Year 4 Curriculum

TERM

AUTUMN 1

AUTUMN 2

SPRING 1

SPRING 2

SUMMER 1

SUMMER 2

TOPIC

 

Industrial Leeds

 

Extreme Earth

Ancient Greece

The Romans

English

 

Writing to entertain. Historical Fiction

 

 

Explanation texts, biographies, adventure stories.

 

Myths and legends,

creating own myths.

 

List poems and kennings

 

Fantasy, reports

 

Stories from other cultures

Love to Read

Street Child

Preview, predict, summarise and visualise.

Biographies

Preview, predict, summarise and visualise.

Who Let the Gods Out?

Vocabulary, connect, monitor and question.

Romans on the Rampage 1 and 2

Retrieve, infer, evaluate and connect.

Maths

Number – place value.

Number – addition and subtraction.

Measurement- length and perimeter.

Number – multiplication and division.

Number – multiplication and division.

Measurement – area.

Number – fractions.

Number – decimals.

 

Number – decimals.

Measurement – money.

Measurement – time.

Statistics.

Geometry – properties of shape.

Geometry – position and direction.

 

PE

Cricket

Swimming

Gymnastics / Dance

Swimming

 

Tag Rugby

Swimming 

 

Tennis

Swimming

Hockey

Swimming

Athletics

Swimming

Computing

Word processing

Online Safety

Programming – Turtle Logo

 

Scratch Questions and Quizzes

 

Animation

Science

Sound

 

States of matter

 

Animals including humans

Living things and their habitats

Electricity

Art

Drawing

Sculpture

Painting

DT

 

Food – Traditional Greek.

Design and create shields

Geography

Local area study - cross curricular

 

How can extreme weather affect human habitation?

What can extreme weather do to the environment?

How does extreme weather form?

 

Use maps, atlases and globes to locate countries in the UK and Europe. Think about the location of Greece in Europe.

 

Locate Italy on a map of Europe and think about the location and expansion of the Roman Empire. Find the features of Italy and Rome.

 

Local fieldwork – observe and record human and physical features in local area. Use and sketch maps and plans of the area.

History

Local area study.

Famous volcanoes in history.

Greek life and achievements.
Ancient Greek influence in the Western World.

 

Roman impact on Britain – roman soldier formation, Boudicca’s rebellion and how Romans transformed British Life.

 

French

 

Numbers to 20, greetings, names.

 

Family, plurals.

Numbers to 31.

Animals.

Parts of the body.

Months, days, the date, birthdays.

Music

 

Recorders

 

 

Performing and composing

 

Performing and composing

PSHE

 

Democracy

 

 

Making choices

 

 

What is important to me?

 

Keeping safe

Growing up and changing

RE

What kind of world did Jesus want?

What are the deeper meanings of festivals?


What does it mean to be a Sikh? Continued

 

Why do Christian's remember the events of Holy Week every year?

When Jesus left, what was the impact of the Pentecost?

A walk through the bible

 

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