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Teacher - Ash Nikki Thornton
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Ash Class is a small bespoke group consisting of 4 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

Ash summer 2 timetable 2022


Curriculum Information for parents. ASDAN Towards Independence - Around the world in 80 daysSummer Term 2 2022
SubjectProfilesIdeas for home
MathsThis term as part of our topic, aound the world in 80 days we will be revisiting 2D shapes to make models of famous landmarks frorm around the world and to look and compare differences between these by measuring and recording data. Explore junk modelling at home. Research your favourite countries and landmarks.
English In English this term will be Around the world in 80 days. We will be learning new vocabulary, discussing the different themes and characters whilst making links to geography by investigating places around the world and different cultures.
HistoryIn History this half term we will be learning about our local area. We will be doing independent research of the history and creating fact posters about different eras.
DT/ Craft MakingFollowing our topic we will be focussing on travel. Pupils will plan and make their own crafts related to the story.
GeographyIn English, we are studying Around the World in 80 Days, so each week, we are going to be studying a different country that they stop at in the book. We are going to make a fact file for each country and create our very own Around the World in 80 days tour guide. At the end of the term, we will be doing a quiz about all the facts that we have found out.Look at maps together, see if they can identify different places on the map Read books or watch programmes that are set in different countries.
Science In science we will be conducting practical experiments each week. We will be planning, predicting and drawing conclusions from our findings.
PE This term we will continue to access The Reef each Monday morning to use the gym. We will have PE each Friday well we will vote fairly on different team sports each week.
ICTThis half term in ICT we are working on a project where we are going to create our own mini film using differnet apps and programs to edit it, i.e. make it shorter, addmusic etc. It will involve planning with a story board, create their characters and scenery and using ICT equipment to film and edit. When out and about, or in the home, encourage your child to film things that they enjoy and get them used to using a camera.
Meal Preparation We are tying our cooking in with our English and geography topic of this term which is Around the World In 80 days. Each week we will cook food from a different country while still focusing on our independence when cooking. Encourage your child to taste food from different countries. Try to involve them with some of the cooking that happens at home, get them to help prepare the food
Planning for the futureWe will continue to visit different adult provisions to help support with transition. Begin to have discussions about places the future. What type of thing would tey like to do. Talk about what you did when you left school.