Welcome to Ash

Instructor - Ash Grace Burton
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Ash Class is a small bespoke group consisting of 3 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 to include work experience
  • Improving their independence
  • Improving their tolerance to challenging environments and situations
  • Making progress across the academic curriculum

Summer Term 2 Timetable


Curriculum Information for parents. Thematic Planning- Topic: The Twits ASDAN Summer Term 2 Timetable 2021
SubjectProfilesIdeas for home
Maths ASDAN - Money IntroWe will continue working on accurately telling the time. Students will access a variety of resources to engage and learn through activities. This will be reinforced in practical situations when out in the community. We will continue with handling money in practical situations as well as using and recalling multiplication and division facts. We will be learning how to look after money, how to use a shop, regularly buy sometime and use cafes in the local community. Continue making references to time, do you ever travel on the bus? Look at a bus timetable, what time do we need to get there? Focus on Maths in the community; continue with handling money in practical contexts. Try to choose something from a shop and pay for it.
English ASDAN Developing communication skills: Intro We will be reading The BFG and exploring the characters and events. We will be using a dictionary to link new meanings to words already known. We will be writing character profiles and exploring new vocabulary.Watch the new or old BFG film, how are the similar or different to the book?
P.EWe will be focussing on rounders. We will be learning about rules of games, how to set and put away. We will continue to take part in weekly yoga sessions and walks. Yoga on YouTube is great for student’s wellbeing. Maybe try to find your favourite session to complete as a family.
PSHE and Citizenship ASDANWe will be working on relationships, self-awareness, making choices, understanding changes in our bodies. We will continue learning about ourselves, things we like and dislike, the person that we are and making decisions for ourselves. We will continue working on independence skills to include cooking, cleaning, and personal hygiene. Continue getting out in the community at home. Encourage independence in the home, selecting clothes to wear, shopping for new clothes of choice. If there is anything specific that you would like us to support with in terms of independence in the home, please let us know.
Cooking ASDANWe will continue to cook our own lunch on Fridays with particular focus on practical literacy and numeracy skills. We will continue to develop independence skills in the kitchen in terms of cooking and tidying up. Practical skills, encourage putting the shopping away in the correct places - what should go in the cupboards, fridge and freezer? Encourage inclusion in cooking activities, using scales, chopping, tidying away and washing up.
Out in the community ASDAN During our weekly walks, we will focus on navigation, position and directional language. We will be using a compass to carry this in a practical way. Road safety and awareness.When you are out in the community, talk about position, using directional language to navigate your way around. Include road safety.
ART Creativity ASDANWe will be linking this module to the work we carry out in English - The Twits. This half term we will be focussing on printing pictures using different techniques and disciplines. Exploration of different materials to promote creativity. What wonderful creations have you made at home, trying experimenting with different mediums to explore different effects? What is your favourite kind of picture to create?
ScienceWe will be taking part in fun and exciting science experiments each week based around our theme. We will be making a prediction, exploring what happens and writing down our methods and conclusions for each experiment. Watch some fun science experiments at home on YouTube – there are loads of fascinating ones! Think about what may happen, make predictions and see if you are right.