Africa day KS4P

We have enjoyed a range of activities this morning. We watched videos from Africa and talked about their living conditions. We were shocked to hear how hard they worked for such little money.  We carried buckets to help us understand how hard it can be for them to get water and ate rice with our…

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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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Castle Head Residential - February 2019

Day 1 – Monday 11th February

We arrived at Castle Head at 12 noon excited for the challenges and adventures ahead of us. We met our group leaders, Al and Sarah and had a tour of Castle Head. Our first challenge was making our own beds. We then had our packed lunch and were kitted out with our…

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KS4P French

KS4P have been studying French food and drink.

Today they consolidated their learning, in a practical French lesson making crêpes

 

 

 

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Dr Dolittle

Kay Stage 4 Progress have started reading and watching clips of Dr Dolittle in preparation for next weeks World book day. We are looking forward to learning more and enjoying lots of activities linked to the text.

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Writing on the theme ‘The island’

We are working hard completing work for our AQA unit awards in English, we are using lots of descriptive sentences to describe the images which we have chosen.

 

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How the brain works?

In our Autism and Me intervention session, our students explored how their brains received, processed and sent information.  We also discussed how Autism can impact on this process and linked it to some of the things we do daily.  Our students made excellent contributions and were very mature in…

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Mouse Hunt !

KS4P have been working hard within their English lessons studying the film Mouse hunt as part of their accreditation.  They have taken notes, created story boards , described the characters and reviewed the film so far.

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Snakes in the classroom!

Key stage 4 Progress have been looking at the school snake as part of their art work investigating patterns. We held Crunchy the snake, looked at his sheds, researched on the internet then drew our own.

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Cakes, cakes and more cakes!

As part of DT lessons we designed and baked a range of cakes for our coffee morning.  This included shopping for the ingredients, considering dietary requirements and researching recipes. The gluten free caramel shortbread was a firm favourite with progress class!

 

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