The last couple of weeks, 5/6H have been producing some different pieces of artwork and design technology learning. They have focused on Olympic posters for painting and Olympic kits to design. The children tried really hard with the learning they produced.
Today we celebrated our Willow Tree Oscars where some of our children were awarded an Oscar for their animation and film making skills all based on areas of the curriculum and the topic they have been learning. We are so proud to announce that our Winners were …. Year 6 Animation of the Heart Year […]
Riley has again really impressed us with his fabulous artwork. He has been using a range of techniques and media to develop his knowledge and understanding of the Olympics. Looking closely at the rings and Olympic torch. Well done Riley.
In Y1/2B, we have been practising some of our sketching skills to reveal our Olympic sporting theme. Can you guess from our work? 🔍
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? 🙈
This week in year 1 we have been exploring the Olympics and the different types of medals that can be won. The children then had a go at making their own Olympic medals ensuring that they were round and featured an emblem to represent the Olympics either the Olympic Rings, a mascot , the year […]
This week we learned about the history of the Olympic rings. We used our pastel skills to create our own picture of the rings and then added one of the facts we had learned.
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.
Today we celebrated our successes across all classes in school. It was lovely to see the smiles on so many faces. We awarded children with trophies, certificates and book vouchers for – Excellence Friendship Respect Reading Champion Sportsman Sportswomen Overcoming Adversity Boy of the Year Girl of the Year, Here are our winners –
In Y1today, children moved along to a familiar song and tapped back a set of beats, using a musical instrument 🎶
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 […]
How fabulous are our Y3/4P children, the detail in their artwork is exceptional. Using a range of skills such as cross hatching to add detail.
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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Our art leader Miss Stubbs has been blown away this week. She was thrilled with the amount of concentration and resilience the children are putting into sketching and using our new techniques to make our sketches more detailed. Here are the artists of 3/4P with their amazing art learning!
This week we finished our DT project by making a moving London bus. We did an amazing job! We even used equipment to cut the dowel for our own axels.
Our Foundation children have really enjoyed learning new skills after Miss Wood embraced her CPD session with Martin Harvey. The children have really brought their fish to life.
So proud of Annie and her resilience towards her last piece of Art learning at Rockingham. Your skills have really progressed and I am so proud of your achievements throughout school.
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.
During Art, using skills of water colour, we have developed some lovely images of monkeys and chimpanzees. The ideas came from us learning about evolution and Charles Darwin. The results were superb!
So proud of all our schools today and all the schools within our partnership for being involved in such a fantastic opportunity. Over the past four years we have been involved in NEMESIS projects. Novel, Educational, Model for Social Innovation Skills. Where we have developed social invocation skills within our children and our curriculum. Today […]
Lots of fun outside this morning in our water centre, minibeast area and den making area.
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 we have been creating animal prints using clay. We used a rolling pin to flatten the clay and then pressed in an animal to make the print. We are looking forward to painting them next week.
Y3F have been practising their sewing. We practised appliqué & cross stitch we have really enjoyed our Design and Technology learning.
6H have been looking at developing their close sketching techniques. They have looked at different patterns and pencil movements which can create different effects.
In Y4/5D the children have been using clay to create Dragon eyes, using a variety of tools to include the detail. We can’t wait to see them finished well done everyone.
A secret door has been discovered in F2 who does it belong to? Can you guess? Yes that’s right …. The fairy has been in touch! Jojo the fairy left us a letter and it was so small. We had to use the photocopier to make it bigger. We have made our own fairy paper […]
Our Foundation 2 Children would like to share their animation with you. Rosie’s rescue has been written by our Foundation children inspired by Rosie the new addition to the classroom. The cast have been phenomenal and their speaking, listening and Oracy skills have improved so much. Just look at how confident they are… Meet the […]