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Loxley C of E Community Primary School

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Horse Chestnut Class

Welcome to Horse Chestnut Class

Horse Chestnut Class is an enthusiastic group of kind and welcoming Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 children.  They learn together in a cosy, upstairs classroom with easy access to the school library and views to the village green behind.


Mrs Thackway is the Class Teacher for Horse Chestnut Class on Monday - Thursday and Mrs Woolley, our Head of School, teaches them on Fridays.


Horse Chestnut Class are also very lucky to have a full-time teaching assistant available to support their learning - Miss Harris.

Letters Home 2021 - 2022

2020 - 2021 Archive

2019 - 2020 Archive

In the Beginning and Pandora's Box (from the Orchard Book of Greek Myths) - Virtual Story Time with Mrs Thackway

Linked to your learning on the Ancient Greeks this term, listen to Mrs Thackway reading the first of a series of Greek myths.

How to Make A Rain Gauge - with Mrs Ballantine

Use Mrs Ballantine's instructional video along with the resources below to make your own rain gauge...

Virtual Story Time - with Mrs Thackway

Listen to Mrs Thackway read 'SCOOP! An Exclusive by Monty Molenski' - Monty Molenski is a humble reporter who is convinced that he's always missing out on the big stories. But could it be that Monty isn't noticing what's going on...right under his nose? Horse Chestnut Class, you will have to listen to find out!

Poetry by Horse Chestnut Class

Here are some poems written by the children in Horse Chestnut Class, linked to their study of the water cycle in History.

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