Welcome to Southwark Bridge Class


A warm welcome to Southwark Class children, parents and carers.

Our Southwark team are:

Please click here for information on the Year 4 Statutory Times Tables Test

Class teacher-Miss Oasgood

Class teaching assistants - Mrs Glenn & Miss Griffiths


Please feel free to write us a note in your child’s homework diary, come and talk to us after school any day or phone the school to speak to us directly if there is anything you wish to discuss concerning your child.

Recommended reading books for Year 4:

Best Books for Year 4 | Y4 Reading List | BooksForTopics

Expertly selected books for 7 and 8 year old children (lovereading4kids.co.uk)

Expertly selected books for 9 and 10 year old children (lovereading4kids.co.uk)

Key Information:

  • A wide selection of quality books have been purchased for this class this year and your child is encouraged to take home a book every day. Each time you sign to show your child has read at home, they will receive a marble towards their team jar. The team with the most marbles at the end of the week will be crown team of the week!
  • Homework will be set on Friday and due in the following Friday unless stated otherwise on the homework (A longer time will be set for projects)
  • Spellings will be learnt at school and tested on Mondays. Please click on link: school-links-spellingjournalyear4southwark-1
  • In your child’s homework diary, they will have a green stamp at the end of each day to show they are following our school’s ‘Good to be Green’ behaviour policy. If they do not get a green stamp it is because they have not ended the day on a green card or have received a red card during the day. You will be notified by text if a red card consequence has occurred.

Week Beginning – 26th September

September 25, 2022


This week our learning will be as follows;

  • In English we will continue our work based on the Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Rauf. We will learn about the features of a non-chronological report and write our own non-chronological report based on Refugees.
  • In mathematics we will add 4 digit number with regrouping and develop different strategies for checking our answerrs.
  • In science we will continue our work on sound.
  • Our blocked foundation subject this week is RE we will be beginning a unit entitled “why do you judge me.” We will look at the question of discrimination, look at how world religions ask us to treat each other with respect and look at the experience of Anne Frank.

Southwark Class will do PE on Tuesday and Thursday. Millennium Class will swim on Tuesday and have a PE lesson on Friday.


Southwark Class will visit the Windrush Legacy Association on Tuesday 4th October and Millennium Class on Friday 7th October. Please return your permission slip by Friday if you have not already done so.

Week Beginning 19th September

September 18, 2022

School will be closed on Monday due to the bank holiday for the funeral of the queen. We look forward to seeing children on Tuesday.

This week our learning will be as follows;

  • In mathematics we will start a new unit on addition and subtraction. This week we will learn to add four digit numbers. We will also learn to estimate the answers to calculations and to check answers.
  • In English we will continue our work around the Boy at the Back of the Class. We will learn about the difference between fact and opinion and create learning posters with facts about refugees.
  • In science we will continue our learning on sound.
  • In RHE we will begin the unit of work “being me in my world.
  • In PE the children will learn to play hockey.
  • Our blocked foundation subject is music. We will compose and record operatic music based on the colour theme we picked last week.

Millennium Class have swimming on Tuesday. Please make sure that your child comes to school with Swimming kit and a waterproof coat. Millennium Class also have PE on Friday and Southwark Class have PE on Tuesday and Thursday. Children should come to school in PE kit on those days.