Maple have been investigating the shape of a persuasive letter this morning. We worked with our talk partners to identify the key features of a persuasive text. We then matched up each example against the feature. Well done Maple. I look forward to reading some of your letters and finding out Read more…

Maple’s Library Visit

This afternoon Maple visited Heywood library. All the children were really eager to get to the library and choose a book. Before our visit we discussed favourite authors and topics that we were interested in. Once at the library, everyone was busy selecting a book to bring back to school. Read more…

Digestion Time!

Maple have been investigating the digestive system this afternoon. Everyone was treated to a demonstration using bananas, biscuits, cola and a pair of tights, by Mrs Grindrod. There were many laughs and giggles but we are now all fully fledged experts in the digestive system!

Place Value Fun

Year 4 have been busy this morning representing 1000s, 100s, 10s and 1s using counters. There was some excellent discussion using mathematical words. We have even worked on challenges in groups to solve problems.

Building fun

This morning Maple have been busy building! A lady from the school building project carried out a session with us all about ‘Structures’. We had to make tetrahedrons using the wooden sticks. We then got busy trying to make the biggest structure we could with them. The children all had Read more…

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