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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 Sycamore Class

 

Sycamore Class is a part of the Aspire Pathway.  Within the pathway classes have topic areas which are rotated over a two-year cycle and changed termly/half-termly. Numeracy and Literacy skills are developed throughout all the topics. Phonics, Number and Reading are all taught weekly, three times a week within Sycamore.  Learning time is dedicated to developing pupils’ reading, number and spelling and writing skills through planned learning activities at a level that is appropriate for the child.
 

In Sycamore Class the approach is to contribute to the holistic development of pupils before they leave for secondary school and eventually later life. It is important to help equip pupils with the skills they will need for later life and build their understanding of the wider world and society. To do this, the approach in Sycamore Class will enable pupils to:

  • Develop a passion for learning
  • Develop independence
  • Become equipped with strategies to help with self-regulation
  • Build upon emotional resilience to situations
  • Be motivated and enthused by a challenge
  • Approach work confidently and creatively, asking for help when unsure.

 

The Adults in Sycamore Class are:

 

 Name  Position
 Miss K. Crawford  Class Teacher
 Miss J. Ratcliffe  Teaching Assistant
 Miss G. Rutley  Teaching Assistant

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
Above and Beyond
Focus
Science
A walk down Memory Lane
Focus
History
A View from a Window
Focus
Geography
 

Weekly Timetable

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

 

Please see our class twitter page, @Hawthorn_Syc 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:

sycamore@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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