Welcome to Southwark Bridge Class


A warm welcome to Howard Primary School’s newest class-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 & Mrs Tooze


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 13th June

June 10, 2022

This week our learning will be as follows;

  • In mathematics we will continue our work on division with remainders.
  • In English we will conclude our work around the Lost Happy Endings by Carol Anne Duffy and Jane Ray. We will write in role as the witch from the story.
  • In RHE we will continue our work on noticing feelings.
  • In science we will look at changing states.
  • Our blocked foundation subject is Design and Technology. We will design our own recipe for hot cross buns, then make and evaluate the buns.

This week the children will be taking their statutory multiplication tables check. They will have the opportunity to do practice tests on Monday and Tuesday , then Southwark Class will do their check on Thursday and Millennium Class on Friday. Children should keep practicing at home too!

Southwark Class have PE on Wednesday and Thursday, and Millennium Class on Wednesday and Friday. Children should wear school PE kit on those days.


Week Beginning 6th June

June 5, 2022


Welcome back to a new half term;

This week our learning will be as follows.

  • In mathematics we will be learning to divide using remainders.
  • In English we will continue our work around the Lost Happy Endings by Carol Anne Duffy and Jane Ray.
  • In RHE we will learning to notice our feelings.
  • Our blocked foundation subject is Design and Technology. We will learn about bread and think about how it is made. We will also test ingredients for Hot Cross Buns.
  • Our science topic this term is states of matter (solids, liquids and gases).

We are looking forward to Sports Day at Croydon Arena and hope that many parents will be able to attend to cheer their children on! Children should wear PE kit on Thursday and for their PE lessons on Wednesday.

Children will complete the statutory multiplication tables check during the week beginning 13th June. They will have the opportunity to practice during that week. Southwark Class will take the check on Thursday 16th of June and Millennium Class on Friday 17th |June.