Class 2

Class 2 is a mixed Year 1 and Year 2 group with 29 children. The class is taught by Mrs Ati Charlesworth. Mr Andrew Hunt teaches the class on Friday afternoons. They are supported by teaching assistants Miss Jo Walker and Mrs Jo Cocking. Miss Jo Walker will also be covering for Mrs Charlesworth’s PPA on a Thursday afternoon.

If you ever need to get in touch, please do not hesitate to contact ati.charlesworth@harrowbarrow.cornwall.sch.uk or ask to speak to Mrs Charlesworth via the school reception on 01579 350576.


  • MONDAY: Library afternoon
    Can you please ensure that your child bring their book bags in daily. Your children will be sent home with a book from the library to enjoy with you at home. These will be changed every Monday. Your child might also bring home books from our Accelerated Reader or Read Write Inc programs.
  • WEDNESDAY:  Outdoor Learning
    Could you please make sure that your child has a set of outdoor gear every Wednesday – this might include a pair of wellies or waterproof shoes, light waterproof coat or overalls and a change of clothes.
  • THURSDAY: PE
    We ask that all children come into school in their PE kit.

  • FRIDAY: Share a Book 
    Children can bring in one of their favorite books to share with their friends on Friday afternoon. They can also bring along a cuddly teddy or pillow to snuggle with. We ask that you sent the book and pillow/teddy/blanket in a separate bag so that we can store them safely until the afternoon.

Spelling

Spellings are assessed during our Literacy lessons and a week is given to learn them. Please see below the spellings to for the week beginning Monday 15th April 2024:

Year 1 Year 2
Set 3 sounds

Recap -ir
girl, third, twirl, bird, whirl, dirtRecap -ur
burn, turn, spurt, nurse, purse, hurtLearn -er
never, better, weather, after, proper, corner
Common Exception Words

Learn
kind, last, poor, pretty, prove

Revise
after, again, any, bath, beautiful, because, behind, both, break, busy, child, children, father, find, floor, gold, grass, great, half

Click this link for a quick video to that clearly demonstrates how we learn and teach spelling using Read Write Inc.

 

Reading

In Class 2, we love our books! We ensure that we choose and share a variety of books every day in class. Further, every child is encouraged to access a selection of books related to our topic. To encourage this love of reading further at home, you could read and talk about the books they bring back home in their book bag. We change these books every Monday afternoon.

For the Year 2s who have access to Accelerated Reader leveled reading books, it is expected that your child is to read for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour per day. Accelerated reader quizzes can be accessed at home. Please click on the link below and then enter in your user name and password.

https://ukhosted106.renlearn.co.uk/2234772/default.aspx

If your child has forgotten login details: The username is the 1st letter of your child’s first name and the first 4 letters of their second name. Regarding their password, if they have forgotten that, please do email me so that I can confirm.


Here are some highlights from Class 2’s visit to Discovering 42 last term.


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