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Year 4

Welcome to the Year 4 webpage, we hope this page gives you all of the information about Year 4 that you need. If you would like information about anything else please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Finnen & Mrs Nolan.

Summer Term in Year 4

English

We will be reading Blue John by Berlie Doherty and learning to:

  • build a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures
  • variety of verb forms used correctly and consistently including the progressive and the present perfect forms
  • use paragraphs to organise information and ideas around a theme

We will also be reading non-fiction texts about caves and Roman Britain, and reading The Witches by Roald Dahl.

Maths

  • Fractions and Decimals

  • Money

  • Time

  • Statistics

  • Angles and 2d shapes

  • Position and Direction

We will be deepening our understanding of fractions and decimals; measuring and calculating with money and time, analysing statistics, and learning more about angles, 2D shapes and position and direction.

Science

  • Living Things and their Habitats

We will be exploring how living things can be identified and classified, using classification keys to identify and group living things, and considering environment changes affect living things.

R.E.

  • Pentecost
  • Reconciliation
  • Universal Church

We will be studying topics related to ‘New Life’, ‘Building Bridges, and ‘God’s People’.

Art & Design

Famous Buildings

We will continue exploring great works of architecture and design with a particular focus on the works of Christopher Wren.

Geography

Village Settlers

We will be thinking about how early settlers had to consider if an area could satisfy all their needs, such as: fresh water, materials for house building, land for growing crops, and other food sources.

History

Roman Britain

We will be continuing to learn about the Roman Empire’s invasion and occupation of Britain and about the lasting impact on Britain today.

Computing

Dinosaurs

We will be learning filming techniques and storytelling skills.

Music

Blackbird

We will be learning about the features of 60s pop and developing our understanding of structure.

Design and Technology

Storybooks

We will be learning about building mechanisms and applying graphic design skills when making our own books.

P.E.

Athletics

We will be developing our athletics skills by practising and competing in a range of track and field events.

P.S.H.E.

Health and Well-Being

We will be learning about how to look after our physical health, thinking about growing and changing; and exploring the ways of keeping safe.

Spanish

  • Weather

  • Seasons

We will be expanding our Spanish vocabulary to include language relating weather and the seasons, and developing our understanding of Spanish phonetics and pronunciation.

Curriculum information

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