Main Street, St. Bees, Cumbria CA27 0AA

01946 822392

St Bees Village Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs Emma Sharp

Spring Term 2021 Curriculum


Please see below our curriculum coverage for the new Spring 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 continue with our work on the text 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes

Learning will include:

  • Newspaper reports
  • 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;

  • multiplication by a 1, 2 digit number
  • using a formal algorithm to multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a 1 digit whole number.
  • using regrouping in multiplication


  • 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.



We will continue with our topic about Electricity

Learning will include:

  • Explaining where electricity is generated
  • identify electrical appliances
  • identify complete and incomplete circuits
  • identify and sort materials into electrical conductors or insulators
  • explain how a switch works
  • report on investigations


Local area ;

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 Milburn

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