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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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:

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:

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 […]

Exploring Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Children in Year 6 have been learning about equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages. We have then been using our knowledge to create shapes using cubes with a percentage in different colours. For example, create a shape with 20 cubes where 75% are blue. Some children have even created two shapes which show 175% green! Great resilience and problem-solving. […]

Art Club

During this weeks art club, we have used pastels to create stunning images of fruit to be displayed on our new dining room display boards. Children have been looking carefully at where the lighter parts and darker parts are and adding tone. This has made our fruit look and feel three dimensional. Please follow and […]

Ordering Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

We have been using our reasoning skills in year 6 to order fractions, decimals and percentages. We have used our knowledge of equivalent fractions and converting fractions to decimals and percentages to help us. This was tricky but we used our resilience skills to solve the problem. Please follow and like us:


This week in 5/6H we have had great fun learning about electricity and making our own circuits!   Please follow and like us:

3N poetry competition

We have been looking very closely at poetry this last few weeks and the children have produces some amazing acrostic poems. So this week Miss Nixon set them the task of writing their own acrostic poem about themselves.   And the winner was…….. Lincoln Carrington   well done, I am very proud of your imaginative […]


  In 5/6H we have been creating marshmallow delights and peppermint creams for our enterprise project. Please follow and like us:

Balbir Singh Dance Workshop

Children across school have been enjoying learning new dance movements with the help of the Balbir Singh Dance Company. Our workshop has given us some brilliant ideas for our dance and we will be lucky enough to see an exhibition at Magna. Please follow and like us:

Drama into Literacy

We have been re-creating the Grace Darling story through drama to support our Newspapers and Diaries. This has really helped us to understand and sequence our ideas. Please follow and like us:

Y4C Arrow Adverts

In Y4C the children have been making advertisements linked to their topic on Sherwood Forest they have been trying to persuade the audience to buy a bow and arrow. They have filmed and edited their own advertisements. Please follow and like us:

Corn Law Rhymer

We have been using pastels in Year 6 to create stunning images of corn linked to our Teachers story. Please follow and like us:

Design & Technology

Year 6 have been using a range of materials to create models of Viking villages and even Viking weapons. These will support our drama as we write our narratives about our Viking characters. Please follow and like us:

Viking Narrative

In Y6B the children have been busy planning a Viking narrative linked to their class text. They have been focusing on the use of language and improving their sentence construction. During their lesson they were involved in drama, bringing the story to life using props and costumes. Please follow and like us: