Hobbit Home Mad!

Hobbit Home Mad!

 

Wow! Birkacre have certainly been creative with their Hobbit Homes. This week we have a had a number of delicious cakes – which we are not complaining about! All made in the style of Bilbo’s home.

 

Well done to our children, their mums and grandmas. It’s good to see…

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Birkacre go Hobbit Crazy!

Birkacre go Hobbit Crazy!

Over the past week Birkacre have been very creative. Hobbit houses have been made from cake! Which we have all enjoyed. We have also been making and creating our own magical woodland creatures. These creatures may live in Mirkwood or be friends of the Elves or Hobbits.…

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Birkacre Are Back!

Birkacre Are Back!

 

Welcome to our Birkacre Blog. Each week we will keep you updated on the goings on in Birkacre class. Everyone has settled in and getting used to the rules and routines in Birkacre class.

This week we have taken advantage of the lovely weather and have done…

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Tasty Millennium Dome!

Tasty Millennium Dome!

Oliver Palk got creative with his homework task of making a 3D model of a famous London landmark.

 

He created the Millennium Dome in a delicious, light chocolate sponge cake

covered with icing and mint chocolate matchmakers. We all enjoyed helping him appreciate…

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A Sacramental Week-End

A Sacramental Week-End

Congratulations to our First Holy Communion children in Birkacre Class.

This week end the children received the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist. The children all behaved well, with reverence and devotion. They were a credit to our school and to their…

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May is the month of Mary

May is the month of Mary

Congratulations to Our First Holy Communion children who took part in the crowning of Our Lady at mass on Sunday morning. The children all behaved with reverence, and presented their flowers in a prayerful manner. They were all a credit to their families and we were all…

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Reasonable Birkacre!!!!!

Reasonable Birkacre!!!!!

Over the last few weeks Birkacre have been learning about the Amazon rainforest, the animals and tribes that live there as well as the dangers facing the forest and its inhabitants.

As a result of this work the children have been using the language of persuasion to…

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The Herb Garden

The Herb Garden

This week Birkacre have got green fingers! We have been planting herbs such as parsley, dill chives, rosemary and thyme as part of our healthy eating focus.

We hope to use the herbs we have grown in dishes cooked by other classes for our whole school summer picnic lunch.…

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Good Vibrations!

Good Vibrations!

This week in Birkacre we have started our new Science topic on Sound.

Thursday afternoon found us making, listening to and observing vibrations. We now know that all sound is made by producing vibrations which are carried through the air on sound waves.

We set up some…

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Birkacre Orthodontists!

Birkacre Orthodontists!

This week Birkacre have been teeth chattering! We have been looking at our teeth and discovering the different shapes they are as well as the different jobs they do.

So we decided to have a good look at own and each others teeth with the help of mirrors. Mrs Murphy…

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Roger Dean Artwork Inspires Birkacre

Roger Dean Artwork Inspires Birkacre

 

As part of the topic monsters and aliens Birkacre class have been looking at the artwork of Roger Dean.

So far Birkacre have copied their favourite piece by roger Dean, then they have begun to create their own alien world.

Next they will produce a…

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Birkacre go Roman!!!

Birkacre go Roman!!!

 

On the Friday before half term Birkacre visited the Roman Museum in Ribchester.

We had a very interesting day, we got to dress up as Roman soldiers, hold artefacts and see a real Roman Granary.

The curator was called Patrick. We told Patrick what we had learned…

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