Autism Awareness

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a blog to inform you that we would be holding a programme of events to raise awareness of Autism.  Due to the amount of wonderful events that have taken place this week, it was not feasible to hold this event this week.  I will be holding the event the first week…

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Sensory Swim

Some of our students have been accessing a Sensory Swim session on Friday mornings as part of their intervention programme.  These sessions have been very successful with all students making progress at their level.  This small group work with qualified instructors and complete a range…

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Yoga

On Tuesday, some students had access to small Yoga sessions.  Our visitor Danielle held sessions across the day with a focus on Yoga and Autism.  All of the students enjoyed their sessions including those that were a little reluctant at first.  These sessions were held to raise awareness of Autism…

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Ratio and fractions

As part of their Entry level work KS4P have been working on rations and fractions.  They have engaged in a wide range of activities to generalise what they have been learning. 

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Cash for kids coffee afternoon

Pupils have been involved in arranging our coffee afternoon for Cash for Kids, they have written invites and made posters for the occasion.  They have also planned out the roles they wish to play on the afternoon such as serving drinks, greeting guests and washing up. Once again a fantastic team…

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Robinson Crusoe Raft building

KS4 Progress have been outside collecting materials to make rafts as Robinson Crusoe did on the island. (On a much smaller scale!)  They worked in pairs to decide on a design, collect their materials and make their raft before writing step by step instructions of the process.  The finish rafts…

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School Games- Salt Ayre Swimming Gala and Non Competitive Sports.

Thirty-five students from our school took park in this year’s annual district swimming gala and non competitive sporting activities. The School Games values were promoted and displayed throughout the day; one of the organisers came to thank Mrs McEvoy at the end for the amount of respect and…

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Knowsley Safari Park

On Friday, Learning Suite Progress enjoyed their reward trip to Knowsley Safari Park. We were greeted by many different animals including the mischievous baboons. The SeaLions put on an amusing, clever show which left Kayne and Mr Croft soaking wet through. We then enjoyed our lunch in the cafe…

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Resilience and Autism

In our session this week we have explored the concept of resilience.  This is a word we will talk about more over the coming months.  We watched a powerful video about the impact of stress and problems.  We represented this as rocks in a rucksack.  We looked at ways we can improve our resilience…

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KS3T Science

In Science KS3T made their own Kites and then took them outside to see if they will fly. We had lots of fun.

 

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School Games - Level 1

Our School Games mission is to keep competitive sport at the heart of our school and provide all of our students with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best. KS3, 4 & 5 competed in this term’s School Games Event - New Age Kurling, on Monday 25th March. Mrs McEvoy and coaches…

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Manchester Airport Viewing Park

Learning Suite Foundation enjoyed a trip out to Manchester Airport Viewing Park today as part of their Science topic this term - Flying. Students enjoyed watching the aeroplanes take off and land, and explored the inside of an aeroplane. They also looked in the shop and played on the equipment in…

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