The children visited Stanley Park at Blackpool to explore and gain confidence in a new environment. They enjoyed feeding the swans and ducks, walking around the park and playing on the play area. It was a good opportunity for them to access different equipment, take turns with their peers and…
On Tuesday, Beech Class visited Astley Hall as we continue our topic Houses and Homes.
We ventured into our local community to explore the old house. The first thing we noticed - how big it was.
It had a door, windows and a roof.
Just like our homes.
The door, windows and roof were…
Beech pupils went to Haigh Hall park and eventually found the 'big house.' Noah thought it had lots of windows. Later in the woods, we found a house made out of sticks, like in the story of the Three Little Pigs, but we couldn't find the wolf (thank goodness!). We finished off with a play on the…
An awesome first week back in Beech Class.
Loads of fun, opened learning opportunities enjoyed by all.
Everyone has engaged fully with the story of The 3 Little Pigs and explored the many learning opportunities:
Songs and Rhymes
Lots of exciting, open-ended learning experiences to explore and learn about Easter in class this week.
We had great fun making cards & gifts, dressing-up and eating yummy cakes!
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…
This week we have been thinking about our mummies and the things they do to help us.
We made gifts and cards for them to show how much they mean to us.
On Wednesday we went to Devonshire Road Recreation Ground.
We had many wonderful opportunities to develop our Characteristics of Effective Learning.
There was lots of Playing and Exploring - engagement, Active Learning - motivation, and even some Creating and Thinking Critically -…
Chestnut class loved their woodland walk around Ashurst Beacon. We explored the woodland area talking about what we could see and hear. We also used our investigation sheets to collect different materials like pine cones, pine needles, sticks and different leaves. We then had a great time…
Today we celebrated Austin's birthday!
We all enjoyed the delicious cake he brought in - yum, yum!
This week as part of our self-care development, we have been brushing our teeth in class.
Firstly we looked at teeth, what we use them for and how important it is to look after them.
We then thought about how we look after them, some great knowledge - " brush them", "dentist".
For world book day, chestnut’s theme was the very hungry caterpillar. We explored the fruits from the story and chopped them up. We used the code-a-caterpillar to try and make a path for him to get to the fruit and explored playdough by making our own caterpillars. Chestnut class had a fab…