Into the Woods…..

Into the Woods…..

On Tuesday the 10th October, we donned wellies and visibility jackets to set off on our intrepid adventure up to Healey Nab.

This was all part of our topic ‘Into the Woods’ we wanted to identify trees from bark and leaves but also see the woods which we had looked at from…

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Into the Woods…..

Into the Woods…..

 

Over the past couple of weeks Birkacre class have been drawing trees, creating effects of knots and bark with pencil and then from this creating watercolours of trees.

After this, we looked at the work of Veronika Pock and created our own ‘trees of wishes’ based on…

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Into the Woods….

Into the Woods….

 

Last week we visited Eden and looked carefully at the variety of trees there. We then decided to put our artistic skills to the test and draw from observation some of the trees there.  Particular attention was paid to the shapes of the trees as well as trying to create the…

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Bug Hunting in Birkacre

Bug Hunting in Birkacre

 

We got our science topic off to a cracking start this week. We are learning about animals and their environment. So we set off on a bug hunt to see what animals and plants lived in our local environment. We found all sorts of things as the pictures show.

The…

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A Wonderful Week-End!

A Wonderful Week-End!

 

This week-end the children from Birkacre class made their First Holy Communion and also took part in the Blessed Sacrament Procession.

They were amazing and made all of us feel immensely proud of them.

They behaved with devotion and were very respectful and…

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Budding Conservationists!

Budding Conservationists!

 

Birkacre have been working hard to try to persuade Mr Roden to save the rainforest. They have made their own power points on the rainforest followed by designing their own leaflets, which are on display outside Birkacre classroom.

Finally the children have…

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Birkacre Persuades

Birkacre Persuades

Over the past few weeks, Birkacre have been learning how to persuade.

We have looked at features of persuasion in adverts and brochures.

For our Rainforest topic we explored why the rainforests were being destroyed and decided to persuade people to save them. We put our…

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Flowers of the Rarest!

Flowers of the Rarest!

 

The children of Birkacre did their parents and their school proud on Sunday 7th May when we celebrated the crowning of Our Lady in Church.

The girls looked beautiful and the boys were smart and handsome!

All our children behaved so reverently and respectfully.…

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Birkacre Class Mass

Birkacre Class Mass

 

During Lent the junior classes have been celebrating mass in class on a Wednesday morning. This week it was the turn of Birkacre Class. Father Peter arrived and set up from his mass in a box! We were able to ask him questions and he talked to us about the items in his…

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

This week Birkacre Class worked very hard in preparing their assembly.

The children wrote their own script and came up with ideas for the different roles of mums.

They also found a song they liked and learned it in class. As well as that they all produced a power point slide…

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Exploring digestion in Birkacre!

Exploring digestion in Birkacre!

Friday afternoon flew by in Birkacre last week when we spent the afternoon on a science investigation.

We were learning how the digestive system worked, so we made our own!

The result of which were platefuls of poo!!!!!!!

We had a very messy time but…

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Celebrations!

Celebrations!

 

We have now finished our Come and See topic on the Eucharist and were lucky enough to be invited to Heapey Class to help them celebrate!

We shared what we had learned, showed off our best work and ended the celebration with juice and biscuits.

 

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