All about Bluebirds
In Bluebird class we believe that forming meaningful, trusting and lasting relationships are the key to success.
We all participate in a sensory based curriculum following individual timetables in order to make progress in our own ways. Our classroom is known for being full of yoga balls, tunnels, tents, spinners and trampettes; this is because we are an 'alternative seating classroom'. We use this equipment to help us with our learning and it is good fun too!
Communication and independence are at the heart of all we do. We use a range of communication strategies including makaton, PECS, eye gaze and speech dependent on our individual needs. We try and take our learning off site as much as possible so that we can generalise our skills in lots of situations.
Belle the school dog is based in our classroom and we all love interacting with her!
The adults in Bluebird Class are:
Beth (Class Teacher)
Sophie, Paul, Teresa, Sharon, Jayne, Elise, Jane, Marie and Gemma.
This Term our Topic was Our Bodies. We have been learning all about the different parts of our body, practicing going to the doctor and dentist, using our senses and our story this term was Funny Bones!
We have enjoyed the story of Funny Bones this term and going down a dark, dark street...! We all had great fun putting a skeleton back together even funnier when Beth got it wrong!
We have been super patients learning how to open our mouths and allow someone to look in our ears. We have also been learning what the different parts of our bodies are called.
In Creative arts we have been collaging our own images and have got really good at matching the different the parts.
Next term our topic will be 'Food' and we will be exploring different celebrations relating to food e.g. pancake day and Easter. We will also be working more on our offsite visits and adding in an extra trip to the local shop to buy our snack and work on road safety.
We will be continuing to go to Tesco's as well as Tides and Horse-riding.
As always we use a multi-sensory approach to our learning and each day has a focus including communication and interaction, mathematics and ICT, physical and sensory, understanding the world and expressive arts.