Class Two

Leader of Learning email address: Rachel.randles@deliusspecialschool.co.uk

Link Governor jodie.crabtree@deliusspecialschool.co.uk

Staff

Curriculum

Autumn 1

Our Whole School Topic is: Crash bang Wallop Our Topic in Class 1 is: Nursery Rhymes

We are focusing upon the Nursery Rhymes Jack and Jill, Hickory Dickory Dock and The Owl and the Pussy Cat

Here are some of our activities:

 

Area of Learning: Maths

Objectives:

  • Notices changes in number of objects/images or sounds in group of up to 3.
  • Characteristic of Effective Learning:
  • Finding ways to solve problems.
  • Finding new ways to do things.

Some of the activities your child will take part in:

finding toys under brown paper and buckets .

finding mice under long/short lengths of material or fur.

feeling the different weight of lots of coins or few coins in a bag.

 

Area of Learning: Literacy and communication

Objectives:

  • Turns toward a familiar sound then locates range of sounds with accuracy.
  • Reacts in interaction with others by smiling, looking and moving.
  • Stops and looks when hears own name.
  • Communicates needs and feelings in a variety of ways including crying, gurgling, babbling and squealing.

Some of the activities your child will take part in:

Jack and Jill sensory props including puppets, crowns, vinegar and brown paper.

Hickory Dickory Dock with additional resources of using mice, clocks, tails (pipe cleaners) drums

The Owl and the Pussy Cat with boats that move, cats and owls, switches with those sounds.

 

Area of Learning:  PSCHE

Objectives:

  • Enjoys the company of others and seeks contact with others.
  • Gazes at faces and copies facial movements. e.g. sticking out tongue, opening mouth and widening eyes.
  • Laughs and gurgles, e.g. shows pleasure at being tickled and other physical interactions.
  • Is comforted by touch and people’s faces and voices.

Some of the activities your child will take part in:

Intensive Interaction with added resources of :

brown paper to be scrunched upon the children.

fur and tails to give an idea of mice.

feathers to be used to tickle and develop anticipation of the feeling for the children.

 

Area of Learning: Science (Understanding the world)

Objectives:

  • Moves eyes, then head, to follow moving objects.
  • Reacts with abrupt change when a face or object suddenly disappears from view.

Use of everyday materials.

Find out how shapes of solid objects can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

Some of the activities your child will take part in:

Green play dough to make ‘hills’

Empting and filling buckets

Digging in the digging area.

Pink play dough to make mouse tails. Mouse cutters.

Mice in the water area.

Making mouse holes in the soil area.

Brown play dough to make cats and tails.

Empting and filling buckets

Finding cats in the soil.

 

Area of Learning: Physical

Objectives:

  • Makes movements with arms and legs which gradually become more controlled.
  • Reaches out for, touches and begins to hold objects.
  • Responds to and thrives on warm, sensitive physical contact and care.

Some of the activities your child will take part in:

IEP targets will be followed through the learning circle with additional resources of:

moving over brown paper.

moving over/feeling fur and tails!

moving near water/being rocked like in a boat!

Focused sessions of rebound, swimming and jabadeo which focus upon other skills also.

Events

Homework

Autumn 1

Our Whole School Topic is: Crash bang Wallop Our Topic in Class 1 is: Nursery Rhymes

We are focusing upon the Nursery Rhymes Jack and Jill, Hickory Dickory Dock and The Owl and the Pussy Cat

You can help your child to learn even more about nursery rhymes by:

 

Making a Nursery Rhyme box.

This will help your child develop their choosing skills, allow them to focus on bright colours, develop gross motor skills as they reach for objects and listening skills as you sing.

You will need a large box and number of props or characters that are found in nursery rhymes.  You can paint the box with your child.

This nursery rhyme box has 12 items in it:

Star (from our Christmas ornaments) –Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Spider (Homemade from toilet roll) – Little Miss Muffet

Tea Pot – I’m a little tea pot

Teddy Bear – Teddy bear turn around

Doll – Miss Polly had a Dolly

Stuffed Toy Cow – Hey Diddle or Old Mac Donald

Owl – The Owl and the Pussy Cat

Stuffed Toy Dog – Old Mother Hubbarb or How Much is that Doggie

Puppet Mouse – Hickory Dickory

Puppet Frog – 5 Little Speckled Frogs

Monkey – 5 Little Monkiesa Jumping On The Bed

Toy Bus – The Wheels on the Bus

Put the objects in the box and as your child chooses an object sing the corresponding song with them.

 

 

 

 

Letters/Documents

Ladies Only Fashion Show 24th Nov 2017 19:00 – 21:00

This is a Friends of Delius Charity Event to help raise money for extra curricular activities and resources for the children of Delius Special School.

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