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Friday 20th January

Chinese New Year – Children (across all sites) can come to school wearing something red.

Tuesday 7th February

Safer Internet Day 2022

Friday 17th February

School (all sites) close for half term (1 week and 2 days)   Children return on Wednesday 1st March.

Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th February

STAFF INSET DAYS.  School (all sites) is closed to children on both days for staff training.  Children return to school on Wednesday 1st March. 

Welcome to Aspen Class

 

We are a mixed Year 2 & 3 class in the Aspire pathway at Hawthorns school. This class focuses on creating and supporting independent learners. We are hoping that when the children move on from Aspen Class, they will be well versed in the routines of the school day and confident in their own independence. The children have individualised targets depending on their personal focus and lessons are designed to be short and engaging. We try to work out of our seats and be creative. We love building our attention skills during different stages of attention autism sessions and also using our fingers to build up our hand strength in our fine motor skills sessions.

 

The Adults in Aspen Class are:

 Name  Position
 Mrs K. Booth  Class Teacher
 Mrs A. Kennedy  Teaching Assistant
 Miss O. Bambroffe  Teaching Assistant

As well as developing our independence and socialisation skills, we also cover a wide range of exciting topics to expand our interests in the world around us. Topics have a History, Geography or Science focus. All sessions are hands on and engaging to ensure pupils develop a love for learning.  Each session is differentiated to the individual child just ensure learning is meaning and purposeful to all.

Here are the topics we will cover this year:

Autumn Term 1 Autumn Term 2 Spring Term 1 Spring Term 2 Summer Term 1 Summer Term 2
All About Me
Focus
PSHE
Toys (Past and Present)
Focus
History
Where is Paddington Bear Today?
Focus
Geography
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Focus
Science
 

Weekly Timetable

Here’s some of the things we love to do in Aspen Class …

Please see our class twitter page, @Hawthorn_Aspen for regular updates of what we get up to.  Click on the icon below to visit our page now.

Please feel free to contact us via the class twitter page above or on our email:

aspen@hawthorns.tameside.sch.uk

 

Parent App

We also have a parent app, which we use to send out messages, letters and important information.   If you haven’t signed up, and would like to, contact school to receive an invitation by email.  For step by step instructions on how to install the app click here

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