24 Apr

Eid Mubarak

On Thursday and Friday, we celebrated Eid across school.

Eid marks the end of the month long fast, Ramadan.

To celebrate each class held their own feast. Primary pupils used communication boards to request preferred items. Secondary pupils stepped out of their comfort zones and took the…

21 Apr

7A slide back into school life.

What a fantastic first week back!
Everyone was happy to be back at school and has settled back in to their routines extremely well.

7A visited Astley Park on Thursday afternoon. 

They left school and walked to the park showing their road safety skills along the way. Everyone stopped at each…

21 Apr

7A celebrate Eid.

Today we have been looking at the Eid holiday.

Eid al-Fitr is the earlier of the two official holidays celebrated within Islam. The religious holiday is celebrated by Muslims worldwide because it marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan.

The day starts with prayers…

31 Mar

Sycamore go wild at the zoo!

Sycamore class had a lovely visit to the zoo this week. 
 The children had such a great time . Learning all about the animals , where they live , what they eat and how they travel around - is it 4 legs , 2 legs or no legs ? 

The children did super listening all day and asked lots of questions…

31 Mar

Easter fun in Maple Class

Maple Class have enjoyed a super week enjoying Spring themed activities including fantastic Attention Autism reveals of Spring animals and an Easter egg hunt! We have created beautiful sun catchers, followed step by step instructions to make chick paintings and made Easter nests!  Well done…

24 Mar

Oak Class Zoo Vets

Oak Class have had a very busy week! 

We have explored the story of the ‘Zoo Vet’ with sensory experiences. We have worked hard on expressing ‘I see…’ and ‘I hear…’ across contexts.

We have also explored string instruments in our Charanga sessions. Confidence was gained during food…

24 Mar

This week’s capers in 7A.

On Tuesday it was World Down Syndrome Day, we all wore odd socks in support. Everyone loved looking at each other’s socks and chose favourites. We coloured in socks in lots of different colours,read the story ‘We are all different’ then discussed and came up with 3 things each about what makes us…

17 Mar

A busy week in Maple Class

Maple Class learners have been super busy this week as we enjoy lots of different activities and special days. On Monday we celebrated Science Week and the theme this year was ‘Connections’. Maple Class have been identifying mystery scents during Attention Autism sessions and expressing whether we…

10 Mar

World Book Day in Maple Class

Maple class love stories and books so we were excited for World Book Day! Harrison brought one of his favourite books to class ‘Superworm!’ (I love this one too!) and shared it with myself and his friends. Maple class enjoyed lots of activities linked to The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss in the…

7 Mar

Out and About with 8A

8A are continuing to build their confidence and independence skills on our community visits. This week we concentrated on our road safety skills, with each of the pupils taking turns at crossing their peers across the road. The weather hasn’t always been kind to us this week but this hasn’t…

3 Mar

World Hearing Day in 10G

Today is World Hearing Day so we talked about how we communicate in class, with our friends and family and out in the community. 10G said that we talk but sometimes people can’t talk and have to communicate in different ways. Katie said some people use signing because they can’t hear and we should…

3 Mar

Holes in 10G

In class we have been spending time at lunchtime listening to Mrs Cobham reading the story of Holes by Louis Sachar. We decorated our classroom door like the book and Katie drew the lizard and painted it. On Thursday Mrs Cobham finished reading it. We have all enjoyed it and are looking forward to…