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Highlees Primary School

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Bringing out the Best

Year 4

Welcome to the Year 4 page for Roald Dahl and Cressida Cowell class!

This page will be updated with details of our learning journey throughout the school year. Please read our Year 4 blog to find out about all the exciting things we've been doing!




I am Warrior!


Traders and Raiders

Blue Abyss


Thieves of Ostia – Caroline Lawrence

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

The Saga of Erik the Viking – Terry Jones

Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson; 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne

Memorable Experience

Battle reenactment

Alice in Wonderland discovery trail 

Make sailing boats

Visit an aquarium

Innovate Challenge

Become a Roman soldier

Create a potion

Trade fair

3-D art exhibition

English genres

Soliloquies; Historical narratives; Play scripts; Instructions, invitations and menus; Letters

Labels and instructions; Letters; Play scripts; Poetry; Non-chronological reports

Reports; Myths and legends; Character profiles; Poetry; Historical narratives

Poetry; Dilemma stories; Biographies; Persuasive letters; Ballads


Comparing Britain and Italy; Using maps; Locational knowledge; Human and physical geography

Design; Clay work; Crayon art; Photography

Using maps; Settlements; Europe

Seas and oceans of the world; The Great Barrier Reef; Environmental issues



Presenting information

Animation; Images

Programming; Video editing; Multimedia presentations


Drawing; Sculpture; Mosaic; Jewellery


Patterns and print making; Sketchbooks

Observational drawing; 3-D models; Clay sculpture; Anthony Gormley; Batik; Printing; Seascapes


Shields and helmets; Roman food; Roman designs

Developing products

Making weapons and jewellery; Models of Anglo-Saxon homes; Clay rune stones

Designing submarines; Working models


The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

Historic use of potions

Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

19th century ocean exploration




Composing lyrics




States of matter


Living things and their habitats; Animals, including humans; Working scientifically