Whitley And Eggborough Community Primary School

Willow Class

Teacher:  Mrs E Lee-Stokes

email:  lee-stokes@whitley.n-yorks.sch.uk

Purple Mash:

From here children can access all of the resources from purple mash, there are lots of different things including the multiplication check which we do with the children every week - keep practising!



Weekly Spellings

Submarine                                 Subdivide

Subject                                     Subheading

Subway                                      Substandard

Submerge                                  Subtitle

Subtropical                                Submit

Past Planning

 Willow Class Autumn 1.docxDownload
 Willow Class Autumn 2.docxDownload
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Half Termly letter

Homework Booklet

Special Achievements


Spring 1

Week 6: 

Week 5: Max took CHAS home this week for a lovely reason. A little while ago Thea lost her sharks tooth which she brought in to show the class. Max very kindly brought in one of his own for Thea which is just what Max does. He is always thoughtful, kind and looks out for everyone. We love having Max in our class!

Week 4: Samuel took CHAS how this week because he is always willing to help everyone in class and around the school.

Week 3:  Isla got CHAS this week for being helpful to her friends and has shown lovely CHAS qualities this week. She has also helped out around the classroom a lot as well.

Week 2: Issy Carr took CHAS home this week for always being caring ,helping and sharing. She is a great friend to everyone and is a true role model for behaviour.

Week 1: CHAS went home with Lewis Abbott this week for being a lovely caring member of the class. He loves to share his ideas and help his friends out when needed. He has kindly offered to teach someone is the class how to tie their shoe laces.

Autumn 2

Isabella, Ashton, Mia, Peter Joseph, Myla, Joe

Autumn 1

Fletcher, Max, Charlie, Yuki, Abigail, Joe


Special Mention

Spring 1

Week 6: 

Week 5: Peter Joseph got a special mention this week for independently writing his story for the 500 words competition. He work so hard on making sure his spellings were correct and making sure all of his sentences made sense. This was by far the best work he has ever done!

Week 4: Isabelle Harwood got a special mention this week for her perseverance. On Monday she hurt her leg during football but didn't give up during PE, she tried her very best.

Week 3: Peter Joseph has put some amazing effort into his English work this week and done some wonderful writing.

Week 2: Special mention went to Thomas, Lewis D and Levi this week for encouraging another member of the class to 50/50 on their times table test which was lovely to see. 

Week 1: Peyton got a special mention this week for being such a hard worker and trying to meet her targets and not giving up. Stay positive and keep it up!

Autumn 2

Max, Peter Joseph, James, Thea

Autumn 1

Levi, Samuel, Isabella, Lewis D, Fletcher, Thomas, Peter Joseph



Autumn 1

Levi, Lewis A, Charlie, Eliza, Myla and Issy

What we have been doing

In maths we have been looking at multiplication and division. We have been looking at the different ways we can represent different groups of and lots of, arrays, multiplying by 10 and 100 and multiplying 3 numbers together.

The children have progressed onto looking at written methods to complete the multiplication and division with bigger numbers.


In English the children have been writing their own stories to enter on the BBC 500 words competition. They have done some amazing work and the stories have been a pleasure to read!


In mission the children have been exploring different aspects of science and geography to answer the question what is the purpose of water in life and where does it come from?

In mission science we have explored the role of water in plants including identifying the names and functions of different parts of a plant, the life cycle of a plant and how water is transported within plants. In mission geography we started off looking at biomes and climate zone with a focus on the rain forest. We looked at mountains and rivers and finally linked it all together in the water cycle.





Children are asked to read every day, whether this be to an adult or another person. This can be recorded in their yellow homework diary. Please do ask children a variety of questions. A helpful sheet has been attached below to help guide the questioning around texts.

Every week children are given mental maths homework which has been differentiated to their level. Please encourage your child to complete as much of this independently before support is given, but also encourage them to use objects and pictures to aid their calculations.

Handwriting practice sheets are offered to the children each week, if your child does not take one, please do encourage them to still practice in their handwriting book at home. 

Mission possible, each half term the children are given a homework booklet, children can be as creative as they wish and if they would like to investigate a subject further then please encourage them to do so. We are always to see what the children are passionate about!

Times Table Cards

Below are the different times table cards the children need to practise with at home.

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Recommended Reading List

 Children's reading book list KS2 Y3 (7-8yrs).pdfDownload
 Children's Reading Book List KS2 Y4 (8-9yrs).pdfDownload
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Photo Gallery

Trip to Selby Abbey

Walk around Whitley

Mission Possible