Welcome to Year 4
Teaching Staff Year 4
Mr Nugent Miss Beere
In Year 4 we have three fascinating curriculum themes…
The year begins with 'The Romans are Coming' where we build links from Year three’s stone age topic to the Celts who lived in Britain at the time of the Roman invasion. We study Roman myths about the founding of Rome and look at the reasons for Rome’s invasion of such a large part of modern-day Europe. In addition to this, we find out about life in the army and about the Romans and their lasting impact on Britain. During the topic we aim to visit Wroxeter Roman City in Shropshire to explore the remains of a real-life Roman site to support the children's learning and understanding.
This year we will introduce a new topic called ‘Eureka’. This topic is about inventions and inventors and spans historical inventions to modern inventors from Britain and around the world. We will also incorporate some of the wackiest inventions and ideas created, including taking ideas from Wallace and Gromit’s Cracking Contraptions!
Our final topic of the year is also still under construction. The topic will have a nautical theme, and will also link with a visit to Liverpool, a city which has a history which has been reliant on the sea and trade for so much of its history.
Through all of our curriculum, we teach pupils British values and how to celebrate diversity. We aim to raise their awareness of radicalisation and extremist views, whatever the source. We have adopted the principles and advice found in ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016’ and the 2015 ‘Prevent duty’.
These are incorporated into our school policy on tackling extremism.