Our first week back has been brilliant.

Our first week back has been brilliant. We have been reading a book called ‘The Lost Words’ by Rob McFarlane and it has lead us to produce some of our best ever writing. Mrs Crowther has even been able to make our poems in to a brilliant display outside of class. We tweeted the work we had done…

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As part of our science topic of plant growth we ......

As part of our science topic of plant growth we started with an exciting science investigation on seeds. Which pepper would have more seeds the large peppers or the small peppers? We also looked at different fruits and the different type of seeds they contain.  We love working scientifically and…

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Spring is finally here!

Spring is finally here!

It was so lovely to see you all back this week at the start of our final term in Year 1. You have made me so proud with the positive way you all have approached your learning this week.  All week we have been filling our buckets with positive things, from being polite to…

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Easter is here

Easter is here

The most important day in the Christian calendar is fast approaching and we have had a very Holy week in preparation, learning the story of Jesus’ final days and watching Yarrow Class perform the Easter story (which was extremely well done!)

Meanwhile, we have been fine tuning…

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We have had great fun this week following instructions to make an egg and cress sandwich.

We have had great fun this week following instructions to make an egg and cress sandwich. Planning our own DISCUSTING sandwich was better!!!  Banana mixed with gravy with a sprinkling of lettuce and chopped carrots and peanut butter with a sprinkle of cinnamon!! YUK!! Fortunately we only wrote…

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The end is nigh….

The end is nigh….

The end of term is close and we are all ready for a well-deserved rest. We have been working so hard over the last week on assessments and writing stories and a million other things that we are counting the days until we break up.

As well as all the hard work, we have also…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

 

On Friday 9th March, Birkacre gave their mother’s day assembly. All the children performed well and spoke some beautifully heartfelt words about their mums and grandmas.

After presenting their family members with a daffodil the children then sang their song ‘Ain’t…

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Reconciliation in the Garden of Eden

Reconciliation in the Garden of Eden

Members of Birkacre class received the Sacrament of Reconciliation in church on 21st March. That day the children took the bad choices they had made and we burned them, to remind us that when we say sorry to God he forgives us and our bad choices are taken…

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Those naughty girls…

Those naughty girls…

Mrs Hansen’s daughters have been a bit naughty and pulled all of the labels off the tins in his house. This meant he couldn’t find his favourite baked beans for his tea and he certainly didn’t want to end up with dog food. We spent all of Friday afternoon working with…

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It’s National Science Week!

It’s National Science Week!

What great scientist we have been this week! Firstly we have been observing how our cress seeds are changing over time. Secondly on Wednesday we worked with Astley class to predict and investigate what happened if we added vinegar and food colouring to milk. It was…

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Welcome to God’s Family

Welcome to God’s Family

Last week Birkacre mass celebrated their Lenten mass with Fr Peter. It was an even bigger celebration because as part of the mass three of their classmates were baptised. Carly, Amelia and Jasmine along with their family, friends and Godparents were welcomed into God’s…

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

 

On Friday 9th March, Birkacre gave their mother’s day assembly. All the children performed well and spoke some beautifully heartfelt words about their mums and grandmas.

After presenting their family members with a daffodil the children then sang their song ‘Ain’t…

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