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Year 4

Here you will find the latest information, useful information and any other important news regarding Year 4.

On the left hand side, you will also find downloadable copies of all the class newsletters; these outline the work your children will be doing in each specific half term.


Summer 1 Recommended Reading List for Year 4



The Lost Happy Endings by Carol Duffy

What would happen if we lost the happy endings to stories - imagine the tears at bedtime! A fantastic and magical tale about what happens when, one night, a wicked witch steals the happy endings to bedtime stories. It is up to Jub, the keeper of the happy endings, to save the day and ensure sweet dreams everywhere in this lyrical story about storytelling. In the tradition of classic fairy tales for children, Carol Ann Duffy and Jane Ray have created a truly compelling, surprising and beautiful story for children of all ages.


Hansel and Gretel by Michael Morpurgo

Celebrated author Michael Morpurgo takes the Brothers Grimm classic to a new level, drawing on themes of hunger and hope, cruelty and courage, to tell a powerful story about love and family. Filled with intricate details, Emma Chichester Clark's bright, captivating illustrations fill each page.


Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman

The enduring story of the children, the breadcrumb trail and the gingerbread house is brought to life by master storyteller, Neil Gaiman. Who better to retell the Brothers Grimm's greatest, and perhaps darkest, fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel? Coupled with breathtakingly haunting illustrations from Lorenzo Mattotti, you will be enticed into the world and into the woods . . . so beware.


100 Books to Read before you leave Year 4 list