Mrs Rigby/Ms Parker
• Autumn Term - Pharaohs
• Spring Term- I am Warrior (Romans) & Burps, Bottoms and Bile (Digestion)
Summer Term - Road Trip USA and Potions
This term our topics will be:
I am Warrior
We will place Ancient Rome on a timeline and investigate key events.
We will investigate everyday life including jobs, houses, fashion and writing.
We will discover and uses facts about the Roman Gods.
We will investigate the Roman invasion of Britain.
We will investigate Roman engineering.
Burps, Bottoms and Bile
We will construct a variety of food chains.
We will identify different types of teeth in humans and heir functions.
We will look at the digestive system in humans.
We will investigate how toothpaste protects teeth.
Krindlekrax by Philip Ridley
We will begin work based on the book Krindlekrax. As part of this work the children will:
We will then move onto Journey to Jo'burg by Beverley Naidoo
The children will:
Children will also cover various SPAG (spelling punctuation and grammar) and reading objectives as part of this work.
- Weekly spelling
- ERIC - Daily reading sessions in class (please ensure that your child has their reading book/diary with them each day).
- Handwriting - Develop a fluent joined handwriting style.
In Year 4, we will continue to use the White Rose Maths strategy to develop children's mathematical understanding.
In the first half term the units of work focus on multiplication/division, area and fractions. In the second half term units of work focus on fractions/decimals.
Additionally, children will regularly practise their times table knowledge, working towards immediate recall of all multiplication and division facts up to 12 times table. The government have recently introduced a 'times tables check' for year 4 children - this will need to be completed in June.
(Please see Maths Curriculum Page for more information on the Year 4 Programme of Study)
We have recently launched TT Rockstars in school which is an excellent tool to help children learn their times tables. All children should have brought home their log in and password - please ask if you need any help.
Bottom, Burps and Bile
Linked to I am Warrior topic, as above mosaics, jewellery and games..
In RE lessons in the first half term we will be focusing on Islam and considering why the prophet Mohammed (PBUH) is so important to Muslims. In the second half term we will investigate the events of Good Friday and the Pentecost.
Hockey and Gymnastics
French lessons will include:
Revision of numbers
Days of the week/Months of the year.