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…

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…

19 Jan

Rowan Class explore Hinduism

For World Religion Week Rowan Class have been exploring Hinduism.

We enjoyed lots of multi-sensory activities: practicing Bollywood dancing, tasting traditional food, practicing saying hello, and we made some traditional Hindu sweets called Barfi in Food Technology.

Well done Rowan Class and…

19 Jan

11G Learn all about Hinduism

This week 11G have learned about the religion Hinduism.

On Tuesday we did some cooking with Mrs Fisher and Mr Crofts. We made samosas using filo pastry and the filling inside consisted of potatoes, onions, peas with cayenne pepper and cumin to season. We all tried them and most of us liked…

19 Jan

Busy busy in 10A

What a busy week in 10A.  Welcome to Mr Murphy who has had a very busy first few weeks getting to know 10A.

This week we have been discussing ‘World Religion” we have be doing lots of various activities around various religion and discussing the difference in the religions. 
We have also as a…

19 Jan

Chestnut Class explore Buddhism

Chestnut Class have loved the snow this week and spent lots of time outdoors exploring, scooping and throwing snow balls!

In PSHE we have been focussing on identifying and recognising facial features through songs, mirrors and matching activities and creating collages.

During Food tech we…

19 Jan

8P week 2 19/1/24

It has been a very snowy and cold week for 8P, but we have kept warm by getting involved in lots of activities. 

A visit by a P.C.S.O. from our local Police force was extremely interesting. This was arranged as part of the ‘My Community’ curriculum - Employer encounters. 
We were encouraged to…