Curriculum – Year 4

2018-19

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  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
  Was this the war to end all wars? What did the Vikings do for us? Are we alone? Why is the rainforest so important? What did we learn from WW2? What did we learn from WW2?
R.E. How special is the Jew’s relationship with God?

What is the most significant part of the Nativity?

 

How important is it for Jews to do what God says? Is forgiveness always possible? Do people need to go to church to show they are Christians? Do people need to go to church to show they are Christians?
Christian Values

Koinonia

Thankfulness

Endurance

Koinonia

Thankfulness

Koinonia

Hope

Compassion

Justice

Hope

Koinonia

Hope

Koinonia

SMSC Social and moral Spiritual, cultural and moral Spiritual and cultural Spiritual Spiritual, moral and cultural Spiritual, social and cultural
English

Recounts

Poetry

Biography

Letters

 

Letters

Narrative

Recount

Newspaper

Explanation

 

Non-chronological writing

Narrative

 

Instructions

Narrative

Newspaper reports

 

Letter

Narrative

Recount

Chronological report

 

Narrative

Non-chronological

Newspaper report

 

Maths

Money, place value and addition

Shape 2D/3D

Mental addition/subtraction

Written addition/ subtraction

Measures

Mental division and multiplication

Written division and multiplication

Fractions

Mental addition/subtraction

Written addition/ subtraction

Place value

Measures and data

 

Decimals and fractions

Shape

Number and place value

Written division and multiplication

Measure

Money

 

Science

Where does all the food go?

 

Animals including humans Electricity Life in habitats Hot and cold

 

Sound

Computing How computers work Communication and safety

Algorithms and programming

 

Data and information
History WW1 and its effect on soldiers’ lives Vikings and how they lived The space race and its significant events WW2 and the effect it had on children’s lives
Geography Maps skills Local study Doncaster

Studies about contrasting locations

(Rainforests)

Art/ Design and Technology WW1 shadow art Viking long boat paintings/crafting

Planet oil pastels

 

Rocket crafting

Rainforest water colour paintings

 

Animal masks

Music

Singing – songs during the world wars

Percussion

Singing – Christmas production

Percussion

 

Percussion

Storm Composition

Listen and respond to music

Singing

Listen and respond to music

Singing

Composition

Physical Education Personal skills Social skills Cognitive skills Creative skills Applying physical skills Health and fitness
PSHE New beginnings Anti Bullying – Good to be me Getting on and falling out Relationships Going for goals Changes (transition)