26 Apr

11G Summer Week 2

Happy Friday! We have had a very busy week this week in 11G and as of today we have less than 50 days of 11G left!

On Monday morning Mrs Cobham was needed to cover in 9P next door, so Miss Snailham very kindly offered to come into school for an extra day to cover for Mrs Cobham. We all went to…

26 Apr

Willow Class learn about Passover

This week Willow class learnt about Passover. First the class listened to a story about Passover. Willow class then did different activities about Passover. These included, comprehension activities, I Spy and making Passover cards. 

Willow class have also been swimming, made sandwiches and…

24 Apr

Celebrating Passover in 9P

We had a lovely afternoon celebrating the Jewish festival of Passover- we watched a power point about this important event in the Jewish Faith.
We learned that the Jewish people had a party which lasted 7 or 8 days.

We learned lots of new words- and were all very interested in the Seder…

22 Apr

7A – Summer 1 – Week 1

Welcome back 7A!

Last week 7A jumped back into routine and explored what we are learning about over the summer term. 7A, 8A and 9A are all learning under the theme of ‘Welcome to Hogwarts’ and have been spilt into the Hogwarts houses, earning points for their house (at the end of the term the…

19 Apr

11G First Week Back of our Last Ever Term!

Welcome back to our final term for 11G at Astley Park School! How crazy does that sound?! We hope that everyone had a lovely Easter break. We are all raring to go for our last term. 


On Monday morning we welcomed everyone back to class. As I mentioned in my email before we came back, the…

19 Apr

Three little pigs in Beech class

As part of our “houses and homes” topic, this week we have been exploring the three little pigs! 

In our Attention Autism sessions, Mrs Barrand has led us through the sensory story. She made the pigs’ houses from straw, sticks, and bricks, and then we huffed, puffed and blew them down! We’ve…

22 Jan

World Religion Week - 2024

What a wonderful week Astley Park had last week for World Religion Week.  

Each class enjoyed exploring and learning about their allocated religions though a variety of personalised activities including Attention Autism, Crafts, Circle Times, Research and Writing and Cooking. Wow, everyone was…

22 Jan

7A learn about Judaism

Last week was World Religion Week at Astley Park and in 7A we were learning about Judaism. 

7A participated in various activities across the week learning different facts about Judaism. We took part in Circle Times, listened to stories, explored artefacts and cooked Hamantaschen Cookies. 


19 Jan

World Religion Week in 9P

9P had so much fun learning about Sikhism this week.

We learned about the five K’s and the core values of Sikhism: pray, work, give.

We explored some of the Sikh resources in school and some of our learners had fun trying on traditional Indian clothing. Well done to everyone in class for…

19 Jan

Oak class explore Hinduism

This week Astley Park school celebrated world religion week. Each class got their own religion to explore. Oak class were given Hinduism. We did lots of activities based around Hinduism, we matched pictures, we designed henna in a tuff tray filled with icing sugar and cocoa powder and we also…

19 Jan

World Religion Week in 8A

World Religion Week in 8A


This week at Astley Park School, it’s been “World Religion Week”.

8A looked at Buddhism religion.

The learners watched a PowerPoint about what Buddhist beliefs are. 

8A listened to a story about how Siddhartha Gautama became a Buddha and what he taught…

19 Jan

7P explore Judaism

7P have had another great week and have coped well with different adults in class.

7P have worked hard in their usual curriculum topics as well as our work on Judaism this week. 7P had their first week back at swimming for Group 1 and they swam very well, changed independently and travelled…