Balbir Singh Dance Company

Thank you to Kim at the Balbir Singh Dance Company for our workshop. We can’t wait to do our fire tornado dance! Today we learnt about motion and motivation. IMG_5321 IMG_5320 IMG_5329 IMG_532 Please follow and like us:

South Yorkshire Finals

A huge congratulations to the Sports Hall Athletics team for getting to the South Yorkshire finals. They showed great resilience, teamwork and dedication in order to get through to the final 8 teams. The boys were fabulous at the field events and girls outshone the other schools on track. This is a huge achievement and […]

4C – Duration of time

4C have been learning time this week. We have enjoyed our child led learning, investigating how time lines are used. We had to use our reasoning skills to explain our answers. Please follow and like us:

Anne Frank Exhibition

Year 6 are currently reading The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and have been learning about the Holocaust in WWII. To support our learning we have visited the Anne Frank Exhibition in Rotherham. We learnt about prejudice and how people during WWII were treated differently just because of their religion and beliefs. Please follow and like […]

Nature Safari Visit F2M

We had a special visit from the Nature Safari team. Julia brought into school some of her wonderful animals for us to handle and learn about. This included a skunk, tortoise, pygmy hedgehog, tarantula, bearded dragon, hissing cockroaches and a very lively chinchilla. Julia commented on how impressed she was by how respectful  all the children […]

1B – Egg Science

1B did a Science experiment, trying to dye eggs for Easter. As we always say in 1B- Science doesn’t always work but we always learn from it and it helps to build our resilience and enquiring & exploring skills.  We had good fun trying to dye the eggs in shaving foam and food dye. Look […]

NSPCC activity

Year 1 did 5 activities to earn our 100 points for the NSPPCC – Speak out Stay Safe fundraising activity. The children did really well and embraced all the activities. We love PE!   Please follow and like us:

1/2WB Fair Test Science

In 1/2WB Science this week, the children  had four materials that they tested to find out the best material for Lord Hamelin’s cloak.  The children learned about fair testing, why we do it and how to do it. Please follow and like us:

Mysterious events in 3N

Over the last two weeks, there has been some strange events happening in 3N. Almost daily, we have been finding artifacts left in the classroom. The children have many strange and wonderful explanations as to what they think is happening. They are so enthusiastic we thought we would share the items with you and see […]

Science Buskers Ready!

  Here are some more Science experiments for you to try in National Science Week. Try- Practise- Busk it and remember to explain the Science to the grown ups AFTER you have amazed them! Please follow and like us:

Sports Hall Athletics

Another great performance by Rockingham at the second round of the sports hall athletics competition. The children were well organised and a credit to the school. They knew exactly what events they were taking part in and pushed themselves to the limit both on the field. Miss Tyzack and I couldn’t be prouder. Even when […]

  WELCOME TO NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK! Following on from our fabulous Science Assembly with our brilliant Science Ambassadors.   Here is you first experiment to try at home. Most of the ingredients are household products so you should be able to find them at home. Ask permission first. Remember that as a Science Busker, you […]

Fruit Tasting in FS2

The children have been reading the story of Handa’s Surprise and this week explored the tropical fruit from the story. This included mango, pineapple, orange, banana, guava, passion fruit and avocado. We used our senses to explore how the fruit smells, feels and tastes.           Please follow and like us:

What to do during an air raid

Last week, we looked at what to do during an air raid in our literacy lessons. We have been focusing on instructional writing so, using our prior knowledge on the air raid procedures from our Kelham Island trip, the children designed their own air raid procedure advert. Please follow and like us:

Basketball Hotshots Final

On Tuesday 20th we took the year 3/4 children to the hotshots final. They were outstanding and won every game except one in which we drew against Thornhill who were close runners-up. The children were quick and stayed in their positions which showed their understanding of the game. All the children showed excellent teamwork skills. […]

Sketching Evacuees

We have been dressing up today in Y6 to sketch live models. These pieces of are will go perfectly with our evacuee descriptions and letters. Children have concentrated to create stunning continuous line drawings of their peers. Please follow and like us:

Kelham Island

On Tuesday, we went to Kelham Island to experience life in WW2. We did some fantastic activities including: spotting british and enemy planes, breaking secret codes, experiencing life in an Anderson shelter and learning to be a warden for the home guard. The class were brilliant throughout the day and really enjoyed the experience. Please […]

Year 6 Kelham Island

Year 6 have been evacuated! Children have taken part in a day fully immersed in life on the 1st September 1939 when children were evacuated from large cities – like Sheffield. We have investigated missing luggage and experienced what it is like during an Air Raid. Our learning today has supported out WWII topic and book […]

Aliens FS2

This week the children have been creating their own aliens and writing a character description. They then brought their aliens to life through clay. The children practised moulding clay to make the body and then used different media to make it into an alien.           Please follow and like us:

Bee bots to the rescue!

Last week in our computing session, the children had to programme the bee bot to help Shrek to rescue Fiona from the castle. They had to endure dragons and obstacles on the way! Please follow and like us: