The latest news from our Maple Tree Class

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.    ...

It’s Music Time

This week, on Maple Tree's Blog, we will be sharing what we are learning in our music sessions.  During Music sessions the pupils are learning to play instruments loud and quiet.  Playing loud is definitely a favourite for them.  We have also been learning to use our...

Roman Pottery

This week, in History, we have been learning about the Romans.  We found out about Roman pottery and looked at different pictures to see examples of what they looked like.  We then put what we had learnt into practice by recreating an item of Roman pottery out of salt...

Welcome Back

Welcome to Maple Tree’s first blog for the 2020-2021 year.  We have settled back into school and have been getting used to the new routines in our bubbles.  In our bubbles we have been working on achieving our targets in our sessions with different staff and peers....

Numeracy

In Numeracy this week we have been learning about fractions. We played an interactive game to help us to understand halves, quarters, thirds and eighths. The game consisted of using a whole pizza which then had to be cut into various portions. The group worked...

Science

This week in Science we have been learning about solids,liquids and gases. We had ice in various tubs and we used heat from our hands, a hairdryer and a torch to see which would melt the ice quicker. The children had to decide which tub of ice would turn from a solid...

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