Year 4

12 Sep

Maths Place Value Presentations

                                                              The children presented their chosen numbers in various forms and answered questions from the audience, demonstrating their knowledge of place value. They represented their numbers in words, digits, expanded form and base ten form. They were also able to add and subtract 1000/100/10/1 to their chosen numbers. Year 4 children...

28 Aug

4 Sipi’s thoughts from our ‘Active Planet’ Entry Point

Year 4 children took part in an earthquake simulation this afternoon as the Entry Point for their IPC unit ‘Active Planet’. In this unit they will be learning about natural disasters through science and geography topics. After a fake earthquake in the school, they worked in emergency response teams to ensure everyone was safe and accounted for! Here are their thoughts about the experience: Today we pretended to react to an earthquake. My job was to be a counselor and my...

13 Jun

Fabulous Puppet Show fun!

During club session 3, some of the children in Year 3 and Year 4 have been in Puppet Theatre Club with Teacher Sarah and Teacher Joseph. The children have had lots of fun making their own puppets and working cooperatively together to create a fabulous puppet theatre. The children also were put into groups to come up with their own stories and these were performed for parents at our final club. Thank you to all the parents who came along...

27 May

Yr. 4 Mburo Chocolate Ad Campaign Fundraiser

Yr. 4 Mburo had sweet success, as they completed their chocolate ad campaign and fundraiser for CoRSU, raising a whopping 1,252,500 UGX!!!!  Our students worked in groups all term to create a chocolate treat, brand, and ad campaign to persuade the students, staff, and families of Ambrosoli to buy their product!  Not only did our students have too much fun, but their effort will go on to help support a major surgery for a child in need at CoRSU one...

22 May

My Island life

This week in 4 Sipi, we were lucky enough to have three kind parents come in to talk to us about their experiences living on different islands. Linking to our IPC unit ‘Island Life’, we asked a lot of questions about geographical features of the islands and also about the culture in Samoa, Hawaii and Reunion Island. Here are a few of the interesting things we found out… Samoa: – In Samoa, women wear a flower in their hair on the right side...

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...