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Rockmount Primary School

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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!



Amethyst Class

Class Teacher: Mark Haines

Class Teaching Assistant: Rosemary Manu


Tanzanite Class

Class Teacher: Donna Rankine

Class Teaching Assistant: Lucy Smedley

Year 4 Curriculum Overview for 2021-2022


Half TermTopicCurriculum Area
Autumn 1st HalfIt's Electric 

English: Character descriptions,  Stories with Issues- Krindlekrax,  Letters, Balanced Arguments

Maths: Number And Place Value; Addition And Subtraction; Multiplication And Division; Problem Solving; Mental Maths

Science: Electricity

Computing: We are software developers

RE: Judaism 

Art: Designing and Building Lizard Street

PE: Invasion games

Autumn 2nd HalfMarvellous Maya English: History of Chocolate - Non Chronological Reports, Adverts, Chocolate Tree

Maths: Fractions; Shape and Space; Measurement; Data Handling 

Science: States of Matter

Computing: We Are Musicians

History: Maya 

Art: Pop Art

DT: Making Maya Masks

RE: Judaism 

PE: Dance

Spring 1st HalfAll Around the WorldEnglish: Diaries, Newspaper articles, Non chronological reports 

Maths: Addition and Subtraction; Multiplication And Division; Arithmetic; Problem Solving; Word Problems; Times Tables

Geography: Northern and southern hemispheres and climate zones

History: Shackleton's Adventures - Explorers

Science: Living Things and their Habitats

Computing: We Are Meteorologists

RE: Why do you judge me?

DT: Making 3D models of penguins

PE: Gymnastics

Spring 2nd HalfAmazonian Adventures

English: Rainforest Poetry, Adventure Story. Core Text: The Shaman's Apprentice 

Maths: Fractions; Shape and Space; Measurement; Data Handling

Geography:  Rainforests around the world; Deforestation
Science: Forces

Computing: We Are HTML Editors

DT: Cooking with Fair Trade ingredients

RE: Why do you judge me?

Art: Watercolour paintings of landscapes

PE: Striking and Fielding Games
Summer 1st HalfRoman Invasion

English: Roman myths; Retelling Stories. Core Text: Romulus and Remus

Maths: Fractions And Decimals; Times Tables; Addition and Subtraction; Multiplication and Division; Problem Solving.

History: Ancient Romans

Art/DT: Artists, architects and designers in history. Roman mosaics. 

Science: Animals including humans

Computing: We Are Co-authors

RE: Christianity - the ten commandments 

PE: Athletics 
Summer 2nd HalfAnglo- SaxonsEnglish: Creating Characters; Descriptions; Newspaper Reports; Scripts. Core Text: The Iron Man

Maths: Fractions; Shape and Space; Measurement; Data Handling; Position and Direction

History: Anglo-Saxon settlement

Science: States of Matter

Geography: Anglo Saxons and Vikings settlements

Computing: We Are Toy Designers

RE: Christianity - The Parables

Art: Designing and creating Anglo-Saxon brooches
DT: Designing and building model Anglo-Saxon house

PE: Athletics School Games Day-preparation

If you have any queries, please contact the Class Teacher or the Learning and Teaching Leader for this phase: Donna Rankine

Please read our half termly curriculum letters for more information.


Autumn Term

Spring Term