Welcome to Year 4!
The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain – Ruthless Romans
Who were the Romans the invasion of Britain and why were the Romans so successful?
Children will build on their knowledge from year 3 to consider the invasion of the Romans to Britain and why they were so successful. They will learn about the Celts and their response to the Romans (exploring reasons for their response) with a local history link to the Boudican rebellion. They will learn about Roman settlements and culture.
The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain. Local History – Ruthless Romans
What did the Romans do for us? What is their legacy?
Building upon their knowledge of Italy from last year, children will complete a comparison of Ancient Rome and Colchester. They will learn about how much life changed under Roman rule and what evidence there still is of Roman rule in modern Britain. They will question historical sources of information and learn about key historians and archaeologists who are in this field.