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Summer 1

Year 4 Summer 1 Curriculum Snapshot

"It was finally the big event that all of the Year 4 children had been waiting for - the sleepover! We all had an amazing time and loved being able to run around and have the whole school to ourselves. It was a bit weird sleeping in our classrooms but lots of fun too! We would love to do it again but Mrs Errouam doesn't seem so keen!"

Libby, Logan and Max (Year 4 Learning Leaders)

The topic for this half-term was the Romans and Hollie, Max, Ben and Chino learned to use the correct proportions of the face to create Roman portraits:

Maya, Breanna and Brooke wrote non-chronological reports on the Romans and published them using their Roman portraits as front covers:

Castor, Dylan and Breanna studied the history of the Romans and linked their Geography work to this by studying maps of the Roman Empire and looking at the routes Roman soldiers might have taken to invade England:

In English, Year 4 also read 'There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom' by Louis Sachar.  Alexandre, Morgan, Maya and Kai studied the main character, Bradley Chalkers, and used evidence to infer what he is like as a person:

Kayleigh-May, Libby, Ethan and James took on the role of class teacher and wrote Bradley's school report:

In maths, Alexia, Ruby and Sophia learned about what a fraction is and how there are different ways to represent fractions:

Castor, James and Lily focused on multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100 as well as linking their maths to the Romans topic with some learning on Roman Numerals:

In science, Asher, Hollie and Leah explored the human digestive system:

Laila, Layla, James and Leah produced some very impressive science homework all about the different types of teeth in our mouths and their functions:

Learning about how to manage money was the focus in PSHE this half-term and Amy, Jayden and Maya produced some impressive household budgets:

In RE, Kai and Oliver studied trees as a symbol and explored what symbolism meant to them:

Andrew and Hannah learned how to create their own counting machine in computing:

Finally, in French, Max, Chino and Alexandre learned the vocabulary for sports and hobbies and phrases to say which ones they preferred: