Year 4

Skylark Class

Teachers - Maddy and Katy

Teaching Assistant - 

Starling Class

Teacher - Sumra

Teaching Assistant - 

Skylark Class

Teacher - Ilka

Teaching Assistant - 

Skylark                    

Starling       

Wagtail

   

Year 4 Curriculum Coverage

Term

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Topic

Myths and Monsters

Festival of lights

 

Sound of Music

Mystery

Blue Planet

Wonderful Walthamstow

Art and Design

Ceramics

Light installation & digital media

Sound installation

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Mixed media

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Computing

Presentations & Ebook creation

radio show

Coding & programming

game making in Scratch

Computer networks, presentations & Ebook creation

Presentations & Ebook creation, 

animation 

Video creation, 

word processing

green screen

Data handling, 

word processing

online questionnaire and report 

Design Technology

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Construction & mechanics - pyramids

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Food & nutrition - local cuisine

French

Phonetics lesson 2 (C) & Days of the Week (E)

Little Red Riding Hood (E)

Musical instruments (E)

I can (E)

The Weather (I)

My home (I)

Geography

Similarities and differences between living in the UK and a Mediterranean country

Locate countries of the world, including significant physical and human features

Mapping to locate countries and describe features

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Physical geography (climate zones, biomes, vegetation belts, rivers and the water cycle)

Study of human and physical geography of Walthamstow

History

Ancient Greece

Inventors

Significant individuals in the past

Ancient Egypt

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Local history study

PE

Ball games

Gymnastics

Games

Dance

Athletics

Striking & Fielding

PSHE

Feelings and emotions

Valuing differences

Healthy relationships

Citizenship and environment 

Healthy lifestyles

Safety and risk

RE

Why are festivals important to religious communities?

The Festival of Lights

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

Christianity: Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?

Hinduism: What does it mean to be a Hindu?

Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism: What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?

Science

Animals including humans - digestion and food chains

Electricity -  conductors and insulators & simple circuits

Sound - volume, vibration, pitch

States of matter - changes of state 

Living things and their habitats - human influence  and classification

Living things and their habitats - local habitats

Year 4 Topic Overviews

Year 4 Autumn 1 Topic Overview - Myths and Monsters

Year 4 Autumn 2 Topic Overview - Festival of Lights

Year 4 Spring 1 Topic Overview - Sound of Music

Year 4 Spring 2 Topic Overview - Mystery

Year 4 Summer 1 Topic Overview - Blue Planet

Year 4 Summer 2 Topic Overview - Wonderful Walthamstow