Maple Cross Explorers

 

Today we have finished a set of five activities and the children have had the opportunity to take part in all five!  What has been your favourite activity?  Why?  What skills have you learnt? I am looking forward to hearing your answers.

How did Miss Crowley’s group solve the problem of what would happen if their cardboard roof got wet on their house?

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Bad Hair Day – £543.30 raised

Today our community dug deep and raised an impressive £543.30. Children and adults embraced bad hair day with great spirit and creativity. We had everything from hair in coke bottles to wacky wigs.

Some of our Year Six pupils led part of our assembly to share information about how G.O.S.H. use the money to fund research, treatment and support to families.

Many thanks for all your generosity.

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Fire!

This morning, Year 2 children experienced their very own fire. We made predictions, asked quality questions and observed what happened through the different stages. It was wonderful to witness the children’s own links to their learning and the vocabulary that was generated will support the children as they continue to learn about the Great Fire of London!

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Reception Welly Walk

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Reception children are learning to make decisions and give reasons for their decisions.  On our Welly Walk we have a leader who makes the decision of where we go each week on our walk.  Today we had two groups each led by an excellent leader who chose where we went and said why we went there.  We learnt that by giving reasons for ideas we were becoming pragmatic learners like Pooh Bear.

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