Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

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Year  4  2021-2022

Mrs Brandwood-Wilson & Miss Carter (Teacher) - Moore Class

Miss Bahalla (Teacher) - Rashford Class

Miss Proctor (Teacher) - Pankhurst Class

Extra adult support across the three classes is also provided by Mrs Wright and Mrs Osborne.

 

This year all our classes are named after inspirational people.

Spring 2

Curriculum

This half term Year 4 will be completing a Design and Technology project. Pupils will learn how to plan and design a light box. They will experiment with different materials and choose the most appropriate ones to make their box. Using their previous electricity knowledge, pupils will create a simple circuit to light up their box. At the end of the unit pupils will evaluate their final product against their original design.

Art

This term during art lessons, pupils in Year 4 will create observational drawings using light and shadows. Pupils will experiment with techniques to create atmosphere. pattern is and how to create
them using different programs. 

Computing 

In computing, pupils will learn how to be an artist. Pupils will learn what a tessellating pattern is and how to create them using different programs.

Science

RSHE

Our theme is ’Health and Wellbeing’. We will be focusing on the question ’How do we grow and change?’ We will be looking at how our bodies change through puberty and how to keep ourselves clean as well as how to manage changing emotions. For more information please the original message posted on ‘Class Story’ on Dojo.

Science

This half term, children will learn about ‘Living things and their Habitats’. They will learn how to group living things in a variety of ways. They will learn how to use classification keys and look at how environments change and how this can be dangerous to living things.

 

RE

Year 4 children will be looking at ‘Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?’ From this children will look at why and how some people are inspiring. They will also learn more about Jesus’ Life and how he became inspiring because of his actions.

French

This half terms topic is ‘Ou vas-tu?’ Year 4 will learn to give simple directions as well as looking at the weather. celebrating different festivals.

.Spring 1

Curriculum

This half term Year 4 will be learning about countries around the world. Pupils will learn the capital cities of 8 different countries as well as looking at the different human and physical features of each countries. Pupils will also learn about the different tropics and the equator.

 

Art

In Art this term children will be looking at textiles for their theme. They will combining different materials to add texture to a piece of art. They will evaluate which materials work best and why. Pupils will also be taught basic sewing stiches. 

 

Computing

In computing, pupils will learning how to be a blogger. Pupils will look at different types of blogs and how is blog is wrote. Alongside this, pupils will learn how to stay safe online. By the end of the unit Pupils will have written  a class blog about a subject using  the program Purple Mash.

 

RSHE

Our theme is ’Health and Wellbeing’. We will be focusing on the question ’How do  we manage our feelings?’  We will be looking at how we can express our feelings and how they can change over time. They will also  be learning how to respond proportionately and strategies to manage their emotions.

 

 

Science

This half term our topic is Sound. Children will learn how sounds are made using  various  sounds are made. They will learn how we can affect the pitch and volume of a sound. They will also learn how sound travels to our ears.

 

R.E

During RE lessons, pupils are looking at the question ‘What can religions teach us about right and wrong?’ Pupils will learn about all religions promote treating everybody with respect. And learn about the different rules within religions.

 

 

French

Pupils will be learning  how  to say different festivals in French. They will compare festivals celebrated in France to the ones in England and learn how to say what they got as presents when celebrating different festivals.