Islam

This week the Maple Class Blog will let you know what we have been learning in our RE sessions. During RE we have been learning about the Islamic religion.  We have learnt about: the mosque the washing ritual of Wudhu the symbols for Islam the celebration of Eid As...

Building A Frame

Welcome back after the Christmas and New Year Break.  Sorry for the delay in getting a blog up, we have been getting used to the new ways of doing things.  The children have enjoyed accessing learning at home as well as in school (where it is possible). This week we...

Final Week Before Christmas

Maple Class have continued to be festive this week.  As well as listening to and singing along to Christmas songs we have been making our last few items.  We made salt dough and cut out shapes.  After they dried we painted them ready to hang on the tree.  We have also...

Christmas in Maple Tree

This week we have been getting very festive in Maple Class this week.  We made Christmas cards using different techniques.  Some used paint while others used cotton wool.  We chose what we wanted to do and then worked hard to complete the card.     On Wednesday we had...

Christmas Cards

This week we have started to get in the Christmas Spirit by making Christmas cards to send to people who may need cheering up at Christmas.  We stuck on bauble shapes and then got the glitter out to make them sparkle.  It was good fun to choose the different sequins...

Counting Presents

This week we are going to tell you about our learning in our Numeracy lessons.  Our topic is data handling and we have been learning to sort items, create tally charts and use these to answer simple questions.  This week one group linked this to Christmas by creating...

Wangari

This week we have been learning about a lady called Wangari.  We found out that she cared for the environment.  She went round to different villages in Africa, helping them to plant trees.  In class we planted some seeds and are learning how to care for them to help...

Bonfire and Remembrance

This weeks blog will let you know what we have been learning about in Maple Tree Class over the last couple of weeks. Last week we learnt about bonfire night.  We learnt what it was about and how we celebrate this festival.  In class we painted firework pictures using...

Under The Sea

Welcome back after the half term break!  The children have all come back ready to continue their learning.  We have started a new overall curriculum theme and we will be sharing that with you this week. The new curriculum theme is inspirational people and this week we...

Halloween Fun

This week we have had some Halloween fun.  To continue on with our textiles lessons we designed and made our own Halloween t-shirts.  The children chose what they wanted to draw on their t-shirts and tried to copy this to make their Halloween inspired clothing.    ...