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Spring Term

Year 4 Spring Term
 

 

Science Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: The Big BuildTo carry out a fair test and reflect on their experiencesTo conduct simple practical enquires and then reflect and evaluateTo research and then plan an informative fact file To create an informative fact file To research and design own 'Big Build' To make own 'Big Build' based on design and then evaluate 

 

 

Science Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Teeth and EatingNFERsTo Identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions.Identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions.Identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions.Describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humansDescribe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans

 

Geography Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Rivers and the Water Cycle To introduce the land part of the water cycle using geographical vocabulary To introduce the sky (atmosphere) and its role in the water cycleTo learn about a major UK river – the River Thames – and to follow a river from source to mouthTo explore the ways in which people use and change some of the world’s major riversTo introduce the land part of the water cycle using geographical vocabulary To model a river or stream, and to see how changes in water flow affect the river or stream

 

History Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Roman BritainTo understand the reasons why the Romans wanted to invade and settle in Britain.To understand why the Romans were able to defeat the Celts.To be able to reach a valid conclusion about the life of a Roman soldier on Hadrian’s Wall.To be able to reach a valid conclusion on whether Roman roads were a positive development.To use evidence to decide which of the Roman developments has the greatest significance today.To use evidence to re-enact experiences in the Roman army.

 

DT Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: To explore existing products pros and consTo work as as groups to research different pencil cases and come up with a UPSTo refine your UPS and come up with three designsTo finalise your design and annotate it.To make your final designTo evaluate your make

 

Art Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: CubismLI: To explore realistic portraitsLI: To explore Cubism and the work of PicassoLI: To create an image in the style of PicassoLI: To explore the style of Roy Lichtenstein LI: To explore and create an image with Ben Day dots.

LI: To create a photo collage in the style of David Hockney

 

Music Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Perform/share the sung chorus and rapped chorusPerform/share the sung chorus and rapped chorusBegin compositions Perfect compositionsPractise putting it all togetherPerform song/rap with compositions

 

Music Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Lean on MeTo listen and appraise. Find the pulse using your body.To listen to and find the rhythm of the song To learn to lyrics to the song 'Lean on me'To practice putting the song together To practice performing 

To perform the song ' Lean on me'

 

PE Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: DanceTo introduce danceTo work on different levelsTo depict moods and feelingsTo work effectively as a groupTo use facial expressionsTo perform the final piece

 

PE Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: HandballTo know where a good position is to give and receive the ballTo show growing control of the ball during games To pass the ball using different techniques To use simple plans to aid planning a gameTo practice and apply skills learnt to play as a team To use the skills learnt to play a team game 

 

RE Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: IslamTo explore the role of the mosques in the community.To understand some of the pilars of Islam: Shahadah, Salah and SawmTo understand some of the pilars of Islam: Zakat and HajjTo understand the process of WuduTo know about the five pillars of Islam (writing opportunity)To understand the celebration of Eid

 

RE Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: HinduismNFERTo understand the main beliefs of HinduismTo understand places that are special to Hindus.To understand the festival of DiwaliTo understand the festival of HoliTo know about the festival of Rakhi

 

RSE Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Keeping myself safe To identify images that are safe/unsafe to share onlineTo define what is meant by the word 'dare'To explain safety issues for medicine useTo understand some of the key risks and effects of smoking and drinking alcoholTo describe stages of identifying and managing riskTo give examples of some of the consequences of behaving in an unacceptable, unhealthy or risky way

 

RSE Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Rights and Responsibilities  To explain how different people in the school and local community help them stay healthy and safeTo understand that humans have rights and also responsibilitiesTo understand that humans have rights and also responsibilitiesTo recognise that reports in the media can influence the way they think about a topicTo explain the role of the bystander and how it can influence bullying or other anti-social behaviourTo define the terms 'income' and 'expenditure

 

Computing Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: iMailTo understand that messages can be use to communicate over distance a number of ways.To understand how email travels and how to retrieve itTo send and reply to emailsTo attach a file to an emailTo understand the advantages of attaching files to emailsTo use email to communicate ideas.

 

Computing Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: iAnimate To understand what an animation is.To create a scene for an animationTo understand what animations can be made with digital toolsTo create an animated sceneTo storyboard and create a short animationTo storyboard and create a short animation

 

French Term 3

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Greetings To speak and understand French greetingsTo speak and understand French greetings including day and nightTo say and understand 'How are you?'To perform a simple rhyme in FrenchTo speak and understand French coloursTo speak and understand French shapes and sizes.

 

French Term 4

 Year 4Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Basic PhrasesTo use shapes like the French artist MatisseTo follow a set of instructions in French to create a piece of artTo count 1-6 in FrenchTo count 7-12 in FrenchTo speak and understand 'How old are you?'To read French numbers.

 

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