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Welcome back Year 4, we hope you all had a wonderful Easter and are all keeping well. This term our topic is Out of Africa and while we are not in school we will post weekly activities linked to the area we would have been focusing on. We will also post a weekly Science and French activity.

Week 1:

History: Nelson Mandela is the significant individual we will be focusing on. Research who he is. Write a biography, fact file or even create a power-point presentation about him. Things to include; date of birth, date of death, family, interesting facts, why is he a significant person?

Science: Our focus will be Living Things and their Habitats. What are the 7 characteristics that makes something a living thing? The acronym MRS NERG may help! Design a poster explaining the characteristics. Can you make a list of living things you may find in your local environment and those you may find in Africa. Try and include animals and plants.

French - create a menu or draw your favourite meal and add labels


Useful Websites:





 Week 2:

At the moment in Topic we Would be looking at traditional Egyptian foods and baking some of their food

Project to work on: 

Research and make Egyptian flatbreads known as Saboob






Activities to complete: 

make your  own flatbreads and write an evaluation.

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Science: We have been looking at electricity this term. Could you research conductors and insulators and write a fact file or design a poster about what you have learnt about which materials make the best conductors and insulators.


Design Technology: Anyone who is a fan of Lego, might want to use this link and challenge themselves to build something each day! Let us know if you do!


Other fun activities you may want to try and we'd love to see some photos if possible!




Useful Websites Conductors and insulators