This half term in RE, Maple Class are learning about Baptism. We watched a video of a baptism service and then role played baptising a baby using the language "I baptise you in the name of the father, and of the son, and of the Holy Spirit". We then had a party because we learnt that baptism is a…
In RE this half term we are learning about important words. Today we have been thinking about the important words used in prayers. We watched videos of Christians and Muslims praying and talked about the similarities and differences and then we worked together to make a prayer tree. We all chose…
On Wednesday, 7G visited The Chinese Buffet in Wigan to sample different Chinese foods as part of our "Come Fly With Me" theme.
We had a brilliant time and got to try lots of new foods that we haven't eaten before such as noodles, samosas, spring rolls and egg fu yung.
7G practiced using…
What an event!
27 pupils took part in the annual Lancashire Disability School Swimming Gala today and we brought home a good wealth of medals!
Astley Park won 1x Gold
All pupils were a credit to…
On Thursday we learnt about what makes us different to our friends. Miss hothersall did an attention autism where she made 2 different looking faces with short and long hair, blonde and brown hair, different skin tones and coloured eyes.
We then sat with our friends and said what colour hair…
Category: Digital Leaders
Following our Kahoot quiz session last time, our Digital Leaders had a go at making their own British Values Kahoot quiz today.
Everyone did a fantastic job! The way the pupils worked together and supported each other was amazing.
Our Digital Leaders have been encouraged to go back to class…
We are delighted to announce that Astley Park School have achieved the Lancashire Equality Mark, an acknowledgment of our commitment to equality for all. We have been working towards achieving the Lancashire Equality Mark since 2015 when we received our Race Equality Badge. In 2016 we achieved the…
On Tuesday 5th March Zak was invited to London to a Parliamentary reception with MYPLACE and Our Bright Futures. It was about raising awareness about environmental issues and the impact it is having on young, vulnerable people.
Zak said "I enjoyed meeting other people from different parts of…
11R are proud to support World Down Syndrome Day by wearing odd socks to school.
The day was finally here and despite storm Gareth, Class 10R and I were heading off to Manchester to experience train travel and find some bees. A great day out for us all!
Where will we be going next?
Today 8G listened to the story of "The Runaway Tortilla", coinciding with our work on "The Gingerbread Man around the World." Prior to the story we made predictions and all agreed that the tortilla would be eaten. When we listened to the story we found out that the story was set in Texas and had…
Today 7R did our first attention autism session. We learned about the faith of Islam. First we did a "what's in the box" activity. This is for gaining and keeping the children's attention. They got sprayed with water and listened to thunder sounds. Next we watched Miss Holden shake flour and…