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Woolston Community Primary School
Year 4
Long Term Curriculum Overview 2018 - 2019 
TERM AUTUMN SPRING SUMMER
THEME DISCOVER: HISTORY FOCUS EXPLORE: GEOGRAPHY FOCUS  CREATE: ARTS FOCUS 
Essential question  Do soldiers always fight? What is clean water? Is it better to stand out or fit in?  
Science

Human Digestive System (Biology)

Who am I? (Biology) 

Classifying vertebrates and invertebrates. Using Identification keys.

In a state (Chemistry)

Human Impact (Biology) Seasonal changes - plants and leaves 

Switched on - Electricity

(Physics)

Good Vibrations –Sound (Physics)

Seasonal changes - plants and leaves

Computing 

My Online Life (E - safety)

Real and fake news

Hour of Code

Dinosaurs

X-Factor

Minecraft challenges

History

Romans and Roman life -

and the impact the Romans had on Britain.

Ongoing skills  Key fashion points in British history. Looking at decade’s pre and post war.
Geography

Map work – Locating the Roman empire and its expansion.

Locating Roman Roads

What is clean water?

Environmental impact.

Pollution

Plastic pollution in oceans and waterways.

Rivers Water Cycle

Fashion around the world - national costumes
Design and Techonology

Ongoing skills

Create a model of a Roman road

Ongoing skills Design and make a hat with flashing lights (electricity)
Art Romans - Researching and creating mosaics. 

Warrington PAN Project
Recycled plastic sculpture

Fashion designers: Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen

Music

Gospel singing

Establishing a whole class choir where children sing, dance and move to music.

To adopt a good posture and vocal technique.

Prepare for a Christmas concert.

Roman musical instruments.

Gospel Singing

To continue to develop and build upon the skills learned in the Autumn term and learn 4 new songs

Prepare the songs for performance

Gospel Singing

To learn the final 3 songs and start to recap the songs we have already learned and prepare for the Gospel performance at ‘The Feast of Choirs’

PE

Multi skills – Fundamentals of movement

Football

Dance 

Gymnastic activities

Tennis skills

OAA 

Swimming 

Athletics

RE

Judaism 

How do religious families and their communities practise their faith and what contributions does this make to society?

Hinduism 

What might a Hindu learn from celebrating Diwali? 

Christianity God

How and why might Christians use the Bible? 

Christianity - Jesus

What are we prepared to sacrifice/not sacrifice?

Islam 

What is expected of a person in following a religion or belief?

Christianity - Church 

Why are some occasions sacred to believers?

Languages

(French)

My school, your school
Age/days Introducing teacher and friends
Classroom objects 

My local area/your local area:

Shops
Everyday shopping Shopping for gifts    Christmas 

Epiphany, Family tree, Faces, Celebrating carnival Parts of the body and descriptions, own class, Aliens

Carnival, colours, clothes descriptions

Feeling well/unwell
Jungle animals and fantastical animals
Summertime weather,
seasons.         
PSHE

Electing a school council

British Values-Democracy 

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing 

Anti-bullying week

Relationships

Healthy Relationships Feelings and emotions Valuing difference

Living in the Wider World Money matters

 Financial Education

Living in the Wider World 

Community Spirit - what being part of a community means, and about the varied institutions that support communities locally and nationally.
SEAL – Good to be me/changes

Health and Wellbeing 

 Health and Wellbeing

If you require additional information relating to the curriculum please speak to your child's class teacher. 

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