Year 4 2020 - 2021
Welcome to the Year 4 Class Page
4S do PE on: Monday and Friday 4C do PE on: Tuesday and Wednesday
We test spellings on: Friday
We test times tables on: Thursday
Our daily homework is to read to an adult at home and practise our times tables and spellings in order to ensure we make the best possible progress during our time in Year 4. Please let your class teacher know when you have read through the class email.
4C: 4C@owstonpark.co.uk 4S: 4S@owstonpark.co.uk
Life Before the Chocolate Factory!
This term our topic is 'Life Before the Chocolate Factory!’ where we will be learning about the Ancient Maya and their way of life. We will be exploring and learning about:
-The Ancient Maya civilisation in History.
-Tropical rainforests in Geography.
-Living things and their habitats, animals including humans in Science.
- Experiment with song lyrics by using our voice expressively in Music.
-Postive relationships and respecting our simmilarities and differences in PSHE.
-The use of sketch pencils including tone, shade and texture in Art.
-How to keep safe online using Gooseberry Planet.
This term our topic is 'Rampaging Romans' where we will be learning about the Romans and their way of life. We will be learning and exploring:
-The Roman Empire in History.
-Italy and it's volcanoes in Geography.
-States of Matter including solids, liquids and gases in Science.
-Explore and create mosaics in Art.
-Mechanisms including pulleys in Design and Technology.
-Belonging to a community and our shared responsilbilies in PSHE.
-Use silence, tempo and repeated patterns in Music.
Invaders and Settlers!
This term our topic is 'Invaders and Settlers' where we will be learning about the Viking and Anglo-Saxon era. We will be learning and exploring:
-The Vikings and Anglo- Saxon way of life in History.
-Rivers and the water cycle in Geography.
-Understand where electricity comes from and build an electrical ciricuit and sound in Science.
-Design and create a sculpture in Art.
-Cooking and nutrition in Design and Technology.
-Physical and mental wellbeing and the changes in your body in PSHE.
-Composing a piece classical music to tell a Viking saga story in Music.
This term we are learning about 'Life before the Chocolate Factory'
As part of our English curriculum, this term the book we will be studying is 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'