Science and Industry museum in Manchester

A Grand Day Out

 

On Tuesday 6th October Birkacre had a wonderful day out at the Science and Industry museum in Manchester. The visit related to our topic of Around the world in 80 days where we looked at the history of transport and the people who pioneered it.

 

We listened to a talk…

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Birkacre are Gassy!!!!!

Birkacre are Gassy!!!!!

 

This week Birkacre have been learning about solids, liquids and gases. We have sorted materials into liquids and solids, we have played word games and have come up with our own definitions.

 

then we went onto the playground to be solids, liquids and gases to…

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Autumn in Birkacre

Autumn in Birkacre

 

This week Birkacre have taken advantage of the beautiful weather and explored the Garden of Eden. We have been looking at the effects of Autumn on the leaves and trees. Next we are going to identify the leaves and which trees they came from.

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Visiting Birkacre!

This week the children of Limbrick class spent a morning in Birkacre with Mrs Murphy. We talked about the topics we would be studying next year and the children completed some tasks to help Mrs Murphy and Mrs Stevens get to know them better.

They were all very well behaved and excited, Mrs…

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Birkacre Art!

On Thursday 2nd July Birkacre Class visited Holy Cross High School’s art department. They spent an afternoon working with Miss Ryder and some Year 7 volunteers.

We looked at the work of an artist and replicated that work in our own style. the children worked on techniques such as mark making…

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Outdoor Classroom

On Friday it was empty classroom day. As part of our celebration of learning outdoors and our Africa topic Birkacre ventured down to the Garden of Eden to cook bananas – African style!

Great fun was had by all, smearing bananas in butter and sugar unfortunately the weather did not play fair and…

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Africa in Birkacre Class

This week we have been getting underway with our Africa topic. We have made a jigsaw map of Africa naming all the countries within this continent. We have also made salt dough maps of the continent and painted them.

It has been a busy week with tests too! We have practised for Sports Day and…

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A Wonderful Week-End!

This week-end 20 of members of our Birkacre Class celebrated their Sacrament of First Holy communion and Confirmation. They all looked very smart but most importantly they all behaved with real reverence and devotion. The School Choir also attended and sang beautifully.

The children had a…

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Birkacre Measure Up!

This week Birkacre Class have undertaken a number of written and practical investigations for measuring in cm and mm, weighing in g and kg and measuring in l and ml.  Well done Birkacre for measuring accurately and converting your units of measure.

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Birkacre Builders!

As part of our rainforests topic we visited the Garden of Eden and built dens or shelters using man-made and natural materials. The children worked in teams communicating ideas and helping each other. The following day the children spent some time in their dens before we celebrated the end of our…

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