Year 4

Summer Term


English – Reading the story 80 Days Around the World and writing a biography about a real explorer. Reading Along The Tapajos and writing our own narrative inspired by the story and poetry inspired by nature.

We learn spellings, punctuation and grammar all week using schemes of work.

Maths – Decimals, Money, Time, Statistics and Geometry.

Guided Reading – Whole class work based on our class novel The Borrowers, supported by other engaging texts all term.

Science – Dangers to Living Things and Groupin Living Things

Topic –Rivers Around the World and Mining in Denton. Homework is linked.

PE –Every Tuesday with Mr Macdonald and every Wednesday with Kickstart.

Art – Celtic Art and plates

DT – Designing and making our own bread.

Computing – Podcasts and Coding in Games

Jigsaw – Relationships and Changing Me

RE – What can we learn from religions about what is right and wrong?

French – Sport and Hobbies and Pets

Music – Blackbird and performing our own songs

Homework – Please read twice a week and learn your times tables. Mrs Hall has made a booklet for children to complete one sheet each week. Topic homework is in the homework books. Maths homework to be done weekly. Homework is handed out on Fridays and collected at the latest every Wednesday.

Green Tree Schools Award

We are proud that Corrie Primary School has been awarded a Green Tree Schools Award. The Woodland Trust scheme encourages outdoor learning and inspires pupils about trees, woods and wildlife.

Through the award, the children take part in fun, practical projects while helping the environment and improving our grounds.

Big Battery Hunt

This term, we are taking part in Duracell’s Big Battery Hunt, which  is all about helping to make the planet a better place for us all to live in. We’re collecting used batteries and are calling on you to support us by sending your used batteries into school!