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Curriculum Overview

Year 4 Curriculum Overview 2021-2022

 

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(7 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(6weeks)

Summer 2

(7 weeks)

English

1.Entertain:Narrative

Adventure

 

 

2.Entertain

Poetry

1.Entertain:Narrative

Adventure

 

 

2. Describe

Non-chronological Report

1.Describe

Menu

Instruct

Recipes

2.Persuade

Discussion Text (balanced argument)

1.Socialise

Apology note

Recount

Diary

2.Entertain:Narrative

Classic Literature

1Entertain: Narrative

Playscript -Shakespeare

 

2Recount: Indirect

Biography (History link)

1.Describe

Non-chronological Report

 

2.Entertain:Narrative

Fantasy

Key texts (English)

A River Journey 

Minnow on the Say

 

The Rhythm of the Rain

Once Upon a Raindrop

Varjak Paw

 

Around the World in 80 Days

 

Twelfth Night

 

Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

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: fractions

Number: decimals

Number: decimals

Measurement: money

Measurement: time

Statistics

Geometry: properties of shape

Geometry: position and direction

Science

States of Matter

Solids, liquids gases

 

 

Living things and their habitats, incl food chains

Electricity

Animals, including humans: Teeth & Digestion

Climate Change and Sustainability

(Geography/inter disciplinary link)

Sound

 

History

 

Romans, incl Septimus Severus (BHM)

 

Explorers (Geography link)

Monarchy

Queen Elizabeth II

Boudica

Mayans

Geography

Water

 

Fairtrade

Positional significance, human geography

Explorers (History link)

 

 

 

Computing

Online Safety

 

Computing and Networks

Programming

 

Computing and Networks

Creating Media

Audio editing

Data and Information

Data Logging

Creating Media

Photo editing

Programming B

Repetition in Games

Design and Technology

Mechanical Systems

Levers and Linkages

Project: story book

Mechanical Systems

Levers and Linkages

Project: Christmas card

Food

Healthy and varied diet

Project: sandwich

Food

Healthy and varied diet

Project: fruit muffin

Electrical Systems

Simple programming and control

Project: Torch

Electrical Systems

Simple programming and control

Project: Illuminated sign

Music 

How does music bring us together?

Interesting Time Signatures

 

How does music connect us with our past?

Combining Elements to Make Music

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

Developing pulse and groove

How Does Music Teach Us About our Community?

How Does Music Shape our Way of Life?

How Does Music connect Us with the Environment?

 Art

Drawing

Painting

Collage

Printmaking

Textiles

3D Sculpture

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & safe Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE

What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?

What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today? (part 2)

What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today? (Part 2)

Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?

Why are festivals important to religious communities? Eid focus possibly an RE week

Why do some people think that life is like a journey and what significant experiences mark this?

PE

Invasion Games

Football /Basketball

Invasion Games

Tag Rugby / Hockey

Gymnastics /Dance

Athletics

Strike and Field Games

Cricket/Rounders

Net and Wall Games

Tennis

French

Vocabulary

Colours

Numbers to 31

Days/months

Grammar

Il y a (there are)

Date

Quelle est..?

Culture

Christmas traditions

Sing a carol

Vocabulary

Animals and habitats

Sports/hobbies

Grammar

C’est qui ? (who is it?)

Qui habite? (who lives?)

Adjectives

Je joue au

Je fais du/de la

Infinitive verbs

 

Vocabulary

Clothing

Food

 

Grammar

Plurals

Culture

C’est bon pour la sante ?(Is it good for health?)

qu'est ce qu'il manque (What’s missing ?)

 

Vocabulary

Compass points

Transport

Nursery rhyme

Grammar

C’est..ou… (Is it or…)

Je vais (I go…)

Comment vas-tu? (How do you?)

Culture

Countries where French is spoken

Mardi Gras/Easter

Vocabulary

Weather

Family

Grammar

Quelle temps fait-il? (what is the weather.?)

J’ai /Je n’ai pas (I have/have not)

 

 

Vocabulary

Body parts

Grammar

Translate sentences

Montrez-moi (show me)

Culture

Tour de France

Bastille Day

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

 

Red Nose Day

QEII Platinum Jubilee

 

 

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