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Sapling Class - Year 3 and 4 Long Term Plan

Sapling Class (Year 3 and 4) Long Term Curriculum Plan

 

We are currently teaching Year A

 

Year A

 

What does it mean to be human?

How do we use …?

What’s so important about water?

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Stig of the Dump

Iron Man

Myths and Legends (Beowulf)

Anthony Brown Author Study

The Lost Words

Journey

English

Adventure/mystery stories

Instructions

Persuasion and discussion

Poetry: Christmas Poetry to Perform

Myths and Legends

Poetry: Mythical Creatures (Kennings, riddles and narratives)

Chronological report

Narratives from different viewpoints

Stories set in imaginary worlds

Take One Poet: The Lost Words

Playscripts

Explanation texts

Maths

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Multiplication and division

Length, perimeter and area

Fractions

Mass and Capacity

Decimals

Decimals (including money)

Time

Statistics

Properties of shape

Position and direction

RE

Religious stories

Are religious stories relevant in modern society?

Symbolism

What do religious symbols mean to believers?

What difference do religious teachings make to the daily lives of Christians and Sikhs?

What does sacrifice mean?

How do people express commitment to a religion/worldview in different ways?

Whole school enquiry

Science

Rocks/soils/fossils

Life styles – nutrition/diet/

teeth/skeletons

Sound

Classification

Plants: how water is transported/functions/

Life cycle

States of matter

History

Stone Age to Iron Age

 

Anglo-Saxons and Scots

 

Vikings

 

Geography

 

Settlements

 

Land use

 

Water cycle

Art and Design

Cave painting to Banksy

 

Mythical creatures in art (media study)

 

Natural sculpture

 

Design Technology

 

Cooking and ingredients: Use seasonal ingredients to cook balanced meals

 

Mechanics: How do we use cams in toys?

 

Structures and construction: design, build and evaluate a Viking long boat

Music

Lean on me

Glock 1 and other instruments

Dragon song

Black bird

Glock 2 and other instruments

Reflect and rewind

Languages (French)

Talking about yourself

Avoir and etre

French greetings song

Hobbies and sports using regular –er verbs

Hobbies and days of the week in French song

Weather and seasons

French Story: On The Beach

Computing

Touch Typing

Unit 3.4

Coding

Online Safety

Unit 3.2

Email

Unit 3.5

Writing for Different Audiences

Unit 4.4

Animations

Unit 4.6

Making Music

Unit 4.9

Spreadsheets

Unit 3.3

Simulations

Unit 3.7

PE

Dance

Football (EPC)

Rugby

Dodgeball (EPC)

Swimming

Gym (EPC)

Swimming

Netball (EPC)

Yoga

Athletics (EPC)

Tennis

Rounders (EPC)

PSHE/RSE

Rules and Responsibilities

 

Health

Healthy Lifestyles

 

Nutrition and Food

 

No Outsiders: To use my pupil voice – We’re All Wonders

Safety

 

No Outsiders: Ask questions – The Flower

First Aid

 

No Outsiders: Find a solution to a problem – Two Monsters

Communication

 

Growing and Changing

 

No Outsiders: Overcome language as a barrier – The Way Back Home

Discrimination

 

Diversity

 

Collaboration

 

No Outsiders: Understand what discrimination means – This is Our House

 

Year B

 

Who’s in control?

What lights up the world?

What is stronger – people or their environment?

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Key Texts

The Timeslip Scarab

Flat Stanley and the Great Egyptian Grave Robbery

The Egyptian Cinderella

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

The Caravan

Until I Met Dudley

Escape from Pompeii

The Firework Maker’s Daughter

English

Adventure stories

Poetry: Calligrams

Recounts: diaries and postcards

Traditional stories from diverse cultures

Setting Descriptions

Explanation texts

Take One Poet: Robert Louis Stevenson

Take One Book: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Report: Information texts (non-chrono)

Stories in historical settings

Poetry: Volcanoes

Playscripts

Take One Book: The Firework Maker’s Daughter

Maths

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Multiplication and division

Length, perimeter and area

Fractions

Mass and Capacity

Decimals

Decimals (including money)

Time

Statistics

Properties of shape

Position and direction

RE

What is philosophy? How do people make moral decisions? 

Where do religious beliefs come from?

What do we mean by truth? Is seeing believing? 

What is the Trinity?

How do/have religious groups contribute(d) to society and culture?

Whole school enquiry

Science

Digestive system

Food chains

Light and shadow

Electricity

Forces and magnets

Environmental changes and scientist study: Jane Goodall

History

Ancient Egypt

 

Inventions through time

 

Romans including a local history study

 

Geography

 

Rivers including 5 world rivers

 

Map skills and the UK

 

Volcanoes

Art and Design

Portraits then and now

 

Drawing: light and shade

 

 

Volcano sculpture

Design Technology

 

Textiles: Design and make an Egyptian purse

 

History of design (including CAD)

Mechanics and construction: Design and make a catapult

 

Music

Bringing us together

Stop

Let your spirit fly

Three little birds

Mama Mia!

Reflect and rewind

Languages

(French)

Animals and pets

Farm animals song

Colours and adjectives

French Story: Little Red Riding

The classroom environment

Computing

Touch Typing

Unit 3.4

Hardware Investigators

Unit 4.8

Coding

Online Safety

Unit 4.2

Effective Search

Unit 4.7

Logo

Unit 4.5

Branching Databases

Unit 3.6

Graphing

Unit 3.8

Spreadsheets

Unit 4.3

PE

Dance

Football (EPC)

Gym (EPC)

Dodgeball

Dance (EPC)

Netball

Yoga

Rugby (EPC)

Gym

Athletics (EPC)

Rounders

Cricket (EPC)

PSHE/RSE

Rules and Responsibilities

 

Emotions

Similarities and Differences

 

No Outsiders: Use strategies to help someone who feels different – The Hueys in the New Jumper

Bullying

 

No Outsiders: Know when to be assertive – Dog’s Don’t Do Ballet

Healthy Relationships

 

No Outsiders: Understand why people choose to get married – King and King

Economic Awareness

 

No Outsiders: Be welcoming - Beegu

Aspirations

 

No Outsiders: Be who you want to be – Red: A Crayon’s Story

 

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