Horsehead Lane, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6XH.
We are a member of Derby Diocesan Academy Trust - Registered Company number 9442311.

01246 822324

Bolsover Church of England Junior School

Every Child Counts, Every Moment Matters.

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Miss Gaynor

Mrs Handley (Teaching Assistant/First Aider)

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Miss Spencer

Mrs Parsons (Teaching Assistant/First Aider)

Miss Orwin (Teaching Assistant/First Aider)

 Last day of term - Friday 3rd April 2020


First day back - Monday 20th April 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 Miss Gaynor.

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 Road Trip USA.

We will be studying all things America! 

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...

Our A.S.P.I.R.E Values in school are: 







Year 4 children can earn dojos for showing ASPIRE which helps them to earn rewards and prizes.


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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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Miss Spencer has chosen 'The boy at the back of the class'. The story is about a refugee who joins the classroom and the journey he has been on.  Miss Gaynor has chosen 'Charlotte's Web'. This is a classic children's novel about Wilbur the pig's friendship with barn spider Charlotte.