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Welcome to Ash Class! We have a wonderful group of 11 pupils within our classroom. Our staff team consists of class teachers Heather and Ed supported by Steph, Jamie and Charley. The pupils in Ash are in their final year of Lower School. We focus on developing their communication, independence and social interaction skills, preparing them as much as we can for their transition to upper school. 

The pupils will encounter fun, exciting and fulfilling learning activities, broadening their skills and developing knowledge, at a pace appropriate to them. We have high expectations for all pupils within Ash class, engaging their interests through a range of fun, sensory and practical activities, alongside formal written tasks. Our topic for the Summer 2 Half-term will be 'Sporting Events'. 

This term our Coastal Learners are looking forward to developing their knowledge and skills across a range of topics, including My Communication, My Play and Leisure, My Problem and Thinking skills amongst others. The pupils enjoy accessing a rich curriculum, with a heavy focus on sensory input and practical work activities. Sessions will focus on the development of their communication skills, which help our pupils work on their ability to make requests, following orders and encountering real life situations. Our Countryside learners will be accessing a blended approach to their learning. The pupils will be accessing a thematic curriculum, linking closely to our topic for the term, 'Sporting Events'. 

Our topics will be taught throughout the curriculum and we will be learning about 'Sporting Events' in a variety of ways. These are wide ranging topics with plenty of opportunities to make connections between ourselves and sport. 

Some possible learning activities about our topic to do at home: 

  • Role play fun
  • Creative nature artwork
  • Visiting the library
  • Accessing sports facilities within the academy
  • Books, rhymes and songs linked to sports

Our story this term is The Story of the Olympics by Minna Lacey. Ash Class read every day through sensory stories, songs and books. We love listening to stories and exploring them in creative ways.

As part of Twinkl Phonics we will be following the Rhino Readers scheme. In order, to access the e-books at home, follow the link: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/go/sign-in and input the relevant access code below. If you are unsure which level to use, please speak to Heather or Ed.

Level 2 – CC5247

Level 3 – CC7601

Level 5 – CC5318

In addition, we have several exciting activities planned across the term, including: 

  • Light room and Dark room sessions throughout the week 
  • Forest Schools sessions 
  • Access to the magic carpet 
  • Access to the V/R headsets 

Please see our class timetable for more information. 

In Ash, we will be capturing evidence of our learning through Evisense. Please check your child’s page to see what we have been doing! 


Class Timetable

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