Hour of Code

This week it’s ‘Hour of Code’ week and Maple have been putting their coding skills into practice. We began by watching a video about coding – some children were surprised to learn that it isn’t just computers that have coded programmes but items such as washing machines, microwaves and cars Read more…

Maple’s Shared Learning Lunch

Maple enjoyed a very special lesson with their parents this morning. We began by finding out which continents of the world some famous mountain ranges were found in. The children and their parents then wrote some amazing descriptive sentences about mountains and their surroundings.

Outdoor Maths

This morning the children have learnt all about perimeter. We used metre sticks, tape measures and trundle wheels to measure the distance around the shapes we had drawn on the playground.  

River Roch Visit

Maple have been down to the River Roch in Queens Park this morning. The children were amazing at spotting meanders and┬ásigns of erosion, transportation and deposition – ask them what it means if you’re not sure! They were quick to spot signs of pollution and notice wildlife that had made Read more…

M6 Theatre Superhero Day

A fantastic day out today with Maple at the M6 Theatre Company. As part of our Linking Schools Project, the children met with a Year 4 class from another primary school. After some initial shyness, the children had a great day working together to carry out some drama activities. They Read more…

The River Roch

Maple have been investigating the River Roch. The children have enjoyed looking through some resources about the river. They have have found that otters have been spotted by the riverbanks, a protected plant species grows there, it played a big role in the cotton industry and that the sport of Read more…

Music assembly

Wow Rochdale music services what an amazing assembly, thank you so much! The children thoroughly enjoyed you coming in and were really keen to answer questions about the instruments you were playing and talk about them. You have inspired a lot of children to continue to play their instruments or Read more…

Descriptive Writing

This half term Maple are learning about ‘Rivers & Mountains’. We immersed ourselves in the topic by listening to the sounds a river makes and watching clips of majestic mountains. The children thought about what they might hear, see and touch if they were there. They imagined what it would Read more…

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