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Year 1 Maple

Hello and welcome to the Maple class webpage.

In Maple class  PE is on a Wednesday and Friday, so your child will need their PE kit in a named bag hanging on their peg.  We try to go outside when the weather is dry, so as well as a pair of shorts and a t-shirt, your child will also need a pair of jogging bottoms or leggings; they will need plimsolls or trainers to run around in.

Show and Tell will be on Monday.

Forest School happens fortnightly in KS1, usually on a Monday afternoon.  

Your child will need a warm change of clothes (layers are good) that you don't mind getting muddy, a pair of wellies or old trainers, a waterproof coat and a spare bag for dirty boots, all of which needs to be in a bag on your child's peg.  

Your child should be reading daily to an adult, which can then be recorded in their green reading record book.  This needs to be in school everyday and placed in the green reading box as you come into the classroom in the morning. If your child reads their library book, a book of their own, listens to a story tape/CD or any kind of reading related activity, please also note it in their green reading record book.

We go to the school library on a Friday.  Your child can choose either a fiction or non-fiction book to take home. Please encourage your child to share their book with you at home and return it to school the following Friday to be changed.

Homework is given out on a Friday in a folder, it needs to be completed by the following Thursday at the latest, returned in the folder and placed in the green tray which is located next to the reading record tray.

If you have any questions, please feel free to come in and speak to Mrs Patel-Martin or Mrs Parsons.

 

 

 

We shared the story Funnybones, then had a go at making moving skeletons.

My Family. The children have been drawing all the members of their family.

We made a yummy apple and plum crumble! Joseph harvested the apples and Mrs Patel-Martin harvested the plums.

We used cubes to measure the size of our feet, then used this measurement to compare with objects in the classroom.

Forest Schools! We went on a leaf hunt then used natural materials to write our name.

FOREST SCHOOLS. We made pictures using natural materials.

A long time ago....... We compared the Penny Farthing with bikes we use today.

In maths we have been halving ingredients.

Forest Schools was a washout! LIam D said "I like puddles!"

Eli said "It was so wet!"
Lillie said"I got soaked"
Izzy said "It was so much fun"
Claudia said "It was like a swamp"
Joseph said "It was like a car wash!"
Kai "It was fun!"
Leo said "It was fun jumping in muddy puddles."
Olivia said "It was soaking wet."
Isabelle said "Our wellies were full of water!"
Riley said " We jumped in a big puddle."
Rose "It was like a shower."
Peter said "We jumped in muddy puddles."
Kayden said "It was fun."
Ilayda said "It was good."
Asher "It was like a big river."
Jack said "It was fun."
Daniel said "it was like a picture."
Jasmine said "I felt happy in muddy puddles."
Liam G "It was great!"
Affan said "Jumping in puddles was exciting."
Jacob said "It was like a river!"
Ayden "It was the best day ever."

We have an 'Enchanted Forest' in the classroom.

Forest school: It's not a stick!

It's a tunnel!
It's a magic wand!
It's a snake!
It's a running stick!
It's a magic wand!
It's a sword!
It's a bow and arrow!
It's a magic wand!
It's a ice sword!
It's a fire sword!
It's a piggy tail!
It's a grabber!
It's a knife!
It's a spoon!
It's a fishing rod!
It's a bubble machine!
I'm making a potion!
We are fishing for sharks!
It's my Paddle!
It's an alligator!
Its a water pencil!
It's a tag wand!
It's a spider!
We are making a chocolate milkshake!

Chinese new year! We ate noodles with chopsticks!

FOREST SCHOOLS We made Stickmen!

Then we played 1,2,3 Where are you?

We are counting!
We are hiding!
Can you see us?
We've been found!

FEEL GOOD WEEK - theme Hansel and Gretel

We started the week with a walk.
Hansel and Gretel were left in the woods.
We looked at trees and named the shapes they made.
We looked at the patterns on the bark.
We counted the lines to see how old this tree was.

Back in the classroom we created 'tree tangles'

Hansel left a trail of pebbles to find his way back home.

We decorated pebbles with arrows.
Then used them to lay trails...
for our friends to follow.

We made gingerbread houses.

How far can you throw the hat?

Pancake Day - Making and eating pancakes!

WORLD BOOK DAY - Cat in the Hat fun!

We grew cress seeds and then made sandwiches Yum! Yum!

FOREST SCHOOLS - There are a lot of wild things roaming around the school grounds. We made homes for the friendly ones and traps for the naughty ones!

Sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy.

FOREST SCHOOLS We made natural number lines.

Please see parents section for useful information and school closure section for home schooling planning
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