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…

15 Dec

Oak class celebrate Hanukkah

This week Oak class celebrated the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. We looked

at a picture of a Menorah. In Hebrew the word Menorah means lamp and some of us did did some cutting and sticking, we cut out the candles and stuck them onto the menorah. 

We also did some Hanukkah colouring pages and…

13 Oct

Oak Class have been busy!

We have been very busy this week in Oak class! 
We have been in the Sensory room, we have made some yummy angel delight, we’ve been to Asda, we’ve been to the park, we’ve dressed as superhero’s, we have taken selfies with our friends, we have done some Halloween painting. Despite all the fun we…

5 May

Coronation Week in Oak Class

Oak Class have had a fantastic week celebrating the King’s Coronation! 

We have been making requests and commenting on objects using our communication and core boards! We created King Charles III window art and our very own Union Jack flags. We thoroughly enjoyed wearing crowns and singing ‘If…

27 Mar

Hoppy Easter!

What a busy term we have had!

The gentlemen in Oak Class have made great progress, the staff team are very proud!

This week we have followed communication board instructions to get creative with Easter crafts and treats. Group 2 also enjoyed swimming on Monday morning.

Our daily relax…

24 Mar

Oak Class Zoo Vets

Oak Class have had a very busy week! 

We have explored the story of the ‘Zoo Vet’ with sensory experiences. We have worked hard on expressing ‘I see…’ and ‘I hear…’ across contexts.

We have also explored string instruments in our Charanga sessions. Confidence was gained during food…

14 Mar

Science Week in Oak

This week Oak have Class have been exploring ‘Connections’ as part of British Science Week.

The topic was introduced through song and ‘magic milk’ attention autism. 

Pupils followed in task schedule instructions to create apple bird feeders before helping Miss Beck hang them in the tree…

8 Mar

Fantastic Fun in Oak Class

What a fun packed week we’ve had in Oak class this week. We have enjoyed playing with some Paw Patrol toys as well as practicing our first aid skills on the dolls in our continuous provision areas. We’ve engaged really well in our Attention Autism sessions and love seeing what’s in the box. We…

20 Feb

International day of girls and women in Science, Oak Class Experiment!

We have today celebrated girls and women of Science by carrying out our own experiment! During attention autism, Miss Howarth modelled the reaction of mentos in Cola. Pupils looked on in awe. Pupils then took turns adding mentos, the fountains produced were amazing! Pupils engaged in the activity…

18 Feb

Mental Health & Wellbeing Week & Safer Internet Day

In the final week before half term, Oak Class focused on mental health and wellbeing. We explored feelings through song, drama and attention autism. Some pupils were able to correctly label their own emotions and the emotions of others! Our sensory story was ‘The Colour Monster’ we created a…

3 Feb

Oak Class Adventures!

Oak Class have been very busy!

Our ‘Emergency Emergency!’ topic work has continued. We have explored the book Ness the Nurse, focusing on identifying and naming body parts. Our fine motor skills have developed when opening and applying plasters. We have even explored flour X-rays and giant Dr &…

13 Jan

Oak Class Week 2

Another busy week in Oak Class, our Emergency Emergency! topic focused on the Police. We have enjoyed ‘Officer George’ the sensory story and have acted out simple rescue scenarios as part of attention autism. We have created fingerprints using paint and made tracks with various sized police…