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Leighton Primary School

Year 4

Here you can find out the curriculum expectations for Year 4 and learn about what they will be doing this term.

Year 4 Marlin Class with Mr Hilton

Year 4 Swordfish Class with Ms S


Our spring term topics:

English – grammar and writing skills development using:

‘Tuesday’ by David Wiesner – picture-story fiction - recounts and newspaper reports

‘Charlie and the Chocolate factory’ – character studies and recount

Chocolate - non-fiction texts about the production of cocoa beans and chocolate

Maths – developing fluency in number and calculation skills. Application to measures of length, capacity, mass

Science – Human nutrition (including teeth) and Sound

History – the development of the railways in Britain

Geography – developing map skills and contrasting UK with another European country

Art – watercolour skills and the work of Quentin Blake

RE – Christianity: the Easter story

PE/Games – swimming and hockey