Horse Chestnut - Year 3 2018-2019

Mrs Axon-Milburn

Welcome to Horse Chestnut Class

We are the Year 3 children

Our Teacher is Mrs Axon-Milburn 

Mrs Garland works 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 days will vary.  Your child will require t-shirt, shorts and pumps in their PE 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


During this term we will covering a range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry work; focussing on the following texts as a class:-

This term our English work will be link to a number of texts relating to Ancient Egypt including:

Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo

The Story of Tutankhamun by Patricia Cleveland-Peck

There’s a Pharaoh in my Bath by Jeremy Story

And many more….

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

  • Fiction – Drama and Narrative Writing
  • Non Fiction – Discussion and Debate
  • Fiction –  diary entry and newspaper
  • Non Fiction –  Biography, non-chronological reports and instructions

The study of grammar, punctuation and spelling will be on going through the year.









This term in Maths we follow the White Rose Hub documnetation and be working on:-

Number and Place Value

Mental Addition and Subtraction

Mental Multiplication and Division

Written Addition and Subtraction

Written  Multiplication and Division







Our Topic

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

This term our topic is:

Ancient Egypt

It will be a busy and fun filled year of learning.


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, Wimboldsley, Cheshire

01606 832321