Welcome to Year 4 (Orange Class)


 Teacher  -  Mrs A Ricci

Learning Support Assistant -  Mr Moon 

2017-18 KS2: Shipton Bellinger Creative Curriculum Long Term Plan: Year 4

Longitudinal science study: each class to decide on their own scientific question based in outside area and use this to collect data to present to parents/school in summer term.

PSHE – see LTP, RE see LTP (Living Difference)

Science use – LTP (to flesh out what is indicated below)

Year 4

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1




Natural disasters

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Natural disasters - Tsunami

Sutton Hoo

Shipton Through the Ages (joint project with Year 4)

Vikings through the lens

Vikings through the lens


Literacy: LJ – The Flood



Earthquakes, mapping,

Science: states of matter

DT: Structures

RE: Concept Good/evil Divali


Literacy: LJ

Geography: Tsunami

Science: Living things and their habitats

Art: Painting

RE: Concept Angels

Literacy: LJ

History: Settlement by Anglo Saxons and Scots

Geography: Uk study

Science: Animals and teeth

Art: Paintings

RE: Concept Worship – Christian and Hindu

Literacy: LJ

Geography: study of the local area, mapping, compass points, fieldwork

paintings/charcoal (contemporary around the village)

Science: Electricity

DT: Electrical systems in products

RE: Concept Worship – Christian and Hindu

Literacy: LJ

History: Vikings and Anglo Saxon Struggle for England.

DT: Long-boats

RE: Concept authority and Trees

Science: Sound

Suggested super Starter (hook)

News Footage of natural disaster – P4C Discussion or use to generate questions for topic/enquiry

Newspaper clippings/footage/headlines on the Tsunami

Enquiry P4C – show images of Sutton Hoo treasure – who what and why – children to investigate and then present in teams.

Time machine in class – where are we and when – chn to use photographs and other artefacts to unpick

Use Hampshire Wardrobe – Talking Box artefacts 


Fantastic Finish


Fact- file/ Presentation

Buster Ancient Farm Trip

Parents invited

Exhibition for village to attend

Parents invited

Debate P4C – where the Vikings – pirates or pioneers?