Kirkstall St. Stephen’s C of E (Voluntary Aided) Primary School

Year 4

Year 4 Overview 2018-19

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Topic driver

 

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

Extreme Earth

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

The Romans

The Romans

Literacy

 

Stories by the same author, adventure stories / persuasive writing

Explanation texts, Biographies, Adventure stories

Myths & Legends

Creating own myths

Shape poetry/ non chronological reports

Recount – newspapers

Image poetry

Stories from other cultures, traditional poems

Maths

 

Number: Place Value

Number – Addition and Subtraction

Measurement- Length and Perimeter

Number- Multiplication and Division

Number; Multiplication and Division

Measurement – Area

Fractions

Decimals

 

Decimals

Measurement: Money

Time

Statistics

Geometry: Properties of Shape

Geometry: Position and Direction

 

 

PE

 

Multi-skills / swimming

Multi-skills / swimming

Multi-skills / Swimming

Multi-skills / swimming

Hockey / swimming

Athletics / swimming

Computing

 

Word Processing

We are meteorologists

Programming Turtle Logo

Programming Turtle logo continued

Scratch Questions and Quizzes

Photostories

Science

 

States of Matter

Living things and their habitats

Electricity

Electricity continued

Animals including humans

Sound

Art

 

Printing- Art week (Lino printing) sketching illustrations – Quintin Blake

Extreme Earth sculptures

Explosive art

Designing and creating Greek hoplite armour

Pottery – Greek Architecture

Roman mosaics/ shields

Child led – Roman topic

DT

 

Chocolate making (design & make) with market research

Design a building that can withstand an earthquake

Designing and creating Greek hoplite armour

Greek food

Roman Architecture

(Skopas, Praxiteles. Phidias, Lysippos)

Foods from different European countries

Geography

 

Rainforest – Cocoa beans

Analyse how extreme weather can affect human habitation
Analyse the effect of extreme weather on the environment
Look how extreme weather forms

Use Maps, Atlases & Globes to locate countries in UK and Europe and features. – think about the location of Greece in Europe

 

Location of Italy in relation to the rest of Europe and the expansion and location of the Roman empire. Locate European countries using maps – features of Italy and Rome.

 

 

Local Fieldwork – Observe and record human and physical features in the local area – sketch maps, plans of the area.

History

 

History of chocolate and the cocoa bean.

 

Famous volcanoes in history

  1. of Greek life & achievements and their influence in the Western World.
  1. of Greek life & achievements and their influence in the Western World.

Roman impact on Britain – roman soldier formation, Boudicca’s rebellion, how the Romans transformed British life.

Roman impact on Britain – roman soldier formation, Boudicca’s rebellion, how the Romans transformed British life.

MFL (French)

 

Animals 

Numbers to 50

Months of the year 

Family

Parts of the body

Clothes

Music

 

Class Assembly Songs

Class Assembly Songs

Year 3 /4 Production Songs

Year 3 /4 production songs

Recorders

Recorders

PSHCE

 

Rules and responsibilities

Anti - Bullying

Diversity and communities

Drug education

Be yourself, not a sheep

Managing Change

SEAL

 

Rules and responsibilities

Anti - Bullying

Diversity and communities

Drug education

Be yourself, not a sheep

Managing Change

RE

 

The Church

Advent

Passover

Easter

Creation Stories

Sources of Wisdom

 

 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of
all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.