Curriculum Overview - Summer Term
See our Homework Schedule for Year 4 children
This year we want a more creative curriculum for the children in KS2. There will be more practical activities to break up long lessons and skills will be taught through different topics and themes. All areas of the National Curriculum will be covered using a thematic approach. This approach will allow the children to experience a variety of new and exciting ways to learn. This will be achieved through the topic of: The History of Transport
- Stories from other cultures
- Round 3-digit numbers to 10 or 100; round money to £; make estimates.
- Multiply/divide integers by 10 or 100; multiply by 5 or 20 by halving/doubling.
- Subtract HTU-TU, HTU-HTU, check results with inverse calculation.
- Subtract HTU-TU, HTU-HTU by standard method.
- Find differences by counting on; understand the relationship between +/-.
- Know x9 multiplication/division facts; recognise patterns and relationships.
- Use the 8-point compass; measure clockwise and anti-clockwise turns.
- Know angles are measured in degrees; know the relationship between degrees and right-angles.
- Locate position on a grid using coordinates; recognise horizontal and vertical lines.
- Understand and use standard units of weight; read scales.
- Know the relationship between different units of time; read calendars.
- Organise and interpret data in Venn and Carroll diagrams.
- Add money amounts; estimate and check by approximating.
- Subtract money amounts by standard written method of decomposition.
- Know x7 multiplication/division facts, develop x7 from x3/x4 facts.
- Use partitioning and informal methods to multiply TU by U.
- Multiply TU by U using standard methods.
- Divide TU by U (standard/informal methods); understand division as repeated subtraction.
- Find fractions of quantities and shapes; relate fractions to division.
- Recognise decimal notation; equivalence between fractions and decimals (halves and quarters)
- Internet research skills
- Publishing skills
- Collecting and presenting information
- Modelling effects on screen
- Questionnaire and Pie Charts
- History of transport
- Local roads and walks
- New metro link and railways
- Travel between cities and villages
- Motorway network
Design and Technology
- Design and make a future model of transport
- Design and make a lighthouse with a circuit
Art and Design
- Sketching old forms of transport
- Art from other cultures
- Landscape paintings e.g. lighthouse locations
- Exploring signals
- Exploring descriptive sounds
P.E. and Games
- Rounders/Cricket (games)
- Athletics - developing running techniques
PSHE and Citizenship
- Making choices and decisions
- Protecting the environment
- Children’s rights- wants and needs
- What religions are represented in our neighbourhood?
- Religious groups- symbols, places of worship, local study
MFL – French
- Our sporting lives
- Carnival of the Animals
- Today’s date
- Consolidation and assessment