Harris Academies
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Year 4

At HPAO we have a thematic approach to teaching the curriculum based on our Power of Reading Texts.

https://www.clpe.org.uk/powerofreading

The Year 4 skills map can be found here.

In Year 4 we will be teaching sequences  and themes based on the following texts:

 

FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD

GADGETS AND GIZMOS

SOUND

CHANGES

REVOLTING ROMANS

JUNGLE

 

POR

Wolves

Science

Animals including humans

History

Theme beyond 1066

Kings and Queens

DT

(food) Edible Garden

 

POR

The Iron Man

Science

Electricity

Geography

all around the world

DT

Battery operated lights

ART

Body sculpture

 

Visit Science Museum

POR

Hot like Fire and other poems

Varmints

 

Science

Sound

 

History

Theme beyond 1066

Railways

 

Visit Spa Valley Railway

POR

The Tin Forest

 

Science

States of matter

 

Geography

Water

 

ART

Clay modelling

 

 

 

POR

Varjak Paw

 

Science

Scientists and Inventors working scientifically

 

History

Romans

 

DT

Siege, machines and weaponry

 

 

Visit Lullingstone Roman Villa

 

POR

African Tales

 

Mouse Bird Snake Wolf

 

Science

Living things and their habitats

 

Art

Insects

 

Geography

Rainforests