Horndon-on-the-Hill C. of E. Primary School

Respect • Responsibility • Honesty • Courage • Thoughtfulness

Class 3


Class 3 Curriculum Evening

Year 3, Horndon-on-the-Hill C. Of E. Primary School

Class Teacher: Miss Coleman, Learning Assistant: Mrs Phillipps.

Dear Parents,

Hope you had a restful and enjoyable Easter holidays. Our theme this term will be Local history.


We will be looking at the following writing styles: narrative – playscripts; non-fiction – explanations and poetry – poet appreciation.

Literacy skills will also be taught through other areas of the curriculum.

Guided reading

Each week, the children will read to an adult and have a set of tasks to complete.  They can change their library week over the course of the week and they will continue to have access to e-books via the Reading Cloud.


This term, we will be covering units named: 3 digit sums and differences, representing whole number and fractions, written methods for multiplication and division and 2-d shapes and perimeter


The children will learning about light. We will be looking at sources of light, shadows and different colours in light. The children will be giving the chance to work scientifically.


The children will be taught the unit Local history.


The pupils will be exploring why people pray. They will also be look at why the bible is important to Christians.


The children will be swimming each Friday morning with another P.E. session on a Monday afternoon.  The children will be doing outdoor athletics and striking and field games..  Children must not wear earrings and must have their hair tied back if it is long.


The children will continue to learn and perfect how to: say hello and goodbye, asking how they are, numbers 1-10 and asking names. Also, they will be learning how to say classroom objects, colours, their age and classroom instructions


We will be finishing out DT unit of food. We will also be looking at clay sculptures and planning and creating our own. 


The children will exploring the song Bringing us together. We will then reflect on the music we have learnt over the year.


The children will be learning how to manipulate images and create repeating patterns.  They will also be looking at databases and improving our e-safety skills.



Homework is set on a Friday and is due the following Wednesday.  Please read at home regularly with your child at least three times a week.