This Spring half-term some of us will be learning at home using our website, home learning packs and completing daily activities on Showbie.

We will be using all our senses as we initially explore the season of Winter through lots of exploratory activities both indoors and outdoors. 

During this first half-term we will be focusing on two stories ‘Sneezy the Snowman’ and ‘Not Now Bernard’.  These stories are part of our communication and focus sessions, which helps to widen each pupil’s vocabulary through repetition, as well as focus on the chronological events as we revisit and re-enact the stories.  We will continue to work on sounds that we can recognise or make ourselves and where appropriate pupils will continue to progress through ‘Letters and Sounds’ phonics phase 1. 

During our numeracy-based sessions we will continue be focus on number recognition and the value of numbers and amounts, consequently learning new skills, reinforcing and embedding our learning. We will also be looking at shapes in and around our environment and learn their names, expanding our mathematical vocabulary, where appropriate.

We will continue to work on our Alternative Augmented Communication developing our use of symbols, signs and spoken word. Our Speech and Language programmes and Attention Autism sessions will focus on communication, turn-taking and attention and listening as we are encouraged to acknowledge and be kind to our friends.

We will endeavour to improve our independence and self-help skills learning about the world that is relevant to us. 

Suggested Timetable for Home Learning

Three Little Pigs

Leaf and Twig Painting

Spaghetti Messy Play

5 Currant Buns

Dear Zoo

Not Now Bernard

5 Little Monkeys

Porridge Play Dough


One Fine Motor Activity

Billy Goats Gruff

5 Little Snowmen

5 Little Men in a Flying Saucer

Pasta Threading

Pasta Jewellery

Cornflour Gloop

Whatever Next

5 Green Bottles

Flour Mark Making

Bubble Art

Parachute Game

Activity Planning Part 2
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