Year 4

Term 1

Text:
Charlotte’s Web, E.B.White

Unit Title:
Farm Frenzy

Engage/Hook:
Debate using first part of the book.

Additional Experiences:
Cannon Hall Farm

Outcomes (including published work):
Landscapes in different media, paint, fabric.
Working scientifically to answer enquiry questions.
Geographical and seasonal farming.
Using atlases and have an understanding of continents, countries, cities, towns and villages.
Use knowledge of seasonal fruit and healthy eating to design, create and evaluate a fruit salad.

 

Term 2

Text:
Bill’s New Frock, Anne Fine

Unit Title:
Mighty Me

Engage/Hook:
Dress up/Mirror experience

Additional Experiences:
Doncaster Museum?

Outcomes (including published work):

Term 3

Text:
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kate DiCamillo

Unit Title:

Engage/Hook:
Rabbit tea party/ toys

Additional Experiences:

Outcomes (including published work):


 

Term 1

Spoken Language:

Drama:

Reading:
Fluency
Vocabulary
Prediction
Inferences
Retrieval

Writing:
Fiction
Setting
Character description
Finding and Losing Story

Non-Fiction
Persuasive Letter.
Diary entry.
Non-chronological report.

Mathematics:
Maths Mastery
Reasoning with 4 digit numbers
Addition and subtraction
Multiplication and Division
Times tables

Science:
Living things and their habitats
Classification of living things
Environmental living things
Animals including humans
Food chains
Teeth and eating
Digestion
States of Matter
Looking at states.

Art and Design:
Painting
Creating colours.
Texture.
Textiles
Sewing skills.
Knowledge
David Hockney styles.
Greater Depth
Critique their own and others’ work.
Experiment with different materials.

Computing:
Digital Literacy
Research using search engines.
Creating fact files manipulating text.
Greater Depth
Design and create content on a computer in response to a given goal.
Presentation

DT:
Bread
Design
A product with a detailed plan.
Make
Using equipment and tools accurately.
Evaluate
Self-assessment. Next steps and improvements.
Cooking and nutrition
Hygiene and safety.
Presentation.

Geography:
Geographical Enquiry
Features of cities and villages.
Using atlas and globes.
Physical Geography
Physical features of cities and villages.
Human Geography
Explain why people live in cities and villages.
Geographical Knowledge
Countries in the EU.
UK cities.

History:
Knowledge an interpretation
Explain how events from the past have helped shaped our lives.
Technology in farming has changed by developments and inventions.
Plot recent history on a timeline.

Foreign Language:
Greetings
Farm animals
Weather
Food
Christmas

Music:
Study Danny Elfman – music writer for film.
Score study – introduction to language of music, theory and composition. Learning basic instrumental skills by playing tunes in varying styles.
- (Charanga sp 1)
- Music Express – Y4 Unit 6 animal magic.
Reading notes and playing: Recorder Playing

Physical Education:
Dodgeball
Netball
Football

Dance:

PSHE:
Being Me in My World
Celebrating difference

Religious Education:
Believing
Why is Jesus inspiring others?
Expressing/Celebrations
Festivals e.g. Diwali, Christmas.

Global Citizenship:
Empathy
Commitment to social justice and equity
Sustainable development
Concern for the environment and commitment to sustainable development
Value diversity

Term 2

Spoken Language:

Drama:

Reading:

Writing:

Mathematics:

Science:
Sound
What’s that sound?
Pitch
Vibrations

Art and Design:
Drawing figures
Human body
Clay
Oil lamps – design Roman mosaics
Collage
Roman mosaics

Computing:
E-Safety
Databases
Sound

DT:
Mouldable materials
Roman Oil Lamps

Geography:
Local study identify a local issue and suggest ways to improve a locality.

History:
Local study- Romans and Doncaster

Foreign Language:
Who am I?
Likes and dislikes
Where you live
School subjects
Feelings

Music:
Recognise different sound sources, explore and respond to different sound sources, focused listening, exploring and controlling instruments. Developing empathy in music – identify songs/ lyrics that show empathy and understanding. Billy Elliott. Explore different songs – Expressing yourself. Theatre exploration – pantomime vs theatre. Male roles vs. female roles.
Composition: Song writing linked to express yourself and this is me.
Production: Beauty and the Beast

Physical Education:
Basketball
Swimming
Athletics

Dance:
Dance taken from Billy Elliott.

PSHE:
Dreams and Goals
Healthy Me

Religious Education:
Living
What does it mean to be a ---- today in Britain?
Living
What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?  

Global Citizenship:
Sense of identity and self esteem
Commitment to social justice and equity
Identity and diversity
Self-reflection and awareness
Value diversity

Term 3

Spoken Language:

Drama:

Reading:

Writing:

Mathematics:

Science:
Electricity
Power it up
Circuits

Art and Design:
Printing
Sketching
Clocks
Digital art
Melting clocks

Computing:
Algorithms and programming Coding
Animation

DT:
Electrical and components
Lighthouse.

Geography:
Atlases and globes - America.

History:
Differences between the lives of wealthy people and poor people.
Compare different view points.

Foreign Language:
Numbers 1-60
Routines
Sports

Music:
Exploring the boom whackers and hand chimes to build the children’s music knowledge using a range of instruments.
Explore music of famous America composers. Compare and contrast to British composers.
Explore America music festivals – create our music festival.
Composition: Music for festival
Playing and performance: Festival
Term 3b – Performance showcase to families.

Physical Education:
Rounders
Athletics
Cricket

Dance:
Festival dancing.

PSHE:
Relationships
Changing Me

Religious Education:
Expressing
Why do some people say life is a journey and what significant events mark it?

Global Citizenship:
Ability to manage complexity and uncertainty
Value diversity