Year 4

Class Information

  • Reading Records are checked every Monday. 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 via Google Classroom. Reading aloud is a skill so please try and encourage your child to read to you where possible.
  • P.E. The children will be doing PE on Mondays and Thursdays.

Please ensure all belongings are clearly labelled.

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: Sharing the Planet

Central Idea: Peace and conflict resolution can assist common understanding and guide change.

Lines of Inquiry

  • Viking raids and invasion
  • Changes in beliefs in the past
  • Ways in which peace can be obtained

Previous Units

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: How the World Works

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

Lines of Inquiry

  • UK geographical regions human and physical characteristics
  • Humans modify their land use to meet their needs
  • The way humans modify their land use impacts the natural world

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Express Ourselves

Central Idea: Beliefs and cultures can be expressed in many ways.

Lines of Inquiry

  • The Anglo Saxons and who they were and why they came to Britain.
  • How people have expressed themselves in periods of history.
  • Historical and modern beliefs are similar and different.

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: Who We Are

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

Lines of Inquiry

  • How systems of our body work.
  • How our bodies have changed and will change.
  • The consequences of our choices.

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time

Central Idea: Past civilisations influence our lives in many ways.

Lines of Inquiry

  • Roman migration and exploration
  • How we know about past civilisations
  • The ways of life of past civilisations
  • Past civilisations impact on present life in Britain

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: How the World Works

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

Lines of Inquiry

  • UK geographical regions human and physical characteristics.
  • Humans modify their land use to meet their needs.
  • The way humans modify their land use impacts the natural world.

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time

Central Idea: Past civilisations influence our lives today in many ways.

Lines of Inquiry

  • What artefacts tell us about life during this time.
  • How past settlements lived and what they tell us about the past.
  • Significant people in past settlements.

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: Who We Are

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

Lines of Inquiry

  • How systems of our body work.
  • How our bodies have changed and will change.
  • The consequences of our choices.

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: Sharing the Planet

Central Idea: Peace and conflict resolution can assist common understanding and guide change.

Lines of Inquiry

  • The causes of conflict
  • The impact of conflict
  • Life after conflict