This week Chestnut class have been working hard on our personalised targets focussing on our reading and communication through joint attention tasks and expressive communication. We have been working on number through rhymes and AA sessions counting items and working out how many left when one is…
Last week Chestnut Class had a very busy week as we celebrated Diwali, Friendship Week and Children in Need.
We started the week celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. We explored light in our AA sessions, made glittery Diyas and decorated Mendhi handprints
To celebrate Friendship…
Last year 11G made a Makaton video showing lots of spooky signs.
Have fun practicing your scary signs and share them with your class team.
This week Chestnut Class have been enjoying lots of spooky goings on! During Attention Autism sessions we enjoyed a ghostly number rhyme and finding out how many left when one is taken away by splatting cream and we took turns to splat! We have been identifying Halloween themed key word language…
Black History Month is celebrated in October in the UK and Astley Park School is proud to celebrate Black History Month with a focus on, 'Saluting our Sisters'. This is intended to build awareness, educate and share lived experiences of Black women.
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This week Chestnut learners have explored all things ‘Autumn’. During daily Attention Autism sessions we have been anticipating and tracking exciting items from the bucket and during Stage 2 have been focussing our attention further to watch confetti fall like the leaves from the trees, a flour…
Another busy week in Chestnut Class! As part of our topic, ‘In the Toy Box’ we have been exploring different modes of transport through Attention Autism Stage 1 and Stage 2 reveals and copying simple modelled actions using ramps in Stage 3. We enjoyed expressing our choices of transport toys…
This week Chestnut Class learners have been continuing to explore different toys and play skills as part of our topic, ‘In the Toy box’. The focus has been ‘dollies’ and we have been modelling different verbs relating to our interactions with these. We have enjoyed Attention Autism sessions to…
On Friday children and staff were invited to wear jeans or blue clothing to help raise awareness and funding for genetic conditions. Classes all across school engaged in ways meaningful to them, from Jean based crafts and sensory stories, coloured themed Attention Autism to circle time…
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This week classes at Astley Park have been focussing on smashing stereotypes. Stereotypes restrict the ways in which we see ourselves, others and the world around us. They make us jump to conclusions, which can stop us from getting an accurate picture. We have been learning…
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What a wonderful and busy week we’ve had in Chestnut Class!
As part of our topic, ‘In the Toy Box’ we have been exploring teddy bears through Attention Autism Stage 2 reveals, creative tasks - we created our own bear faces and during Food Tech we have been followed instructions and expressed…
Welcome to Chestnut Class!
We have had a wonderful first week back in Chestnut Class, welcoming 3 new learners to Astley Park and getting to know lots of new friends and teachers.
We have been busy enjoying Attention Autism sessions, exploring the activities in the continuous provision and…