5 Maple Category

Maple Christmas Fire

We had our Christmas Fire this afternoon. We enjoyed toasting (and eating) marshmallows and singing Christmas Carols!

“Take One” Art

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 […]

Maple’s Trip to Duxford

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!

World War planes.

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, […]

Year 5 visit from the police.

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 […]

Science – Electricity

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.

Maple – Forest school

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 […]

Harry Potter World

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 […]

Year 5 inter school tag rugby afternoon

Maple class took part in a friendly tournament with other year five children from a number of schools in the area. The children were divided into three teams of seven with two subs per team. Each team played either four or five games. The children had a lovely time practising their skills against the other […]

Take One Picture

In 5 Maple we studied the painting ‘A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grande Jatte’ by Georges-Pierre Seurat. We designed and painted our own compositions based around water and relaxation. As part of our English writing we produced short biographies on the artist.