9th Jun 2022
Upper Key Stage Two had the wonderful opportunity of taking part in a day long Viking History activity workshop delivered by external expert providers ‘History Off the Page’ – the children had enormous fun doing (amongst other activities) practising their archery skills, making Thor inspired metal work, using Viking medicinal remedies, creating their names in […]
14th Mar 2022
During Book Week, all the children enjoyed the workshop with the author Lou Trevleaven. Throughout this week, they completed activities based on one of her books ‘Homework on Pluto’ This led to children producing lovely work relating to a planet of their creation.
8th Dec 2021
We had our Christmas Fire this afternoon. We enjoyed toasting (and eating) marshmallows and singing Christmas Carols!
22nd Oct 2021
This year’s picture is “Woman in a Hat and A fur Coat” by Pablo Picasso. Each class uses a picture for inspiration for their art work. Some of our classes created with own art work inspired by the Pablo Picasso artwork and others used his cubism style of art to inspire their own paintings. Cubism […]
5th Oct 2021
On Wednesday 29 September, Maple visited the Duxford Imperial War Museum. During the day the children participated in workshops and made their own documentaries. We even saw Tom Cruise flying a plane!
9th Mar 2020
As part of their history topic in design and technology the children in Maple have researched the different planes that flew over the skies during World War Two. They designed their own version of one of them and made a model out of wood and card. They learnt new skill like using a file, clamp, […]
4th Mar 2020
Over the last couple of months the local police have worked with the year fives in Maple and Oak on a variety of topics. This has included making posters to warn people of parking safely, internet safety, anti-social behaviour. The final visit for the children was from the police dogs, when the pupils saw at […]
26th Feb 2020
During their lessons the children have been learning to recognise the symbols, draw and build an electric circuit using different components. They were then asked to investigate if a bulb remained as bright if the electric circuit was made larger by adding more components. The results were then recorded.
13th Feb 2020
In forest school we looked at how the Vikings (our history topic ) lived on the land. The children had chance to have a go at braiding using wool, cooking (on an open fire from the vegetables they would of grown),wattling, digging for artefacts, building the outline of a longship (from branches off our own […]
27th Jan 2020
Year 5/6 enjoyed a busy day visiting the home where the Harry Potter films were filmed. They were able to see some of the original sets, costumes, the original character masks and the design and making of the many animals. The classes also took part in a workshop based on ‘Fantasy Story Writing’ where each […]