Reynolds Class 

Year 3 and Year 4 

Miss Atkinson

Morpurgo Class   

Year 3 and Year 4

Mrs Smithson

Sirdeshpande Class

Year 3 and Year 4

Mrs Homburg and Mrs Gilbert

Class ReynoldClass MorpurgoClass Sirdeshpande

 

Class Authors

Peter H. Reynolds

Michael Morpurgo

Rashmi Sirdeshpande

Peter Hamilton Reynolds is an author and illustrator of children's books and is the Founder of the educational media company FableVision.

Recommended read: The Dot

Sir Michael Andrew Bridge Morpurgo, OBE, FRSL, FKC is an English book author, poet, playwright, and librettist who is known best for children's novels such as War Horse. 

Recommended read: War Horse

 

Rashmi Sirdeshpande is a lawyer turned children's author, with two young children who ask her lots of questions. Rashmi writes non-fiction picture books that ignite children's curiosity, as well as fictional stories that crackle with imagination.

Recommended read: How to Be Extraordinary

Curriculum Overview 2020/21

Subject

Autumn

Term 1

Autumn 

Term 2

Spring

Term 1

Spring 

Term 2 

Summer 

Term

Summer

Term 2

English

 

Stories with historical settings

Poetry

Information texts

Instructions

 

 

The Wild Way Home

How to wash a Woolly Mammoth

Stone Age Boy

Taking flight (LS+ film unit)

Kenning Poem

Setting description

 

The Flood

Letter Writing

Newspaper Writing

 

 

The Windmill Farmer (LS+)

Descriptive writing - Story writing.

Personification poetry.

 

Recount

The Lighthouse Keeper

Float

Myths and Legends

 

Cross curricular non-chronological report

Maths

Number

Place value

Addition and subtraction

Number

Addition and

subtraction.

Multiplication and division.

 

Number

Multiplication and

division

Measure.

Length, perimeter and area

Number

Fractions

and

decimals

Measurement

Money

Time.

Statistics

Geometry.

Property and shapes.

Measure

Mass capacity (YR3)

Position and direction  (YR4)

Topic title

Rock Bottom

Epic Earth

 

Crashes and Currents

 

 

Roads and Ruins

 

Science

Animals including Humans

Living Things and Habitats

Sound Electricity

History

Stone Age To Iron Age

      Roman Empire and its Impact

Geography

 

 

Map reading

Land use

Reasons for building settlements

Climate and Weather. Earthquakes and Volcanoes Coasts  

Computing

 

Presentation Skills

Acceptable usage of computers and the internet within school and the wider community. Programming and Scratch Photo Stories Word Processing

Art

 

 

Changes:

Fossils

Cave Painting

Skara Brae inspired models.

Creating the life of the rainforest  Rousseau

Pipe Cleaner insects

Exploration of the elements through art. Landscapes: Real and imaginary. Romans and Gods, buildings and architecture.

Design Technology

 

Models of Stonehenge.

 

 

Mini survival shelters

 

Creating circuits

 

 

Music

 

Rhythm

 Charanga: Y4Mamma Mia/ Stop

Pulse

Y3 Glockenspiel stage 1

Pitch

Y4 Lean on me.

Composition

Y4 Glockenspiel 2 / Y4 Reflect rewind and replay

P.E.

Next Generation

Orienteering

Key concepts: Teamwork and map reading skills

Invasion games

Key concepts: Attacking, defending and using space

Gymnastics

Key Concepts: Accurate replication of movements

Athletic Activities

Key concepts: Performing to maximum

Striking and fielding

Key concepts: Hand eye, space and strategy

R.E.

Beliefs and Actions

Why do people pray/ Why are festivals important?

Values

Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?

Peace

Sacred Places

What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?

PSHCE

How can we be a good friend?      

What keeps us safe?   

What are families like?

What makes a community?

Why should we eat well and look after our teeth?

Why should we keep active and sleep well?

MFL

A New Start

The Calendar and Celebrations

Animals I like and don’t like

Carnival Colours and playground games

Breakfast, Fruit, Nouns and a Hungry Giant

Going on a Picnic

Topic Web Autumn 2020

Stunning start – Video

We will be travelling through time, living through:

  • The Stone Age
  • Hunting for food, making tools and exploring life as cave people

Moving into:

  • The Bronze Age
  • Making weapons to fight off invaders, farming the land and making our clothes.
  • The Iron Age

We Are Authors!

  • Stories with historical settings 
  • Poetry 
  • Information texts 
  • Instructions 
  • The Wild Way Home 
  • How to wash a Woolly Mammoth 
  • Stone Age Boy 

We Are Mathematicians!

  • Place Value
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Times Tables Practice

We Are Scientists!

  • Animals including humans
  • Digestion and diet from hunter gatherers to farmers
  • Food chains
  • Teeth
  • Nutrition
  • Skeletons

We Are Artists and Designers!

  • Making tools and weapons to hunt
  • Cave paintings
  • Natural colours from natural resources
  • Monoliths and models

Rock Bottom 3/4

AUTUMN 2020

We Are Musicians!

  • Charanga
  • Rock Bottom Songs

We Are Digital Leaders!

  • Internet Safety
  • Choice Stories

We Are Hunters!

  • Orienteering

We are safe and respectful citizens

  • Me and My Relationships
  • How can we be a good friend?

We are curious!

  • Beliefs and Actions
  • Why do people pray?
  • Why are festivals important?

Fabulous Finish!

 

  • Film Day

 

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2019/2020 Year 3 & Year 4 Curriculum Overview and Topic Webs

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