Throughout the year the children in Year 4 will be studying different topics based around a 'theme' from the Cornerstones curriculum. Below is a list of each topic and what is included within them. These topics enable the children to learn in creative and exciting way!
Traders & Raiders - Developing the children’s knowledge of Britain’s early invaders and settlers. The children will learn about Anglo-Saxon and Viking culture, chronology and key events.
Potions - Developing the children’s knowledge of the properties of materials. The children will learn the properties of solids, liquids and gases, recognise hazardous materials and learn how and why medicines, such as anaesthetics, were developed.
Burps, Bottoms & Bile - Developing the children’s knowledge of the digestive system. They children will learn about teeth, bodily functions, healthy eating and, of course, poo.
Misty Mountain Sierra - Teaching the children about the human and physical features of mountain environments, developing their knowledge of mountain formation, settlement, climate zones and the water cycle.
Blue Abyss - Teaching the children about the human uses and physical features of the sea developing their knowledge of ocean layers, sea exploration, food chains, habitats and pollution.
Road Trip USA - Teaching the children about the United States, past and present, developing children’s knowledge of Native American culture, map reading, and the physical and human features of key locations in the United States.
Playlist - The children will learn about musical genres and sound, developing knowledge about composers, the different qualities of sound and how to perform compositions.