We will be covering the following in Mathematics:

  • Number place value
  • Roman Numerals
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Properties of shape
  • Position and direction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Fractions
  • Time
  • Perimeter and area
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Mass and capacity

Children will be practicing all of their times tables up to the 12th.

The children will also be learning how to develop their reasoning in Maths.

In English, we will be looking at different versions of the story ‘Romulus and Remus’.

We will get to act out the story as well as write a range of genres including stories and character descriptions to name but some examples.

We will continue to focus on reading comprehension, covering a range of fiction, non-fiction – including information and biographical text.

We will also be spending some time on poetry towards the end of the term.

    • We will be developing our scientific skills 
      • Carrying out simple investigations/experiments
      • Making predictions
      • Making observations
      • Writing up observations


      The topics we will be covering in summer term are

      • Animals including humans
      • Living things and their habitats


We are learning about:

  • How electricity helps us
  • What electricity does
  • How circuits work
  • What switches do in a circuit
  • Conductors of electricity
  • What insulators are

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The Kingdom of Benin

We will be looking at where the kingdom of Benin was and the period we are exploring.

earning to:

  • Carry out investigations.
  • Record our results.
  • Use our results to make predictions.

Earning a living

Children will be learning about the human geography aspect of employment and its importance for a thriving economy and society.

Warhol and the pop art movement- We will be exploring the work of Andy Warhol and imitating his work.

We will also design a circuit for a torch in the summer term as part of the DT curriculum.

We will be learning about networks, the internet and robots.

Recorders – Children will continue have recorder practice on Mondays.

Paths plus

We will be looking at different feelings and relationships. We will have a particular focus on friendships.

We will be learning the skills involved with cricket. We will be focusing on athletics and gymnastics.

We will be learning about Judaism and Sikhism.


YEAR 4 - Summer Letter

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