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Class Blog 1st July 2022

This week in science we have been learning about animal habitats. We looked at different habitats and tried to match the animals that live there. Over the next few weeks, we will be learning about how animals are suited to live in different habitats.

On Tuesday we took part in amazing African drumming and dance workshops. They were great fun and a great part of our African learning theme.

Class Blog 24th June 2022

This week we had an amazing visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We all loved seeing the animals and we got to hold a replica skull of a lion and giant land snails!

The children were amazing and showed their Birk Hill best! I was really proud of them. Thank you to the adult helpers who came too. You were great!

Class Blog 17th June 2022

In maths this week we have been using the language of position and direction. We had an active maths lesson outside on Wednesday where we used directional language as we made our way around an obstacle course.

In English we have been reading and reciting water themed rhymes. We learnt and wrote our own versions of ‘Row, row, row your boat.’ And we read and recited ‘A sailor went to sea, sea, sea’. Ask us to sing them to you at home.

Class Blog 10th June 2022

In Science this week we have been talking about living things. We found out what makes something ‘alive’, then we sorted objects into three groups; living, dead and never lived.

This week has also been ‘water week’ in Key Stage 1. We found out lots of facts about water and talked about how to conserve water. We made water saving posters.

Class Blog 27th May 2022

In design technology this half term we have been learning about foods. Today we made our own fruit skewers! They were yummy!

To celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee we learnt about our queen and made crowns.

Class Blog 20th May 2022

On Tuesday we visited St Peter and St Paul’s church. We looked around and even listen to the organ being played.

In maths this week we have been learning about the fractions, half and quarter. We used fruit and vegetables to cut up into halves and quarters.

Class Blog 13th May 2022

In science this term we are learning about animals and humans. We have started our learning by learning about our senses. Today we used our senses to listen, see, taste, smell and touch different things.

Class Blog 6th May 2022

In English over the past 2 weeks we have been reading African folk tales called the ‘Just So’ stories. This week we wrote our own story of how the Cheetah got his spots.

In maths we have been learning about multiplications. We learnt that multiplication means ‘lots of’ and we practised by making towers of different numbers.

Class Blog 29th April 2022

This week in maths we have been learning about doubling numbers. We started by drawing ladybird doubles.

We also started our new learning theme ‘A taste of Africa.’