YEAR 4 Yearly Overview

15 Sep 2015

Please click here for our Year 4 Curriculum taught at Brady
  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Theme Telling stories, verbal, visual, poetry Water Time travelling
Numeracy Mental addition & subtraction       Problem solving, reasoning & algebra
Number & place value
Mental X and ÷
Written X and ÷
Fractions, ratio & proportion
Mental addition & subtraction
Decimals, percentages & their  
equivalence to fractions
Written addition &  subtraction
Mental multiplication & Division
Decimals, percentages & their equivalence to fractions
Number & place value
Written addition & subtraction
Problem solving, reasoning      
& algebra
Mental addition & Subtraction
Number & place value
Problem solving, reasoning & algebra
Written addition &subtraction
Mental multiplication & division
Written multiplication & division
Fractions, ratio & proportion
Geometry: properties of
Mental addition & subtraction
Decimals & percentages Number and place value
Problem solving & algebra
Written add & subtract
Mental arithmetic
Written + & -
Problem solving
Formal + & -
Mental strategies
Formal X & ÷
Number & place value
Problem solving
Mental strategies
Decimals & % and equivalent fractions
Formal X & ÷
Geometry – shapes
Mental  +  &  -
Mental  X &  ÷
Formal  X &  ÷
Problem solving
Fractions, ratio, Decimals, % and equivalent fractions
Literacy Non-fiction: Space Explorer!
(3 weeks)
Fiction: Christophe’s Story
(3 weeks)
Audio Story
(2 weeks)
Poetry:Creating Images
(2 weeks)
Non-fiction:The Most Incredible Sport
Fiction:The Spiderwick Chronicles
Poetry:Poetic Form
Non-fiction The Shang Dynasty
Fiction:The Iron Man
Live Unit: The Grand Tour
Poetry:Exploring Poetic Language
Science Animals including humans
Why is it a bad idea to eat a hamburger every day?
How could we cope without electricity for one day?
Why is the sound that ‘one direction’ makes enjoyed by so many?
States of Matter
How could we survive without water?
All Living Things
Which wild animals and plants thrive in your locality?
ICT Microsoft Publisher
(bookmarks, shapes)
(Imaginary settings)
We are toy designers
(Ancient Roman Games)
We are producing digital music - sounds. We are presenting the Weather – water.
We are producing a wiki We are editing and writing HTML
History Where would you choose to build a city? Why were the Romans powerful and what did we learn from them? Why were the Norman castles certainly not bouncy? Why is the Thames so important to London? What would you have done after school 100 years ago?
Art Colour techniques
(hot & cold colours)
Guiseppe Archiboldo
(fruit/seasons) sketching.
Guideppe Archiboldo
(create the four seasons as a poster of 4 portraits using different elements)
Topic related Picasso – The Chair and perception/Proportion Topic related
RE Judaism Judaism Hinduism Hinduism Christianity Buddhism
Listening & Comprehension
listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding
Explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words
Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help.
Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures
Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases.
Reading and comprehension
Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing
Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language
Broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary
Write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly
Describe people, places, things and actions orally* and in writing
Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including (where relevant): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these, for instance, to build sentences; and how these differ from or are similar to English.
PE Premier Sports Premier Sports Premier Sports
Premier Sports
Premier Sports Premier Sports
PSHE New Beginnings Getting on and falling out Say no to bullying Going for Goals!
Music Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the interrelated dimensions of music
Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory
Use and understand staff and other musical notations Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians Develop an understanding of the history of music.
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