Sandown School

 

Year 4 2019 2020

 

 

Hello and welcome to the Year 4 page!
Our teaching team consists of Mrs Hunnisett, Mr Hoffmann and Miss Cagan . 

 

Term 1

Groovy Greeks

Possible enrichment

  • Literacy: Myths/Legends – Hercules (Animation week) Stories (King Midas/Atlas).Freeze frames, conscience alley. Study of Greek life (art/literature and architecture) and its influence on the Western world. Aristotle/Plato. (Geo: food & diet Art - Greek vases? Pottery? (Kirsty)
  • Science: Electricity (circuits, appliances, batteries)
  • ICT: Digital Literacy: E-safety: Posters
  • RE: Creation: What do Christians Learn from the Creation Story
  • Music: Trumpets and Mamma Mia
  • French: Do You Have a Pet?

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Olympic day

Term 2

You’re My Firework

Possible enrichment

  • Literacy: Firework Makers Daughter, instruction writing (how to wash an elephant), letter (Lila to dad why she left)
  • Science: States of Matter – Water cycle, gas/liquids/solids
  • ICT: Espresso Coding
  • RE: Incarnation: Trinity
  • Music: Trumpets and Glockenspiel Part
  • French: The Classroom

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Trip to the Castle

Term 3

Rotten Romans

Possible enrichment

  • Literacy/Topic: Romans: foods, play scripts, theatre, Gods, Roman Life and its influences on the western world, architecture, report (Roman life, diary entry (landing at Deal), Biography of Boudicca
  • Art: Roman roads (shoe box)
  • Science: Working scientifically: Famous Scientists
  • ICT: Office (Excel, publisher, word, PowerPoint)
  • RE: Gospel: What kind of world did Jesus want?
  • Music: Trumpets and Stop!
  • French: The Romans

 

Term 4

What’s the Deal

Possible enrichment

  • Literacy: Features of a poem, writing our own poems, Famous Poets: (Roald Dahl, William Blake, and Shakespeare) The Nest full of stars – Poetry focus. Go to beach for inspiration. Invite local poet to do a session with the kids
  • Science: Animals including humans – digestive system using tights/orange juice. – link to characters from Narnia
  • ICT: Lego We do Interfacing with Scratch
  • RE: Hinduism: What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?
  • Music: Trumpets and Blackbird
  • French: Clothes

Trip to the Zoo

Term 5

Rhyme and Reason

Possible enrichment

  • Literacy: Features of a poem, writing our own poems, Famous Poets: (Roald Dahl, William Blake, and Shakespeare) The Nest full of stars – Poetry focus. Go to beach for inspiration. Invite local poet to do a session with the kids
  • Science: Animals including humans – digestive system using tights/orange juice. – link to characters from Narnia
  •  ICT: Lego We do Interfacing with Scratch
  • RE: Hinduism: What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?
  • Music: Trumpets and Blackbird
  • French: Family

 

Term 6

Narnia

Possible enrichment

  • Literacy: The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe – letters, story mountain, alternative endings, persuasive writing, ppt stories, Geo: London and European countries, Art: pop up wardrobe, change of seasons,
  • History: WW2
  • Geography: Marshlands (physical Geo). Compare it with more local (Deal) geography. Fly Eagle Fly text
  • Science: Sound – how did sound travel, what would it have sounded like as a result, how would they have protected themselves
  • ICT: Information Technology: (Excel, publisher, word, PowerPoint)
  • RE: The Journey: Why do some people think that Life is a journey and what significant experiences mark this?
  • Music: Trumpets and Reflect, Rewind and Replay
  • PE: Sports Day practise, Games
  • French: Golidlocks

Performance to Parents

 

Term 6 PSHE