Maple Cross Explorers

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.

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Full Governing Body Meeting

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.

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Learning in Year 1 has begun

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!

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