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Year 4 Curriculum Overview 2015-2016

Subject Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
RE

1. People

2. Called

3. Gift

4. Other Faith - Sikhism

1. Community

2. Giving and Receiving

3. Self Discipline

1. New Life

2. Building Bridges

3. God’s People

4. Other Faith - Judaism

   
Science

Animals (incl Humans) → Living Things and their Habitats → Sound → States of Matter (Solids, Liquids, Gases) → Electricity

Computing

1.E safety

2. Scratch

Programming

1.Word Processing

2. General ICT Skills

1.Web Research

1.G mail

2. Jam Sandwich

Instructions

3.General Computing Skills

1.Desktop Publishing

1.Snail Trail

2. Scratch

Programming

3.Presentation Skills

Geography

   

Name, locate

countries and cities of

the UK

(maps and atlases)

Settlement types, land use, distribution

of natural resources, field work in

local area.

   

History

Ancient Egyptian

Civilisation

(incl papyrus and

hieroglyphs)

Ancient Egyptian

Civilisation

(incl religion and

mummification)

   

Rise of the Roman

Empire and its impact

on Britain, incl Julius

Caesar

British resistance to

the Roman Empire,

ancient site invasion,

field trip- Verulamium

Art

Discovering artists

Keith Haring

Egyptian Art

Discovering artists

Roy Lichtenstein

Aboriginal Art

Recycled Art

Roman Art

DT

 

Pottery (clay)

   

Costume design

Masks and Helmets

PE

Indoor – Dance

Indoor – Athletics

Indoor – Gymnastics

Indoor – Gymnastics

Indoor – Adventure A

Indoor – Multi skills

Outdoor – Small Ball

(Softball)

Outdoor – Small Ball

(Softball)

Outdoor – Large Ball

(Netball/ Basketball)

Outdoor – Large Ball

(Netball/Basketball)

Outdoor – Striking

and Fielding (Cricket)

Outdoor - Athletics

Music

Format and interpret graphic scores

Develop sense and pitch Use voices expressively.

Understanding of rhythm and note values

Music from different times and cultures

Introduce instruments of the orchestra and
their timbres.
Understanding of Kooaly hand signals

PSHCE

New Beginnings

Health and Well

Being

Anti Bullying. Rights

(Human and Child’s)

Life Education Classroom

Financial Capabilities

Internet safety

Holiday safety

Personal Hygiene

Cleaner Greener

Hayes – Air Quality

Transition

SRE

Resource: God Loves US in Our Difference             Physical → Social → Emotional → Intellectual → Spiritual

English:

Autumn

Spring

Summer

NB.

Ongoing

teaching of

spelling

rules and

handwriting

skills

Writing

Descriptive Writing

Recounts

Biographies

Spelling/Punctuation/Grammar (SPaG)

Revise Year 3

Fronted adverbials

Subordinate clauses

Commas marking clauses

Reading

Home reading (parent support required)

Read and Retell

Shared Reading

Teacher Reading

Silent Reading (SQUIRT)

Writing

‘The Iron Man’

Stories for another audience

Stories from another culture

Narrative

Spelling/Punctuation/Grammar (SPaG)

Pronouns

Speech

Synonyms and Antonyms

Ellipses

Reading

Home reading (parent support required)

Read and Retell

Shared Reading

Teacher Reading

Silent Reading (SQUIRT)

Writing

‘Charlotte’s Web’

Narrative

Balanced arguments

Poetry

Spelling/Punctuation/Grammar (SPaG)

Apostrophes (omission and possession)

Verb inflections

Adverbials

Reading

Home reading (parent support required)

Guided reading

Shared Reading

Read and Retell

Readers Theatre

Teacher Reading

Maths:

Autumn

Know all tables to 12 x 12 and corresponding divisions

Spring

Know all tables to 12 x 12 and corresponding divisions

Summer

Know all tables to 12 x 12 and corresponding divisions

‘Busy Ants’

Maths

Scheme

Number/Calculation

  •  Secure place value to 1000
  •  Add and subtract mentally
  • Know all tables to 12 x 12
  • Column + and – up to 4 digits
  • Multiply and divide mentally
  •  Use standard short multiplication
  • Solve two step problems

Geometry & Measures

  • Estimate & calculate measures (mass)
  • Identify symmetry in 2D shapes
  • Complete symmetric figures
  • Use first quadrant co-ordinates
  • Convert between different units of time
  • Solve problems involving time

Fraction & Decimals

  •  Recognise tenths
  • Identify equivalent fractions
  • Recognise common equivalent fractions
  • Compare numbers with the same number of decimal places

Number/Calculation

  •  Secure place value to 1000
  • Use negative whole numbers
  •  Add and subtract mentally
  •  Know all tables to 12 x 12
  •  Column + and – up to 4 digits
  •  Multiply and divide mentally
  •  Use standard short multiplication
  •  Solve two step problems

Geometry & Measures

  •  Identify acute, obtuse and right angles
  •  Order angles by size
  •  Estimate & calculate measures (length)
  •  Identify symmetry in 2D shapes
  •  Find area by counting squares
  •  Calculate rectangle perimeter

Data

  •  Use bar charts, pictograms and line graphs

Fraction & Decimals

  •  Recognise hundredths
  • Solve fraction problems
  • Divide one and two-digit numbers by 10 and 100

Number/Calculation

  •  Secure place value to 1000
  •  Use negative whole numbers
  •  Know all tables to 12 x 12
  •  Use Roman numerals to 100 (C)
  •  Column + and – up to 4 digits
  •  Multiply and divide mentally
  •  Use standard short multiplication and division
  •  Solve two step problems

Geometry & Measures

  •  Compare 2D shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles
  •  Identify acute, obtuse and right angles
  •  Estimate & calculate measures (capacity)
  •  Use first quadrant co-ordinates

Data

  •  Use bar charts, pictograms and line graphs

Fraction & Decimals

  •  + and – fractions with same denominator
  •  Recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths and hundredths
  •  Solve fraction problems (measures and money)
  •  Solve decimal problems (measures and money)

  • A: Botwell House Catholic Primary School,
  • Botwell Lane, Hayes, UB3 2AB
  • T: 02085732229
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