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  • Headteacher: Mrs A Burton
  • Deputy Headteacher: Mrs L Taylor

What We Are Learning

Year 4 National Multiplication Check

Summer 1:

We can't wait to get stuck into all of the exciting topics we will be learning this term! 

Here is a list of the topics we will be working on:


Learning Challenge: Vikings: Who Dares Wins! - Following on from our Anglo Saxon topic in Year 3, we will be learning about the Viking raids on British monasteries and farms and the eventual invasion of Britain. We will learn about how the Anglo Saxons wrestled the Vikings for land until the eventual creation of Danegeld. We will finally learn about the culmination of the Viking and Anglo Saxon rule over Britain with the Norman invasion and birth of the British Monarchy in 1066.


English: This term we will be writing our own version of Norse mythological stories using description to make our settings and characters come to life.


Maths: In this half term we will continuing to practise our fluency of times tables ready for the Multiplication Tables Check next half term. The other topics we will cover this term include: Statistics, 2D and 3D shapes, Translation and Coordinates, Angles and Symmetry.


Science:  This term, we will be continuing to learn all about our bodies and how they digest food. This will include learning about food chains and food webs. We will also begin our topic on living things and their habitats, focusing on the different classifications of animals.


P.E: Our PE topic will be striking and fielding. This topic covers skills relating to games which include throwing and catching accurately as well as using a bat to hit a ball.


R.E: In RE we will be looking at Buddhism and the various Buddhist festivals.


PSHE: Relationships - In this topic we will be learning all about what a healthy relationship looks like both in family and friendship circles.


Art: Fabric of nature - In this topic we will be using patterns from nature to inspire our own pattern designs.


Music: Ukulele. This half term we will be continuing to learn chords and songs on our ukuleles. We can already play C major, A minor and F major. We will be learning some 3 finger chords such as G major and G7.


Modern Foreign Languages: This term, we will be using "I can" statements.


Computing: Repetition in Games - We will learn how to use repetition in scratch to create different functions within playable games.


Design Technology: This will be taught next half term.





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