The curriculum in Class 4 continues to support the children through the essential time of change. Their inner storms are reflected in the robust Norse myths that form part of the Main Lesson content of the year. The geography and history of Glasgow and the children’s own neighbourhood places them securely in the here and now. The world of nature is explored in a Main Lesson called ‘Humans and Animals’ – accurate natural history linked to human physiology.
The changes in pupils outlook in life are reflected even in the maths Main Lessons, which split numbers into fractions. In English, the class works with the tenses; they write increasingly adventurous stories and poems. the children also start to write the foreign languages which up to now have been studied orally.