Primary 4 Scheme of Work

The Primary School 4 (Basic 4)  Unified Scheme of Work in Nigeria Schools serves as a guideline for educators to plan and execute teaching activities according to the Nigerian standard

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The Primary 4 scheme of work by the Lagos State Government Ministry of Education is designed to provide a consistent and comprehensive educational framework for all students in the state. It ensures that every child in Primary 4, regardless of the school they attend, receives the same quality education and covers the necessary topics needed for their academic growth.

The scheme of work includes various subjects like Mathematics, English, Science, and Social Studies. Each subject is developed to build on what students have learned in previous years and to prepare them for more advanced teachings in the future. The Mathematics curriculum focuses on developing strong numeracy skills, covering topics like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and basic geometry.

In English, students work on improving their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. They engage in activities that enhance their vocabulary, comprehension, and ability to express themselves clearly and confidently. Science lessons introduce students to basic scientific concepts encouraging them to explore the natural world and develop a sense of curiosity and inquiry.

Social Studies covers topics related to the environment, community, history, and culture, helping students understand their place in the world and the importance of civic responsibility. The scheme also includes subjects like Physical and Health Education, Creative Arts, and Religious and Moral Education. These subjects are designed to promote a well-rounded education, focusing on students’ physical, creative, and ethical development.

Teachers are provided with detailed guidelines and resources to effectively deliver the curriculum. This includes lesson plans, activities, and assessments that align with the learning objectives. The unified scheme of work aims to create a balanced and engaging learning experience, ensuring that all students in Primary 4 have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their educational journey.

Primary School 4 Subjects

The subjects covered in Upper Basic Primary Class 4 are listed below:

i. English Studies

ii. Mathematics

iii. Basic Science and Technology- (Basic Science, Information Technology and Physical and Health Education)

iv. National Values Education- (Social Studies, Civic and Security Education)

v. Prevocational Studies – (Agriculture and Home Economics)

vi. Yoruba

vii. Hausa

viii. Igbo

ix. Christian Religious Studies

x. Islamic Religious Studies

xi. Arabic (Optional)

xii. History

xiii. Cultural and Creative Arts

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Frequently Asked Questions

What subjects are included in the Primary 4 scheme of work?

The Primary 4 scheme of work includes subjects like Mathematics, English, Science, Social Studies, Physical and Health Education, Creative Arts, and Religious and Moral Education.


How does the scheme of work ensure consistency in education across different schools?

The scheme of work provides detailed guidelines, lesson plans, activities, and assessments to ensure all students receive the same quality education.

How can parents support their children’s learning at home with this scheme of work?

Parents can support their children by providing a conducive learning environment, assisting with homework, encouraging reading, and engaging in educational activities that complement the school curriculum.


Yes, the scheme of work includes recommendations for textbooks, workbooks, and other learning materials that align with the curriculum objectives for each subject.


How are students assessed under the Primary 4 scheme of work?

Students are assessed through a combination of continuous assessments, like quizzes, classwork, and homework, as well as end-of-term examinations to evaluate their understanding and progress


What measures are in place to ensure that the scheme of work is up-to-date and relevant?

The Ministry of Education updates the scheme of work to reflect current educational standards, best practices, and emerging trends in education, ensuring it remains relevant and effective.


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