Recommended Reading List
Please see the below recommended reading list for Cherry class:
Year 2 Information
All the objectives in the information below will be worked on throughout the year. Any extra support you can provide in helping your child to achieve these is greatly valued.
Half Term Information Sheet
Please find below the Summer 2 Information Sheet for parents/carers, which contains general information about Summer Term 2.
Please find below the Homework Booklet for Summer Term 2. The home learning activities are linked to the areas we are focusing on in class, and have been carefully chosen to develop different skills in relation to a variety of curriculum subjects.
I am delighted to confirm the following Cherry class children have been awarded our first Merits of the 2018-2019 school year, for their hard work and amazing attitudes throughout our Autumn term 2018:
I am happy to confirm the following children have been awarded merits for their hard work and super attitudes towards school life throughout Spring term 2019:
Well done to all members of Cherry class, especially our Merit receivers - keep up your wonderful work.
Special Mentions and CHAS
Every Friday we come together as a school to celebrate the children's hard work across our school; we do this by awarding one (on exception more than one), child per class Special Mention, and one child per class CHAS recognition.
During our celebration assembly we also celebrate weekly birthdays and award reading certificates, as per our in-school 'Reading Challenge'. Additionally, children have the opportunity to try their spellings and/or times tables to be able to progress to the next level in spellings and/or times tables in school.
The weekly Special Mention and CHAS for Cherry class is be recorded below.
This Half Term's Special Mention - Summer 2:
This week Special Mention has been awarded to Jessica. Jessica has worked really hard in both Maths and Mission English this week, really trying to push herself. Well done Jessica.
Special Mention this week has been given to Daniel. Daniel has been working really hard across all lessons, but especially wowed the class this week with his 'conductor' skills during our Music lesson. Well done Daniel!
This Half Term's CHAS - Summer 2:
CHAS this week is being awarded to Max. Max is an 'always' member of Cherry class; always kind, caring and helpful. Max has been especially helpful this week, helping Miss Wheeler in class, which has been lovely to see. Well done Max!
This week CHAS has been given to Cruz. Cruz is always kind, polite and helpful, but showed his CHAS qualities throughout the week and especially during PE when another child had hurt himself. Well done Cruz.
Please keep scrolling down to view all previous Special Mention and CHAS weekly awards in Cherry class.
Summer Term 2 - look at our learning!
Summer Term 1 - look at our learning!
Spring Term 2 - look at our learning!
Spring 2 Homework Examples:
Looking at our learning - a snapshot of Spring Term 1
Spring 1 Homework Examples:
Cherry class produced some super Spring Term 1 pieces of homework. Well done Cherry class - keep up the wonderful work!
Autumn Term 2 Homework Examples:
Cherry class produced some amazing Autumn Term 2 pieces of homework. Well done Cherry class - keep it up!
Looking at our learning - a snapshot of Autumn Term 2...
Summer 1 - Special Mention:
It has been hard to select a Special Mention for Week 1, as Cherry class members have shown a brilliant attitude towards our 'mock' SATs papers this week. Well done Cherry; I am proud of all of you for your positive, mature and determined attitudes. However, I am pleased to award this week's Special Mention to Mia for her lovely and well-detailed Tour de Yorkshire Fact File. Well done Mia.
Special Mention this week has been given to Macie. Macie consistently shows a brilliant attitude to all aspects of our curriculum and has produced some wonderful work in Maths, English, Science and Music this week. Macis also brought in a super piece of homework - well done Macie.
This week I am delighted to award all of Cherry class Special Mention! Cherry class have worked in silence for a large part of the week in order to support our Year 6s and their SATs. We have also started our own SATs this week and every member of Cherry class has shown a super attitude towards our tests and have tried their best. Well done Cherry class!
Special Mention this week is being awarded to two children in Cherry class; Peter and Will. Both Will and Peter have worked really hard with their concentration and focus this week and have especially wowed Miss Wheeler and I with their attitude, effort, quantity and quality of writing for their diary entries in Mission English. Well done Peter and Will.
Spring Term 2 Special Mention:
It has been hard to choose a Special Mention this week, as all members of Cherry class have returned to school with an amazing learning attitude. However, Special Mention this week is being awarded to Daniel. Daniel is working really hard to develop his handwriting and has been on fire in Mission Maths this week! Well done Daniel!
This week Special Mention has been given to Zach. Zach has been working really hard on his handwriting and has wowed the class with the lovely writing he has produced. Well done Zach - keep it up!
Special Mention this week has been awarded to two children in Cherry class - Alfie and Kara. Both Alfie and Kara work consistently hard across all our lessons, positively contributing to class discussions and producing lovely work. Additionally, they have both produced super pieces of homework, which have wowed the whole the class! Well done Alfie and Kara!
This week's Special Mention has been given to Naomi S. Naomi S has been working really hard, and has produced an interesting and well written short story in English, and a lovely piece of fossil work. Well done Naomi S!
Special Mention this week is a little different from our other weeks, in that this week Special Mention is going to all of Cherry Class! I am giving every member of Cherry Special Mention for their super attitudes towards our assessment week this week. Everyone has tried really hard and put in their best effort, which is shown in their results. Well done Cherry!
It has been hard to select this week's Special Mention, as all children in Cherry class worked hard to practise for our Easter Merit Assembly. I am proud of everyone of you - well done Cherry class; you were brilliant! Special Mention this week is being awarded to Jessica. Jessica is a quieter member of the class and as such is not always comfortable sharing her work and ideas with the class. However, Jessica was very brave and volunteered to share her work and practised really hard ready for our Easter Merit Assembly and did a wonderful job - well done Jessica!
Spring Term 1 Special Mention:
Special Mention this week has been given to Naomi F. Naomi has worked really hard across all lessons, producing some lovely work. Naomi is relatively new to Cherry class, only joining the class at the end of Autumn Term 2, but has already demonstrated a brilliant learning attitude. Well done Naomi - keep up the wonderful work!
This week's Special Mention goes to Daisy. Daisy has worked consistently hard across all areas of our curriculum, producing some super work. Daisy drew a lovely transport timeline in Mission History, developed a wonderful word bank in Mission English (including a range of expanded noun phrases) and brought in an amazing piece of homework. Well done Daisy!
Special Mention this week has been awarded to two members of Cherry class - Abigail and Myla. Both Abigail and Myla 'wowed'me with their wonderful work in Mission English. They produced brilliantly written character descriptions, including a range of expanded noun phrases, which really brought their writing to life. Well done Abigail and Myla!
This week's Special Mention has been given to Luke. Luke has worked really hard in all our lessons this week, especially in Mission Maths and Mission English. Luke has also been taking extra care with his handwriting, really working to form his letters correctly. Well done Luke!
Special Mention this week goes to Cruz. Cruz has worked really hard, especially in Maths, producing some great work as we have been looking at geometry and 2D shapes. Cruz also 'wowed' the class with his wonderful demonstration during our outdoor P.E. lesson with the coach this week. Well done Cruz!
This week Special Mention has been awarded to Isla. Isla works hard across all areas of our curriculum, consistently producing high quality work with great effort. Isla shared a sample of her work to the school during our class assembly this week, including a story she had recently written, which she read beautifully. Well done Isla!
I would also like to say well done to all members of Cherry class, as every child took part in our class assembly. Cherry class shared the work we have been busy producing during Spring Term 1 with the school. Well done and thank you Cherry class; I am very proud of each and every one of you.
Special Mention this week goes to two members of Cherry class - Macie and Max. Both Macie and Max work consistently hard, sharing their ideas in class and producing lovely work. However, Special Mention is being awarded to both Macie and Max for their homework efforts. Macie made an amazing Flying Scotsman model steam train which she wowed the class with, and Max has been working really hard at home, doing lots of extra Maths work. Well done Macie and Max!
Autumn Term 2 Special Mention:
This week Special Mention has been given to Courtnie for her fantastic work in Maths. We have been looking at money in Maths and Courtnie has worked really hard, producing some super work - well done Courtnie.
It has been a wonderful week in Cherry class. All children have brought brilliant learning attitudes to the classroom - a great return to school. Well done Cherry class - let's keep it up!
Special Mention this week has been awarded to Amelia. Amelia 'wowed' us with her work in Phonics this week, which was lovely to hear and see - well done Amelia.
Again, Cherry class have worked wonderfully, producing some super work throughout the week. Well done Cherry class - I'm proud of all of you.
If only I could give ALL members of Cherry class 'Special Mention' this week I would! I am extremely proud of each and every member of Cherry class, as we showcased our work during our 'Class Assembly' on Thursday. I am proud of every member of our class, as we all worked hard and took part, even those who felt less confident to talk about their work, they still played an important role by showing their artwork or homework. Well done Cherry class - let's keep up our brilliant work!
Additionally, I am happy to award two members of Cherry class Special Mention...
The first Special Mention goes to Macie. Macie has worked really hard across all lessons this week, but especially during Mission English, whereby she produced an amazing Winter rhyming poem. She also brought in 2 pieces of wonderful homework this week. Furthermore, Macie volunteered to read the 'World Kindness Day'promise of another class member during our class assembly, as unfortunately, the class member was poorly. Well done Macie!
The second Special Mention this week goes to Peter. Peter has worked really hard all week producing some super work. Peter completed not only his own, but two further challenge sheets in Maths on Monday, independently, which was brilliant to see. Peter also completed his reading challenge and practised his spellings and times tables, spreading a BIG smile across Cherry class on Friday. Well done Peter!
Special Mention this week goes to Sienna. Sienna may be a quieter member of the class at times, but this does not mean her hard work goes unnoticed. Sienna 'wowed' the class with her amazing Maths work this week, which was great to see. Well done Sienna!
Week 4 has been a busy week, not only with our in-class learning, but also 'assessment week' across the school. Cherry have all worked hard and shown great determination and effort completing their tests. Well done Cherry class - I am proud of you all.
Due to the whole school pantomime trip we didn't have a week 5 whole school celebration assembly. However, we did celebrate our weekly 'stars' in class (readers, times tables, spellers and 'Superstars'), as we do every week.
Similar to week 3, if I could give the whole class a special mention award I would do this week, as I am extremely proud of every member of Cherry class for their effort and attitude at our Christingle service on Wednesday. Some of the children were quite nervous, yet all the children sang beautifully and those children who read to the audience spoke clearly and calmly. Well done Cherry class - you were all super singers!
However, I am pleased to give Special Mention to Will this week. Will has worked consistently hard, showing an amazing attitude not only to his learning, but also at playtime and lunchtime. Will has been applying himself, especially in Maths and Phonics. Well done Will - keep it up!
Special Mention this week goes to Oliver for his hard work and extra effort, especially in Maths. Oliver has applied himself across all areas of the curriculum, producing some super work. Well done Oliver!
CHAS - Summer 1:
This week CHAS has been awarded to Abigail. Abigail is an 'always' member of Cherry class; always kind, always polite and always using lovely manners. However, this week Abigail has been especially helpful, both in class throughout the day, and also before school, helping to prepare the classroom for our mock SATs papers. Well done Abigail!
CHAS this week has been given to Naomi F. Naomi F consistently uses lovely manners and is a kind and helpful member of Cherry class. Naomi has been a good friend to classmates this week, resulting in members of the class asking to nominate Naomi for CHAS. Well done Naomi!
This week CHAS is being given to Emily. Emily is always helpful, always kind and a good friend to Cherry class members. However, this week Miss Wheeler has nominated Emily, as she has noticed Emily showing acts of kindness to various children in our class all week. Well done Emily.
I'm happy to give CHAS this week to George. George is an 'always' member of Cherry class; always kind, helpful and always uses super manners. This week George has been especially kind helping to make friends feel better when they have been feeling upset. Well done George.
Spring Term 2 CHAS:
It has also been difficult to select our CHAS this week, as again, all members of Cherry class have returned to school with such lovely attitudes. However, CHAS is being given to Cohen. Cohen is always polite, displays lovely manners and a great friend to class members. This week Cohen has been especially helpful, helping Miss Wheeler every lunchtime, which has been greatly appreciated. Well done Cohen!
This week CHAS has been awarded to Jack. Jack has been working really hard all week to make the right choices and has been especially helpful in class. Additionally, two members of Cherry class came to me separately to tell me just how kind Jack has been to them this week. Well done Jack!
CHAS this week has been given to Oliver. Oliver is an 'always' member of Cherry class; always helpful, polite and full of smiles! Oliver has been especially helpful this week, including during one of our Mission lessons when unfortunately some paint was accidentally knocked over. Oliver offered to clean up the spilt paint, even though it wasn't spilt from his table. Well done Oliver!
CHAS has been awarded to Kara this week. Unfortunately, we've had a few members of Cherry class upset this week for different reasons and on different days. Kara has been a great friend to the girls and boys, helping to cheer them up and showing great kindness. Well done Kara!
CHAS this week is going to Amber. Amber is an always member of the class, always polite, always kind and always helpful. Amber has made an extra effort this week to help a member of the class feel included, which has been lovely to see. Well done Amber!
This week CHAS has been awarded to Joseph. Joseph is someone who is always kind and helpful, both in class and around school. However, Joseph has shown his CHAS qualities by helping Miss Wheeler every morning during this half term's early birds sessions. Well done Joseph!
Spring Term 1 CHAS:
I am happy to award our first CHAS of Spring Term 1 to Max. Max is a kind, caring and helpful member of Cherry class, usually with a big smile on his face! Max was especially kind, working hard to ensure Miss Wheeler felt welcome as she joined Cherry class. Well done Max!
CHAS this week has been given to George. George is an 'always' member of Cherry class; 'always' being helpful, caring and kind. However, George was especially helpful and kind this week helping to keep Cherry class tidy and becoming an unofficial cloakroom monitor. This contributed to Cherry class winning the School's Eco Award for the week. Well done George!
I am delighted to award CHAS this week to Isla. Isla is another 'always' member of Cherry class, as she is always polite, kind and helpful. This week Isla demonstrated her CHAS qualities when she kindly brought in a big bag of her favourite books to share with the class during story-time. Well done Isla!
This week's CHAS has been awarded to Oliver. Oliver is a helpful, kind and polite member of Cherry class. He brightens the classroom every school day with his big smile. This week Oliver has been especially helpful, working hard to make sure our classroom is kept tidy, contributing to Cherry class again winning the School's Eco Award for the week. Well done Oliver!
I am happy to give CHAS this week to Courtnie. Courtnie is a kind and helpful member of Cherry class. It is well known that if someone falls Courtnie will typically stop to help them back up, and if someone drops something, she will pick it up and give it to them. There were many examples of Courtnie doing this during this week, which was lovely to see. Well done Courtnie!
CHAS this week has been given to Sienna. Sienna is always full of smiles and is a kind, helpful and polite member of Cherry class. Sienna has been especially helpful this week, helping some of her classmates in Maths, making sure they understood the activity we were doing. Well done Sienna!
This week's CHAS has been awarded to Emily. Emily is an 'always' member of Cherry class; always kind, helpful and polite. Emily has shown her CHAS qualities this week, as she worked really hard to ensure a new member of Cherry class felt welcome and had a friend, especially at playtime and lunchtimes. Well done Emily!
Autumn Term 2 CHAS:
CHAS this week has been awarded to Abigail. Abigail has been very helpful, not only in class, but also at Breakfast Club and After School Club. She has also shown lovely manners everyday in class. Well done Abigail!
This week CHAS has been given to Joseph. Joseph is a kind, helpful and polite member of the class. Joseph's CHAS qualities were especially evident this week during our Autumn Artwork session, where he showed great patience and manners. Well done Joseph!
I am happy to award this week's CHAS to Kara. Kara is a helpful, kind and considerate member of Cherry class. Kara always displays lovely manners in class, and offers to help members of the class and teaching staff throughout school wherever she can. Well done Kara - keep it up!
CHAS this week has been given to Mia. Mia may be a quieter member of the class, but she is someone who will go the extra mile to make others happy, in class and around school. Also, Mia often completes extra work at home, and this week brought in a lovely picture she had drawn for the class, which was very kind. Well done Mia!
Due to the whole school pantomime trip we didn't have a week 5 whole school celebration assembly. However, we did celebrate our weekly 'stars' in class (readers, times tables, spellers and 'Superstars'), as we do every week.
I am pleased to give this week's CHAS to Cohen. Cohen has shown great kindness this week, helping his friends and also teaching staff, both in the classroom and around school. Cohen really has been helpful and shown what a great friend he is to different children around school. Well done Cohen!
CHAS this week has been given to Kara. Kara has been especially helpful this week, not only to members of staff throughout school, but also to classmates and at play-times. Kara has consistently displayed lovely manners throughout this half term, and is a friendly and kind member of Cherry class. Well done Kara!
What Cherry class did during Autumn Term 1...
Autumn Term 1 Special Mention:
Week 1 - This week, Will gets a special mention for trying so hard with his work and being a great helper.
Week 3 - Well done to my three musketeers; Cohen, Daniel and Jack for working super hard this week in class.
Week 4 - Myla and Abigail both got a special mention for their fantastic work in maths this week.
We!ek 5 - Well done Joseph for getting a special mention for his fantastic satellite homework.
Week 6 - This week, our special mention in Cherry class goes to Zach! Well done Zach for producing amazing work and a super space story!
Week 7 - Well done Jake for getting a special mention this week for trying hard in every lesson and persevering when it has been tricky.
Autumn Term 1 CHAS:
Week 1 - Well done Isla for getting Chas this week. Isla has been such a good friend, looking after someone who was poorly.
Week 2 - Well done to our birthday girl, Myla for getting Chas today. You have been such a good helper this week.
Week 3 - Well done Jessica, you are such a kind member of Cherry class.
Week 5 - Very proud of Max this week for earning our Chas award. Max is such a kind and caring member of Cherry class.
Week 6 - Well done Cohen for receiving Chas this week. Cohen was a great friend to someone who had lost something this week. He even helped her to retrieve it!
Week 7 - A big well done to George for getting Chas this week. George has been a good friend and helped anyone, whenever he can.
We have had a great time so far this half term. We have really enjoyed learning about the solar system, astronauts and much more. This week, the children have thoroughly enjoyed designing their own planet. There have been some weird but wonderful designs!
The children have loved using the laptops, iPad's and books to research lots of different information about space.
We also enjoyed taking part in the Joe Wicks fitness days!
Cherry class really enjoyed the Fit Fencing today!
Mr Zugic and I have really been blown away with the quality of the work produced both at home and at school! Just look at some of this work in the photograph below.