26 Apr

Under the sea and Eid in Maple Class

For the summer term our topic is “Under the Sea”. For the last 2 weeks we’ve been doing the story of the little mermaid. 

Our continuous provision has included; 

  • Under the sea tough trays 
  • Exploring sea creatures 
  • Cleaning the whales and mark making in the foam
  • Matching and…
28 Mar

Easter in Maple Class

We’ve been exploring all things Easter in  Maple this week with lots of Easter themed continuous provision. 

On Monday in the morning we did cookery and made Easter nest cakes, we all enjoyed eating them for our snack. 
In the afternoon we took part in an Easter themed attention autism. In…

28 Mar

Maple Class had a farm eieio

For the last 2 weeks of the half term we’ve been learning all about the farm.
We’ve had lots of farm continuous provision including; 

  • Farm tough trays
  • Matching games
  • Farm animal footprints
  • Feeding the pig

As well as lots more exploring of different trays. 

We have also done…

13 Mar

Exploring the Arctic in Maple Class!

Maple class enjoyed exploring our focus of the Arctic! 

We enjoyed exploring the provision and engaging with Arctic themed activities! We listened to our Polar Bear sensory story and did lots of brilliant communicating and listening. Everyone enjoyed our sensology session, we looked at arctic…

6 Feb

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2 Feb

Two busy weeks in Maple Class!

We have had a busy two week in Maple Class!

Maple Class have enjoyed exploring their topic and listening to the three little pigs sensory story and engaging with attention autism sessions. We have also loved our jungle themed sensology, exploring colours in my creativity and making sandwiches…

19 Jan

A busy week in Maple Class!

Maple class have had a very busy week this week, we are enjoying being back at school!

On Monday, we enjoyed making jam sandwiches in our cookery session! We have been working on our cutting and spreading skills. We all enjoyed tasting the jam and did brilliant listening when following…

12 Jan

World Religion Week 2024

Astley Park School are proud to be celebrating World Religion Week next week (15/01/24-19/01/24).

Each class has been allocated a different religion to learn about though a variety of lessons and experiences across the week. Please see the list below to see what religions individual classes…

21 Dec

A visit from Santa in Maple Class!

What an exciting day in Maple Class! 

We all had a very special breakfast this morning, we ate lots of pastries, brioche and reindeer crumpets! We sat and ate with our friends and then we had a visit from someone very special…. Santa and his elves!

We all spoke to Santa and took it in turns…

15 Dec

Lots of Christmas fun in Maple Class!

We have been having lots of fun in the build up to Christmas in Maple Class.

We have all enjoyed our Christmas themed sensology, we explored lots of different things using our senses, we loved tasting the gingerbread! We made melted snowman cards during sharing our learning with our parents….…

13 Nov

Remembrance Day 2023


On Friday, Astley Park School participated in Remembrance Day activities and traditions.

Throughout school, learners were presented with many fabulous activities and learning opportunities to support them experience and learn all about Remembrance Day.

Our Explorers, had ample…

10 Nov

Remembrance Day in Maple

Today in Maple Class we have engaged with learning all about Remembrance Day. We all engaged with activities related to remembrance. We explored a tuff tray with the colours of green and red. We listened to a story and worked on our turn taking to sprinkle poppy petals. We also enjoyed listening…