1 Birch Category

Take One Tune

Hall of the Mountain King by Peer Gynt or Morning by Edvard Grieg were used by the school to come up with their own interpretations of the music. On Friday 28th June we had a whole school assembly to share class performances. The variety of interpretations were wide, interesting and very entertaining. Many thanks to […]

The woodland habitat

We have been investigating our woodland and who lives there. The children went on a bug hunt and we found some interesting creatures. We found a beautiful female Stag beetle. We carefully returned our creatures back to their habitats.

KS1 School Games Day

On Tuesday 18th June, we held our annual KS1 Games Day. We were very lucky with the weather, with the sun shining all morning. It was a fantastic day, with the pupils performing brilliantly. They displayed determination, perseverance and a great amount of effort.

Habitats

We are learning about habitats, we started by looking at our pond. We each took turns pond dipping and recorded our details in a bar chart.  

Space Role Play

In Birch, our topic this term is space. We have been having fun in our role play area. We have been dressing up as an astronaut and making our own moon landings. We have been launching our rocket ship into space! We also completed space projects for our homework and the children have worked very […]

Fabric Faces

In Birch we have been creating fabric faces. We designed them first and then made them. We all sewed our ears on and some of us sewed on our noses. We all cut out our eyes and mouths and stuck them on with glue. We chose our hair and cut the lengths we wanted and […]

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.