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Welcome to Maple Class 2016!

 

Ms Morison is our class teacher and Mrs Butterill is our Higher Level Teacher Assistant. Please let us know if you have anything exciting to add to our class page.

You can email us on maples@ashfieldprimary.co.uk

 

Maple Class Observations

 

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23rd June: Kitchen Disco. Thank you to all the adults who attended our Kitchen Disco. We had great fun sharing our books, making maracas, doing jabadao, making and eating fruit cups, writing riddles and playing maths games. We finished with a boogie to the Kitchen Disco music. We love this book!

June: We had a great time in Health week. We kicked off with The Race for Life and visitors came in to teach us about StarWars Dance, Calm Classrooms, Dogs Trust and Ultimate Frisbee. We talked about healthy eating, being sunsafe, looking after our teeth and keeping ourselves clean.

17th June: A hot, sunny day at Otley Carnival. The Octopuses were fabulous from Maple.

Maple Summer Newsletter

Maple Newsletter Spring 17

11th May: Today we made some healthy smoothies with milk and fruit. A big thank you to the mums that gave up their afternoon to help us.

11th May: Today we made some healthy smoothies with milk and fruit. A big thank you to the mums that gave up their afternoon to help us.  1
11th May: Today we made some healthy smoothies with milk and fruit. A big thank you to the mums that gave up their afternoon to help us.  2
11th May: Today we made some healthy smoothies with milk and fruit. A big thank you to the mums that gave up their afternoon to help us.  3
11th May: Today we made some healthy smoothies with milk and fruit. A big thank you to the mums that gave up their afternoon to help us.  4
11th May: Today we made some healthy smoothies with milk and fruit. A big thank you to the mums that gave up their afternoon to help us.  5
11th May: Today we made some healthy smoothies with milk and fruit. A big thank you to the mums that gave up their afternoon to help us.  6
11th May: Today we made some healthy smoothies with milk and fruit. A big thank you to the mums that gave up their afternoon to help us.  7

10th May: The sun is shining and the children are happy. It's been so much fun learning outside today.

25th April: We're learning about capacity. We can use the words full, empty and half full when we measure water into containers.

25th April: We're learning about capacity. We can use the words full, empty and half full when we measure water into containers.  1
25th April: We're learning about capacity. We can use the words full, empty and half full when we measure water into containers.  2
25th April: We're learning about capacity. We can use the words full, empty and half full when we measure water into containers.  3
25th April: We're learning about capacity. We can use the words full, empty and half full when we measure water into containers.  4
25th April: We're learning about capacity. We can use the words full, empty and half full when we measure water into containers.  5
25th April: We're learning about capacity. We can use the words full, empty and half full when we measure water into containers.  6

18th April: Super Ted have a gorgeous Easter break. He had a great time in the sun at Kirkstall Abbey.

18th April: Super Ted have a gorgeous Easter break. He had a great time in the sun at Kirkstall Abbey.  1
18th April: Super Ted have a gorgeous Easter break. He had a great time in the sun at Kirkstall Abbey.  2
18th April: Super Ted have a gorgeous Easter break. He had a great time in the sun at Kirkstall Abbey.  3

27th March: Super Ted travelled to Scarborough on the train and spent a lovely weekend at the seaside.

27th March: Super Ted travelled to Scarborough on the train and spent a lovely weekend at the seaside.  1
27th March: Super Ted travelled to Scarborough on the train and spent a lovely weekend at the seaside.  2

March 24th - Red Nose Day 2017: Enjoying a crispy bun in the sunshine.

March 24th - Red Nose Day 2017: Enjoying a crispy bun in the sunshine. 1

March 13th: Super Ted has down on the farm this weekend. Here he is helping to feed all the animals.

March 13th: Super Ted has down on the farm this weekend. Here he is helping to feed all the animals.  1
March 13th: Super Ted has down on the farm this weekend. Here he is helping to feed all the animals.  2

Our eggs arrived on March 13th. It's been great fun watching them hatch and grow up. Thank you Friends of Ashfield for donating the money to pay for Hatch It!

6th March: Super Ted had a great time at Skipton Castle this weekend.

6th March: Super Ted had a great time at Skipton Castle this weekend.  1
6th March: Super Ted had a great time at Skipton Castle this weekend.  2
6th March: Super Ted had a great time at Skipton Castle this weekend.  3

World Book Day March 2nd: We dressed up as our favourite book characters, brought books from home to share and listened to a storyteller.

7th and 8th February: We put on a performance of Jack and the Beanstalk for our families. There was singing, acting and reading out loud from the story.

6th February: Super Ted had a very excting time riding Coco the white horse this weekend.

6th February: Super Ted had a very excting time riding Coco the white horse this weekend.  1
6th February: Super Ted had a very excting time riding Coco the white horse this weekend.  2
6th February: Super Ted had a very excting time riding Coco the white horse this weekend.  3
6th February: Super Ted had a very excting time riding Coco the white horse this weekend.  4

31st January: The Lion Dancers visited Ashfield today. Kung Fu Stu and Jamming Joe tauught us a special dance for Chinese New Year. You can watch a video of the performance on Early Essence.

30th January: Super Ted enjoyed his time with Honey the dog this weekend. He baked a delicious cake, did a bit of shopping and came back to schook with a brand new cape.

30th January: Super Ted enjoyed his time with Honey the dog this weekend. He baked a delicious cake, did a bit of shopping and came back to schook with a brand new cape.  1
30th January: Super Ted enjoyed his time with Honey the dog this weekend. He baked a delicious cake, did a bit of shopping and came back to schook with a brand new cape.  2
30th January: Super Ted enjoyed his time with Honey the dog this weekend. He baked a delicious cake, did a bit of shopping and came back to schook with a brand new cape.  3
30th January: Super Ted enjoyed his time with Honey the dog this weekend. He baked a delicious cake, did a bit of shopping and came back to schook with a brand new cape.  4

23rd January: Super Ted went to the building site on the weekend. He was very careful using the tools.

23rd January: Super Ted went to the building site on the weekend. He was very careful using the tools.  1
23rd January: Super Ted went to the building site on the weekend. He was very careful using the tools.  2
23rd January: Super Ted went to the building site on the weekend. He was very careful using the tools.  3
23rd January: Super Ted went to the building site on the weekend. He was very careful using the tools.  4

Double Trouble: This week we have been doubling numbers up to 5 + 5. Krispin and Kristoff the crow twins have been helping us.

18th January: The Ice Cream Parlour is the place to practise counting. How many sprinkles and cherries would you like on your sundae?

18th January: The Ice Cream Parlour is the place to practise counting. How many sprinkles and cherries would you like on your sundae? 1
18th January: The Ice Cream Parlour is the place to practise counting. How many sprinkles and cherries would you like on your sundae? 2
18th January: The Ice Cream Parlour is the place to practise counting. How many sprinkles and cherries would you like on your sundae? 3

16th January: Super Ted 'kicked off' the weekend at Kids Club on Friday and then a trip to Striker 9, the bookshop, cafe and the Turkish barbers.

16th January: Super Ted 'kicked off' the weekend at Kids Club on Friday and then a trip to Striker 9, the bookshop, cafe and the Turkish barbers.  1
16th January: Super Ted 'kicked off' the weekend at Kids Club on Friday and then a trip to Striker 9, the bookshop, cafe and the Turkish barbers.  2
16th January: Super Ted 'kicked off' the weekend at Kids Club on Friday and then a trip to Striker 9, the bookshop, cafe and the Turkish barbers.  3
16th January: Super Ted 'kicked off' the weekend at Kids Club on Friday and then a trip to Striker 9, the bookshop, cafe and the Turkish barbers.  4

9th January. Super Ted returned to the Chevin this weekend for a lovely dog walk.

9th January. Super Ted returned to the Chevin this weekend for a lovely dog walk.  1
9th January. Super Ted returned to the Chevin this weekend for a lovely dog walk.  2

6th January: Super Ted enjoyed his Christmas break on the Chevin. He helped decorate the trees.

6th January: Super Ted enjoyed his Christmas break on the Chevin. He helped decorate the trees.  1
6th January: Super Ted enjoyed his Christmas break on the Chevin. He helped decorate the trees.  2
6th January: Super Ted enjoyed his Christmas break on the Chevin. He helped decorate the trees.  3

14th December. It's party time!

 

More WOW moments from home. We have been been impressing our adults at home by looking after puppies, carefully writing Christmas cards and being resilient.

 

More WOW moments from home. We have been been impressing our adults at home by looking after puppies, carefully writing Christmas cards and being resilient.

12th December: Super Ted loves his new tartan ribbon! He got cosy with a bedtime story after a weekend of parties and Christmas fun.

 

   

Some more Nativity pictures sent from Stanley's dad.

 

 

 

 

Maple's Christmas Production

 

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Many parents have asked for the audio file from the Christmas play. Press the play button to listen to our fantastic actors!

 

8th December: Oh what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh! A super brick model.

 

 

Christmas Counts Nativity Performance 2016. We think they smashed it!

 

 

5th December: Super Ted had a fabulous time at the Otley Victorian Fayre on the weekend. He got up to some other festive fun too!

 

 

Some more WOW moments; swimming and reading and writing this week.

 

 

 

Using our new equipment in PE. We now have big spinning tops, a giant elastic for ring games, an agility ladder and balance see-saws.

 

 

 

 

18th November: Children in Need Day. The Maples raised £33.65 and wore their clothes back to front and inside out (on purpose today)!

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week the Maples have enjoyed activities from the Silly Science Trip back in the Early Years Unit.

 

   

14th November: This week's Super Kid took Super Ted for a walk in the woods. They climbed trees together!

 

   

More Super Stars! We have WOWS for: swimming, helping with chores, being kind and helpful, writing and learning big numbers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9th November. Fun in the snow!

 

   

Two swimmers sharing their WOW stars!

 

The Silly Science event at Otley Courthouse was brilliant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7th November Super Ted had a great time with sparklers on Bonfire Night.

 

 

 

Celebrating Diwali. Thank you Mrs Patel for sharing your costumes, music and snacks with us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31st October Super Ted carved pumpkins for Halloween during half term week and went geocaching.

 

Our Striker Nine Football Star. Well done for your fantastic penalty shoots!

 

Garden Workforce. We had great fun planting Winter bedding flowers today and finding the odd worm! Thank you Mrs Patel and Callum for the lovely plants and containers.

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19.10.16 Another two WOWs. One for a first swimming lesson and the other for practising writing at home.

 

This week's Super Kid took Super Ted to a fun swimming pool with pirates and to a party.

 

 

 

 

 

18th October: Autumn Days!

 

 

 

 

 

Class of 2016 -17. This photo was printed in the Yorkshire Evening Post, 17th October 2016

Class of 2016 -17. This photo was printed in the Yorkshire Evening Post, 17th October 2016 1

Pizza Week: We've enjoyed playing in the Pizzeria (aka home bay) and making real pizzas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two more swimming WOWs!

 

10.10.16: This week's Super Kid. Super Ted had a great time riding Boris the pony and meeting Pup the dog and the new puppies.

 

 

WOW! Our two latest swimming badges.

 

 

 

 

6th October: Maple Class performing the 'Welcome Song' at this year's Harvest Festival. Well done everybody!

 

5th October: Today we talked about number two. We used the words 'pair', 'couple' and 'twins'. Look at this fabulous robot. Can you see two arms, two legs and two eyes?

 

4th October: Our number one collection. Anything could go in the hoop but only one of each thing. What can you see?

 

 

Super Ted had a great time last weekend at the park sharing chocolate with a friend!

 

 

3rd October: The penny shop has been very popular today. How many bananas can you buy with 5p?

 

WOW. Our Maple mermaid swam 100 metres and raised £200 for charity.

 

28th September: We said good bye to our gorgeous painted lady butterflies. One did not want to leave with the others!

 

WOW, look what we can do: showjumping, mountain climbing and earning a first badge at swimming lessons.

 

      

The butterflies have emerged from their chrysalides. We will let them go soon in our school garden. Bye bye beautiful painted ladies!

 

26.9.16 Super Ted is resting now after a busy weekend. He went shopping at the market and at Waitrose and visited the library and Harlow Carr.

 

 

 

 

19.9.16 Super Ted has had a great weekend making dens, riding on a skateboard and playing with the Death Star.

 

 

 

The chefs preparing a healthy salad for all of us to try.

 

 

 

 

Our very hungry caterpillars are getting bigger and fatter. I wonder what will happen next?

 

 

The Maples invented this game. It's called Catch the Apple. You need water, apples,a blindfold and a spoon.

 

 

The fabulous ice cream factory. A 99 with strawberry sauce please!

 

 

 

 

 

Our first Super Kid for the new year! Super Ted loved his picnic on the Chevin!

 

 

 

 

Summer is not over yet. We have been keeping fit and healthy in our outdoor provision.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harvesting the apples from the magic garden tree. We have made delicious apple crumble to eat and interesting potions and soups in the mud kitchen.

 

 

 

 

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