Take a look at our Year 4 curriculum:
Number and place values
- Numbers to 10 000
- Roman numerals
- Addition and subtraction within 10 000
- Multiplication and division
- Further multiplication and division
Fractions, decimals and percentages
- Counting in hundredths
- Mixed numbers, improper fractions and simplification
- Equivalent fractions
- Adding and subtracting fractions
- Writing tenths and hundredths
- Comparing and ordering decimals
- Rounding decimals
- Writing fractions as decimals
- Dividing by 10 and 100
- Mass, volume and length
- Area of figures
- Properties of shapes
- Position and direction
Unit 1 – Stories from the past
- Use role play and storytelling to develop a complete story
- Explore the building blocks of a story (characters, setting and plot)
- Write a story in the past
Unit 2 – Let’s put on a play
- Role play and perform a play
- Compare plays and stories
- Write scenes from a play
Unit 3 –Read all about it!
- Role play as interviewers and witness
- Identify the main features of newspaper texts
- Write newspaper-style accounts
Unit 4 – Strange and wonderful places
- Perform poems
- Read and discuss figurative language and structure of poem, including older poems
- Write poems based on the structure or style of poems read
Unit 5 – Strange but true
- Discuss in groups with role playing and storytelling
- Read fantasy adventure stories which have real-life settings and investigate how settings can add to tension
- Plan and write stories with different settings
- Using determiners
- Expanding sentences using conjunctions
- Expanding sentences using adverbs
- Expanding sentences using propositions
- Direct speech
- Present tense
- Present perfect of simple past
- Using paragraphs
- Two-syllable words with long vowel sounds/silent e
- Adding –es, -ed, -ing; dropping silent e and changing y to i
- Adding suffixes –ed and –ing to two-syllable words; doubling final consonant
- Words ending in f, ff, lf
- Consonant digraphs making the f sound: gh, ph
- Vowel digraph ea; homographs: lead/lead homophones: led/lead, weather, whether
- Adding noun suffixrs –ion, -ness
- Letter patterns “ge” and “dge”
Unit 1 – Humans and Animals
- Life Processes.
- Using your senses.
- Sorting living things.
- The human skeleton.
- Muscles and joints.
Unit 2 – Living things in their Environment
- Different Environments.
- Caring for the environment.
- Sorting Animals.
- Identification keys.
Unit 3 – States of Matter
- Melting Ice.
- Liquid to Solid.
- Reversible and Irreversible changes.
Unit 4 – Magnetism
- What is a magnet?
- Strongest Magnet.
- Magnetic Field.
- Magnetic Poles.
- Uses of Magnets.
Unit 5 – Electricity
- Simple Circuits.
- Circuit components.
- Electrical appliances.
- Batteries and Cells.
- Series Circuits.
Unit 6 – Sound
- Animal Ears.
- How is sound made?
- How sound travels?
- Measuring Sound.
- Musical Instruments.
- Stopping Sound.
On the way to school
- Say how children get to school.
- Take part in a survey and ask and answer questions about how they get to school.
Where in the world is French spoken
- To learn where French is spoken.
- Work as a team to complete a map of the French speaking countries of the world.
- Put together short sentences of ways of travelling to different countries.
- Roman roads and trade
- The Roman Army
- Roman Baths
- Life for a Roman child
- Roman Gods
- What is the environment?
- What does the term conservation mean?
- What is pollution and are there types of pollution?
- Why do people pollute?
- What are the Three R’s?
- How can we do the 3 R’s at school and home?
- How long does trash really last?
Unit 1: Starting Searches
- Use buttons, menus and indexes to search for and navigate to information
- Use keywords to search for information
- Provide evidence of research undertaken
- Select appropriate keywords
- Select appropriate search results
Unit 2: Starting Email
- Create and send email messages
- Reply to email messages
- Collect and read email messages
- Use email folders
- Forward email messages and copy to another recipient
Unit 3: Coding with Scratch
- Introduction to Scratch
- Sprites and simple movement
- Scripted movements
- Costumes and animations
- Setting backdrops
- Mouse control