Whitley And Eggborough Community Primary School

Oak Class


Autumn 2 Curriculum 


maintain positive attitudes to reading and understanding of what they read by:  continuing to read and discuss an increasingly wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks

·          reading books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes

·          increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books, including myths, legends and traditional stories, modern fiction, fiction



Draft and write by:  selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning

  •  in narratives, describing settings, characters and atmosphere and integrating dialogue to convey character and advance the action
  •  précising longer passages
  •  using a wide range of devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs
  •  using further organisational and presentational devices to structure text and to guide the reader [for example, headings, bullet points, underlining]



use further prefixes and suffixes and understand the guidance for adding them

* spell some words with ‘silent’ letters [for example, knight, psalm, solemn]

* continue to distinguish between homophones and other words which are often confused


Punctuation and Grammar

·         recognising vocabulary and structures that are appropriate for formal speech and writing, including subjunctive forms

·          using passive verbs to affect the presentation of information in a sentence

·          using the perfect form of verbs to mark relationships of time and cause

·         using expanded noun phrases to convey complicated information concisely

·         using modal verbs or adverbs to indicate degrees of possibility

·         using relative clauses beginning with who, which, where, when, whose, that or with an implied (i.e. omitted) relative pronoun



Work for mathematics will be differentiated and tailored to all abilities. Challenge work will be available at all times and work will link to mission where appropriate.

·         identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number, and common factors of two numbers

·          know and use the vocabulary of prime numbers, prime factors and composite (nonprime) numbers

·          establish whether a number up to 100 is prime and recall prime numbers up to 19

·          multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one- or two-digit number using a formal written method, including long multiplication for two-digit numbers

·          multiply and divide numbers mentally drawing upon known facts

·           divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context

·          multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1000

Mission History

 changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

·          Scots invasions from Ireland to north Britain (now Scotland)

·          Anglo-Saxon invasions, settlements and kingdoms: place names and village life

 Anglo-Saxon art and culture

the achievements of the earliest civilizations



  • to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]

·         about great artists, architects and designers in history

·         Pupils will recreate (using different materials) the Bayeux tapestry



Cross-curricular application of skills through the computing programme ‘Purple Mash’.


Keeping myself safe.



Recommended Reading List and Homework Booklet

 Children's Reading Book List KS2 Y6 (10-11yrs).pdfDownload
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Half Term Information Sheet

 Half term letter Oak Autumn 2.docDownload
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What we've been doing this week

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