Pupils

Young Savers

“Treasure Chest” Young Savers’ Club Here at Maple School we have a “Treasure Chest” Young Savers’ Club run in partnership with St Albans District Credit Union. We believe that it is important for the children to have a good understanding of money and of the importance of saving wisely. To this end the Bank comes …

Classrooms

eSafety

Here is some advice for using the Internet safely: Always ask permission before using the Internet. Only send e-mails to your friends. Only go to Internet sites that you know are safe. Be careful what you type into a search engine. Never tell anyone your name, address or telephone number over the Internet. Always tell …

Playground Squad

Playground squad At Maple School we believe all children have the right to an enjoyable lunchtime.  To help make playtime a happy place we have a team of volunteers from Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 who are part of Playground Squad. Playground Squad wear a yellow band so they can be recognised in the …

School Council

‘Every child has a voice’ School Council We meet every two weeks to discuss ways in which to improve our school. In our meetings, we discuss issues and ideas that need to be addressed at a whole school level.  The elected pupils represent the views of their own class at the School Council meeting and then …

Eco School

Within the school curriculum there are opportunities for learning about caring for our environment. This is at a local and, increasingly, at a global level. Also, Schools now have to work towards becoming Sustainable. ‘A Sustainable School is a school built on the principles of sustainable development which encourages: Care for oneself – our health …

Useful Links

Design Technology www.howstuffworks.com A site jam packed full of useful information on how everything works. www.flying-pig.co.uk Ideas on mechanisms and structures. www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies Activities and games based on CBeebies characters such as the Teletubbies, Fimbles, Tweenies and Bob the Builder. Aimed at ages up to 6. Education Sites www.thegrid.org.uk The public pages from Hertfordshire Education. www.education.gov.uk/ …