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Curriculum Overview

Year 4

Summer 1 - The Minpins

                                                                                                                                          

English

Focus fiction textThe Minpins 

Focus non-fiction text - Explanation text 

MathsDecimals, money, mass, volume and length
ScienceLiving things and habitats 
DTMaking a book 
Art & DesignPrinting using natural resources 
MusicLearning to play the glockenspiel  
ComputingProgramming using Scratch 
FrenchLocation, simple greetings (les salutations) and numbers 1-20 (les nombres)
Geography

Rivers, seas and coasts 

Why capital cities are near rivers.

PEAthletics and table tennis 
PSHEFirst aid 
RERight and wrong 

 

Curriculum Overview

 

Year 4

Spring term 2 - Super Sound

                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                               

English

Focus fiction textBeowulf 

Focus non-fiction text - Persuasion 

Maths

Fractions

Time

Decimals

ScienceSound
Art and DesignArt history
Music

Singing in preparation for the year 4 production

Music from different eras

ComputingSound
GeographyLargest cities on each continent-location, comparison and weather
HistoryMusic, art and lettering from different eras
PE

Dance

Netball

PSHEStrategies for feeling calm
REWhat does it mean?

 

 

Curriculum Overview

 

Year 4

Spring term 1 - The Vikings

                                                                                                                                                                

English

Focus fiction textThe Impossibly Possible Bookshop 

Focus non-fiction textThe Vikings information text 

Maths

Multiplication and division 

Graphs 

Fractions 

ScienceStates of matter
Art & DesignWater colours and sketching 
Music

Over the year all classes learn ukulele 

Music appreciation 

Singing 

ComputingProgramming 
FrenchCafé choices (Au Café) – food and drink.
Geography

Seas around the UK  

Using OS maps and drawing them accurately 

HistoryThe Vikings 
PE

Swimming 

Indoor Athletics 

Dance 

Hockey 

PSHEManaging Risks 
REWhat makes a book ‘Holy’? 

 

                                                             

Curriculum Overview

 

Year 4

Autumn term 2 - Angry Arthur

                                                                                                                                                                 
English

Focus fiction text - Angry Arthur

Focus non-fiction text - Different viewpoints

Maths

Multiplication and division

ScienceTeeth and digestion
DTJoining with wood
Art & DesignClay
MusicOver the year all classes learn ukulele 
ComputingPhoto editing
FrenchFamily  (en famille)
Geography

Human

Physical features

HistoryThe Romans
PE

Swimming 

Team building outdoor games 

Hockey

PSHEAnti Bullying
RESignificant religious experiences 

 

Curriculum Overview

 

Year 4

Autumn term 1 - The Iron Man

                                                                                                                                

English

Focus fiction text - Angry Arthur

Focus non-fiction text - Different viewpoints

Maths

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

ScienceElectricity
DTElectrical Systems
Art & Design

Drawing in proportion

Printing on fabric

Music

Over the year all classes learn ukulele

Music appreciation

ComputingThe internet (networks)
FrenchLocation, simple greetings (les salutations) and numbers 1-20 (les nombres)
GeographyCountries and capital cities in Europe
PE

Swimming, team building, outdoor games, hockey

PSHEPositive mindset
REWhat is worship

 


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