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Y2 – BIRCH

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Super Readers!

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In Birch we have been looking through lots of different information texts. We have been answering questions based on the information in the fact files. We had to read through the fact files very carefully to make sure that we extracted the correct information.   What did you learn from your fact file?  

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Superhero Dilemma

September 28th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Today in Birch we were given a selection of Superhero missions that we had to complete. We created dramatic representations of these missions in order to help us solve them.      We worked in teams to decide how we would solve the dilemma whilst taking a moral stance.   Can you remember what your […]

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Real PE

September 26th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In PE today, we continued our exploration of the story ‘The Birthday Bike Surprise.’  We returned to the dirt track to begin our lesson.   Today we were working really hard on improving our co-ordination. We were focusing on improving our fluency and control when -Side-stepping -Galloping -Hopping -Skipping   We did a fantastic job […]

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Holding Out For A Hero

September 22nd, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This term in Year 2 we are focusing on all things Superhero! Some of the children in Birch have really been enjoying the role-play area within the classroom. After exploring the Superheroes Den, this prompted a discussion about what heroes look like. This made us think about whether all heroes wear capes and masks. Birch […]

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Taiko Drumming

July 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Today in Birch Class we attempted Taiko Drumming. Taiko from St. Augustine’s School on Vimeo.   ]Taiko (太鼓) are a broad range of Japanese percussion instruments. In Japanese, the term refers to any kind of drum, but outside Japan, it is used to refer to any of the various Japanese drums called wadaiko (和太鼓 “Japanese […]

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From 1 to 10 in Japanese

July 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today in Birch Class we have been counting from 1 up to 10. We first tried to use the characters to work out the order. It was incredibly puzzling.   一      二       三     四    五   六  七    八    九    十 1   2 […]

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Japanese Sushi Bar

July 18th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today in Birch Class we have been exploring some key features of Japanese culture. Whilst in our role-play area we discussed some similarities and differences between England and Japan.     It is expected that before entering spaces such as homes and places to eat, that your shoes are removed. When entering the Sushi-bar we […]

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I Live In Tokyo

July 17th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

During our transition into Year 2, we will be focusing on the book ‘ I Live in Tokyo’.   Have you ever been to Tokyo, Japan? Far away, in the Pacific Ocean, Tokyo is a busy city of color, activity, celebrations, gigantic buildings, and much more. Seven-year-old Mimiko lives in Tokyo, and here you can […]

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