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 Brown.
Autumn Term in Year 4
We will be reading Leon and the place between by Graham Baker-Smith and learning to:
- Extend the range of sentences with more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions
- Use Standard English forms for verb inflections
- Indicate possession by using the possessive apostrophe with plural nouns.
We will also be reading The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis.
Place Value – 4-digit numbers
Addition and Subtraction
Measure – perimeter
Multiplication and Division
We will be deepening our place value of 4-digit numbers, developing our ability to calculate accurately using all four operations, and exploring measuring perimeter.
We will be learning to build circuits and discovering the uses and dangers of electricity. We will also be learning about sound and investigating pitch and volume.
We will be studying the topics ‘People’, ‘Called’, and ‘Gift’, and learning about Judaism.
Art & Design
Storytelling Through Drawing
We will explore how artists create sequenced drawings to share and tell stories.
We will studying the formation and features of volcanoes, and researching volcanoes around the world.
We will learning about the lives and achievements of the Ancient Greeks, and considering the impact on our lives today.
We will be learning all about the career of games designer – playing games, writing reviews and designing and creating a prototype of our own game.
Combining Elements to Make Music
We will be building on our prior learning to combine different elements of music in our compositions.
Design and Technology
We will be applying our understanding of electrical circuits to design and make alarm systems.
We will be developing our gymnastics skills focusing on linking movements.
We will be thinking about families and friendships, safe relationships, and respecting ourselves and other.
We will be expanding our Spanish vocabulary to include language relating animals and the fruits, and developing our understanding of Spanish phonetics and pronunciation.