Mrs Crowther certainly has had us doing some strange things during the last week.

Mrs Crowther certainly has had us doing some strange things during the last week. She gave us all a bunch of mirrors and got us to use them to try and write backwards. Who would think a mirror could help us to write secret codes. Then she dragged us all outside to make us try and follow the trail…

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We have green fingers!

We have green fingers!

During science we have been looking at where our food comes from. As well as planting some of our very own seeds. We have been observing how cress seeds germinate, looking closely at how they change in size and shape overtime. Wow did they grow fast!

We have also been…

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World Book Day

World Book Day

We had an amazing time on World Book Day celebrating everything that is wonderful about books. Our costumes were great and a big thanks goes out to our mums, dads, carers who helped get us ready for the day. Mrs Murphy came and read us a great book and throughout the day we had…

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Good Vibrations in Birkacre Class

Good Vibrations in Birkacre Class

 

This week Birkacre have been exploring the topic of Sound in Science. We investigated if two ears were better than one ear for hearing, before going on to research what makes sounds. We discovered that sounds are created from vibrations.

Without further…

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We’ve delved into the world of Roald Dahl this week as we started reading George’s Marvellous Medicine.

We’ve delved into the world of Roald Dahl this week as we started reading George’s Marvellous Medicine. We’ve conducted some quite in depth character analysis of our protagonist, George and our antagonist, the evil Grandma, through book analysis and a great drama session led by Sarah Lee. One…

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It’s only Monday and we’ve packed so much in!

It’s only Monday and we’ve packed so much in!

First off we got to spend some time talking to our friends about the books we have enjoyed over the last half term. It was great to be able to talk about the funniest books and why we liked them so much. Then it was time to find out which books we…

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What a great first week back we have had!

What a great first week back we have had!

WOW! how amazing are all your castles!  You really have been having lots of fun over the half term and you should all be very proud of yourselves. Well done Duxbury class!

Thank you to all the parents, grandparents and friends who came to our feast…

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What an exciting start to our half term!

What an exciting start to our half term! This morning we had a visit from a real life Viking! He taught us many things about how Vikings live. We learnt about how they navigate using the sun and a special hand held sundial. We played a game called knucklebones, which helped to decide who would be…

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“Little pig, little pig, let me in”

“Little pig, little pig, let me in”

This week we have been acting out the roles of our favourite characters from ‘The Three Little Pigs’.  We have been focusing on their speaking parts, and we have found them by looking out for speech marks in the book. Then using our role play masks we have…

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A monstrous time

A monstrous time

 

Last week as part of their topic on Monsters, Birkacre were set a challenge. To make a monster head to entertain young children. The monster had to have a mouth that opened and shut.

They set to the task with enthusiasm, having first investigated moving monsters,…

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Heapey’s Healthy Pizza Parlour open for business

Heapey’s Healthy Pizza Parlour open for business

This week we have combined our love of pizza and our love of healthy eating. In our science lessons of keeping healthy we have learnt to make healthy choices when we eat so during DT we planned, made (tasted which was the best bit!) and evaluated…

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