Maple Class do Story Time!

13 Dec 2017

Category: Maple

For the past few weeks, we have been reading "Jack and the Beanstalk" in English. Some of the children have then used this idea for a story and changed the charactor names.

Today we have made videos reading them for everybody to see, as we are so proud of ourselves.

I think we all have…

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A festive day in Maple Class

12 Dec 2017

Category: Maple

We have had a lovely Christmassy day in Maple Class today. It began with our Christmas Production practice (which is going really well we can’t wait for you all to come and see it!) and then we made Christmas hats ready for our Christmas Lunch. There was even a band playing Christmas songs during…

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Christmas is coming!

1 Dec 2017

Category: Maple

Maple Class are SO excited for Christmas. Now that advent has begun, we thought it would be a good idea to count down the days to Christmas to help prevent our engines from running too fast during the next few weeks. To keep our engines just right, we will remember that although Christmas is…

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Supermarket Sweep

30 Nov 2017

Category: Maple

This afternoon, Maple Class went on a community visit to ASDA. We split into two groups - one group had to use a shopping list to collect items and another group had to practice their money skills by paying for sweets at the till that cost 10p using 1p coins. Both groups did really well and worked…

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Ta-daaaa

30 Nov 2017

Category: Maple

Maple class have been working on balance, aligity and co-ordination in gymnastics this half term. We have worked really hard to learn new rolls - pencil rolling and egg rolling, and we have learnt to travel in different ways. We have perfected the crab walk, the bunny hop, frog jumps, caterpillar…

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You’re My Best Friend

15 Nov 2017

Category: Maple

As part of ‘Anti-Bullying Week’, Maple Class have been thinking about what it means to be a good friend. We talked about how our friends made us feel, what we should do if our friends are sad or lonely and what we like to do with our friends. 

Today during our English lesson we each chose our…

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Maple Class Get Creative

10 Nov 2017

Category: Maple

This week Maple Class have been reading the traditional tale 'The Three Little Pigs'. 

This wet Friday morning we decided to put our aprons on and get arty.

Some children made straw houses, some made stick houses, and some painted brick houses.

They all look fantastic and will make a…

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Maple Class Make It Sparkle

9 Nov 2017

Category: Maple

This week as part of our Topic work we made our very own sparklers!

We used a variety of materials including lots of lovely shiny glitter, and we all couldn't wait to see the finished results.

Once we had finished making them we listened to firework songs and waved our sparklers in the…

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We love sensory play!

25 Oct 2017

Category: Maple

Today Maple Class visited the Space Centre in Accrington. We had a fantastic day playing with our friends, taking turns using the various equipment. We also continued to talk about how different activities made our engines feel. The slide made us feel very fast so we ended the session watching the…

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Maple Class Shine!

19 Oct 2017

Category: Maple

Today Maple Class had another visit from Justine (Shine Therapy). Justine set the hall up with different pieces of equipment that would make our engines feel slow or fast so that we could feel the changes in our speed. We took turns to use the different pieces of equipment and talked about how…

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How is your engine running?

12 Oct 2017

Category: Maple

Today Maple Class were visited by Justine from Shine Therapy. We learnt all about our engines and how to make them 'just right' so that we are ready to learn. We started the session by thinking about whether our engines were slow, just right or fast. Some children were feeling slow and some…

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