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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


Revision of colours and parts of the body


Revision of asking for Spanish translation


Zoo animals




Revision of parts of the body and Christmas lessons

Members of the family


Ask and answer questions about family members




Revision of pets vocabulary


Revision of colours


Hobbies and opinions


Numbers 13-30


Revision of hobbies & Transport


Weather expressions and clothes items for packing a suitcase