Year 4


Teacher/Maths Coordinator - Robert Hamilton
Teaching Assistant - Gill Bunce - Sam Ashworth

Summer Term


In English, we will be looking at the story ‘Krindlekrax’ by Philip Ridley.

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 continuing to develop our scientific skills. We will be learning how to ask

relevant questions and use different types of scientific enquiries to answer them

The topics we will be covering in the summer term are:

  • Animals including humans (focus on humans)
  • Animals including humans

(focus on animals)


We will be covering the following in Mathematics:

  • Number place value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Properties of shape
  • Statistics
  • 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.


We will be learning how to Code and Program. We will also be continuing to learn how to use technology safely.


The Kingdom of Benin

We will be looking at where the kingdom of Benin was and we will explore more about this period.


The topics we shall be covering are:

‘What religions and world views are represented in our neighbourhood?’ 

‘What makes me the person I am?’


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


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.


Earning a living

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


Paths plus

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



We will be looking at the story ‘Brown Bear’ in Spanish and focusing on vocabulary about the weather.