These week we have been celebrating all things that make us unique and special. Here are our personal and in school achievements.
This week we began our art club by creating backgrounds using powder paint and watercolours. We are going to layer sea creatures on top of our back grounds.
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 we had an amazing family learning session creating worry monsters with our Key Stage 1 parents and children. I am not sure who is more creative, the children or the parents. A huge thank you to Mrs Tunks for booking in With me in mind to run this incredible event. We can’t wait for […]
Our special mentions assembly again showed all the wonderful learning experiences, outcomes and achievements of our amazing children and staff.
Positive playground time for Y1/2B 🌈❤️
Although it has been a short week on school, 34P have been excellent and have done fantastic. They’ve learnt about asthma and staying safe as part of First Aid week, we’ve become budding electricians in making scientific circuits and have finished off the week wonderfully working in hatching in art. We are also on […]
Here is this week’s Newsletter with all the fabulous events that have happened over the last two weeks.
In art this term we are looking at textiles. Today we used our sketchbook to recreate some repeating patterns and we looked at the work of some craft makers.
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.
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.
How wonderful are our Foundation 1 creations, the detail, creativity and ideas that have gone into their hats this year is incredible. Well done all I know it was very difficult to choose a winner as they are all so amazing.
Hunter has been working extremley hard and showing resilience towards his Art learning this term. He has used a range of skills within his sketch book to create this beautiful masterpiece using pastel. We are proud of you Hunter.
From their visit to the butterfly house the children have been using natural materials in the continuous provision to make their own minibeasts. Ove the week the children have really engaged in this activity and have created some amazing bugs!
Our children have been rehearsing over the last few weeks in preperation for our Easter Service tomorrow. The children have produced some beautiful art work, poems, prayers and stories based on the true meaning of Easter. We can’t wait to share this with you tomorrow.
Our Art learning journey has enabled us to apply our charcoal and pastel skills into a final piece inspired by the cave paintings we have been learning about in our History lessons.
The children showed lots of resilience when using charcoal today. They were very creative with their patterns. This learning followed on from our cave painting study and looking at the materials they used during the Stone Age.
Newsletter Please enjoy our Newsletter showcasing all the wonderful learning and achievements this week.
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.
Miss Stubbs used her skills today to teach Art through the medium of powder paint. The children really enjoyed understanding the primary colours and how to create new colours. I can’t wait to see the final outcomes.
Our Year 5/6 children have loved their artist study of Henry Moore, looking carefully at his war paintings. Henry Moore was a famous sculptor and his works can be found at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. He was a local artist who has inspired our children to become artists themselves linking their historical knowledge through their art, […]
The children in F1 have explored colour mixing through painting a frog. They mixed different shades of green and used smaller brushes to paint different sized shapes and add fine detail.
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.
Mr Parkin’s class have done an exceptional job of illustrating their writing using pastel. The detail and precision that has gone into this is exceptional. Well done girls.
We are learning all about Paul Klee in art this term. We have tried hard to create an artist study which includes our own artistic flare. They have turned out amazing!
We love Art at Rockingham and our children do too, building up their skills is so important and our Children have been trying out a range of techniques within their sketch books.
Our Foundation 1 children have been learning all about fossils. They have been using clay as their vehicle for learning. Can you identify the fossils?
A huge thank you to Debbie for our amazing art professional development day. Our staff loved the CPD for the Arts. We really developed our knowledge of powder paint and our skills progression. We can’t wait to get started next week.
Our Year 5 children are really enjoying their Shakespeare learning especially their drama performance of Romeo and Juliet, we can’t wait to see this develop over the term and watch the final performance.