Welcome to Ash

Instructor - Ash Nikki Thornton
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Ash Class is a small bespoke class consisting of four pupils with a curriculum tailored to the individual needs of the pupils including;

  • Improving their social skills
  • Support in self-managing their emotional needs
  • Accessing the community
  • Improving their independence
  • Improving their tolerance to challenging environments and situations
  • Making progress across the academic curriculum7

Summer term 2 Timetable


Curriculum Information for parents. Thematic Planning- Healthy LivingSummer Term 2
SubjectProfilesIdeas for home
MathsIn maths we will be looking at recording intervals of time by completing and recording different exercises and circuits. We will also be consolidating existing knowledge learnt throughout the year in a practical context by making healthy snacks. Go shopping for healthy snacks focusing on food groups and prices of items. Can you find the correct coins needed? Research and cook healthy snacks together. Time each other to complete different tasks.
English In English we will be focussing on our speaking and listening skills by creating out own fitness videos and writing and performing our own commentary to different sporting events. Watch and take part in different sporting events together. Read sports articles or sporting magazines.
I.C.TIn ICT we will be looking at how emails work and using this method to send out questionnaire created to different people around school. We will also be using different software to create posters and leaflets about healthy living. When out look at different leaflets and the information they contain. Use different medias to investigate about healthy lifestyles.
PSHE and CitizenshipWe will be working on individual PHSE Targets 1:1 in class and by accessing the community.
D.TIn DT we will be designing and making our own sports bags and sports T-Shirts. We will also be continuing with wood work skills by researching and creating our own designs. When getting dressed or shopping discuss designs and logos on clothing and accessories.
HumanitiesWe will be looking at different sports from around the world and the different cultures of different places. We will be looking at the healthiest countries and why this is. Investigate and try new sports and look up on a map where abouts the country is.
ArtWe are continuing our topic of drawing. We will use a variety of mediums including HB pencils, charcoal and watercolours to draw pictures of people, food and being healthy.Try and follow a step by step drawing activity on you tube for beginners.
ScienceBiology - We will be investigating the cardiovascular system. We will conduct experiments to find out what affects our heart and lungs and how the cardiovascular system works.What makes us out of breath? What makes our heart beat faster? Play a game in the garden to find out.