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Year 4

YEAR 4

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Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Extreme planet

Geography

Raiders!

History

Environmental 

Explorers

Sensational sound

Journey to Jo’burg

Rule Britannia-

Trips/

visitors

Camp out at school

History off the page

Shortenills

 

African drumming/masks

Tower of London

Literacy  

 

 

Historical stories – “Raiders” 

Writing own story/book

 

Writing from a character’s p.o.v.

Stories from imaginary worlds Lion, W and W

The Hobbit

Story writing openings, setting, characterisation

Other Cultures

Book Study

Journey 2 Jo’Burg

Write from Author characters’ point of view

Dilemma Stories “Fib”/Cheat

Legends- linked to King Arthur and Camelot

 

Letter writing 

Viking Day Diary

Diary writing 

Persuasive writing –leaflets 

Letter writing

Discussion/debate linked to apartheid 

Instructions

 

Recount Text  

Explanation 

 

Diary writing.

Persuasive writing

Advert 

 

Book Review

Letter writing

Report writing Current  News in the UK.

Recount 

Newspaper report 

 

Shortenills diaries

Persuasion video

Explanation writing

 

Traditional British  folk tales

Poetic structure

Four seasons (imagery/personification)

Narrative poetry/rhyming couplets.

Vocabulary building 

Sound poems

African poetry/songs

Take one poet!

Science

Insulators
and conductors

Solids, liquids, gases

 

Heating and cooling, evaporation and condensation

Life Processes
Food Chains

Microbes

Sound

 

Electricity

Geography

Climates around the World
Differing landscapes

NA

Map reading
Orienteering
Scales

NA

Features of landscape – S. Africa
Continents

Compare and contrast localities

History

Anglo Saxons

Viking life, Evidence - primary, secondary

NA

NA

Apartheid - interpretations and views of the past

Cultural, religious and social history of Britain

Languages

FRENCH Numbers 
Days, dates, months

Birthdays
Describing clothes

Mr Wolf – days and weather
 

What you have.
What do you like?

What are you like?
Getting an opinion

My Body
Story - Red Riding Hood

Art

Aboriginal –pointillist paintings

Norse myths, landscapes sketching, oil & 
chalk pastels, collage, texture, pattern 

Tree of Life

Soundscapes

African masks
Discovering Ndebele art - house designs and beadwork

Using cameras and ICT 

Music

Picture composition

Singing in parts

Music 

Composition – verse to folk song

Performing a piece of music

African drumming

Patrtiotic songs
Traditional songs, Prom

RE

Pilgrimage

Beliefs about God

 Founders and prophets

Founders and prophets

Holy Books

The Natural World

DT

NA

Longships

NA

Musical Instruments

NA

Torches

PE

Swimming
Rugby

Hockey
Swimming

Rolling
Balancing (indoor)

Dance
Netball

Athletics
Cricket

Athletics
Rounders

Computing

 

Internet safety

Editing

Publisher  insert picture

Internet research Simulation decisions

Movie maker –

Hyper link pages 

EspressoCoding

EspressoCoding

Digital music audacity and garage band

EspressoCoding

Excel data handling

Scratch

Email

Create a Wiki

PSHCE

New beginnings

Getting on and Falling out

Say no to bullying

Going for goals

Good to be me

Relationships and changes

Numeracy

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

Curriculum Focus Weeks

 

 

 

 

 

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