1 Birch Category

Sports Centre Trip

In Birch class this week we went to the sports centre for a competition. The children worked so hard and it was a lot of fun! We came 5th and are very proud of all the children for taking part and behaving well.

Identifying winter trees

Today we looked at other ways of identifying winter trees. Different trees, the oak tree has a broad and spreading crown. Our oak trees are 16meters tall. The bark is very bumpy and rough We identified the trees from their buds.

Titanic Role Play

Our topic this term is ‘Titanic’. In birch we have been having fun in our role play area, playing captain of the ship, looking for icebergs and booking in passengers.

Can you identify our trees in winter

We have been learning to identify trees in the winter. In summer we can use their leaves but in winter we can use their buds and shape. Can you identify this tree from the KS1 playground? The buds are black.

KS1 Open Morning

Thank you to all the parents who attended our KS1 open morning today. We hope you enjoyed playing our Maths games and finding out what we have been learning in class this term.

Take one Picture: ‘The Spirit of Christmas’

The children have worked so hard for our ‘Take one Picture’ project and the work they have produced is fantastic. Thank you to everyone who came to have a look at our exhibition of work. If you missed it, here are some photos of everyone’s efforts.

Lest we forget

This year is the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. To commemorate this, we had a whole school assembly with singing from the whole school. They sang “We Remember”, ” Pack up your Troubles” and “It’s a Long Way to Tipperary”.  Out KS2 choir sang “In Flanders Fields”. We had a […]

Guy Fawkes

Gunpowder treason and plot We celebrate bonfire night on the 5th November, we have been learning what happened on that day that nearly changed the course of history.  What part did Guy Fawkes play? Today we celebrate with fireworks and bonfires.  The fireworks represent the explosives that were never used by the plotters.  We built […]

Reversible and irreversible changes

Today we have been learning about reversible and irreversible changes. We made a fire and cooked toast and popcorn and melted ice and chocolate.

Brazil and the Rainforest

In 1Birch our topic this term is Brazil and the Rainforest. We have been having fun in our role play area bug hunting, exploring and making our own rainforests.