Year 4

03 May

Island Life Entry Point

On Tuesday Mile Post 3 (years 3 and 4) had their new IPC topic Entry Point. The children had a taste of Island Life and partied among palm trees with tropical juice on the Ambrosoli Cruise Ship. Soon after starting the party a storm hit the boat and the children were left without possessions on a desert island. How would they find food and shelter? What survival skills would they need? If they were to send a message in a bottle,...

03 Apr

Chocolate Sale

Year 4 children raised money for CORSU, by baking and advertising their chocolate treats and then selling them to members of the Ambrosoli community. The children worked in groups to produce adverts and posters promoting their brands and products. They had a great time selling their treats, after weeks of hard work and lots of learning all about chocolate! ...

28 Mar

4 Mburo Fair Trade Chocolate Banana Smoothie Project

Yr. 4 Mburo got a splash of reality, when they had to work in groups to trade ingredients to make a chocolate banana smoothie.  They soon found out that the real world isn’t always peaches and cream.  They faced several challenges as they tried to get the quantities of their desired ingredients to make their smoothies.  There were a few thieves who disrupted things by stealing ingredients while no one was watching.  They also faced challenges trading with certain groups. ...

28 Mar

4 Mburo’s IPC Chocolate Ad Campaign Preparation

Yr. 4 Mburo Chocolate Sale Preparation It was one of the biggest highlights of the school year for 4 Mburo, as our students worked in groups on their chocolate ad campaign for the brand and treat they created together.  Each student was assigned at least 2 roles for...

26 Mar

Jackson Pollock guitars

Students learned about the work of Jackson Pollock and how he created his splash paintings. Then they used their splash paintings to design a guitar. ...

26 Mar

Pop art self-portrait with chocolate

Students learned how to make a self-portrait with their favourite chocolate as part of our IPC unit’Chocoloate’. They learned about pop art and how pop artists used colours to emphasise their ideas. ...

14 Mar

Fairtrade Banana Smoothies

We made banana smoothies, while learning all about the challenges of trading and the importance of fair trade. We had to trade items with other groups to get all the ingredients and equipment we needed. We learnt a lot and connected this experience to our learning about fairtrade in our chocolate unit in IPC. ...

12 Feb

Chocolate Workshop

We enjoyed our chocolate workshop with local chocolate producer, Moonbean, yesterday. We learnt about the importance of bean selection before roasting, winnowing and grinding beans and then mixing and refining ingredients. After conching, tempering and molding, we each had chocolate treats we had made to take home! What a wonderful day. ...