Year 4

Class Information

  • Reading Records are checked every Thursday. It is expected that the children read at least three times a week and this is recorded in their reading journal. Structured reading comments are now made within school. Reading out loud is a skill so please try and encourage your child to read to you.
  • Spelling and maths champion targets will be sent home on the first Friday of each half term. There will be an informal test on 10 spellings every Friday and the whole list will be tested on the last week of each half term. 
  • P.E. The children will be doing PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Please ensure all belongings are clearly labelled.

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: How the World Works

Central Idea: Forces of nature can sometimes transform the physical world.

Lines of Inquiry

  • Formation of earthquakes and volcanoes.
  • Natural disasters nationally and globally.
  • How natural disasters affect life.

Previous Units

Spring Term 2021/22

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: An inquiry into access to equal opportunities.

Central Idea: A person can be treated differently based on their identity.

Lines of Inquiry

  • Identity and stereotypes
  • Diversity and discrimination
  • Human rights
Winter Term 2021/22

Unit of Inquiry

Theme: Who We Are

Central Idea: We need to understand the body to maintain and improve well-being and health.

We will inquire into:

  • How systems of our body work
  • How our bodies have changed and will change
  • The consequences of our choices
A diagram showing the internal organs of the human body.
Autumn Term 2021/22

Unit of Inquiry

Theme: How we organise ourselves

Central Idea: Networks often exist to allow the movement of goods.

We will inquire into:

  • What networks exist
  • Where goods move around the world
  • Fairtrade
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