This term we have started off with a whole school
topic learning about how to keep healthy. Children investigated which
foods are best for a balanced diet and also why exercise is so important for
Children in Year 4 always strive to make good choices in
their behaviour and attitude and many have been caught doing this! Many
Year 4 children have received marbles or Golden Tickets in recognition of their
Our main topic this term will be on The Romans and we have
lots of exciting and fun lessons planned to learn about life in Ancient Rome
and our Literacy work will be linked with our topic. In Science we
will be learning about humans and other animals.
Lots to look forward to in our first term back at Al
Muna. Year 4 Teachers
Year4 Sep 2015
Y4 October 2015
We have been learning about the Ancient Romans this
term. We have found out where Rome is
and how far the Roman empire spread. We
learned about the Spartacus and the slave rebellion and also the story of how
Rome came about – Romulus and Remus. We also know a lot about Roman
soldiers! In Art we made some mosaics
in the style of Ancient Rome.Our Brain Souq is up and running and this is an area for
children to develop independent, creative thinking skills! There are a lot of differentiated activities
which children can choose from to learn in a creative and fun way.In Science we have learned all about the human digestive
system and the organs of the body and also about carnivores, herbivores and
omnivores. In ICT we completed a unit
creating an educational game based on the Romans.For the rest of the term we will continue to learn all about
the Romans – what they ate, what they wore, what they enjoyed doing in their
spare time and how Roman society was structured. As you can see we will be busy!
been a very busy term for Year 4. Our main topic this term was learning
all about the Ancient romans. We found out a lot about them – when they
lived, what their daily life was like and even made some ancient Roman
artefacts in a special Roman Craft Day. We visited Qasr Al Hosn to
compare the forts in the UAE with Ancient Roman defences and found out a lot
we learned all about the human digestive system, food chains and states of
matter and in ICT we used Scratch to create some educational computer
games. In literacy we started to use the AR system for reading and
everybody has really enjoyed developing their independent reading choices and
we start learning all about the Rainforests and we have our residential trip to
look forward to!
Y4 Dec 2015
This term Year 4 have been learning all about the
Rainforests and their importance to our planet.
In Literacy we have been learning all about persuasive writing. In Science we have been looking at living
things and their habitats and the classification of living things.
Some of our children have become Buddy Readers with our FS
children which they enjoy immensely.
We are looking forward to our Residential trip to Sharjah at
the end of February where we are sure to have an amazing time!
Y4 Jan 2016
It has been
an interesting and extremely busy half term in Year 4.
We learned all about the rainforests and even made our own in a bottle! The
recycled bottle helped to recreate the hot steamy conditions of the
We spent a
day developing our teambuilding skills. All children had several
challenges to complete in teams. The challenges were tricky and included
crossing shark infested water, completing jigsaws when blindfolded and moving
water filled paper cups on a tray from one side of the playground to
another. The children really enjoyed these activities and saw the real
benefits of working as a team.
We are all
looking forward to the final term in Year 4 where we will lean lots and also
have lots of fun doing so!
Year4 March 2016
May Y4 2016
Year 4 have been super busy as usual. We have been on many trips to help
support our learning.
Many of us
went to Al Wathba Nature Reserve where we saw animals in their natural
habitat. We had two theatre trips Beauty and the Beast and the Wings of
We are also
planning to visit Shaikh Zayed Mosque as part of our work on Art in the UAE and
have a trip to the Children’s International Film Festival planned.
been learning all about Art in the UAE and in Science we have been working on
the topic of Electricity.
to all of that we have learning to work as part of a team and completing timed
challenges to encourage us to work collaboratively.
final half-term of the year we will be learning about the Titanic and Sound in
May Y4 2016
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