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,

Our theme, this term, will be Forces and magnets


We will be looking at the following writing styles: narrative – adventure stories; non-fiction – explanations and poetry – limericks.

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: All about numbers, mental and written calculation, ways to multiply and divide, angles and shapes and number and place value


The children will learning about forces and magnets, finding out about: different forces and how these affect our lives, magnets, what is attracted to magnets and how these link together. The children will be giving the chance to work scientifically.


The children will be taught the unit Our view from the international space station.


The pupils will be exploring what it means to be a Christian in Britain today.


The children will be swimming each Friday morning with another P.E. session on a Thursday morning.  The children will be doing gymnastics and invasion games.  Children must not wear earrings and must have their hair tied back if it is long.


The children will learn 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


The children will be investigating two artists this term, Van Gogh and George Seurat, looking at their techniques and using these to influence their own work


The children will exploring the the glockenspiel and the song let your spirit fly.


We will be looking at an introduction to the web and coding.  We will also learn about Internet safety. 


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.