Straws galore!

Straws galore!

 

This week our classroom has been filled with straws… and they have been helping us LEARN!

In maths we have been using straws to show our understanding of numbers and what quantity they represent. We have been using single straws for our units and bundles of 10 straws for…

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The few weeks since half term have been so busy Mrs Crowther hasn’t even had time to write a blog. So here’s what we’ve been up to.

The few weeks since half term have been so busy Mrs Crowther hasn’t even had time to write a blog. So here’s what we’ve been up to.

Over the holidays we worked hard to build some amazing caves to put on our display about the Stone Age. We have also learnt so many new historical terms that our…

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We started to explore our Victorian topic...

We started to explore our Victorian topic last week. In literacy we were introduced to the hideous and cold hearted character of Scrooge. Meanwhile, in Design and technology we began gathering research that would be benificial to our pop up books that we are making. We are going to create a pop…

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Now Who Would Live In a House Like This?

Now Who Would Live In a House Like This?

As part of our science topic we have been designing habitats for slugs and snails. We are going to be using these to observe their behaviours over the next week. (What a slug and snail might get up to in their spare time, who knows?) We have also read a…

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You shall go to the ball…..

You shall go to the ball…..

Cinderella has been our focus this week during English where we have been writing the story using Talk4Writing, we have done a great job.

In maths we are developing our skills to solve subtraction problems by using the whole-part-part method.  Great team work…

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Lovely to see everyone back after the half term break we hope you had a fun time.

Lovely to see everyone back after the half term break we hope you had a fun time. Thank you to all who have sent in photographs of their active activities during the holidays, there is still room for more on our display.

We have started to look this week at the key features of a Traditional…

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Athletic Birkacre

Athletic Birkacre

 

This week Birkacre were visited by the Schools Sports Partnership. They took part in an inter schools athletics competition.

They were placed into teams and went through a variety of activities involving how far they could chest push a ball, how fast they could run,…

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Lest we Forget

Lest we Forget

 

This week has seen us preparing for our class assembly on Remembrance Day which was the culmination of our mini topic on World War one. The ‘Rivington Class Pals’ did themselves and their school proud by performing a powerful and respectful assembly based around the theme of…

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Move over Messi Heapey are in town!

Move over Messi Heapey are in town!

Heapey Class had a great time learning new skills with help of Jenny Swarbrick from Boot Room Academy. The class listened so well to her instructions and they learnt new skills with and without the ball.  All the children participated to the best of their…

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READY STEADY BAKE!

READY STEADY BAKE!

This week we have been looking at instructions. We have used bossy verbs to help us to create our own set of instructions to make a hedgehog cake. They were delicious!

During our Come and See topic we have been discussing Baptism so we went in to church to talk to Father…

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We had such a wonderful last week in school before half term

We had such a wonderful last week in school before half term and to celebrate all the hard work we have done we had a Friday afternoon treat! Earlier in the week we had been discussing fire, we talked about the difference between a dangerous fire and a safe fire and what we should do if we see a…

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Would you like to learn Judo ... 

Would you like to learn Judo ... 

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