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Park Hill Primary

Year  4  Curriculum - Topics


Sound, electricity (conductors & insulators)


Reversible & irreversible changes



Variation & habitat

The human body and the digestive system


Evaporation & condensation


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


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


(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


(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




Invasion Games

Simple attack & defence strategies – Football



Invasion Games

Simple attack & defence strategies – Netball




Outdoor  Adventurous Activities



Outdoor  Adventur

Net/wall Games



Striking & Fielding Games


Net/wall Games





Getting Started & Introduction


Feelings & Relationships


Feelings & Relationships

Making Good decisions


Being Responsible & Caring for Others






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


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



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