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FURZE PLATT JUNIOR SCHOOL

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

 

 

YEAR 4

 

TERM 1

 

TERM 2

 

TERM 3

 

TERM 4

 

TERM 5

TERM 6

 

THEME

INVADERS & SETTLERS

FRANCE

TUDORS

WOW EVENTS

Workshops

 

French Day

Visit to Hampton Court

ENGLISH

Cross curricular links

Non Chronological Report Writing

(Anglo Saxons/Vikings)

 

Poetry – Haiku

 

Persuasive leaflets and TV adverts.

 

Sending letters to/from Tudor times

MATHS

 

All maths groups are taught the relevant maths curriculum. Maths is taught with a view to allowing children to develop their skills and understanding. Real-life

scenarios are linked to most concepts so using and applying and depth become a reality to all

SCIENCE

Electricity

Animals inc humans

Sound

Habitats &

Living things 1

 

States of Matter

STEM project on Floatation

DESIGN & TECH

Clocks

Food tech: Taboulet (French food)

Picture Frames

ART

Clay Pots

Project on French artists- painting

Self Portraits in the style of Tudors

HISTORY

Anglo-Saxons & Vikings

Art & Culture

 

 

Tudor lifestyles

Explorers

 

GEOG

 

Areas of the UK – which were invaded and where Saxons/Viking settled.

Our Neighbours - Countries and features of Europe including France

Map work - The routes of discovery made by Tudor explorers.

MUSIC

Rhythm and beat – Mamma Mia

Playing the glockenspiel

 

Music based on Tudor stories

PE/GAMES

Tag rugby

Gymnastics

Rounders

Tag rugby

Gymnastics

Hockey

Dance

Netball

Football

Athletics

Fitness

Athletics

Cricket

Tennis

RE

 

Hinduism

Christianity

Judaism

Christianity

Sikhism

Christianity

ICT

 

Coding using Espresso

“ We are software developers”

“We are musicians”

“We are HTML editors”

“Producing a Wiki”

“We are meteorologists”

“We are toy designers”

MFL

French to be taught throughout the year

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