Our Incredible Stories

Following on from our planning last week, Maple have been writing their own stories about children who eat strange things. There were some fantastically written stories with excellent use of vocabulary and beautiful handwriting. From children who ate lego and became amazing builders, to children who ate clothes and became Read more…

Marvellous Maths

Maple have been learning about different types of lines in Maths today. We have been using strips of paper to make parallel lines, horizontal, vertical and perpendicular lines. We are now going to use our learning to describe properties of shape.  

Gathering facts about teeth

Year 4 have been busy this afternoon gathering facts about teeth. Working in groups they searched the playground for information about teeth. Each group then shared their facts with others. We now have some fully fledged teeth experts in year 4! The children produced some lovely information posters.  

British Science Week

As part of British Science Week and our new topic ‘Playlist’, the children have been investigating pitch. The children carried out an experiment to find out if different amounts of water in glasses made different sounds. Some made high pitched sounds and some made lower pitched sounds…but how did the Read more…

World Book Day

What a fantastic World Book Day! There were some amazing costumes – well done Maple! The children have written some excellent character descriptions based on ‘The Big Friendly Giant’ and we had a wonderful time during assembly looking at all the other classes costumes.  

Dippy the Dinosaur

Maple have had a fantastic time this morning visiting Dippy the Dinosaur! We travelled on the bus to Rochdale Bus Station and then made the short walk to the council offices, where Dippy was to be found! Have a look at our photos to see what exciting things we got Read more…

Roman Mosaics

Maple have learnt that mosaics are the art of decorating a surface with pictures and patterns made of little pieces of stone, glass or tiles of different colours. We have researched some famous roman mosaics, in particular ones of roman gladiators. We were amazed by how they were made and Read more…

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