Bolsover Church of England Junior School

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Miss Gaynor

Mrs Handley (Teaching Assistant/First Aider)

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Miss Spencer

Mrs Corbett (HLTA)

Mrs Parsons (Teaching Assistant/First Aider)

Miss Orwin (Teaching Assistant/First Aider)


 Last day of term - Friday 14th February 2020

First day back - Monday 24th February 2020 


NOTE: INSET DAY - Monday 3rd February 2020


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Welcome to our Year 4 page!

Here we can keep you up to date with everything that is happening in year 4.

This year we have named our classes after inspirational people: 

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The children have spent time learning about their inspirational person and why they are important. 


Year 4 are taught by Miss Spencer and Mr Smith.

Mrs Handley, Mrs Parsons and Miss Orwin are our Year 4 TA's.


Homework will be set home weekly on a Friday. It should be completed and returned by the following Wednesday.

As well as the children's maths and literacy homework, they should be...

* Reading daily

 * Practising Times Tables daily.


We will also send spelling lists home on a Friday with the test being the following Friday.



Don't struggle alone - we are here for you. 

If you are finding homework tricky, see your class teacher for help!


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In year 4, the children will get a chance to learn to swim!

Swimming will take place on a Monday afternoon. 

The children have been split in to 3 swimming groups and will each swim in 2 of the 3 school terms. 

The swimming schedule is as follows:

Autumn term Spring term Summer term
Group 1  Group 1  Group 2
Group 2 Group 3 Group 3


What is happening in Year 4?


Spring term 1 - Our topic is Blue abyss.


We will be studying life under the sea. 

Click here to access our Curriculum Newsletter for this term.

Keep checking our Dojo app and twitter to see what else we are up to...

We will be visiting The Deep at Hull. 

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The Deep in Hull is one of the largest aquariums with 1,000's of sea creatures. This trip will enhance the children's understanding of their topic as well as engaging them and exciting them. During the trip, the children will take part in a workshop called 'CSI: Sharky' where they will become detectives and investigate food chains in sea creatures.

The date of the trip is Thursday 30th January 2020.

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Year 4 are passionate about reading.

The children will get a chance to read and be read to every day.

We also have 2 library slots a week to help us get lost in a world of books.

If you are looking for some fab books, use the link below to find some of our Year 4 recommended reads...

Take a look at some of these top choices.

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