Click on this link to go to our page where you can try all sorts of interactive learning activities to help you improve your basic skills.
Ruth Miskin, the Author of Read Write Inc visited Roman Road! We have just hosted a conference for 50 headteachers and senior staff from across Gateshead Authority. Ruth Miskin said she was very impressed with our school. It was an honour to have her speak at Roman Road. The whole conference was a fantastic success!
To find out more about Read Write Inc, please visit the website at www.ruthmiskinliteracy.com
Have fun making Santa dance - we did! Love from Year One
Have a go at this forces activity from BBC Bitesize.
With the school being closed on Thursday and Friday, why not try some of these interactive activities online ? Just click on the links. This little unexpected break is a great chance for you to improve your times tables!!!!!!!! Please leave a comment if you've used any of them and what you've learnt.
Year One have been learning all about telling the time to the hour.
Click on the links below to have an extra practise at home - impress your family, they will be amazed.
If you haven't got an actual keyboard at home, why don't you try a virtual one. Click on the link below and start to compose music !!!
A knowledge of e-safety is essential if your child goes online.
The internet is an amazing resource which has meant children have developed their understanding of the technological and wider world to a degree that just wasn't possible in the past.
However, there are hidden dangers that can lurk at the other end of the Facebook, Bebo, MSN etc accounts.
There are some very good resources about e-safety and we encourage all parents and carers to look at them.
Next Generation Learning have an online e-safety quiz for adults:
Other sites are:
As part of our learning about world around us and the issues people from different countries face, we will be posting links to different online activities that can be done.
This is is an excellent activity from the Christian Aid website that involves the 'Global Gang' going out on a mission.
Here is a great site from ICT games, to help you or your child with their numeracy skills at home.
You will have great fun. Whack a Mole is a definite favourite, teaching children to count in steps of different sizes. Have a go - it's addictive.
If you have played a game, please leave us a comment and let us know if you enjoyed it and what you or your child has learned.
It is really important to eat a balanced meal. Different foods give us different things that the body needs including protein, calcium and carbohydrates. We need different levels of each.
You can find more by using this interactive site from Crickweb.
When you go on the site, click on 'Sorting activity' for a game.
Year 1 are learning all about coins.
Recognising their values and adding them together.
Click on the links from crickweb below to play some great coin games.
Please leave a comment to let us know if you enjoyed playing this game.
Year 4 are currently looking at how the human and animal bodies are formed.
We also found out that our muscles work in pairs. We carried out stretching exercises to find out which ones contract and which relax during exercise.
All human and most animal bodies have a skeleton. The class have found out that that a human skeleton has three jobs:
i) to support the body;
ii) to protect vital organs such as the heart, lungs and the brain;
iii) allows the body to move.
The children's BBC site on the skeleton can be found by clicking on the link below:
Muscle stretch work:
A good program blending clusters of letters to make words can be found by clicking on the link below.
Aimed at upper infants and lower juniors.
Year 4 have found a really good website about St.Nicholas alias Santa Claus.
Click on the link to go there.
Click this link for a really good site that will help you with various areas of history:
This is another good site for the Ancient Egyptians:
Times tables knowledge is extremely important. They are used in many topics of Maths and have practical uses in other subjects. It is really important to have a secure and quick recall of tables both as multiplication (7 x 6 = 42) and as division (42 divided by 7 = 6 and 42 divided by 6 = 7)
The link below is a good site for helping you improve. It is from the same people that wrote Primary Maths Games which the children use on the Interactive Whiteboards in school.
Parents, carers and pupils can find tested resources to help with learning by clicking on this link: