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Topic - Visit From the Zoo Lab

 

Today we had a very exciting visit from the Zoo Lab.  This visit was linked to our new Topic of 'Animals Including Humans'.  The visitor taught us about the needs of different types of animals, what they need in order to survive and some information about some specific animals.

 

Even more excitingly  the children were able to hold or stroke some of the different animals brought in!  This included an African Land Snail, a Madagascan Hissing Cockroach, a Tarantula named Horace, a giant African Millipede, a corn snake named Lucius and finally a Bearded Dragon.

 

The children absolutely loved meeting the animals and enjoyed the visit.  Have a look at some pictures from our session. 

 

Book Bus Attendance Reward

 

A huge well done to all of the children who earned an attendance award today.

Over this school year you have shown excellent attendance and punctuality and very much deserved the treat of choosing whichever books you liked.

 

Can you keep this up till the end of the year?

 

 

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Easter Competition 

 

A big well done to all of the chIldren who created a hard boiled egg or designed their own Easter egg.  There were so many extremely creative and brilliant examples brought in by the children.  A few favourites included minion eggs, Mr Men eggs and even a Mr Darlington egg.

 

Well done to the competition winners Louie and Jenson.

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Disco Party!

 

On Tuesday afternoon of last week the children were celebrating filling their class marshmallow jar with a Disco Party!  The children came to school dressed in party clothes and we celebrated in style!

We had lots of delicious snacks which were sent in by parents (thank you :)), the children played games such as musical statues and we spent some time on Go Noodle practicing dance routines.

 

We had such a brilliant afternoon!

Well done Maple for all your hard work and keep it up :).

 

 

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Science Week - Circus

 

Last week New Moston was celebrating British Science Week.

Luckily for us we had a very special visitor come into school and he taught the children about different inventions.

He also performed many circus style tricks with lots of inks to science such as forces and motions

The children were then given the opportunity to complete some activities themselves!

 

Have a look at the fun they had :).

 

 

Trip to the Museum of Science and Industry

 

Today the children of Maple Class went on a trip to the Museum of Science and Industry.

Throughout the day the children were able to spend time looking at many different things and thoroughly enjoyed their visit.

 

Here are some photos from the day :).

Topic:   Space - Fact Finding

 

Today in Literacy the children were fact finding about the moon!

The children were given a range of sources to use such as videos, information packs and websites linked to space to find any information they could find.

As the children worked in pairs, it was lovely to see brilliant team work and the children supporting each other.

When the children fedback what they had found, they had even taught me things!

Here are some photos of them in action :).

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Topic - Space

Design and Technology  -  Making Planets

 

This week the children have begun to create the planets of the solar system using paper mache.

The children worked in teams of 3 to create each planet.

Have a look at the messy fun we had!

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New Topic - Space!

 

This week we have begun our new topic which is Space!

Today the children were researching about all the different planets using different sources.

Once completed, the children will then write their own fact file/report based on the information they find.

 

Have a look at the children in action :).

 

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A Very Merry Christmas to All From Maple Class

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During Autumn term, the children have been learning gymnastics. They have been using the equipment to practise different jumps, rolls and balances. They have been fantastic!

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Lowry Art

 

Today in Maple Class the children began to create their first Lowry Art pieces.

For our first sessions we have been mainly focusing on factory scenes.

Here's how we got on.

 


 

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