21 Jun

Sports Week and a special visitors in Chestnut Class

Chestnut class love being active and this week have enjoyed different activities linked to keeping healthy. On Tuesday we made fruit skewers, focussing on exploring lots of different fruits, peeling, slicing and making choices for our snacks. We have loved parachute games with our friends, target…

14 Jun

Rainbow Week in Chestnut Class 2024

This week Chestnut Class have enjoyed exploring Rainbows through Attention Autism, learning the Makaton sign for Rainbow and enjoying singing the colours of the rainbow. We painted our own parade flag and enjoyed adding glitter to make it sparkle,

We’ve made colourful fruit skewers, peeling,…

17 May

Week 5 in Chestnut Class

What a fantastic week in Chestnut Class!

This week learners have been accessing the community in small groups. Learners have visited Nuffield Health Centre for swim sessions learning to follow instructions in water and practising their dressing skills. Pupils have been to Astley Park with Mrs…

10 May

Chestnut Class make ice cream

This week in Chestnut class we have continued to explore our theme, ‘Under the Sea’ through Attention Autism, a sensory story about the beach and songs. 
Small groups have been accessing swim sessions with Mrs Hylands on a Monday and Astley Park on Tuesday afternoons with Mrs Lane focusing on our…

2 May

Week 3 in Chestnut Class

This week Chestnut Class have continued learning about UnderThe Sea through Attention Autism, Sensology, Creative tasks and in the continuous provision. Learners have been practising their independent travel with Mrs Lane transitioning around school and on visits to Astley Park and small groups…

26 Apr

Week 2 in Chestnut Class

This week in Chestnut class we have continued to learn about under the sea through joint attention and communication sessions such as Attention Autism, Sensology and a story about The Rainbow Fish. During My Creativity we have learned to print repeated patterns using different tools including…

19 Apr

Chestnut Class explore under the sea

This term Chestnut class are learning all about the seaside. This week we have enjoyed lots of creative tasks linked to our topic area- printing including bubble wrap print, lids and other household items to make repeated patterns and we will be continuing to explore printing over the coming…

28 Mar

Easter in Chestnut Class

This week Chestnut class have been busy getting ready for Easter!
In Food tech we have enjoyed practising our spreading skills by preparing hot cross buns for snack time. During creative tasks we made egg shell cards using primary colours and repeating patterns and decorating foam eggs. In…

22 Mar

Chestnut Class celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

On Thursday 21st March Chestnut Class celebrated World Down Syndrome Day. The theme this year is # End the Stereotypes. The day is represented by lots of socks because chromosomes look like socks!  We wore brightly coloured socks or odd socks, designed socks using the primary colours and balloons…

8 Mar

Chestnut Class World Book Day

Chestnut Class enjoyed some super Attention Autism sessions and activities linked to Superheroes and Villains for our World Book Day celebrations. At Stage 1 we tracked an amazing Spider-Man car zooming across the classroom, lots of bubbles and a dancing superhero! Lots of spontaneous…

1 Mar

Spring 2, Week 2 in Chestnut Class

This week Chestnut learners have enjoyed learning all about recycling and exploring and sorting different materials which we throw away as part of our recycling topic. We have made Angel Delight, focussing on using equipment to pour and mix, expressing our choices and working out what we need…

23 Feb

Welcome back Chestnut Class

Chestnut Class learners have had a very busy start to the half term!  We have been learning about primary colours in a range of activities including mixing paints and coloured water into jars to create secondary colours.  This week we started our Recycling sessions and we thoroughly enjoyed…