Lower 4


Our Lower 4 classes are a lot of fun and offer a varied and interesting mix of exciting new activities and topics – who wouldn’t want to learn about chocolate!


The curriculum includes:

  • Continued development of literacy skills based around textbooks, reading books and novels
  • Imaginative and creative writing
  • Poetry
  • Advanced vocabulary, punctuation and connectives
  • Individual presentation skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of times tables to 10
  • Development of multiplication and division
  • Money and data handling skills
  • Science, Geography, History and RME taught through the International Primary Curriculum
  • Music and PE with specialist teachers
  • Swimming is introduced for a term
  • ICT developed through the Oxford ICT scheme


Topics covered:

  • ‘Chocolate’
  • ‘Different Places, Similar Lives’
  • ‘Temples, Tombs and Treasures’
  • Islam


Trips and activities:

  • Techfest
  • Cocoa Ooze
  • Total French School
  • During their topic on Ancient Egypt, our Lower 4 pupils will meet an archaeologist

*The topics, trips and activities may change from time to time

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"Our bright and colourful building contains 14 classrooms with stunning views of Aberdeen, and is directly connected to the Upper School for easy access to its facilities.”

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