19 Jul

Chestnut Class 2023-2024

What a wonderful year Chestnut Class! It has been a pleasure getting to know you all this year and to watch you flourish and make new friends. We’ve enjoyed lots of visits in the community, explore exciting topics and make strides in our communication skills. We are so very proud of you all. We…

5 Jul

Week 6 in Chestnut Class

This week Chestnut Class have accessed a range of activities to develop our gross and fine motor skills. On Tuesday Chorley Sports Partnership engaged us in activities to support our coordination and balance. We have been focussing our attention to travel in different ways by sliding, crawling and…

28 Jun

Week 5 in Chestnut Class

This week Chestnut Class have continued to explore Under The Sea topic through Attention Autism, creativity, and the continuous provision. We’ve been counting sandcastles, ice creams and sea creatures and finding out how many left when one is taken away. We’ve been practising our pouring skills…

21 Jun

Sports Week and a special visitors in Chestnut Class

Chestnut class love being active and this week have enjoyed different activities linked to keeping healthy. On Tuesday we made fruit skewers, focussing on exploring lots of different fruits, peeling, slicing and making choices for our snacks. We have loved parachute games with our friends, target…

14 Jun

Rainbow Week in Chestnut Class 2024

This week Chestnut Class have enjoyed exploring Rainbows through Attention Autism, learning the Makaton sign for Rainbow and enjoying singing the colours of the rainbow. We painted our own parade flag and enjoyed adding glitter to make it sparkle,

We’ve made colourful fruit skewers, peeling,…

17 May

Week 5 in Chestnut Class

What a fantastic week in Chestnut Class!

This week learners have been accessing the community in small groups. Learners have visited Nuffield Health Centre for swim sessions learning to follow instructions in water and practising their dressing skills. Pupils have been to Astley Park with Mrs…

10 May

Chestnut Class make ice cream

This week in Chestnut class we have continued to explore our theme, ‘Under the Sea’ through Attention Autism, a sensory story about the beach and songs. 
Small groups have been accessing swim sessions with Mrs Hylands on a Monday and Astley Park on Tuesday afternoons with Mrs Lane focusing on our…

2 May

Week 3 in Chestnut Class

This week Chestnut Class have continued learning about UnderThe Sea through Attention Autism, Sensology, Creative tasks and in the continuous provision. Learners have been practising their independent travel with Mrs Lane transitioning around school and on visits to Astley Park and small groups…

26 Apr

Week 2 in Chestnut Class

This week in Chestnut class we have continued to learn about under the sea through joint attention and communication sessions such as Attention Autism, Sensology and a story about The Rainbow Fish. During My Creativity we have learned to print repeated patterns using different tools including…

19 Apr

Chestnut Class explore under the sea

This term Chestnut class are learning all about the seaside. This week we have enjoyed lots of creative tasks linked to our topic area- printing including bubble wrap print, lids and other household items to make repeated patterns and we will be continuing to explore printing over the coming…

28 Mar

Easter in Chestnut Class

This week Chestnut class have been busy getting ready for Easter!
In Food tech we have enjoyed practising our spreading skills by preparing hot cross buns for snack time. During creative tasks we made egg shell cards using primary colours and repeating patterns and decorating foam eggs. In…

22 Mar

Chestnut Class celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

On Thursday 21st March Chestnut Class celebrated World Down Syndrome Day. The theme this year is # End the Stereotypes. The day is represented by lots of socks because chromosomes look like socks!  We wore brightly coloured socks or odd socks, designed socks using the primary colours and balloons…