Year 4

Year 4

English

Autumn 1

‘The Orchard Book of Roman Myths’ by Geraldine McCaughrean.
Classic Mythology & ‘Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters’ by John Steptoe.
Other Cultures

Autumn 2

‘The Butterfly Lion’ by Michael Morpurgo – Modern Fiction Novel & ‘The Soldier’ by Rupert Brooke. Classic Poetry

Spring 1
‘Treasure island’ by Robert Louis Stevenson – Classic Fiction Novel
Spring 2
‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by William Shakespeare – Play

Summer 1

‘The Listeners’ by Walter Del La Mare & ‘The Highwayman’ by Alfred Noyes – Classic Poetry

Summer 2
‘Beowulf’ – Classic Fiction Novel

Maths

Autumn 1

  • Number / Calculation
    -Place value & rounding numbers
    -Use Roman Numerals to 50
    -Column addition & subtraction up to 4 digits
    -Multiply & divide mentally
    -Use standard short multiplication

Autumn 2

  • Fractions, Decimals & Percentages
    -Recognise tenths and hundredths
    -Identify equivalent fractions
    -Add/subtract fractions with common denominators
    -Recognise common equivalents

Spring 1

  • Geometry & Measurement
    -Compare 2D shapes (including quadrilaterals & triangles)
    -Find area by counting squares
    -Calculate rectangular perimeters
    -Estimate & calculate measures

Spring 2

  • Geometry & Measurement
    -Identify acute , obtuse & right angles
    -Identify symmetry
    -Use first quadrant coordinates
    -Introduce simple translations

Summer 1

  • Data Handling
    -Use bar charts , pictograms & line graphs
  • Number / Calculation
    -Use negative whole numbers
    -Know all times tables up to x12
    -Round decimals to whole numbers
    -Solve money problems

Summer 2

  • Number/Calculation
  • Place Values & Rounding Numbers
  • Use Roman Numerals to 50
  • Column Addition & Subtraction up to 4 digits
  • Multiply & Divide mentally
  • Use Standard Short Multiplication

 

Science

Autumn 1
Sound
Autumn 2
Living things and their habitats

Spring 1
Animals including Humans
Spring 2
Animals including Humans (continued)

Summer 1
States of Matter
Summer 2
Electricity

Computing

Autumn 1
We are software developers (developing a simple game)
Autumn 2
We are toy designers (prototyping an interactive toy)

Spring 1
We are musicians (producing digital music)
Spring 2
We are HTML editors (editing and writing HTML)

Summer 1
We Are Co-authors (producing a wiki)
Summer 2
We are meteorologists (presenting the weather)

Topic

Autumn 1

I am Warrior (History: Romans) & Black History Month

Autumn 2
WW2 (Remembrance Day)

Spring 1
Blue Abyss (Oceans: Geography)
Spring 2
Misty Mountains (Mountains & Water Cycle: Geography)

Summer 1
Local History Project (Victorian Focus)
Summer 2
Traders & Raiders (History: Vikings)

Trips/Visits

Autumn 1
Roman Dewa Experience (Chester)
Autumn 2
Science Visitor

Spring 1
Google Expeditions – Ocean Safari
Spring 2
Theatre Visit (TBC)

Summer 1
Local History Visit (TBC)
Summer 2
Viking Workshop

Second Step (PSHE)

Autumn 1
Skills for learning
Autumn 2
Skills for learning

Spring 1
Empathy
Spring 2
Emotion Management

Summer 1
Emotion Management
Summer 2
Problem Solving

R.E

Autumn 1
Judaism
Autumn 2
Christianity

Spring 1
Hinduism
Spring 2
Christianity

Summer 1
Sikkhism
Summer 2
Islam

French

Autumn 1
Family
Autumn 2
Animals

Spring 1
Numbers
Spring 2
Appearance

Summer 1
Ask and Answer Questions
Summer 2
Appreciate songs / poems / rhymes

P.E

Autumn 1

  • Using jumping, running, catching

Autumn 2

  • Using jumping, running, catching

Spring 1

  • Play competitive games

Spring 2

  • Play competitive games

Summer 1

  • Athletics
  • Swimming

Summer 2

  • Athletics
  • Swimming

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