Main Street, St. Bees, Cumbria CA27 0AA

01946 822392

St Bees Village Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs Emma Sharp

Summer Term 2021 Curriculum


Please see below our curriculum coverage for the new Summer term. PE this term will be on a Thursday afternoon. Homework will be set  on a Friday to be completed by the following Friday. Please see our Year 4 homework page for further details and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me via email or via class dojo. 


Mrs O'Reilly 

Year 4 Class Teacher



This Half Term we will be reading Varjak Paw - by SF Said

Learning will include:

  • Newspaper reports/ Journalistic writing
  • plan writing by discussing and recording ideas.
  • draft and re write by organising paragraphs around a theme.
  • write for different purposes
  • assess effectiveness of own writing and suggest improvements
  • proof read for spelling and punctuation errors
  • discuss words and phrases that captures readers interest and imagination
  • ask questions to improve understanding of the text
  • draw inferences and justify with evidence
  • articulate and justify answers
  • use spoken language to develop understanding through imagination and exploring ideas in discussion, role play and drama.



Learning will include;

  • writing fractions as decimals to 3 decimal places
  • Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100


  • using a formal algorithm to divide a number up to 4 digits by a 1 digit number
  • regrouping involved in division

Solving word problems - using the 4 operations to solve word problems.



This term we are examining Living things and their habitats

Learning will include:

  • Classifying organisms
  • Identifying animals with/ without vertebrae
  • local habitats
  • the food chain


Ancient Egypt

Learning will include:

  • Daily life
  • Gods/godess'
  • Chronology
  • Empires
  • The after life
  • Writing


French All around town

  • where do you live?
  • Counting in 10's
  • counting up to 100
  • my address
  • how to say . . . 


PE - will continue to be taught by Mr Dawson

ICT - will continue to be taught by Miss Millburn

Music, RE - will continue to be taught by Mr Lloyd