Class 4 – Curriculum

Please find below an overview of the curriculum for this class. If you require further information please ask the class teacher in the first instance. Each term a curriculum letter is sent out from each class.

Skills Progression Grids

2022-23 Autumn Spring Summer
Theme

English

Wolf Brother
-Suspense
writing.
-Personification
poetry.
Percy Jackson and
the Lightning
Thief
-Beating the
monster.         -Instructions
Beowulf
-Fantasy story.
-Explanation text.
Midnight Fox
-Meeting someone
story.
-Non chronological
report
The Hobbit
-Journey Story.
-Informal letter.
River boy
– Wishing story.
-Poetry

Maths Yr 5

Decimal
fractions – 4
weeks
Money – 1
week
Negative
numbers – 2
weeks
Short
multiplication
and division – 8
Weeks
Area and
scaling – 5
weeks
Calculating
with decimal
fractions – 2
weeks
Calculating
with decimal
fractions – 1
week
Factors,
multiples and
primes – 4
weeks
Fractions – 6
weeks
Converting units
– 2 weeks
Angles – 3
weeks
Consolidation
and
assessment. 1
week

Maths Yr 6

Calculating
using
knowledge of
structures – 5
weeks
Multiples of
1000 – 2
weeks
Numbers up to
10,000,000 – 4
weeks
Consolidation
and
assessment – 2
weeks
Draw compose
and
decompose
shapes – 2
weeks.
Multiplication
and division – 4
weeks
Area,
perimeter,
position and
direction – 2
weeks
Fractions and
percentages –
4 weeks
Statistics 1
week.
Ratio and
proportion – 2
weeks
Calculating
using
knowledge of
structures (2) –
1 week.
SATS – 1 week
Solving
problems with
two unknowns
– 2 weeks.
Order of
operations – 1
week
Mean Average
– 1 week.
Science  Properties and Changes of materials   Earth and Space    Life Cycles Classification
History  Ancient Greeks   Anglo Saxons   Vikings  
Geography  Mountain Environments     Water, Rivers and Coasts   Mountain Environments
Computing Communication and Collaboration Intro to spreadsheets Webpage Creation Variables in games Sensing 3D modelling
DT   Christmas Crafts  Cooking to live – bread and pizza     Structures
Art   Greek vases – silhouettes Van Gogh – painting

William Morris – Printing

Zentangle

Canal artwork Viking themed textiles and clay Sketching animals
Music  African sounds Rounds  Journey into space    Songs for the Show  
RE Creation and science: conflicting or complementary? Why do some people believe in God and some people not? Why is the Torah so important to Jewish people? What do Christians believe Jesus did to ‘save’ people? Christians and how to live: what would Jesus do? What does it mean to be a Muslim living in Britain today?
PE  Invasion Games Y6
OAA Unit 3 Y6
 Dance Unit 5 Y6
Gym Y6
 Net wall games Y6
Athletics Folder

French

Les Vetements   J’habite   Un pays francophone  
Relationship, Health and Sex Education Caring Friendships

Internet Safety and Harms

Online Relationships

Health Prevention

Mental Wellbeing

 

Healthy Eating

 

Respectful Relationships Mental Wellbeing

Being Safe

 

Families and People who Care for Me: Sex Education

Transition

Modern Foreign Language French            

 

2023-24 Autumn Spring Summer
Theme

English

Non-chronological reports

Adverts

Oliver Twist 

Poetry – daffodils

Instruction

The highwayman

Newspaper reports

Stories from other cultures

Skellig

The hobbit

Assessment of writing and revision

The hobbit

Production 

Maths

Place value

Calculation

Negative numbers and co-ordinates

Multiples, factors and primes

Fractions, decimals and  percentages

Angles in shape 

Area and Volume

Ratio and proportion

Measures

Statistics

Review  Problem solving 
Science   Light Forces inc. pulleys  Animals including Humans  Evolution and Inheritance Electricity    
History Mayan Civilization   Crime and Punishment   Local History- Battle of Bosworth Slave Trade Literacy Link
Geography Geography of Thurlaston including Counties     A place in North or South America    
Computing Systems and Searching Vector Drawing Flat File databases Selection in Physical Computing Video Production Selection in Quizzes
DT Residential Cams   South American cooking Motors and Computer Control  
Art   Christmas Art   South American artists   Jewellery making
Music Blues   Electronic sounds   Songs for the Show  
RE What does it mean if God is holy and loving? What matters most to Humanists and Christians? For Christians what kind of a King is Jesus? Why do Christians believe Jesus was the Messiah? Why do Hindus want to be good? How does faith help people when life gets hard?
PE Invasion Games Y5
OAA Unit 3 Y5
Dance Unit 5 Y5
Gym Y6
Net wall games Y5
Athletics Folder

French

Moi et mon ecole   Qu’est-ce que tu veux?   Les Sport  
Relationship, Health and Sex Education Caring Friendships

Internet Safety and Harms

Online Relationships

Health Prevention

 

 

Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco

Healthy Eating

Mental Wellbeing

 

Respectful Relationships  

Being Safe

Families and People who Care for Me

Basic First Aid

Transition

Modern Foreign Language French