Horse Chestnut 2017 - 2018

Mrs Axon-Milburn

Welcome to Horse Chestnut Class

We are the Year 3 and Year 4 children

Our Teacher is Mrs Axon-Milburn 

Mrs Naylor and Mrs Chesters work with us in Horse Chestnut Class


Life in Horse Chestnut Class

The children in Horse Chestnut class are looking forward to a great year of learning.

We complete Grammar Hammer and Big Maths on a Monday.

Our PE day is Monday.  Your child will need their swimming kit.

We have a focused session on Reading, Writing, Maths and Phonics each day. We also enjoy lots of opportunities to learn about Science, Computing, French, History, Geography, RE, Art, DT and Music each week.

Our Curriculum

At Wimboldsley Primary School we aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that promotes excellence. We aim to foster a lifelong love of learning, through delivery a twenty first century education. A cross curricular approach to learning encourages the children to be independent, reflective learners and responsible citizens. We work closely with parents to support children’s learning.

Key skills we will be developing in Year 3 and 4


This term our English work will be link to Horrid Henry by Francesca Simons, Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman and Leon and the Place Between by Angela McAllister

During this term along with the above we will be learning about the following genres:-

  • Fiction - Setting Description
  • Non Fiction - Newspaper reports
  • Fiction – Stories in Familiar settings
  • Poetry
  • Image poems


This term in maths we will be focussing on applying the methods and skills we learnt in the autumn term. Additionally we will also follow the White Rose Hub documnetation and be working on:-

  • Number: Multiplication and Division
  • Measures: Length, Perimter and Area
  • Number: Fractions
  • Number: Decimals

We will continue to focus on times tables throughout this term. All children have target times tables which we practice in school.






Our Topic

This half term we will be learning all about Going on a journey to look at the first railways and locomotives.  We will be finding out about the first railways, industrials revolution and the effect it has has on our lives today.

Please see our Curriculum Overview at the bottom of the page for more information.

It will be a busy and fun filled year of learning. Later in the year we will enjoy finding out about:

* The Anceint Greeks

... and lots more!


How can I help and support my child at school?


For information about Homework see the homework link at the top of the page


Thank you for your continuing support.

Mrs Axon-Milburn


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Wimboldsley Community Primary School

Nantwich Road, Middlewich CW10 0LN

01606 832321