Year 4 Curriculum Overview
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Year 4 Curriculum Overview

There are three classes in Year 4. The class teacher is responsible for pastoral care and for the teaching of English, mathematics, history, geography, PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) and science. The children are taught art, design technology, French, ICT, music and physical education by subject specialists.

Arabic is taught to all children, with non-Arab children learning Arabic for foreigners. Islamic Studies for our Muslim children is taught separately to our Arab and non-Arab children in Year 4.

Children are setted by ability in mathematics. Timetables are available via the parent portal. Homework is set on a regular basis with a maximum of 30 minutes per night.

Curriculum Overview

Subject Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
English Year 4 English Overview
Mathematics Year 4 Maths Objectives
Science Moving and growing
Habitats
Keeping warm
Solids, liquids and gases
Friction
Circuits and conductors
Arabic for Arabs All Arabic speaking students will follow an Arabic for Arabs course and all non-Arab students will follow an Arabic for foreigners course. Both courses are set annually by the Ministry of Education.
Art Study of an artist: Monet
Landscape Painting
Life drawing Figure sculpture
Design Technology Textiles: Printed Bags Project. Basic Food Skills (cous-cous, Bread project, Pizza, muffins, biscuits). -
French Develop spoken responses to basic questions, greetings, talking about oneself, numbers, the alphabet Develop linking of the spoken language to the written language through reading. Talk about pets, colours and activities. Develop confidence in holding a basic conversation through the topics introduced. Talking about likes and dislikes.
Geography - Water
Investigating rivers
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History Vikings - Ancient Egypt
ICT Writing for different audiences – Diary of summer holiday and newspaper articles using Word, 2Simple and 2Publish
Typing skills: Mavis Beacon
Branching databases – 2Simple and 2Connect
Developing images using repeated patterns and symmetry using 2Simple patterns and 2Draw
Collecting and presenting information – 2Simple and 2Calculate
Modelling effects in screen using Roamer and 2Simple
Databases – 2Simple and 2Invesigate
Islamic Studies All Muslim students, Arab and non-Arab, will follow two separate programmes as set annually by the Ministry of Education.
Music Exploring rhythmic patterns Melodies and scales
Painting with sound (2)
Musical signals
Descriptive sounds
PE & Games Uni Hoc, benchball
Gymnastics
Swimming
Fitness testing
Football
Athletics
HRE
Netball
Swimming
Rounders, Cricket,
Short Tennis
Swimming
Tournaments

Please note that the above topics may change during the year as we start to incorporate the New National Curriculum changes.

Did you know ?
TES is the only not for profit foreign school in Kuwait.

Testimonials
Finally I would just like to add that the TES is an excellent school with staff who are always willing to help and support
Former TES parent Morgan