8 Mar

9P look to the future and World Book day.

This week 9P had the exciting opportunity to attend Careers week in school. On Wednesday and Friday some of Astley Park alumni were invited in to talk to us about what they have done since leaving school.

Our learners all sat listening intently whist they spoke and found this extremely…

2 Feb

Chestnut Class enjoy making sandwiches

This week Chestnut learners have been busy making sandwiches; practising our skills of spreading and cutting using cutlery. On Wednesday we made choices of toppings - jam/cheese spread/chocolate spread using our communication boards to support us and I can say that jam was the most popular…

26 Jan

8P week 3 26/1/24

The pupils of 8P have done lots of learning and fun activities this week. 

We enjoyed a walk to Tesco, where we split into two groups to buy the ingredients for cooking and items for snack. We followed our shopping lists really well, and took turns carrying the basket, choosing the correct…

24 Jan

9A week 3 - Term 2

This week in learners own words. 

On Monday morning, Olivia joined us for a couple of hours, it was really nice to see her in school. We did maths and looked at time. We were putting the right time on the clock faces. After break we did some reading and Spelling. In the afternoon we started…

24 Jan

Super sycamore !

On Monday group 2 went swimming. We are so proud of the achievements of group 2 this week . All of the children got in the pool and have shown us confidence and so much willing . The children did some super scooping with arms , kicking and blowing bubbles in the water. 
In maths we have continued…

18 Jan

Snow day in sycamore class !

On Tuesday we arrived at school to a beautiful white blanket of snow. 
We could not miss this opportunity to give our children a range of experiences. 
The children did some brilliant team work , using good communication skills , taking turns to build the most fabulous snowman . 
In maths we…

16 Jan

9A Week 2- Term 2

On Monday morning we had maths. We finished off our Capacity work and played a game to test how much we remembered. In my communication we had a think of some questions about the police to ask the PCSO on Wednesday. After lunch we did yoga to help get us ready to learn again. Then we learnt about…

15 Dec

8P week 7. 15/12/23

It has been a very busy week for the staff and pupils of 8P, taking part in lots of Christmas activities, and getting ready for the big performance next week. 

We learnt about Hanukkah which is the Jewish festival of light, we discovered lots of interesting facts about the festival.

Some of…

15 Dec

The Littlest Reindeer

This is one of Mrs Cobham’s favourite Christmas stories. It’s a lovely story about a little boy and his friendship with a little lost reindeer. What would you do if a little reindeer turned up at your house?


15 Dec

Let’s Sign with 11G

Last year 10G made a video showing some Christmas signs using Makaton and they asked could it be shared again. We hope you enjoy it.


14 Dec

Week 7 ! Do you want to build a snowman in sycamore !

This week in Sycamore we have been working on road safety and staying safe whilst in the community . The class took a trip out on Tuesday to Astley Park. Whilst some amazing learning took place we also had lots of fun and a play on the park. 

On Wednesday it was Christmas dinner day for…

13 Nov

Diwali celebrations in 9P.

Today we have celebrated Diwali in 9P.


Diwali is also known as the Festival of Lights. In the very old Indian language, Sanskrit, Diwali (or Deepavali) means 'row of lamps'. People light lamps at Diwali to show that light is more powerful than darkness, and good is more powerful than evil.…