Bright Sparks in Birkacre

Bright Sparks in Birkacre

 

We’ve been lighting up our classroom this week! We have been using our knowledge of conductors to design switches from objects around our classroom such as paper clips and butterfly clips. We also used card, tape and blue tac to help us to create a switch.

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Busy Birkacre!

Busy Birkacre!

 

What a busy week we have had this week. We have done fractions with cake – always a winner! They should all be able to cut up any birthday cake or pizza equally now and name the fraction.

We have also been finding and naming co-ordinates on the netbooks and playing…

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Sparks Fly in Birkacre

Sparks Fly in Birkacre

 

Great fun was had in Birkacre this week when we explored the topic of Electricity.

We investigated static electricity, it made the hairs on our heads stand on end!!!!

We also investigated how to make circuits and what was needed to complete a circuit.

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IPad Fun in Birkacre!

IPad Fun in Birkacre!

This week in Birkacre class we have been learning about the Rotten Romans. Our challenge question was why on earth did the Romans want to come to dull, dismal, rainy England? What did we have that they wanted?

QR codes were created and left around the classroom. The…

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Fund Raising Mayhem!!!

Fund Raising Mayhem!!!

Three of our Year 5 pupils visited St Catherine’s Hospice today after their fund raising bonanza. Elizabeth, Annie and Caitlin organised a Christmas jumper day and cake sale to raise money for the Hospice along with the School Council.

Thanks to the parent’s generosity…

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Party Time in Birkacre

Party Time in Birkacre!

This week Birkacre class have been partied out! They had their Christmas party on Wednesday afternoon but also celebrated the end of their Come and See topic in style.

We also decorated biscuits to look like Christmas puddings! 

 

 

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Just another Baptism in Birkacre

Just another Baptism in Birkacre

 

Birkacre class celebrated another Baptism when Chantelle was baptised with her friends and family in attendance.

 

The class all came together to support her. They read and prayed reverently for their friend and Father Peter as always made the…

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Christingles all the way!!!!

Christingles all the way!!!!

 

Birkacre got into the festive spirit when they made Christingles this week as part of their Come and See topic. We researched the beginnings of the Christingle and the symbolism behind it.

Then we made our own to take home and celebrate with our…

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Wow! Birkacre had an amazing morning on Friday when they met the robots.

Robots!!!!!

 

Wow! Birkacre had an amazing morning on Friday when they met the robots.

Louise Dennis from Liverpool University paid us a visit and brought her robot friends with her.

The children programmed the robots using tablets, they made them move forwards, backwards and turn.…

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Baptism in Birkacre

Baptism in Birkacre

 

On Wednesday we had a lovely afternoon in Birkacre and celebrated a special event. George Craddock and his family decided to have George welcomed in to the family of God and our Church family.

Father Peter came along and performed the Sacrament with some of George’s…

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It’s back to routine for Birkacre class

Birkacre Class

 

It’s back to routine for Birkacre class this week after their half term break. this week we have been writing explanations about how rain falls and investigating the Water Cycle and how it works. We have focused on the processes of evaporation and condensation. We took part…

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Birkacre Work Out

Birkacre Work Out

 

Last week we had a special visitor in school, Jess Taylor. This athlete helped us to do our sponsored event and talked to us about her training and fitness. It was very inspirational as she told us about injuries and how sometimes things just don’t go right but you keep…

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