West Bridgford Junior School


Year 4

Year 4 



Important days of the week:

Tuesday - Outdoor PE (hockey) 

Friday - Indoor PE (circuits) 

On these days, the children should come to school in their PE kits. 

Friday - Spelling Test (new spellings issued in reading diary)


Autumn Term

River Deep, Mountain High


Important dates for the diary: 

Mountain Explorer Workshop 
Thursday 4th November (Class 4)
Friday 5th November (Class 5)
Thursday 11th November (Class 6)

Perlethorpe Outdoor Centre

Friday 12th November

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If you do need to get in contact, please do not hesitate to message your child's class teacher via Class Dojo. 


Spellings: 10th-17th September

Spellings: 17th - 24th September

Spelling 24th-1st October 2021

Year 4 have been researching more about rivers, focusing on erosion and deposition. We have located key rivers in the UK, identified the main towns they run through and found the sources and mouth of the river. In Science, we have been sorting the properties of solids, liquids and gases. In groups, we carried out a comparative and fair test based around the weight of gas. In English, we have been reading the book Flotsam, decoding the illustrations and practising our VIPERS reading skills. We have revisited grammar and punctuation such as subordinate clauses, sentences types and question marks in preparation for our persuasive advert writing next week.


Spelling 1st October - 8th October

This week, Year 4 have been rounding to 10, 100 and 1000. The children have been preparing to write an advert about their underwater camera by gathering ideas using rhetorical questions, expanded noun phrases and ambitious adjectives. In topic, we have explore the features of a river and used 4 and 6 figure grid references to located places on a map. We are looking forward to performing poetry by Michael Rosen on Poetry Day and innovating one of his poems into our own.