During their Maths lesson pupils in Apollo class have been investigating fractions. They were asked to work out the fraction of each colour in a Smartie tube. This helps them develop the skill of working out fractions of a number.
Pupils in Apollo class had a mystery to solve during their Science lesson. This half term they are learning all about teeth and eating. They were challenged to investigate who had taken a bite out of Mrs Lancaster's apple. They each had to provide a sample of their unique bite marks and compare the results to solve the mystery.
Both Apollo class and Discovery class have visited the garden centre to see all the amazing Christmas displays and get into the Christmas spirit. It is also a good opportunity to practise being in amongst the Christmas crowds.
Another session of Gym lessons has finished and the pupils in the Resource base are truly going to miss their Monday gym slot. They are already asking when can they go again. Week by week each pupil improved with their balance and agility but above all they grew in confidence.
This half term Apollo class have been investigating sound in their Science lesson. They have looked at how sound is created via vibration and how it travels in waves. They have had some great fun during their investigations. They even created their own pan pipes to think about pitch.
It is not always easy to work together when you have difficulties with social interaction but it is made much more fun when we work collaboratively to build amazing marble runs. Here are some of our fantastic structures.
It's that time of year again when the days are getting colder and the Resource Base are off to the Ken Ward Centre for their annual gym slot. It has been made even more exciting this year as we have the privilege of all going together on the school minibus.
Here are the highlights from the first two gym sessions.
Pupils in Apollo class have been using Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie as a stimulus for their English work this half term. They have imaginatively written fantasy stories about an island called Apollo Knights and then read their creations to the group.