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Malpas Church in Wales Primary School

Ysgol Gynradd yr Eglwys yng Nghymru, Malpas

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Humanities

Learning Intentions

 

In the Autumn Term we will be becoming ambitious, capable learners as we explore our project 'Exciting Egyptians'. We began our project with an immersion day; we became archeologists and visited Tutankhamen's tomb, created Neme headdresses like the Pharaohs, performed Egyptian dances and explored hieroglyphics. Year 4 collectively decided on learning opportunities they would enjoy and how these will fit into our 4 core purposes.

Some of the activities we will conduct during this topic are;

  • Investigating places of importance in Egypt and use mapping skills to plot accurately.
  • Studying the Egyptian hierarchy and specific job roles.
  • Exploring key events in Ancient Egyptian times and their order. 

Thank you to many families who have contributed many special artefacts that have added authenticity to our learning experiences during this project.

We are really looking forward to our visit to The Egyptian Museum in Swansea Tuesday 15th October, where we will be taking part in many workshops. 

 

As a church school, we particularly enjoy a broad and exciting RE programme. Year 4 will adopt many Christian values. The children will explore the life and teachings of Jesus and learn about the importance and the messages of the Bible . 

 

'Exciting Egyptians' Immersion Day

We visited Tutankhamen's Tomb
We predicted & researched Egyptian artefacts
We made Nemes headdresses
We danced to 'Walk Like an Egyptian'

Thank you so much Jon Jenkins for running a bread making workshop for Year 4 on Egyptian Bread- blasus iawn!

Our 3D Egyptian Pyramids

Our visit to the incredible Egypt Centre in Swansea

Our Egyptian- Themed Independent Learning Areas

Pupils did their own research and presented their findings to introduce our new topic...'Rainforest Rescue!'

Where are the Rainforests?

Our fun-filled visit to Plantasia in Swansea!

Our Fairtrade Bake Sale- We raised nearly £300!

Our Immersion Day on our value 'Compassion'

We helped organise and deliver a Eucharist service with Rev. Becca and the parishioners at St Mary's Church- We did our Teachers proud!

Our Christmas Celebrations

Immersion Day for our value 'Courage'

We made invitations to our school and families to watch our outstanding Candlemas Service!

Advent

We celebrated Shrove Tuesday!

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