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Class 4

 

Our Class 4 Curriculum 2020-21

 

In September 2020, we moved to mixed-age classes across school so our curriculum this year reflects this change. Some topics appear in more than one class this year.

 

Our Topics

Autumn Term:

Spring Term:

Summer Term:

Dazzling in Durham

Food Glorious Food!

The Ancient Egyptians

 

Art

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Painting and drawing – Normal Cornish

Sculpture

Collage

 

DT

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Textiles

Food

Mechanisms and mechanics

 

Science

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Living things and their habitats, animals (including humans)

Light (scientist – Thomas Edison)

Forces and Magnets (scientist – Sir Isaac Newton)

 

Computing

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Digital Literacy and Lightbot Junior

Digital Literacy, Scratch and PowerPoint

Digital Literacy, coding (code.org) animation (puppet pals)

 

Geography

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

The geography of our local area

The geography of food and farming

The geography of Egypt

 

History

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Significant people – local saints, famous people from Durham

The history of food and diet

Ancient Egypt, Howard Carter

 

Music

Autumn Term

 

 

 


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra (3rd Movement)

Symphony No.5

Antonín Dvoƙák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World’ – Largo (2nd mvt)

Anna Clyne - Night Ferry (extract)

Stop!

Lean on me

Blackbird

Reflect, Rewind, Replay

 

PSHCE

Autumn Term


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Health and Wellbeing – bacteria, germs and viruses, the dangers of drugs and alcohol

Relationships – keeping secrets, taking risks and staying safe (stranger danger, water safety, railway safety)

Living in the Wider World – our identity, values and customs, rules and laws, fair trade

 

PE

Autumn Term


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Invasion Games

Gymnastics (Partner Work)

Dance (Indian Delight)

Invasion Games

Athletics (Faster, Higher, Further)

Net and Wall games

We also have opportunities to work with sports coaches as part of our involvement in the Durham School Sports Partnership.

We take part in events and competitions throughout the year.

 

MFL (French)

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Moi!

Jeux et Chansons

Portraits

 

RE

Autumn Term

 

Spring Term

 

 

Summer Term

Multi-faith Unit What are the deeper meanings of festivals? including Christmas

Christianity: What is it like to follow God?

Christianity: Why do Christians remember the events of Holy Week every year?

Christianity: When Jesus left, what next?

Multi-faith Unit: How and why do believers show their commitments during the journey of life?


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