Sovereign Lodge Visit
Roselands School Council recently visited our friends at The Sovereign Lodge to spread a little Christmas magic. We were veryRead more.
Football Achievements Well done to Amelia, Jess and Darcey for being invited to Brighton trials. Well done to Amelia andRead more.
Intra-school Sport Competitions
Hockey with Mr P - Team Colour Competition Winners 4 Ash Green 4 Chestnut Yellow 4 Larch Green 6 CedarRead more.
Stafford’s EYR Show
On Wednesday 13th November, a representative from each class from Stafford took part in a live radio broadcast. Each childRead more.
18 Year 6 children went to Hailsham to compete in the School Games Sportshall Athletics competition at Hailsham Community College.Read more.
Eastbourne Youth Radio
On Wednesday, the Year 2 children visited Eastbourne Youth Radio at Sussex Downs College. They presented their very own radioRead more.
On Friday 4th October some girls represented Stafford at the Albion in the Community tournament at Eastbourne Borough. Excitingly weRead more.
Year 4 Eastbourne Visit
Year 4 had an amazing trip on Monday in our local area. We visited the Animazing Exhibition at the Pavilion,Read more.
Girls’ Football Tournament
Lat Friday, some of our talented footballers went to play in a tournament at Eastbourne Borough. The event was hostedRead more.
Hailsham Festival Competition Winner
Roselands Infants School triumphant in Festival Competition! The Hailsham Festival has been running now for 13 years. In each ofRead more.
Roselands’ Year 2 Leaver’s Show
Wow! What Fantastic Shows! On Thursday Year 2 put on a brilliant performance of pirates versus mermaids. Everyone was astoundedRead more.
This talented Year 3 pupil took part in a karate competition and was placed 2nd and 3rd. She achieved 2ndRead more.
These two talented children from our Federation took part in the Canton karate championships in Kent. One got 1st inRead more.
Year 2 Pet Day
Linking with Year 2 reading 'There's a snake in our school' by David Walliams. Year 2 had a Dog DayRead more.
Stafford Gardening Club
The Stafford Gardening Club have had fun in the sunshine for the last two terms, growing pumpkin plants from seed,Read more.
Following on from our very successful contributions of book jacket designs, creative writing and book reviews, the Book Club childrenRead more.
Street Dance Star
Last weekend, a Year 3 pupil participated in a Street Dance Showcase for her Street Dance group! Well done, we areRead more.
Stafford Race for Life 2019
We are thrilled to announce that we raised a grand total of £1547.95. Thank you so much to everyone whoRead more.
Over the last month, teams from Stafford have been taking part in cricket tournaments from the local area. All theRead more.
Foundation Visit to Blackberry Farm
EYFS went to visit out wonderful chicks at Blackberry Farm! They have got so big now and changed colour. WeRead more.
Young Engineers Competition
Some of the Year 2 children went to the town hall this week to participate in the Young Engineers competition.Read more.
Academic Challenge Day
On Tuesday, eight children from Year 6 were invtied to Eastbourne College for an Academic Challenge Day. The children wereRead more.
Sovereign Lodge Visit
Roselands School Council enjoyed a trip to see our friends at Sovereign Lodge last week. We spent a lovely morningRead more.
Thank you so much to all the parents who came and supported our sports mornings. We all really enjoyed themRead more.
New Age Kurling Finals at K2 in Crawley
Following our success at the South Downs Area competition, our team went to Crawley to represent the South Downs AreaRead more.
School Games Gold Award
Stafford has achieved the School Games Gold Mark award for the first time, having achieved silver for the last 3Read more.
Last week, the Stafford Book Club children attended the final event of the East Sussex Children’s Book Award at theRead more.
Year 4 Intra-School Cricket Competition
Today, our cricket coach, Mr Smith from Sussex Cricket www.sussexcricket.co.uk, organised a ‘5 Bats Speed Cricket’ competition with houses playingRead more.
Fishbourne Roman Palace
On Wednesday 19th June, Year 4 travelled to Fishbourne as part of their work on ‘Rotten Romans’. We visited FishbourneRead more.
C Team Football Match
In the afternoon, 9 boys, Mrs Lloyd, Mr Smith and Mrs Topali, went to Heron Park for an exciting footballRead more.
Race for Life
We were so proud of all the children with their efforts for our Stafford Race for Life. With the musicRead more.
On Tuesday and Wednesday we had a fabulous golfing experience at both schools, lead by Mr Plimmer from Jolf. OnRead more.
Roselands School Council Town Hall Visit
Roselands School Council were lucky enough to be given a tour of Eastbourne Town Hall last week. We learned allRead more.
On Wednesday 5th June, we had a visit from author of ‘The 1000-year-old Boy,’ Ross Welford. As we entered theRead more.
EYFS Book Week
EYFS had an exciting Book Week with a range of activities and visitors. Each day we spent time reading booksRead more.
We have had an exciting edition to EYFS this week. Our chicks have hatched! We have enjoyed watching and waitingRead more.
Outdoor Learning Day
On Thursday 23rd May we had a fantastic day of Outdoor Learning. The children made great use of the schoolRead more.
Year 5 Throwing Challenge
This week, Year 5 took part in an exciting throwing challenge, organised by Mr Richards. This was both a personalRead more.
Year 3 Art Day
On Tuesday, Year 3 got arty during their Art Day! Throughout the morning the children participated in different activities. TheRead more.
Year One Bodiam Castle Trip
Year One had a fantastic day this week at Bodiam Castle to celebrate the end of our Castles and FairyRead more.
Y3/4 Road to Eastbourne Tennis
8 excited Y3 and Y4 children travelled to Gildredge Park for the Road to Eastbourne tennis qualifiers on Tuesday afternoon.Read more.
Get Active Festival
On Wednesday afternoon, 19 children from Year 3-5 and 9 children from Year 2, went to the Eastbourne Sports ParkRead more.
On Wednesday afternoon, 10 children from Year 3 went to a Stoolball Festival at Eastbourne Sports Park. The afternoon wasRead more.
We have been working hard to improve our lunchtimes at Stafford and have employed the help of a company calledRead more.
On Tuesday 30th April, 8 Year 4 children went to Ratton School for a handball tournament. There were 8 otherRead more.
Roselands Easter Parade Videos Please click on the appropriate link and download using your code as password: Reception Easter ParadeRead more.
Term 4, Level 1 Intra-School Competition Report
This week has been our exciting competitions week at school. All the year groups have taken part in an intra-schoolRead more.
On the morning of Thursday 4th April, 8 Year 4s went to Heron Park School for a Unihoc tournament. ThereRead more.
Year 3 Tennis
On Monday, Year 3 went and learnt lots of new tennis skills at Hampden Park with Jenny (a tennis coach).Read more.
Stafford Sports News
Football On Saturday 23rd March, 8 children went to represent Stafford at the B Team football tournament at Ocklynge. ThereRead more.
This week, Year 5 and 6 all enjoyed taster sessions for Street Cricket, run by Oliver Smith from Chance toRead more.
National Skipping Day
Friday 22nd March was the 17th National Skipping Day. To celebrate, all the classes took part in a 20 minuteRead more.
I Love Reading Week
During 4th -11th March at Stafford, we celebrated our fantastic reading week with a whole host of reading centred activities.Read more.
It’s been an exciting this week! The children had a great time dressing up as different kinds of scientists onRead more.
On Tuesday 12th March, 9 Year 6s went to the University of Brighton in Denton Road to take part inRead more.
Year 3 ‘I Love Reading’ Week
Year 3 have loved ‘I Love Reading’ week! It has been great to see the children so excited about reading.Read more.
Australian Pen Pals
After much anticipation, the children in 3 Rowan finally received their first letters from their Australian pen pals! It feltRead more.
New Age Kurling Competition
On Wednesday 27th February 2019, four Year 6 children took part in an exciting opportunity at Shinewater Sports Centre playingRead more.
School Games Logo Winner!
A couple of weeks ago, we congratulated Isobel for her winning design for the Sussex School Games logo. Below isRead more.
Year 4 Mayan Day
On Monday of this week, Year 4 celebrated the end of term by having a Mayan Day. We learnt aboutRead more.
Bronze Age Jewellery Shop
After painting their salt dough jewellery, Year 3 have opened up their own jewellery shop! Thank you to Ms SlimonRead more.
On Thursday morning, Year 5 visited the children in Year 3 to share some of their writing they have beenRead more.
Year 5 Dance Off: Intra-school Competition
On Wednesday 13th February, Year 5 presented their dances to the Cover Supervisors who judged them on a range ofRead more.
Year 4 Multi-Skills Festival
On Tuesday (12th February) – at the same time as the netball matches – 13 Year 4 children travelled toRead more.
Netball Matches: Stafford v Ocklynge
On Tuesday (12th February) after school, 13 children took part in 2 inter-school netball matches against Ocklynge. For some ofRead more.
30 very excited children performed last night at Ratton School in our first ever Eastbourne Schools PE Association dance festival.Read more.
On Thursday 31st January, a Year 6 pupil took part in the Area Finals for the Cross Country. She competedRead more.
The first Eastbourne PE Association dance festival is taking place this Thursday 7th February at 6.30pm. We are excited toRead more.
Year 3 Get Creative with Salt Dough
On Wednesday afternoon, Year 3 got creative with salt dough! They had looked carefully at different Bronze Age jewellery, suchRead more.
Computing E-Safety Workshop from OneDayCreatives at Roselands
The children thoroughly enjoyed engaging in e-safety drama workshops this week. ‘One Day Creatives’ came to our school and delivered excitingRead more.
Roselands Foundation Stage Bake-Off
We had a fabulous cake competition amongst all Foundation classes .We had wonderful entries! Thank you to all parents –Read more.
School Games Area Logo Design Winner!
Congratulations to Isobel in 4 Chestnut who has won the local area competition to design a new logo for theRead more.
Premier League Primary Stars
We are very excited by our Year 5 participation in the Premier League Primary Stars programme. This is an excitingRead more.
Roselands 2018 Nativity Shows Please click on the appropriate show and download using your code as password: Reception Nativity 2018Read more.
Thank you so much to all those from both Roselands and Stafford who brought in shoes to send to Africa.Read more.
Stone Age Day
On Tuesday, Year 3 went back in time to the Stone Age. They began their day by participating in StoneRead more.
Balance in Motion
6 Larch have been looking at ‘Balance in Motion’ this term during their P.E. with the support of Mr Griffiths.Read more.
Y5 Big Sing
This year, Year 5 took part in the Big Sing which offered our pupils the opportunity to perform alongside otherRead more.
Reverse Advent Calendars
It has been wonderful to walk around the school and see how each classes Reverse Advent Calendars have grown throughoutRead more.
Year 4 Multi-Sports Festival
On Wednesday 5th December, 12 Year 4 children attended a multi-sports festival at East Sussex College in Eastbourne. The eventsRead more.
This week, the Year 4 children welcomed their families to our Rainforest café. It was an opportunity for the pupilsRead more.
Reading Mornings at Roselands
We have enjoyed all our reading mornings at Roselands! It was lovely to see such an enthusiastic turnout. The childrenRead more.
On a very wet and windy Wednesday 26th November, 19 children from Y5 & 6 took part in the localRead more.
Here is a photo of the bird feeders that Mrs Wood made with some of the children during Golden Time lastRead more.
Y3 Stone Age Cave Paintings
Year 3 took on the challenge of doing some Stone Age cave paintings this week. Every child took a ‘handsRead more.
This week, some librarians ran assemblies for all of the children at Stafford to share their love of reading. ItRead more.
Eastbourne Youth Radio
On Wednesday, Stafford School Council took to the airwaves on Eastbourne Youth Radio. Working with Mr Walton over the lastRead more.
Carol Concert Cover Design Competition
Ms Markides recently ran a competition which offered pupils the chance to design the programme front cover for this year’sRead more.
Stafford Sports News
Football: ESFA & Eastbourne Schools' Under 11 Danone 7-a-Side Cup On Saturday 10th November, 9 boys went to Ocklynge toRead more.
Roselands Visit to Eastbourne Youth Radio
The children of Roselands visited Eastbourne Youth Radio and took part in their very own radio broadcast. They were veryRead more.
Year 6 Remembering WW1
To mark November the 11th, 100 year since the end of World War One, Year 6 have been looking atRead more.
Roselands Year 1 Bake Off
Earlier in the week, the Year 1 families brought in amazing cakes, which were sold over two days after school,Read more.
On Wednesday, the children at Stafford were visited by author, E.R. Reilly. He shared a number of his books withRead more.
Year 3 Michelham Priory Trip
Tuesday saw all of Year 3 go out on a school trip to Michelham Priory that dates back to 1229. An archaeologicalRead more.
Year 6 Non-Residential Week
This week, the Year 6 not attending the residential have had lots of fun and taken part in a rangeRead more.
Scarecrows at Stafford
The School Council members from Year 3, 4 & 5 put together a shortlist of scarecrows for the prize andRead more.
Scarecrows at Roselands
Children at Roselands have been creeping carefully down the corridor trying not to trip over the scarecrows! We are so impressedRead more.
Roselands Phonics Workshop For Parents
Thank you to all the parents who came along to learn about Phonics. The Year 1 children enjoyed sharing PhonicRead more.
Thanks from Eastbourne Foodbank
Eastbourne Foodbank thanks Roselands for the Harvest CollectionRead more.
Eastbourne Mayor Visits Roselands
Roselands had a very special visitor this week and our School Council got to interview her! The Mayor of EastbourneRead more.
Intra-School Football Tournaments
On Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th November, Mr Hester and Mr Richards ran 2 intra-school football tournaments for the childrenRead more.
Stafford Sports News
Swimming On Thursday 11th October, nine Year 6 children represented Stafford at the Eastbourne College swimming gala in their beautifulRead more.
Year 3 Secret Garden Maths Lesson
On Wednesday, Year 3 went outside in the Secret Garden for their Maths lesson. The children had to produce aRead more.
Year 3 Trip to Florida
On Thursday, Year 3 took a quick trip over to Florida! They had to go through the airport processes andRead more.
Roselands Autumn Big Dig
Thank you to all the parents and children who helped with the Big Autumn on Saturday at Roselands…we got a lotRead more.
Thank you all for your donations for the Harvest Festival. Children at both schools learnt about Harvest in assemblies andRead more.
Alfie’s Adventure Sponsored Scoot
Scooters and skates took over both playgrounds today as children took part in their sponsored scoot or skate to raiseRead more.
School Council at Roselands
Roselands got to meet their new School Council representatives this week. Look out for these friendly faces around the schoolRead more.
Year 5 Maths Challenge
On Thursday afternoon, 4 children from Year 5 went to St. Andrew's Prep School in Meads to take part inRead more.
Pupil Leadership Opportunites
Class Sports Crew Representatives These children have been selected by their peers to help us improve PE and playtimes at Stafford. We willRead more.
Break time snacks
Just a reminder that your child needs to bring a healthy snack for breaktime at Stafford. They are allowed any fruitRead more.
European Day of Languages
We all really enjoyed European Day of Languages on Wednesday, the school was a mass of colour, there were soRead more.
Basketball Festival at Stafford
This week, twenty two Year 2 children attended a basketball festival at Stafford. They learnt and practised key skills whileRead more.
The children who attend Craft Club with Mrs Wiltshire on a Wednesday produced some beautiful stone paintings this week.Read more.
The first week of morning activities have been a real success at Stafford with lots of children and parents joining in theRead more.
Year 1 Party
Year 1 had a visitor from a pilot and he told us how to fly a plane. We even found out theRead more.
Stafford Race for Life
On Friday 6th July, we held our Stafford Race for Life. We held 2 races, Y3/4 and Y5/6 and we allRead more.
Reading Record Artwork Competition
We have had been amazed at all the brilliant artwork that Stafford and Roselands children have produced for our ReadingRead more.
Year 5 Visit to Birling Gap
Year 5 went on a fun field trip to a National Trust coastal area called Birling Gap. Famous for itsRead more.
Roselands Violin Concert
Five children from Year 1 and 2 performed a variety of pieces and showed us how well they can play!Read more.
Roselands Race for Life
What an amazing morning running the Race for Life! The children were so motivated and happy, they all displayed fantastic staminaRead more.
Stafford Sports News
Sports Days This week has seen glorious weather for both our Stafford Sports Days, thank you so much to allRead more.
Roselands Sports Day
What wonderful weather we had for sports day this year! The children were amazing at walking down to Stafford schoolRead more.
Year 5 Pizza Making
Last Tuesday, some children from Year 5 enjoyed a session at a local school making pizza. They were welcomed atRead more.
Year 5 Athletics
Wednesday afternoon saw 16 children from Year 5 taking part in an Athletics Tournament. The children travelled by minibus toRead more.
Year 1 Trip to Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park
Year 1 had a great time at Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway yesterday, despite the quite rainy weather! We all gotRead more.
Federation Family Picnic Brochure
Stafford PTFA asked pupils to design a front cover for a brochure they are producing for the Federation Family PicnicRead more.
Beat the Street
We are really excited to be taking part in Beat the Street again this year and there have already beenRead more.
Year 2 trip to Drusillas
On Tuesday, children in Year 2 enjoyed a trip to Drusillas. They explored the park and learnt lots of newRead more.
A Sporty Week at Stafford!
Skip2BFit The whole school had great fun on Tuesday and Wednesday, participating in our Skip2Bfit skipping workshops. During the sessions,Read more.
Year 3 ‘We Are Artists’ Day
On Thursday 24th May, Year 3 enjoyed a special ‘We Are Artists’ Day. The children created a landscape painting, aRead more.
Animal Day at Roselands
On Friday, Year 2 spent the day met and learnt facts about a cat, dog, bearded dragon and a tortoise. TheyRead more.
Royal Wedding Party at Roselands
A big thank you to the Roselads PTFA for organising our amazing Royal Wedding party. The children, staff and parents allRead more.
Get Roselands Blooming Gardening
Roselands would like to say a huge thank you to the parents and children who attended the ‘Get Roselands Blooming’ sessionRead more.
Author Visit at Roselands
Sebastian Hockaday came in to school and read us his new book "Bella Boo and Bloomer Fen". We loved itRead more.
Captain America Visits Roselands’ Foundation Classes!
This week Foundation Stage had a surprise visit from Captain America! He had heard the topic was Superheroes so cameRead more.
Year 6 Metro Bank
Year 6 have been learning about: saving, banking and budgeting. Alongside this, each class went to the Metro Bank, inRead more.
Panini Football Competition
Thank you so much to all the children who took part in the Panini Football Competition home learning. We areRead more.
Stafford Sports News
It has been fabulous to see everyone out on the field for the first time today enjoying the sunshine and beingRead more.
Gardening at Roselands
The children are thoroughly enjoying all the gardening sessions that have been occurring on a weekly basis. There is aRead more.
Scooter to School for Breakfast at Roselands
Thank you to everyone who travelled to school on their scooters and came for breakfast. We have never had aRead more.
Fishbourne Roman Palace
On Wednesday 2nd May, the Year 4 pupils battled bravely to Fishbourne. Like the original Roman invaders, we were notRead more.
Scoot Fit Visit
Children at Roselands loved Scoot Fit this week and particularly enjoyed the races and going over the ramps. There wereRead more.
This week eleven children went to Ratton for a handball festival. The children began by learning and practising key skillsRead more.
Abi Elphinstone Visit
Last week we were lucky enough to have a visit from Abi Elphinstone, author of The ‘Dreamsnatcher’ trilogy and ‘SkyRead more.
Scootfit at Stafford
We were really excited to welcome James from Scootfit to Stafford on Wednesday, Thursday afternoon and Friday afternoon. Every class took partRead more.
Easter Bonnets at Roselands
The children made wonderful Easter bonnets this year. We had a competition, and these are the children that won in eachRead more.
Year 5 Sports Festival Day
On Wednesday 28th March, all of Year 5 went to the University of Brighton to take part in a sportsRead more.
Roselands at the Football Festival
Mrs Harrison and Miss Cookson took eleven Year 2 children to a football festival at the Sports Park. They wereRead more.
On Friday 23rd March, Stafford celebrated Sports Relief. In the morning, we had a great time doing whole school Zumba led byRead more.
On Friday Year One had a celebration of their Term 4 topic ‘Treasure Island’ by coming in dressed up asRead more.
Roselands have had a great day celebrating Sports relief. They began with a whole school Zumba session in the hallRead more.
On Thursday 22nd March, the Year 3 corridor was transformed into an airport so that we could all fly to Florida forRead more.
Year 5 Greek Day
On Wednesday, Year 5 had an exciting Greek day. Here is what we got up to: Over in Acacia, theRead more.
Science Week at Roselands
The children at Roselands have had a very busy and exciting Science Week! They have been exploring the meadow, doingRead more.
Science Week at Stafford
It has been brilliant to see the whole school getting involved with Science Week. We had an exciting start toRead more.
Golden Rules Poster Competition
Well done to the winners of the Roselands School Council Golden Rules Poster competition. The council loved the quality ofRead more.
Stafford Sports News
Netball Tournament Report On Wednesday 7th March, our Stafford netball team went to a tournament at Pevensey & Westham School.Read more.
Visit from the Night Owls
We learnt all about owls today and had a visit from five special visitors. Murphy is only one years oldRead more.
Sport Science Assembly
Sport scientists from the University of Brighton came in to teach us about the energy in food and how weRead more.
Stafford Sports News
Netball Match The team went on Wednesday morning to the Eastbourne Schools netball tournament, where they came in 3rd place.Read more.
Stafford “I Love Reading” Week
Last week, we had a fabulous ‘I Love Reading’ week at Stafford! The week got off to a super startRead more.
Year 2 Rainforest Discovery Morning
On Wednesday, Year 2 went on a rainforest adventure with ZooLab! They held several different creepy crawlies and rainforest creatures.Read more.
Stafford Sports News
Netball Match This week has been very exciting as the Stafford netball team played their first match. Here is aRead more.
World Book Day at Roselands as Part of the I Love Reading Week
We had a fantastic day on World Book Day. Everyone wore amazing costumes, and we had a competition. These areRead more.
Reading Dog Visit
On the second day of our Book Week we were visited by Rosie and Teresa. Rosie is our new readingRead more.
Underwater World Mural
Well done to all the children who made something for the art mural during Miss Coombe’s and Mrs Wardle’s Golden time activity.Read more.
Stafford Sports News
Thank you so much and well done to all the children who have come to our exciting lunchtime activities thisRead more.
Mr Coldwell Painting Library
Massive thanks to Mr Coldwell, he is doing a stirling job creating a fantastic space in the Roselands library with hisRead more.
Chinese New Year & World Book Day Lunch Menus
To celebrate the Chinese New Year the kitchen are providing a traditional CHINA Day menu on 20th February. In addition,Read more.
Sovereign Lodge Visit
Members of Roselands School Council recently visited our friends at Sovereign Lodge retirement home. The last time we visited, weRead more.
Read to Dogs
Meet Isaac, an Australian Labradoodle who is joining us at Stafford every other week to hear children read. Isaac comes intoRead more.
Norman Day & Cake Decorating
On Thursday 8th February, Year 3 enjoyed their ‘Norman Day’ which brought together everything they have learnt through their ‘Brutal Battles’ topic as well as the research theRead more.
Hertsmonceux Science Centre Trip
On Tuesday 6the February, Year 2 enjoyed a visit from Herstmonceux Science Centre. The children thoroughly enjoyed engaging with learning insideRead more.
Craig Jenkins The Storyteller
Roselands This week we were visited by Craig Jenkins, a global storyteller. He amazed us with stories of mice, lions,Read more.
Why we do the Stafford Mile
During this week, it has come to my attention that there are some parents who are concerned about our runningRead more.
The Gingerbread Man
This week the children in Foundation Stage have been reading the book the Gingerbread Man. We used Talk for Writing andRead more.
East Sussex Phonics Hub Training
Miss Clifford ran some training this week as part of her role as Leader of Learning for the East SussexRead more.
This week we launched our new reading initiative Daily Supported Reading (DSR) in Year One. The children have astounded usRead more.
Stafford Sports Update
Cross Country Lola (Year 6) represented the school at the Area Cross Country Finals last week; unfortunately Mollie (also Y6),Read more.
Space Role Play
This week EYFS have been learning all about “Whatever Next” and baby bear’s adventure to the moon. We acted outRead more.