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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

SPANISH

Revision of colours and parts of the body

 

Revision of asking for Spanish translation

 

Zoo animals

 

Verbs/quantifiers/adjectives

 

Revision of parts of the body and Christmas lessons

Members of the family

 

Ask and answer questions about family members

 

Pets

 

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