In our maths learning this week, children have been learning to regroup numbers by finding out how many different ways they can represent a given number.
In Year 1 children have been learning to write a recount. During child initiated learning today, some children chose to write their recounts on sticks that they found in the outside area. Have you ever written on a stick? Ask children in Year 1 what it was like and have a go.
Year 1 had a problem as we did not have a large 100 square to support learning. By using a small 100 square, the children made a 100 square. This took several days and now the 100 square on the wall to support learning.
Group 2 were developing their reflection skills in Maple Cross Explorers today by describing how they were feeling during and after our activity. We were creating our own versions of Andy Goldsworthy Art and some people enjoyed it because they wanted to be an artist or they liked working with others. Some people were sad because they couldn’t recreate the picture as they wanted.
This evening the Full Governing Body met and we welcomed Ms Laura Whyte as a new parent governor and Ms Scourfield as a new staff governor. Ms Majithia and Mrs Bailey were welcomed as associate governors. Ms Erasumus was elected as Chair and Ms Meykels was elected as Vice Chair for the coming academic year.
Mrs Trickett shared the School Improvement Plan priorities which are displayed in the school hall.
Governors discussed their roles and responsibilities and were linked to a class to visit on a regular basis.
Polices underwent an annual review and were approved.
A governor day is planned for October where governors will come and experience learning in all areas of the school.
Learners in Year 1 have been exploring the wonderful new resources that have been delivered over the holidays.Yesterday we unpacked the suitcases of items we had brought with us from Reception class. Since then we have been writing, counting, taking part in performances, going on picnics, building towers, measuring, playing musical instruments and much more as well. It is wonderful to see the learning getting off to a flying start!
On Friday, Reception visited Iver Environment Centre and took part in pond dipping, a mini beast hunt and made a bug hotel. Children were able to identify many different insects and creatures and say which habitat they belonged to. The bug hotels are not to be used yet. I wonder if any one can remember when we can put the bug hotels outside and why that is?
I was wondering what it would be like if every material was rigid. Would this be a good thing? Why? Or maybe it would not be a good thing? Why not?
Have a talk to your friends and family about this and then post some comments so we can all share the ideas together.
Here is the question again
What if every material was rigid?
I look forward to seeing your comments.