At Rook’s Nest Academy we believe that our pupils deserve to learn within a rich, inclusive and stimulating environment which has high expectations for all. We work together to challenge, motivate and inspire our scholars to become independent, enthusiastic and resilient. The community of Rook’s Nest Academy endeavours to foster respect, belief and achievement, where children will ultimately leave our care with a genuine love of learning.
  • Rook's Nest Blog

    Rook's Nest Blog
    Rook's Nest Academy Blog has gone live for students and teachers in Mrs. Harper's Class. We hope to roll out access to this resource to other classes in the future.
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    • Cloud Kidnap May 20, 2016
      Here’s the first half of my cloud story. What do you think might happen next? As the dawn mist drifted across the blue-green waves, the huge cumulonimbus cloud towered high into the stratosphere; a thunderstorm was brewing. Sharp forked lightning darted between the billowing towers and thunder rumbled menacingly into the distance. Suddenly, a small […]
      Mrs Harper
    • Evolution and the Galapagos Islands May 18, 2016
      Hello everyone, In guided reading this morning, J.K. Rowling group was finding out about the ancient super continent of Gondwana. From there, the discussion moved onto Charles Darwin’s nineteenth century voyages in the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands.   He noticed that, on different islands, there were variations in different species of birds – maybe […]
      Mrs Harper
    • Clouds May 14, 2016
      Hello everyone, I enjoyed our research about clouds yesterday and we will be writing a lot about them next week so this is a blog intended to stretch your imaginations. I find lenticular clouds particularly fascinating; I can imagine all sorts of stories behind their shapes.             Many people think that […]
      Mrs Harper
  • School Council Magazine

    School Council Magazine
    On Wednesday the School Council completed their school magazine which will be sold for 50p from now on. We gave each magazine a lucky number that is automatically entered into the raffle, we also began to paint the jelly baby beds to raise money for JDRF which will hopefully be sold next week for one pound. The challenge is to see how long you can go before eating the jelly baby.
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  • Young Voices 2016

    Young Voices 2016
    Our Year 6 students went to sing at Young Voices in Sheffield.

    Sports Funding Activities

    Sports Funding Activities
    The Academy has embraced the additional government PE and Sports funding – It has given us the chance to allow our children to experience both their favourite sports and also introduce those activities they may have been less familiar with.
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