The Highwayman – Maple Class

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Maple Class have been exploring the text The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes.  We have loved finding out about the different characters, creating character and setting descriptions and writing internal monologues for Bess as she waits for the Highwayman to return. … Continued

Phases of the Moon – Maple

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In Maple as part of our work learning all about the Moon we investigated the different phases of the Moon.  We had great fun pretending to be the Earth holding out our Moon and watching it go from a New … Continued

Making Craters – Maple Class

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In Maple Class we have been learning all about the moon, how it was created, what’s inside it, why we only see the near side and how the craters and seas on the surface are formed.  We had so much … Continued

Earth and Space Workshop – Maple Class

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Maple Class were lucky enough to visit Abingdon School and take part in an Earth and Space workshop in their Laboratory.  Firstly we created models of the solar system including planets, moons and asteroid belts.  Next we used objects to … Continued

Maths Games – Maple Class

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We had great fun in Maple class practising our addition and subtraction skills playing lots of different maths games using cards, dominoes, dice and counter grids   We all especially enjoyed playing the card game Stop or Dare This is a … Continued

Collective noun poems in Maple

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We have been learning about nouns this week, common nouns, concrete nouns, proper nouns, abstract nouns and collective nouns – who knew there were so many different types! We shared these books Then we wrote our own collective noun poems … Continued

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