Gabriel visits Mary

In RE this term we have been learning about people in the Bible who had to trust in God. This week we spent time learning about Mary and exploring the story of when Gabriel visited her to tell her all about having baby Jesus. We thought lots about how Mary would have felt, why God chose her, why…

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Block Coding

We are loving our ICT lessons. This term we are learning all about Block Coding, we have to follow the instructions to create a game. Miss Collins is so impressed with our skills.

 

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Roman Soldiers

We had the best time learning all about Roman Soldiers - we watched videos and read stories that helped us become experts about them; learning all about their equipment, the structure of the army, why they were so successful, why men wanted to be in the army and what benefits they got. We also…

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Gozinto

We love playing Gozinto to help us with our factors and multiples in Year 4.

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Roman Invasion

Today Year 4 were introduced to our topic called I am Warrior which is all about the Roman Empire!

We spent time looking at the chronology of the Roman Empire, organising ourselves into a timeline and we saw how it spread and conquered many countries.

We then found out all about how the…

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Storm Orchestra

We loved our second experience day for our book Float! In our story, the boy heads out to float his boat but then a storm comes. We wanted to gather powerful verbs, adjectives and onomatopoeia vocabulary so we watched videos of storms, watching and listening as clouds rolled in, thunder rumbled,…

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Bonfire Night and Marshmellows

We were so sad to have missed Bonfire night so we decided to host our own. We loved warming ourselves (safely) by the fire and toasting delicious marshmallows!

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Float!

Today we were introduced to our book for our next English topic through a super fun experience day! We will be reading a beautiful picture book called Float by Daniel Miyares.

All we know so far is it is about a boy who goes on an adventure with an oragami boat.

Today we followed…

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Edward Enninful

As part of Black History Month, we learnt all about Edward Enninful. It was important for us as it made us realise that History doesn't have to be really far in the past, and recent history also impacts us today. Edward is amazing because he was the first black man to become Editor-in-Chief of…

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Amazing writing!

Miss Collins has been blown away by our recent writing based on the short film Feast.

It is our first big piece of writing in Year 4 after such a long time not in school and we have worked super hard. We are working on a new skill of editing at the moment which can be quite tricky. We are so…

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Exploring our heritage!

We have been having a wonderful time during our Identity and Diversity week. We spent time thinking about what the word 'Heritage' means and exploring our different heritages. We found out some of us moved to Manchester from different countries, some of us were born in Manchester, some of us moved…

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Save the rainforests!

As part of STEM week we learnt all about the devastating effects of deforestation.

We used art skills such as layering and overlapping through collaging as well as smudging with charcoal to create art. We hope they powerfully show the impact deforestation has on rainforests, animals and our…

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