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

Year 4

TERM

AUTUMN 1

AUTUMN 2

SPRING 1

SPRING 2

SUMMER 1

SUMMER 2

TOPIC

 

Chocolate

 

Extreme Earth

Ancient Greece

The Romans

English

 

Stories by the same author, persuasive writing, inverted commas and letter writing.

 

 

Explanation texts, biographies, adventure stories.

 

Myths and legends,

creating own myths.

 

Shape poetry and non-chronological reports.

 

Recounts – newspapers.

 

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.

Number – fractions.

Number – decimals.

 

Number – decimals.

Measurement – money.

Measurement – time.

Statistics.

Geometry – properties of shape.

Geometry – position and direction.

 

PE

Dance – water.

Gymnastics

 

Athletics

 

Hockey

Tag Rugby

Invasion Games

Computing

Word processing.

We are meteorologists.

Programming – Turtle Logo.

 

Scratch Questions and Quizzes.

 

Photostories.

Science

States of matter.

 

Living things and their habitats.

 

Electricity

Animals including humans.

Sound.

Art

 

Ancient Mayan art, masks, frescoes, fairtrade and chocolate wrapper designs.

Extreme Earth sculptures.

Designing Greek hoplite armour.

Ancient Greek pottery.

Roman mosaics and shields.

DT

Food – chocolates.

 

 

Food – Traditional Greek.

 

 

Structures – Roman architecture.

Geography

Rainforests – cocoa beans.

 

How can extreme weather affect human habitation?

What can extreme weather do to the environment?

How does extreme weather form?

 

Use maps, atlases and globes to locate countries in the UK and Europe. Think about the location of Greece in Europe.

 

Locate Italy on a map of Europe and think about the location and expansion of the Roman Empire. Find the features of Italy and Rome.

 

Local fieldwork – observe and record human and physical features in local area. Use and sketch maps and plans of the area.

History

History of chocolate and the cocoa bean.

Famous volcanoes in history.

Greek life and achievements. Ancient Greek influence in the Western World.

 

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

 

French

 

Numbers to 20, greetings, names.

 

Family, plurals.

Numbers to 31.

Animals.

Parts of the body.

Months, days, the date, birthdays.

Music

 

Performing and composing.

 

 

Performing production songs.

 

Recorders.

PSHCE

 

Democracy.

 

 

Making choices.

 

 

What is important to me?

 

Playing safe.

Growing up and changing.

RE

What are the deeper meanings of festivals?
Big questions.

What happens in Advent?

What’s special about the Bible?

Why do Christians remember the events of Holy Week each year?

What is the Trinity?

Why is pilgrimage important to some believers?

 

 

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