Class Teacher

Class Teacher

Miss Goodall

Class ETA

Class ETA

Mrs Berla

Class 4G curriculum

Winter term

Art As artists we we will :

  • Describe Henry VIII’s lifestyle by focusing on the work of Henry Matisse and Francis Bacon.
  • Explore how African prints are made and design our own.
  • Explore the method of collage and create our own using inspiration from different artists.

Computing – We will :

  • Consider our online profile and how to keep safe online.
  • Consider the effects of plagiarism.
  • Identify the positive and negative
    influences of technology on health.
  • Learn how to search effectively.

Design Technology – As designers we will:

  • Evaluate existing products for their audience and purpose.
  • Create a range of different switches.
  • Learn how to create simple circuits and be able to find faults in them.
  • Create our own plan for a product with an intended purpose and audience.
  • Create our own illuminated sign.

English – As writers and communicators we will:

  • Base our writing around ‘Varjak Paw’ and ‘Children of Winter.’
  • Write for a range of purposes and audiences.
  • Write in the role of a character, inferring their thoughts and feelings using evidence from the text.
  • Write a setting description using what we have learnt in the book.
  • Be able to answer comprehension questions about the books.
  • Gather facts and information and use these to create a non-chronological report.
  • Empathise with the different characters we come across.
  • Recap on the fundamental skills of writing such as punctuation, capital letters and word classes. 

French – As linguists we will:

  • Count from 1 to 40 and complete simple calculations.
  • Say the months of the year and when our birthdays are.
  • Discuss our families, what they look like and how they act.

Geography  – As geographers we will:

  • Learn where the UK is located in the world.
  • Be able to name some of the countries and cities in the UK.
  • Locate key features in the UK such as hills and rivers.
  • Explore and research how the UK has developed over time.
  • Be able to use maps, recognising map symbols.

History As historians we will:

  • Explain how the Tudors came to rule.
  • Describe Henry VIII’s lifestyle.
  • Explore how the Church of England was formed.
  • Compare how school life changed for pupils during the Tudor period.

Mathematics– As mathematicians we will:

  • Revise our basic skills and place value; focusing on 4-digit numbers. Problem solving will be ongoing.
  • Revise all four operations and be able to add and subtract 4-digit numbers.
  • Revise all four operations and solve problems involving measure (e.g. length, mass, volume, money) using decimal notation including scaling.
  • Revise our times tables; this will be a focus throughout the year.
  • Interpret and present data.

Music – We will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding and appropriate use of musical language.
  • Identify and describe feelings as they relate to music.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the musical style and a broader understanding of the cultural and historical connections of the music.

 PE – As athletes we will:

  • Learn the key components of gymnastics.
  • Create and perform our own gymnastic routines.
  • Learn the rules and skills needed for tag rugby.

 RPSHEwe will:

  • Explore self-esteem through recognising our personal qualities and individuality.
  • Look at setting goals for ourselves and how we can achieve these.
  • Learn strategies to help us manage when there are set-backs .
  • Explore different behaviours and how to respond to them.
  • Learn about the relationship between rights and responsibilities.

R.E. – As theologians we will :

  • Focus on the Biblical figures Abraham, Moses, David, Joseph and Jonah.
  • Explore the importance of the Bible, how it is divided into Testaments and the different types of writing it contains.
  • Discuss how the meanings of different Bible stories can form beliefs for Christians.
  • Explore what trust is and what it means to us.
  • Look at how we can trust in God and why this can sometimes be a hard thing to do, making links to Mary and Joseph and the Christmas story.

Science – As scientists we will :

  • Identify and locate the main organs of the human digestive system.
  • To explain how the human digestive system works.
  • To identify the different types of human teeth and explain their functions.
  • Explain the structure of a tooth.
  • Explain how we can look after our teeth.
  • Interpret food chains and explain what they show.
  • Construct food chains, identifying the producers, predators and prey.

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Christmas at St. Paulinus 2019

As the calendar year for 2019 draws to an end we hope you have a happy and holy Christmas. Here are the Christmas production highlights for 2019 . https://vimeo.com/380447129   Key Stage One sing us out with their carol service  ........... see you next year. ....

Eden Camp Year 4

Eden Camp Year 4

  As part of our World War II topic we visited Eden Camp.  Eden Camp is a large Second World War related museum near Malton. It occupies a former prisoner of war camp consisting of 33 huts. The huts have converted into interesting snapshots of the period. The...

Topics Displays

Throughout school we have some fantastic topics that we are looking into. Our topic displays are eye catching and show a variety of learning skills through History, Geography, Art and DT. After each lesson children’s work is displayed under the question that they have...


In our Topic about World War II we have been learning about the Battle of Britain and making our Spitfires. .

Science – Tooth Decay

In our Animal Including Humans unit, we are conducting a tooth decay experiment. We are monitoring the effect of different liquids on the shell of boiled eggs over time. We chose to test liquids that we drink regularly, these were: water, milk, coke, orange juice, and...

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