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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4

The overviews gives details about what will be taught during each term for the academic year 2019/20:

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

ESCAPADES IN EUROPE

 

SPARKS AND SPITFIRES

 

MUMMIES & MYSTERIES

 

DANGER DOWN UNDER

 

WHAT DID THE ROMANS EVER DO FOR US?

LOCAL STUDY

 

Science

Sound and Pitch

Plan experiments and test hypotheses.

 

Electricity

Construct a circuit. Identify components and appliances.

 

Living things and their habitats: Classification keys. Food chains

Group according to characteristics.

 

Living things and their habitats: Changing environments.

Field work and habitat study

 

States of matter

Plan and test hypotheses including heating and cooling 

Sort by properties

Animals including humans: , teeth, digestion.

Classify and explain functions of body parts

 

History

 

Turning points in British history WW2

Causation, create structured accounts.

 

Ancient Egyptians

Study of culture lifestyle and domestic lives of Egyptians

 

 

Romans invasion of Britain

Locating evidence from primary and secondary sources.

 

Geography

Europe– A journey from London to Istanbul.

Map-work skills with an EU focus

Islam

5 Pillars - beliefs and values and ask questions about the way commitment affects their lives. Visit to the open Centre

 

The River Nile

Agriculture, climate and human influences.

 

Geography of Australia

Study of endangered environments

Krindlekrax book project

 

 

Local study and fieldwork

 

RE

Judaism Focus

Identify the main features and patterns of Jewish traditions

Birth, birthday, bar, bat mitvah death

 

Christian Landmarks in life

Investigate the importance for believers of ceremonies in which special moments in the life cycle are marked

Christianity

Identify the main features and patterns of Church worship and talk about the importance of church community

 

Christianity

Life of Vicar

Shrove Tuesday

Lent, Temptation, Easter

 

 

 

Art

Art deco/nouveau

Decoupage and collage.

Trains, flowers and abstract designs

Blitz art and propaganda posters. Use of collage and media to create specific effects

Observational drawing

 

Aboriginal art

 

Mosaics

Leaf prints

 

Learn about great artists, architects and designers

 

Computing

Scratch

Make a game

 

Write for different audiences.

Word processing skills

 

Branching data bases

Create a sorting key using Powerpoint

 

Data Handling

Collect and present information.

 

2D Animation

Create a short animated film using 2D materials

Scratch

Design and write programs

De-bug algorithms

 

D/T

 

Structures, Bomb shelters

Jinx connections

 

Mechanisms—levers

Use of mechanical systems

(Shaduf)

 

Design and make a salad

Healthy Eating

Health and Hygiene

 

Mosaics

Use of  mouldable materials

Clay shields/coil pots

 

Music

Rhythm

 

Singing and song structure-

Christmas themed

- Evacuees

Play tuned percussion

Standard notation

Singing and song structure

Music appreciation

(listening)

 

Different musical genre

 

Revisit, Rewind, Replay

Pitch, pulse and performance

 

French

Greetings

Numbers

Colours

Days of week

Months

Basic conversation

Weather

 

Animals

 

Travel And Transport

 

Shopping

Food

 

PE

Dance

Dodgeball

Dance

Netball

Circuits

Hockey

Gym

Tennis

Gym

Orienteering

Athletics

Cricket