Spanish session with Ms Perez

We are really happy to work and build strong connections with the Reach Free School.

This Wednesday,  Miss Perez, the Spanish language teacher at Reach Free, organised a session that was delivered by some of her Spanish students at Maple Cross.  Our children had the opportunity to work as a group, as a pair and individually to explore the Spanish language and culture. There were stickers for the winners and little treats for all the participants.

It was a SUCCESS and we are really looking forward to organising more sessions in the future!

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Christmas has come early…

Thank you so much to everyone who came and joined in with our Christmas card making day. It was so lovely to see so many adults come to make cards with the children. The cards look fantastic and we can’t wait to see what they look like when they are professionally printed. The Year 6 children did a brilliant job preparing all the resources and the PTA were fantastic at keeping the day running (and the room clean!)

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Learning represented through Imaginative Artwork

Today, different classes worked together to think about how they can represent the concept of LEARNING through Art. The children were not allowed to use pencils or pens and had to be collaborative learners bringing together shared ideas to create these stunning creative pieces.

Each group was able to talk through how their creations were linked to learning. We were very impressed with all of the wonderful ideas that were shared.

Mrs Tricket is very excited to put each piece up for display to welcome us back into school in September.

Please take a momen to talk to your child about the ideas behind their pieces, I’m sure they will WOW you as they did us!

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Amazing sports week in Nursery

This week in Nursery, just like the rest of the school, has been all about sports.  We have had some amazing support from the rest of the school.  Each day we have sampled different activities.  On Monday we tried running skills on the playground, Tuesday we sampled ballet,  Year 1 on Wednesday led a ball skills session and today, Year 6 organised and delivered different activities for the Nursery and Reception children on the field.  Thank you everyone for your support, we’ve learnt new things and had lots of fun!

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World Book Day 2019

We have enjoyed a wonderful day of reading! From reading detective activities to performance reading in assembly, active reading sessions to shared reading with parents. Thank you to all the children for being so motivated and eager to share their love of reading. It has been a pleasure to visit each class today and share in the excitement. Remember that reading opens many doors and the readers of today…are the leaders of tomorrow.

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