Year 4
Knowledge Organisers
Year 4 Knowledge Organisers
We Are Co-Authors Knowledge Organiser
Year 4 Addition and Subtraction Knowledge Organiser
Year 4 Multiplication and Division Knowledge Organiser
Year 4 Electricity Knowledge Organiser
Year 4 Forces Knowledge Organiser
Year 4 SMSC Knowledge Organiser
Year 4 GPS

Termly Overviews

Autumn Term
Spring Term



Autumn- Tudors in Leicester

Spring –Forces and fairgrounds

Summer –India


The Prince the Cook and the Cunning King

Diary entry

Character description

Job description

Letter home

Descriptive paragraph

Newspaper article

Formal invitation

Information text

The boy who Swam with Piranhas

Fair ground kenning

The Ghost Train

Adventure story

Explanation writing

Descriptive paragraph

Personification poem

­Spring Theme Poem


Indian Traditional Tales Independent Writes

The Trapped Tiger

Indian stories

Tourist Board Leaflet

Pen Pal Letter


Deadly 60 information texts



Book Club



Place Value to 1000

Comparing and Ordering Numbers beyond 1000

Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000

Estimate and represent numbers in different ways (Roman numeral)

1000 more or 1000 less

Rounding to 10, 100, 1000

Use invers operation to check answers

Addition and subtraction up to 4 digit

Solving problems that involve all of the above.

Recall multiplication facts up to 12 x table

Division facts

Measuring length and area

Times tables


Efficient multiplication

Written methods

Multiply 2 digits by 1 digit

Multiply 3 digits by 1 digit

Dividing 2 digits by 1 digit

Dividing 3 digits by 1 digit



Equivalent fractions

Fractions greater than 1

Counting in fractions

Adding and subtracting fractions

Calculating fractions of amounts





Geometry – properties of shape

Geometry – position and direction


Animals, including humans :

Why do we eat food?

What is a balanced diet?

What does the digestive system do?

What are  the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans?

How do we look after our teeth?

What are the different types of teeth and their functions?

(Children will be taught across the year how to work scientifically)

Electricity :

What appliances run on mains and/or battery?

How do we stay safe around electricity?

How do we make a circuit?

How do you make a switch?

What are conductors and insulators?


Forces :

What is a force?

What are gravity, friction and air resistance?

What is a magnet?

Which metals are magnetic?

Living things and their habitats:

What is classification?

Can I group living things?

Can I use classification keys to help group?

Can I name a variety of living things in the local and wider environment?

Can I recognise that environments can change and this can sometimes pose dangers to living things?



Outdoor and adventurous

Tudor dance

Lionheart Character award



Outdoor games

Lionheart Character Award



Outdoor games

Lionheart Character Award


Leicester Tudors:

Tudor time line

Battle of Bosworth

Tudor war fare

Lady Jane Grey

Rich and poor


Crime and punishment

Food and drink


History of fairs

Can I find out information about the past?

Inspiring India

British Rule and Partition


Maps of Britain to include Bosworth battle field.

Tudor explorers – World map –human and geographical features

Comparing maps

Poles and equator

Golden Hind

Geography of Fairs

Inspiring India

Can I identify human and physical geographical features in the UK?

Can I identify places on a map in the UK, Europe and India.

Can I contrast UK and India?

India Market Day


Self portrait

Picture of cook

Evolution of Tudor portraits

Facial proportions

Mixing shades

Model Rollercoaster Cars (if accessible)

Model Fair Rides (if accessible)

Can I create some Indian jewellery using different materials?

Can I draw a tiger?

Can I create a 3D effect using shading?

Can I create an Indian elephant?



S.H.Raza feature artist

Design and


Make a Tudor house

Felt Tudor rose

Roller coaster cars

Fair ground rides

Food Technology






E safety

Programming - practical

Debugging- practical

Researching Tudors (if accessible)

Programming – Scratch

E safety

Debugging- practical

Researching Scientists



Can I research the Climate in India?

Can I create a tuk tuk on crumble?

Can I write a simple persuasive webpage?

Relationships and  Health education


RHE is taught throughout the curriculum and in specific lessons.

How do we treat each other with respect?

How do you show good manners?

What is the relationship between rights and responsibilities ?

What are the rights of the child?

How should you respond if someone is being disrespectful? (anti-bulling week)

How does our behaviour affect others including online?


What strengths, skills and interests do we have?

What are your  personal qualities, strengths, interests and skills?

How do you think positively?

How can you set goals for yourself?

How  do you manage  set-backs and be resilient?

How can we manage our feelings?

What are feelings and how do we express them?

How do we manage our feelings?



How can we help in an accident or emergency?

How do you make a clear and efficient call to the emergency services?

Concepts of basic first-aid e.g. dealing with common injuries, including stings and bites.

How can our choices make a difference to others and the environment?


How do we protect the world around us?

How do our choices impact on the environment? (Fairtrade, single use plastics, giving to charity)

How to manage risk in different places?

How do we keep ourselves safe in the local environment and less familiar locations?

How can we stay safe on line?

What rules, restrictions and laws exist to help

keep us safe?



What can we learn from religion about right and wrong?

Why do people pray?

Religious Festivals

Why are festivals important to religious communities? Make connections between stories, symbols and beliefs with what happens in at least two festivals. (Easter and EID)

What matters most to believers in festivals?

What is worth celebrating and remembering in religious communities and their own lives?

Can I identify similarities and differences in the way festivals are celebrated within and between religions?

Why do Christians celebrate Holy Week and Easter Sunday?

Can I identify the most important parts of Easter for Christians and say why they are important?

How and why do Hindus worship at home & Mandir?

Virtual visits to Mandir/Mosque/Gurudwara /church

Investigate different types of worship?