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 […]
21st Oct 2019
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 […]
30th Sep 2019
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.
26th Sep 2019
On Thursday 25th September the pupil in upper key stage 2 visited the Imperial War museum in connection to their history and D.T topics. They were able to see close up some of the planes that took part in the Second World War as well as examples of different vehicles used during the conflict. The […]
16th Sep 2019
In Maple we made blackberry and apple crumble from the blackberries we collected as a class from the local park.
11th Jul 2019
On Tuesday 9th July Maple was invited to Longdean Secondary School along with other primary schools in the area, The children were put into groups to take part in either Basketball, Tennis, Athletics, Table Tennis and Boccia. Each child enjoyed their particular event and even though we missed out on any medals they had a great […]