Welcome to the Year 4 page. This year the teachers are: Miss Saunders (4S) and Miss Thomas (4T).
In English and Maths in Year 4, we follow the New National Curriculum. We will be using exciting stimuli such as How To Train Your Dragon and Charlotte’s Web.
In Science we learn about all about States of Matter, Animals (including humans), Living Things and their Habitats, Electricity and Sound.
Our topics in Year 4 are:
Autumn 1 –
History - Anglo Saxons
Geography – Britain Over Time
We will learn about Britain’s early invaders and settlers the Anglo - Saxons. Including their culture, chronology and key events.
Autumn 2 –
History – Native Americans
Geography – U.S.A
We will investigate the states and their landmarks. We will also find out about famous people, federal government and the discovery of America and the impact on Native American people.
Spring 1 –
History - The HMS Challenger
We will research The HMS Challenger and find out its purpose. We will also look at the expedition that took place and the different kinds of tests that were conducted aboard the ship. We will also be learning about Captain George Nares.
Spring 2 –
Geography – Great Barrier Reef
This half term we will be learning the location of The Great Barrier Reef, what it is and how big it is, factors that can affect and cause harm to The Great Barrier Reef. We will also be learning about global warming.
Summer 1 –
History – Victorian Inventions
We will learn about the Victorian period and specific dates and who the Victorians were. We will then focus on the different inventions in the Victorian period such as the adhesive stamp and the penny farthing bicycles and how these impacted on Britain today.
Summer 2 –
Geography - Biomes
We will learn about what a biome is and the different types of biomes people believe there are. We will take a closer look into each of the different types of biomes and investigate what might happen to them in the future.