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Maple Room Working as Historians

First week back!

This week we have been looking at our new topic, we have been learning about what it means to be a historian. We looked at toys that children would have got for Christmas over the last 100 years and tried to work out which were the oldest and which were the newest. We used skills […]

We are meteorologists.

We learned that clouds are made out of tiny little water drops (JB). We learnt that if you get hit by lightning you would probably die as it is really powerful, fast electricity. (LE) We learnt that when it is raining we get thunder storms. (DN) To get struck by lightning is really bad luck. […]

We are paleontologists

This week we have been learning about paleontology. We learnt that paleontologists find out about dinosaurs from their fossils. We learnt about the fossilisation process. We had a go at making our own cast fossils. On Friday we learnt that fossilised dinosaur poo is one way that they know what dinosaurs ate or they look […]

Bugs and living in a space ship

Some photos are sideways, my apologies it is a new format editor and I can’t work out how to change it. Thanks for understanding. Bugs This week the bug man came into school with all sorts of amazing creatures. Some of us were really keen to hold them and other not so much. But we […]

Maple heads to Space!

We have been learning about how rockets get into space. We learnt that the rockets can’t have flat tops or air will push against it (LE) We also learnt about gravity which tries to pull it back to earth (JG) We designed our rockets to be aerodynamic and then the next day we made them […]

Let the science begin!

Working as scientists This week has been a very exciting week in Maple. We have been really looking forward to starting to work as scientists. On Thursday and Friday we saw an amazing assembly by Mad science and had a go at lots of experiments.     We classified things by their properties and we made […]

This week in our class

We have had the most wonderful start to the new year. Maple have worked so hard and have tried lots of new things. Maths In maths we have been learning about numbers. We made the numbers in lots of different ways and learnt that we can show numbers in numerals and words. We played a […]

In Maple this week

Thrive This week the UEA drama students did 2 workshops with us. We played lots of fun confidence building games and made some funny sketches where we had to translate someones made up language. We also created our own short miming scripts about our mornings.   Forest schools We used natural materials to dye our […]

This week in Maple

Working as artists and historians This week we have begun looking at the Norman invasion of Great Britain. We studied the Bayeux tapestry and the story that it tells about the battle. We learnt about Harold and William and how they both thought they should be the king of England so had a battle in […]

Wow what a week!!

We were treated to a comedy workshop by the Drama students from the UEA. It was great fun and was a good confidence builder. We had to walk on stage and then do silly things and funny sketches. All the children took part and there were a lot of giggles. This week we also visited […]