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Year 4:

Key Stage 2 - Year 4 Curriculum

 
Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
To include
Locate world countries - globe, map, atlas, Arctic/Antarctic circles, longitude/latitude, equator, northern/southern hemisphere, tropics-cancer/Capricorn, time lines and zones. Mediterranean Europe (including Geography of Ancient Rome).
D&T- Roman purses.
Science –Changes of state
                  Water cycle.
Art – Journeys through pencil, colour and collage.
Roman art.
Spatial Sense.
D&T- Torches.
Science- Electricity
                  Sound as vibrations.
Art -  Perspective Van Gogh
Chairs
Geog UK Geography
            Settlements…. Local Study
 
 
 
Local history study
D&T – Storybooks
              Food focus
Science –Classifying living things
                  Digestive system and teeth
                  Food chains
Art- Lowry
Outdoor art
Geog rivers and coasts.
Literacy
Non chronological reports.
Poetry.
Diaries.
Recount.
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.
Myths & Legends.
Poetry.
Issues and dilemmas.
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.
Historical Stories.
Explanation texts.
Recount-Pinkery.
Playscripts-end of year performance. 
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.
Numeracy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Numeracy (cont)
Adding to the next multiple of 100 and subtracting to the previous multiple of 100.
Compare 4-digit numbers using < and > and place on a number line.
Learn × and ÷ facts for the 6 and 9 times-table and identify patterns.
Multiply multiples of 10 by single-digit numbers; multiply 2-digit and 3 digit numbers by single-digit numbers (the grid method).
Find fractions of amounts and equivalents.
Tell and write the time to the minute on analogue and digital clocks. Double 3-digit numbers and halve even 3-digit numbers; revise unit fractions; identify equivalent fractions Measure in metres, centimetres and millimetres.
Look at place value in decimals and the relationship between tenths and decimals; add two 4-digit numbers.
Convert multiples of 100 g into kilograms.
Draw bar charts.
Round 4-digit numbers to the nearest: 10, 100 and 1000
Place 4-digit numbers on landmarked lines.
Recognise, use, compare and order decimal numbers.
Learn the 7× table and ʻtrickyʼ facts of the times tables.
Use the vertical algorithm to multiply 3-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers.
Solve simple money problems with decimals to two decimal places.
Find non-unit fractions of 2-digit and 3-digit numbers.
Recognise and compare acute, right and obtuse angles; draw lines of a given length; identify perpendicular and parallel lines; recognise and draw line symmetry in shapes.
Understand how to divide 2-digit and 3-digit numbers by 1-digit.
Use expanded written subtraction and compact written subtraction to subtract pairs of 3-digit numbers.
Write and compare 5-digit numbers.
Multiply and divide numbers by 10 and 100 including decimals.
Learn 11 and 12× tables.
Multiply 2-digit and 3-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers.
Recognise and write Roman numerals to 100; begin to know the history of our number system including 0.
Name and classify 2D shapes identifying regular and irregular polygons; sort 2D shapes according to properties including types of quadrilaterals and triangles; revise 3D shapes, consider 2D-shaped sides on 3D shapes, and sort shapes.
Understand, read and write 2-place decimals.
Add two 2-digit numbers or a 2-digit number to a 3- or 4-digit number mentally.
Use coordinates to draw polygons.
Draw line graphs and understand that intermediate points have meaning.
Use the vertical algorithm (ladder) to multiply 3-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers.
Multiply 2-digit numbers by 11 and 12; look for patterns and write rules.
ICT
Programming.
e-safety.
Technology in our lives.
Multimedia
Programming.
e-safety.
Technology in our lives.
Multimedia
Programming.
 e-safety.
Handling data.
Multimedia
P.E
Swimming.
Multi-skills.
Gymnastics.
Dance.
Multi-skills.
Tennis.
Swimming.
OAA.
Athletics.
Cricket.
R.E
Journeys and Pilgrimages.
Judaism.
What it means to be a Christian.
The life of Jesus.
Buddhism.
What was Jesus like and Christian values.
French
I can speak French (‘Je parle de Français’)
- Revision: greetings and introducing oneself
- Months
- Numbers to 12
- Days of the week: what’s the date today?
Intercultural understanding:
- Xmas in France
- French song: ‘Vive le vent’
All about me (‘Je parle de moi’)
- Revision: Months
- My age
- My portrait: body parts
- Family members
® Short conversation: talking about oneself
Counting games throughout (to 30)
All about me (‘Je parle de moi’) – continue
- Revision
- Where do you live?
- What nationality are you?
- Pets
® Short conversation
What’s the weather like?
Counting games throughout (to 50 and beyond)
Music
Play it again- exploring rhythmic patterns.
The class orchestra- Exploring arrangements
Dragon scales- Exploring melodies and scales.
Painting with sound-Exploring sound colours.
Salt vinegar mustard- exploring signals.
Animal magic- Exploring descriptive sounds
Possible Visits
Tiverton Museum.
Woods.
MMS musical.
Pinkery residential.
Beach.
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