Working with Global Action Plan Charity to support the homeless

The boys working hard to sort through donations for Manchester homeless group. Incredibly proud of what this group have achieved! 

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Battleships

In maths, we played a giant game of battleships to help us to understand co-ordinates. 
 

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Classifying living things

As part of our Science topic, we became leaf detectives and classified the different leaves on our field.
 

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Miles for Ukraine

Year 4 are walking a combined total of 60 miles a day to reach our target of 1830 miles (the distance from Manchester to Ukraine). 
Keep going Year 4, you can do this!!

 

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Spanish vowels

We practised how to pronounce the Spanish vowels through song.

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The Journey of a River

We have been exploring how rivers are formed and the journey they take from the source to the sea. Today, we created rivers, including tributaries, confluences, main channels and an estuary. 

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Ordering numbers beyond 1000

We wrote our own 4-digit numbers on cards and then ordered ourselves from smallest to largest (using non-verbal communication only). 
 

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The pyramids of Ancient Egypt

What were some of the biggest achievements of the Ancient Egyptians? The pyramids ! 
This week, we learned how difficult it must have been for the skilled workers of Ancient Egypt to pull, construct, build and shape the pyramids into structures with tombs that amazingly still stand…

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Food tasting

This half term, our topic has been about Ancient Egypt and we’ve linked this to our independent writing. When fact finding for our holiday brochure for Egypt, the children discovered various foods that they hadn’t tasted. So, we decided to create a list and turn the classroom into a restaurant for…

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Pizza making

Following our non-fiction English unit based on Sicily, the children enjoyed an experience day where they made their own pizza! It was delicious! 
 

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La familia (pets)

We talked about the pets we have or don’t (No tengo los animales) and then discussed the pets we would like to have and labelled them. 

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Mummification

In this afternoon’s topic lesson, Year 4 explored the mummification process. 

Firstly we performed the embalming and mummification processes on our very brave volunteer, Aaron. It was very gruesome (with bloody, guts and scary sound effects). 
Then, in pairs, everyone performed these processes…

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