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Redditch, Worcestershire, B96 6EH
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Year 4 Curriculum

  • RESILIENCE means not giving up/persisting; having a positive view of oneself as a learner, managing distractions 
  • RESOURCEFULNESS means using your initiative and a range of strategies; being independent
  • REFLECTION means thinking about your own learning; planning your work; assessing your own work
  • RELATIONSHIPS means you can learn effectively in a group; know when to work in a pair, group or alone 
  • Y4 IT

    Y4 IT

    Ongoing throughout term.   We will be using laptops and iPads to support all the curriculum areas. They will be using them for word processing, reasearch, art and design, numeracy, mapping and geography. Will also be learning to do basic programming.
  • Y4 French

    Y4 French

    Onging throughout the term.   We are learning to say, read and write the weather expressions in French. We will be studying the traditional tale 'Le Vent et le Soleil'. (The sun and the Wind) We will be loking at spring traditions in France. (April Fools Day and Easter)
  • Y4 Science - The environment and habitats

    Y4 Science - The environment and habitats

    The children will observe the changes in the environment since Autumn and identify a variety of plants and trees. We will look at food chains and consider the importance of them. We will learn about habitats in our school environmental area and around the world.
  • Y4 - Geography - Locations and climate

    Y4 - Geography - Locations and climate

    As part of our work about habitats we will find out about Tropical Rainforests: location, climate and how people live.
  • Y4 - Science - Teeth and the digestive system

    Y4 - Science - Teeth and the digestive system

    The children will be comparing teeth of herbivores and carnivores, and exploring their differences. They will find out what damages teeth and how to look after them. They will be introduced to the main parts of the digestive system and the function of each part.
  • Y4 - History - Ancient Greeks

    Y4 - History - Ancient Greeks

    We will learn about the lifestyle of the Ancient Greeks and learn some Greek stories. We will also learn about how the Olympics began and compare them to modern day Olympics.
  • Y4 PSHE - Be food smart

    Y4 PSHE - Be food smart

    The children will be discussing healthy eating and healthy food choices. We will be looking at how much sugar, fat and salt are in a variety of foods and food products. 
  • y4 Spring Watch

    y4 Spring Watch

    We are lookig for signs of spring in the natural environment.  Identifying birds, trees, and wild flowers.  We will also revise food chains and habitats