our battery chickens. The children have been learning about the life cycle and care of animals. We can’t wait to have the goats in next week.
After cutting the sod our journey in developing our very own Nurture Provision hits the Advertiser. The children are really enjoying being involved in our Nemesis project and making a difference to the local community. Thank you Mrs Elliott for taking the time to bring copies in for our children, what a special keep sake.
Our children have loved coming back after Easter to their new Reading Environments. It’s been wonderful seeing the children fully immersed in the class texts. I can’t wait to hear all about your reading.
Our children in KS2 have enjoyed a series of environmental challenges and a carrousel of activities in developing the grounds. We can’t wait to follow their journey throughout the term.
The new year 6 NEMESIS calendar has been put up in front of school with the theme of Attentive April. We would like to thank the congregation at St Mary’s Church Greasbrough and Reverend Wortley who contributed the ideas for the calendar for the children to then put onto paper. We have really enjoyed making […]
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 […]
Today our Year 6 children enjoyed their meeting with Los Albares to discuss our NEMESIS projects and shared our experiences of lockdown. Both children enjoyed finding out the similarities and differences between the two counties. We can’t wait for our next meeting.
This week we have had some fantastic discussions around our mind. The children came up with some really impressive questions and we have discussed all be we voted for one to pursue further which was ‘Where do your thoughts come from?’ We have shared this with parents in 6B to give their perspective too.
Here is the new Induction magazing from Winterhill which explains all about Transition at Winterhill school for our Year 5 and 6 Children.
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 […]
6B enjoying a game of Bench ball outdoors with Mr Hood. Y6 were very competitive and there some fabulous saves. Mr Hood even joined in too. Well being at it’s best.
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 […]