Blue Year 4 2014-15

Music Celebration Assembly

This afternoon, we celebrated the exceptional musical talents of St Mary’s choir and guitar club. The assembly began with the guitar club playing three fantastic pieces, including one with three-way harmony. Then, the choir treated us to three songs. St Mary’s audience of pupils and parents even joined in with their interactive performance. Well done to everybody who took part, especially those who performed solos and duets. Thank you to our
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Come and Play at the Halle

This morning, Blue Class joined a world famous orchestra at an interactive performance. Later, they emailed parents and school friends to share the experience. “We had an AMAZING time at the halle! we heard some of the 10 BBC pieces: Beethoven’s 5th sympony ,mars and milkyway.” – Charlotte “It was amazing!!! We heard the Halle, also we played with the Halle and we also sang
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Junk Jeff

Blue Classroom got a little messy today! We all took part in our class’s Eco project; to recycle our rubbish. Bronze Award here we come…

Electric Assembly

This morning Blue class made themselves very proud by sharing their learning in a class assembly. We informed St Mary’s and parents how to stay safe when using electricity. Every member of year 4 spoke clearly, loudly and with great expression to talk about just some of the many things they know about electricity. Our amazing actors showed not to use knives in a
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Jewish History Museum

As part of our Religious Education curriculum, Blue Class visited the Jewish History Museum in Manchester. It is situated in a former synagogue so we got to experience what it would be like to worship there. We interacted with traditional objects and toured to exhibits to learn about the history of Jewish people in Manchester. Here are some of the photos of Blue Class enjoying our learning! Check the comments for
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STOMP Workshop

The first day back to school after our half term break was certainly an exciting one for St. Mary’s! We were joined by Pete from the stage show Stomp who taught us lots of fantastic dance moves using our hands and feet. Green and Blue classes joined together to learn a dance routine that required us to stay in time and perform each move
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Caryl Hart visits St Mary’s

At the end of the half term we were very lucky to have the author Caryl Hart visit us at St Mary’s. She has become a real friend to us now and we were very excited to hear about her new work and share some of her new books. We all got the opportunity to work with her in our classrooms and she was
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Blue Class visit the ‘Western Wall’!

As part of our Pilgrimages topic in RE, we have looked at why Jerusalem is important to Christians, Jews and Muslims. We watched the story of the 10 Commandments and learned how Moses took the stone tablets to Jerusalem. A temple was built there but was destroyed by the Babylonians and then by the Romans. All that remains now is the Western Wall. Many faiths make
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Week Three at Forest school

Today was our last session of Forest school in Y4. We started the session by getting into our waterproofs as it was a very blustery, showery day. We played 1,2,3 where are you which is one of favourite games as it gives us the opportunity to hide in the woodland. After that we went to explore our mini beast hotels from last week to see
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Week Two at Forest School

Blue class have been enjoying their second week of Forest School. We had real April weather today, sunshine, rain, wind and even some hailstones. We were really glad to wear the new waterproofs bought for us by Friends of St Mary’s. Thank you. Today we continued our learning about the birdlife in the area and made some bird feeders using fat and seed. We
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