Year 4

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Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Core text

Perseus and Medusa from Greek myths anthology

Robin Hood - selected stories and chapters

The Iron Man

The Pied Piper of Hamelin - poem Robert Browning

Kensuke’s Kingdom

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Street Child

Science

Biology - Cells

Computing - digital literacy, history of computing and networks

Waves - light

Space - orbits

Space - orbits - part two

Working

scientifically

History

The Roman Republic.

The legendary kings of Rome and the beginnings of the Roman Republic

The Punic Wars between Carthage and Rome

Hannibal and his attack on Rome

Politics, society and culture in the Roman Republic*

The Roman Empire.

The Roman military and its organisation

The early emperors, including Augustus, Claudius and Nero

Pompeii and the eruption of Vesuvius

The Jewish- Roman War

Roman Britain.

The Roman invasion of Britain under Claudius

Boudicca's revolt against the Romans

Aquae Sulis: life in a Roman town

Hadrian's Wall, the Vindolanda tablets and what they reveal about life on the frontier

The End of the Roman Empire.

The conversion to Christianity in Britain

Constantine and the foundations of the Eastern Empire

The collapse of the western Roman Empire

The end of Roman Britain

Local Study of Norfolk

Measuring Time

Periods of History

Centuries.

Different Periods

History of Norwich

Local History: Burgh Castle

Geography

The Arctic

latitude, longitude and hemispheres

the polar climate

Tourism

Tourism and growth over time

Climate

Tourism and growth over time

Tectonics

Volcanoes and the structure of Earth

Depth study of volcanism on Sicily

Rivers and Settlements

Globalisation

 

Depth study of northern Norway

Tourism across Europe and in Norfolk

National Parks

Ecotourism and Sustainable tourism in the Arctic

Tourism across Europe and in Norfolk

National Parks

Ecotourism and Sustainable tourism in the Arctic

 

 

 

RE

New Testament Stories

How they are remembered/what can they teach us now?

New Testament Stories Incarnation

New Testament Stories

Baptism

New Testament Stories Crucifixion and

resurrection of Jesus

Religion around the World

Dharmic Faiths: What is Hinduism?

 

Think positive

Health and Wellbeing

Respecting rights Living in the Wider World

VIPs

relationships

One World

Living in the Wider World

Growing up

relationships

Safety First

Health and Wellbeing

Music

Singing

TCL Gr 1 vocal exercises, Go tell it on the mountain (Gr2), On the back of an eagle (Gr2), Coventry Carol (Gr2)

Theory

Degrees of the scale, intervals, notes in the bass clef, composing 4 bar rhythms, 6/8, simple and compound time, A minor.

Cannon

Morning from peer Gynt

Troika from Lieutenant Kije - Prokofiev

Ongoing

Aural tests and terminology and concepts (see detailed plan)

Singing

Farewell Lad (Gr2), The Ash Grove (Gr2), Coconut (Gr2)

Theory

E minor, ties, perfect intervals, sequences, 1st inversion of tonic triads, metronome markings, chord symbols and roman numerals

Cannon

Superman Theme - John Williams

I vow to thee, my country (Jupiter) - Holst

Ongoing

Aural tests and terminology and concepts (see detailed plan)

Singing

Hushabye mountain (Gr2), Abdul the Magician (Gr2), Bessie, the black cat (Gr2)

Theory

D minor, Write a tune to a rhythm, working out the key of a piece, 2nd inversion of tonic triads, broken chords

Cannon

Toccata and Fugue in D minor - JS Bach Prelude in C - JS Bach

Ongoing

Aural tests and terminology and concepts (see detailed plan)

Art/DT

Formal Elements: Pattern

Painting

 

Subject Matter:

Drawing

 

Subject Matter:

Printing

 

Subject Matter:

Sculpture

 

Subject Matter:

Mixed Media

 

Subject Matter:

 

Subject Matter:

Roman Art/ Roman

Features of the Face /

Patterns & Nature,

Human Form

Abstract Art and

Optical Art /

scene Painting/

portraits/ create

create a pattern

 

Collage, creating

Mathematical Fractals

Roman

pots/Sketching the

abstract art from

realism

based on Morris

wallpaper designs.

Artist Focus:

Alberto Giacometti

enlarges size and

scale collage pieces

Artist Focus:

coliseum /Roman

 

 

 

for display around the

Bridget Riley

mosaics / paper

Artist Focus:

Artist Focus:

Art History:

school.

 

mosaics

Salvador Dali

William Morris

Expressionism

 

Art History:

 

 

 

 

Artist Focus:

Op Art

Artist Focus:

Art History:

Art History:

Materials:

Henri Mattise

 

Classical Art

Surrealism

Romanticism

Wire,foil,pliers,cardbo

 

Materials: pens,

 

 

 

ard,glues adhesives.

Art History:

compasses, rulers,

Art History:

Materials: drawing

Materials: tracing

 

Expressionism

set squares, coloured

Roman

pencils, chalk

paper light boxes,

Assessment:

 

pencils, coloured

 

charcoal colored

coloured pencil

Primary Observational

Materials: papers,

papers

Materials: Metallic

papers. Still life

watercolour paints,

Drawing

scissors, glues, cards,

 

paints Range of

object, college

acrylic paints

 

 

Assessment:

coloured paints Paint

newspapers

 

 

 

Primary Observational

brushes Cartridge

magazines.

 

 

 

Drawing

paper Sketching

 

 

 

 

 

pencils Photo pack

Assessment:

 

 

 

 

Colouring pencils

Primary Observational

 

 

 

 

 

Drawing

 

 

 

PE (PPA)

Rugby

Hockey

Circuit training

Basketball

Rounders

Athletics

PE

(Teacher)

Gymnastics

To become increasingly competent and confident to perform skills more consistently

Able to perform in time with a partner and group

Use compositional ideas in sequences such

Dance

To become increasingly competent and confident to perform skills more consistently

Able to perform in time with a partner and group

Use compositional ideas in sequences such

Handball

Develop 3 step rule incorporating bounce.

Defend and stop attacks by blocking and intercepting

Pass and move with the ball to set up attacks

Demonstrate and implement the rules of handball

Badminton

Explore and use different shots with both the forehand and backhand

Demonstrate different badminton skills

Practise some trick shots in isolation

Cricket

To develop the range of Cricket skills they can apply in a competitive context

Choose and use a range of simple tactics in isolation and in a game context

Consolidate existing skills and apply with

OAA

Work well in a team or group within defined and understood roles

Plan and refine strategies to solve problems

Identify the relevance of and use maps, compass and symbols

Identify what they

 

as changes in

as changes in

 

 

 

 

consistency

do well and

height, speed and

height, speed and

suggest what they

direction

direction

could do to

 

 

improve