Mersey Drive Community Primary School, Whitefield, Greater Manchester, M45 8LN

0161 766 6298

Mersey Drive Community Primary School

With Foundation Stage & Enhanced ASC Provision

Welcome to the Year 4 class page. 

Year 4 - Does a fox live in a nest?


You must choose at least 1 piece of homework to complete each week and this MUST be returned to school each Thursday.

You can win house points so try your best, be creative and have fun too!! :)


Homework is due on:









Draw a map of your route to or from school. Add habitat symbols to your route, and mark on any animals that you notice on the way, not forgetting that humans are also animals!


Make your own Fact File card – about your pet or another animal of your choice.


Write a letter to the School Council to give them ideas for improving the school grounds for wildlife.


Create a shoebox habitat. Instructions can be downloaded from this website:

Or ask at school for a copy!


How many different habitats can you think of? Cut out some photographs of habitats and make a collage.








Calculate how many miles it is from Manchester to:        -Savannah Desert

- Amazon Rainforest

- Antarctica



Take a picture of a habitat you have visited and then sketch the picture into your book. (It could be your garden!)


Research about an explorer! For instance:

Robert-Falcon Scott

Ed Stafford


Create a nest out of twigs and rocks, perfect for a bird to live in! Take a picture of it for your books.


Print or draw a world map and label where Mersey Drive Primary school is and some different habitats




Please tick and date each project when you have completed it.

You can also email homework to and we can print it off in school.





Long term plan

Curriculum Overview - Autumn 1

Curriculum Overview - Autumn 2