St. Thomas More Catholic Primary School

"Love one another as I have loved you."

Bleakwood Road, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0NF

01634 864701

01634 687643

Year 4


Miss Leggett, Mrs Fitzgerald and Mr Lewis

 

 

 

Literacy Objectives

 

The 12 strands of learning give a board overview of the Literacy curriculum in the primary

phase. Learning objectives are matched to the strands to demonstrate progression in each

one. The 12 strands can found by clicking the following link:

http://www.niched.org/docs/the%20primary%20framework.pdf

 

Power of Reading Texts     

The highly successful Power of Reading project enhances children’s pleasure in reading.  It raises

children’s achievement through literature and its creative use in the classroom.  This year we will

enjoy reading:

 

                            

 

            

 

Topics

Themes are designed to inspire children through an imaginative curriculum.  Each theme promotes:

  • Community cohesion
  • Enterprise skills
  • Environmental understanding
  • Spiritual and moral development

The themes are designed in line with the Curriculum 2000 and cover all of the current content for

Geography, History, Design & Technology and Art.  Each theme is designed to be used in

conjunction with ‘key skills’ to help teach them at the right level.  Our themes in Year 4 are:

 

      

Raging Rivers                      The Anglo-Saxons                           The Vikings     

 

 

 

Computing

‘Switched on ICT is the new innovative scheme for creativity, progression and effective

assessment through the primary years.  It enables us to use a creative curriculum and adapt to

any scheme of work.  The units for our year group are:

We are co-authors

We are meteorologists

We are musicians

We are historians

We are artists

We are travel presenters

 

Science

This year our science topics are:

Living things and their habitats

Animals including humans

States of matter

Sound and electricity