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Cherry Orchard First School and Caterpillars Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

Curriculum

Curriculum Overviews

Summer Term: Summer Two

 

Welcome to Year 4!

 

This half term will be slightly different for year 4 as we will be building up to our 2016 summer production of...

 

Cinderella Rockerfella

 

As part of this we will be carrying out a mini-enterprise topic centred around the school production; using and applying our DT, Literacy, Numeracy, Art and Science skills to design against a given brief.  We will also be developing our speaking, listening and performing skills as part of Topic and hope that you’ll be able to join us at Number 8 in July to celebrate all of our hard work.

 

Look out for the Key Questions sheet in the first week for lots of fun ideas and ways to explore the topic at home! We will display your wonderful work from home as well as sharing it with the class during show and tell. 

 

 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to pop in and ask the Year 4 team.

 

Good Luck Year 4! You will be missed but we wish you all the best for your next chapter.

Good Luck Year 4! You will be missed but we wish you all the best for your next chapter.  1

This is what we have been learning this week (11.7.16)

A sneak preview! (4.7.16)

A sneak preview! (4.7.16) 1

This is what we have been learning this week (27.6.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (20.6.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (13.6.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (6.6.16)

Summer Term: Summer One

 

Welcome to Year 4!

 

For our Summer One half term we will be setting off on an exciting adventure as we go ‘Around the World in 7 Weeks’...

As part of this we will be visiting each continent; exploring the climate, lifestyle and culture of different countries on our way. A predominant focus will also be on water usage, the water cycle and changes of state as we continue to work scientifically. This topic lends itself to learning lots of mathematic and literacy skills as well as being rooted in Science, Geography and R.E.

 

Look out for the Key Questions sheet in the first week for lots of fun ideas and ways to explore the topic at home! We will display your wonderful work from home as well as sharing it with the class during show and tell. 

 

 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to pop in and ask the Year 4 team.

This is what we have been learning this week (23.5.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (16.5.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (9.5.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (2.5.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (25.4.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (18.4.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (11.4.16)

Spring Term: Spring Two

 

Welcome to Year 4!

 

For our Spring Two half term we will be carrying out an exciting mini-enterprise topic as we deign, create and review our own board games. For this we will turn to the POP-ular artist Roy Lichtenstein for design inspiration; learning about the life and art work of the famous artist as well as exploring and debating the Key Question ‘Is this really art?’ as we explore the genre of Modern Art. We will then be carrying out a scientific enquiry as we consider how we could use electrical circuits to enhance our designs.  This topic lends itself to learning lots of mathematic and literacy skills as well as being rooted in Art, Science and Design Technology.

 

Look out for the Key Questions sheet in the first week for lots of fun ideas and ways to explore the topic at home! We will display your wonderful work from home as well as sharing it with the class during show and tell. 

 

 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to pop in and ask the Year 4 team.

This is what we have been learning this week (21.3.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (14.3.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (7.3.16)

Year 4 Residential Trip to Condover Hall (W/c 29.2.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (22.2.16)

Spring Term: Spring One

 

Welcome to Year 4!

 

For our Spring One half term will commence with an exciting topic exploring the Key Question ‘Why were the Romans so powerful and what did we learn from them?’

 

For this we will take a magical journey back in time; exploring the wonders of the Roman Empire by meeting the key leaders, making sense of Roman Numerals, exploring the impact the Romans had on our lives today and even meeting and spending a day as a Roman soldier! This topic lends itself to learning lots of Literacy and Mathematic skills as well as being rooted in History, and Art.

 

Look out for the Key Questions sheet in the first week for lots of fun ideas and ways to explore the topic at home! We will display your wonderful work from home as well as sharing it with the class during show and tell. 

 

 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to pop in and ask the Year 4 team.

This is what we have been learning this week (8.2.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (1.2.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (25.1.16)

This week we were invaded by the Romans! (18.1.16)

This is what we have been learning this week (4.1.16).

Autumn Term: Autumn Two

 

Welcome to Year 4!

 

For our Autumn Two half term we are going on a mysterious journey as we ‘Get Lost in a Good Book’...

 

For this we will be stepping into the world of adventure stories and exploring the magical land in which we end up. This topic lends itself to learning lots of Literacy and Mathematic skills as well as being rooted in History, Geography and Art.

 

Look at our topic book to see what we learnt...

 

 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to pop in and ask the Year 4 team.

This is what we have been learning this week (2.11.15)

This is what we have been learning this week (9.11.15)

This is what we have been learning this week (16.11.15)

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This is what we have been learning this week (30.11.15)

This is what we have been learning this week (7.12.15)

This is what we have been learning this week (14.12.15)

Autumn Term: Autumn One

 

Our year will commence with a wonderful enterprise topic 'Healthy Me'. For this we will explore the magical journey our food takes from farm to fork and how it ultimately becomes fuel for our bodies.

 

This topic lends itself to learning lots of Literacy and Mathematic skills as well as being rooted in Science, Geography and Design Technology. We will be exploring where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed as well as exploring issues such as seasonality and Fairtrade. In addition, we will be learning about the function of our teeth and taking a journey through the human digestive system!

 

Look at our topic book to see what we learnt...

 

This is what we have been learning this week (7.9.15).

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This is what we have been learning this week (21.09.2015)

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This is what we have been learning this week (19.10.15)

Maths Makes Sense

Please see the objectives below that we will work on each half term in maths. Have a look at our maths corner page to watch our 'how to' guides for maths.

Maths Makes Sense Overview

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