Pattingham Sixes 11th May 2019

Our Year 3 and 4 Birches football team had a brilliant morning on Saturday 11th May taking part in the annual Pattingham Sixes football tournament at St Chads, Pattingham. Well done to all of the boys who represented Birches First School showing us their superb...

Explosive Learning in Year Two!

Today the children started a new project. Linking to their topic of Italy, the children became History Detectives and Volcanologists as they carried out research using the iPads and information books into volcanoes and the Italian city of Pompeii. They drew diagrams...

Year Two Trip to Pizza Express!

The children in Year Two spent an absolutely fantastic morning at Pizza Express today learning how to become a Pizzaiolo!(Pizza Chef in Italian!) Led by Pizza Express Pizzaiolo Andy, the children were shown how to knead and flip their bases, before placing them in a...

EYFS Slumber Party Fun!!!

How excited were Reception and Nursery to 'sleepover' at school, for one hour as part of our fundraising event for EYFS. Dressed in their pyjamas and cuddling their favourite toy, the children worked together to build a story den.  We used lots of different materials,...

Telling the Time in Year Two

The children in Year 2 enjoyed a range of practical activities to help them develop their understanding and practise their skills of telling the...

The Leaning Tower Challenge

The children in Year 2 were set a challenge in class as part of their topic 'Italy'. Developing their geographical skills, the children had been learning about Italian landmarks and locating them on a map. Following this they were given the task of making their own...

“A Tiger Who Came to Tea”

On World Book Day 2019, a tiger came to tea in Nursery. The children have been following the story of Sophie, her mum and the tiger who came for tea. The tiger was very hungry when he came to Sophie's house. He ate all their food, drank all their milk and water. The...