French Fun!

French Fun!

This week we have been learning about Our Families, but with a difference. We have been learning to say the names of our family members in French, then we have made paper families and written about them in French.

Aren’t we clever?!

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Staying Safe Online!

Staying Safe Online!

Last week Birkacre Class took part in a variety of activities related to internet safety.

We watched videos, talked about how to stay safe and designed a class poster after talking and discussing the right and wrong things to do online.

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Celebrating with Heapey Class

Celebrating with Heapey Class

Birkacre had a lovely time celebrating our end of Come and See topic with Heapey class.

We shared our work, told each other stories about Jesus and shared what we had learnt through our topic.

We sang songs and then had juice and biscuits, it was lovely to…

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Monster Invasion!

Monster Invasion!

This week we have had an invasion of monsters in Birkacre class – but… of the delicious kind!

Budding bakers have put on their culinary hats and produced some monster cakes. All in keeping with our monsters and aliens theme.

Well done Birkacre and thank you.

They…

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Robotics in Birkacre

Robotics in Birkacre

We were very lucky last week to have a visit from Louise Dennis. Louise works at Liverpool University for the Autonomous Systems Department that means she works with robots.

We were very excited to see that she had brought some robots with her for us to program. We had…

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MONSTER MASH!

MONSTER MASH!

 

Fun was had by all in Birkacre last week as the monsters arrived!

To kick start our monsters and aliens topic each child designed their own monster then immortalised it in clay. This week we are going to paint and decorate them, so watch out for the monster display in the…

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A Grand Day Out

A Grand Day Out

Leyland trucks pulled out all the stops for Birkacre class on Friday. We had a great morning watching robots at work building trucks.

The staff at Leyland trucks gave up their time to give us a guided tour around the factory floor explaining the different parts of the line…

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Father Peter Calls!

Father Peter Calls!

Father Peter paid a visit to Birkacre class to talk to them about being called. This was part of our topic ‘Called’ in our ‘Come and See’ programme.

We had listened to stories about Samuel and the Apostles as well as learning about Sean Devereux. Birkacre had questions to…

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Birkacre’s New TA’s

Birkacre’s New TA’s

Maths No Problem! was in action this week as Birkacre found different ways to subtract calculations.

Ruby and Colin took to the topic like ducks to water and set about helping their classmates.


What an asset they are!So Birkacre has two new Ta’s for…

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Birkacre Codes!

Birkacre Codes!

 

This week Birkacre class began their new unit of work in computing. They are learning to code!

Mr Maloney helps in Birkacre every Monday afternoon and takes them through a step by step process for coding. The children then engage in a number of fun activities on…

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States of Matter in Birkacre

States of Matter in Birkacre

As part of our Science topic we are exploring states of matter.

We have been learning about solids, liquids and gases and how they behave. Birkacre came up with their own definitions and then went outside to behave like solids, liquids and gases. Can you guess…

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Birkacre Investigates

Birkacre Investigates

 

This week as part of our States of Matter topic in Science, we have been investigating if air/ oxygen actually weighs anything.

We weighed a deflated balloon, then weighed it again when we had inflated it.

Guess what we discovered?

Yes, air doesn’t weigh…

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