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Park Hill Primary

Year  4  Curriculum - Topics

SCIENCE

Sound, electricity (conductors & insulators)

 

Reversible & irreversible changes

Teeth

 

Variation & habitat

The human body and the digestive system

 

Evaporation & condensation

HISTORY

Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

A study of the Roman withdrawal from Britain in c. AD 410 and the fall of the western Roman Empire; Scots invasions from Ireland to north Britain (now Scotland); Anglo-Saxon invasions, settlements and kingdoms: place names and village life; Anglo-Saxon art and culture

 

Vikings versus Anglo-Saxons

A Study of Viking raids and invasion; resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England; further Viking invasions and Dane geld; to Edward the Confessor and his death in 1066

 

 

Early Civilizations &

Ancient Egypt

A Study of the achievements of the early civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of

Ancient Egypt

GEOGRAPHY

Geographical Links to Topic

Locational Geography: Locating & identifying areas Anglo-Saxons originated from  in Europe and routes

 

Geographical Links to Topic

Locational Geography: Locating & identifying areas Vikings originated from in Europe and raiding routes

Geographical similarities and differences:

3 localities – U.K, SPAIN & PERU

A study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region within North or South America

Geographical Links to Topic

Locational Geography: Locating & identifying areas of importance in Ancient Egypt

 

The Importance of Water:

A Study of the water cycle &

water conservation

COMPUTING

(Following Rising Stars Switched On scheme)

We are Musicians

Producing digital music

 

We are software Developers

Developing a simple educational game

We are HTML editors

 

Writing & editing an HTML

We are co-authors

 

Producing a wiki

We are Toy Designers

Prototyping an interactive toy

MUSIC

(Following Music Express Scheme)

Play it again

Exploring rhythmic patterns

The Class Orchestra

Exploring arrangements

Dragon Scales

Exploring melodies & scales

Painting With Sound

Exploring sound colours

Salt, Pepper, Vinegar, Mustard

Exploring signals

 

Animal Magic

Exploring descriptive sounds

P.E.

Dance

 

Invasion Games

Simple attack & defence strategies – Football

Dance

 

Invasion Games

Simple attack & defence strategies – Netball

 

Gymnastics

 

Outdoor  Adventurous Activities

Gymnastics

 

Outdoor  Adventur

Net/wall Games

Badminton

 

Striking & Fielding Games

Cricket

Net/wall Games

Tennis

 

Athletics

PATHS

Getting Started & Introduction

 

Feelings & Relationships

 

Feelings & Relationships

Making Good decisions

 

Being Responsible & Caring for Others

 

Problem-Solving

 

Problem-Solving

ART AND DESIGN

Metal Embossing

Drawing & scoring: Exploring line, designing & making Anglo-Saxon jewellery

Painting the Rainforest

Paint: A study of the work of painter Henri Rousseau

Egyptian Death Masks

Sculpture & Paint: Using paper mache 7 paint to create a Pharaoh’s death mask

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

Viking Purses

Textiles: Investigating, designing & making Viking purses

Rainforest Food Technology

Food preparation Peruvian Rainforest style

Egyptian Technology

A study of ingenious Ancient Egyptian technology

 

R.E

Creativity – Expressing Joy

 

Creativity – Being Thankful

 

Contemplation – Being respectful & Self-Critical

 

Contemplation – Being Curious & Valuing Knowledge

Community – Being Modest & Listening to Others

 

Community – Cultivating Inclusion, Identity & Belonging

 

Compassion – Being Merciful & Forgiving

 

Compassion – Being Regardful of Suffering

Choices – Living by Rules

 

Choices – Being Temperate,

Cultivating Self- Discipline & Contentment

 

Creativity – Being Imaginative & Explorative/Appreciating Beauty