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Year 4 Curriculum

 

Subject

Autumn 1

 

Autumn 2

 

Spring 1

 

Spring 2

 

Summer 1

 

Summer 2

 

 

Maths

Place Value

( 3 weeks)

 

Number: Addition and Subtraction

( 3 weeks)

 

Number: Multiplication and Division

( 4 weeks)

 

Measurement: Area

( 2 weeks)

Fractions

( 4 weeks)

 

Measurement: Time

( 2 weeks)

Number: Decimals

( 4 weeks)

 

Measures: Money

( 2 weeks)

Measures: Perimeter and length

( 1 week)

 

Geometry: Angels

( 1 week)

Geometry: Shape and symmetry

( 2 weeks)

Geometry : Position and Direction

( 2 weeks)

Statistics

( 2 weeks)

 

Measures: Area and Perimeter

( 2 weeks)

 

Consolidation and review

( 2 weeks)

English

 

Poetry – The Road less travelled – Robert Frost (2 Weeks)

Appreciation

Research a particular poet

Recite familiar poems by heart

 

Traditional Myths

(4 Weeks)

Write a Greek myth focusing on effective characterisation

 

 

 

 

Poetry – Riddles

(1 Week)

 

Report

(4 Weeks)

Write your own report independently based on notes gathered from several sources

Poetry (1 week)  Recite narrative poetry by heart and recite  - Colonel Fazackerley Butterworth-Toast – Charles Causley

 

Persuasion (3weeks)

Assemble and sequence points in order to plan the presentation of a point of view, using graphs, images, visual aids to make the view more convincing

 

Poetry

Narrative Poetry

(2 Weeks) 

Recite some narrative poetry by heart and read and respond.

Writing and performing a play

(2 weeks)

Write and perform a play, based on a familiar story (Pirate Plays)

Poetry

(1 week)

Read, Write and Perform free verse

 

Story Settings

(3 Weeks)

Write a section of a narrative (or several narratives) focusing on setting

 

A story with a theme

(4 weeks) Relate the theme of the story to personal experience and write an autobiographical story

 

Poetry: Take two poets – Lewis Carrol and choice

Jabberwocky

 

 

 

 

Discussion

(2 Weeks)

Consider different sides of an argument and decide on a course of action summarising your reasons in a letter

 

Explanation

(2 weeks)

Create a flowchart to explain how a new invention works; use the notes to write an explanation using an impersonal style

English

Set texts

Greek Myths and Legends

The Butterfly Lion

by Michael Morpurgo

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling

Class Reader

Perry Angel’s Suitcase

by  Glenda Millard

Charlotte’s Web

by EB White

The Angels of Nitshill Road

by Anne Fine

Challenge

Readers

The Story of the Olympics 

by Minna Lacey

The Twits by Roald Dahl

The Trojan Horse and other Greek Myths and Legends by Linda Strachan

Poems from and about the past

By John Cotton

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The Fire Work Makers daughter

by Phillip Pullman

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

Poems to Perform by Fiona Waters

The Owl who was afraid of the dark

by Jill Tomlinson

Mountains by Rachel Sparks Linfield

The Shadow Dance by Martin Waddell

Pirate Plays by Stan Cullimore

The Not so Famous Four by Michaela Morgan

Science

 

  Animals including humans

Digestive system

Teeth

Food chains

 

Electricity

Identify common appliances that run on electricity

Switches

Conductors

Insulators

Sound

How sound is made

Vibrations

Pitch

Relationship between volume and the strength of vibrations

States of Matter

Solids

Liquids and gases

Changes of state

Evaporation

Condensation

  Living things and Habitats

Grouping

Classification

Environmental changes causing dangers 

 

RE

 

What are the deeper meanings of the festivals?

(10 hours)

 

How and why does a Christian follow Jesus?

(12 hours)

What do religions teach us about the natural world and why we should care about it

(10 hours)

What does it mean to be a Sikh?

(10 hours)

Computing

Switched on Computing (Rising Stars)

 

We are software developers

We are toy designers

We are musicians

We are HTML editors

We are co-authors

We are meteorologists

Values PSHE

Say No to Bullying

SRE 3 Weeks

Values

Healthy Choices

Drugs & Alcohol

Living in Luton

Luton Tigers

SEAL

Moving On

History

 

 

Ancient Greece- A study of their achievements in the western world.

 

 

 

Early Islamic civilisation including a study of  Bagdad AD 900

Geography

Core Knowledge Learning

 

 

 

 

British Geog

East of England, Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber

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WORLD GEOG

Australia and New Zealand South Pacific  

 

Human and Physical Geography

Mapping the world and mountains of the World

 

 

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French

Basic classroom instructions

Animals: Tu as un animal?

Opinions

Family members: Dans ma famille, il y a …

Siblings: Tu as des frères et sœurs?

Christmas: Le Bonhomme de Neige

Months of the year

Numbers to 31

Quelle est la date de ton anniversaire?

Classroom objects

Cultural awareness: differences between traditions in French-speaking countries and England

Prepare a speaking presentation (cultural awareness: English)

Easter in France

Monsters – descriptions: Poem “La Fourmi” / Story “Le Gruffalo”

Weather phrases

Les pays (Le Loup qui voulait faire le Tour du Monde)

Map of France

La Francophonie: countries where French is spoken (presentation)

Music

Mamma Mia

Five Gold Rings

Glockenspiel Stage 3

Benjamin Britten – Cuckoo

Lean on me

Reflect and Rewind

DT

 

Cooking and Nutrition

Bread

The story of bread from field to table in the modern day

 

Structure

 Moving cards

Cutting /joining, measuring, levers

 

cardboard

Electrical and electronics

A Electrical Circuit Game

Maths Games

Buzzer quiz game

 

Art

ART OF ANCIENT GREECE

Stimulus/artist study:

Greek architecture ( Parthenon) Greek pottery

Modern architecture influenced by  Greek ( e.g.  Bank of England, British Museum etc )

Media: clay :shaping,  patterning, and joining with slip

 

Aboriginal Art

Stimuli/ artist study :

Ancient and current day aboriginal art

Media : paint on natural substances(rock/bark)

 

 

ISLAMIC ART

 Stimulus/artist study

Art of the mosque – ancient and modern

 

Media

Textiles  digital

 

 

 

PE

Invasion Games - Netball Based 

Gymnastics Pushing & Pulling

Dance & Routine 

Net & Wall Games -  Badminton/Tennis 

Athletics – Running/Jumping/Throwing 

Striking & Fielding Games - Cricket 

Visits

 

 

 

 

Enabling Enterprise 2.5

Food Glorious Food

Visit to the Harry Potter Museum

Watford