Acorn Class

Acorn class is for our younger pupils who are developing their early learning skills – ‘Learning to Learn.’

We follow the Early Years model, which has three prime areas of learning:

Communication and Language: There is a strong focus on giving children opportunities to experience a language rich environment, develop their confidence and skills in expressing themselves as well as speaking and listening in a range of contexts.

Physical development: Which provides opportunities for young children to be active and interactive, develop their co-ordination, control, and movement, understand the importance of physical activity, and make healthy choices about food.

Personal, Social and Emotional Development is embedded within our entire curriculum, helping children to develop a positive sense of themselves and others, form positive relationships, respect others, develop social skills and learn how to manage their feelings as well as understand and regulate appropriate behaviour and have confidence in their own abilities.

These three prime areas are strengthened by four specific areas of learning: Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding of the World, and Expressive Arts and Design.

 

We cannot thank you enough for all the time and effort you have put into our son. You are amazing and we appreciate everything you have done for us as a family.

 

Latest News

A real-life life cycle

The school was filled with excitement this week, when we welcomed 8 new members into our community. Dragon, Cuddles, Boris Johnson, Fluffball, Chick-Chick, Penguin, Friendie and Chicken Nugget are our very popular chicks that all hatched this week. Pine Class …

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Being extraordinary for the extra ordinary! article published

We are very proud to announce that we have had another article published in the May edition of Autism Parenting Magazine. It is entitled ‘Being Extraordinary for the Extra Ordinary!’ click here to read it.  

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Theatre of creativity

The blossom on the apple tree in our engagement garden certainly helped transform the area this week into a theatre of creativity. These wonderful learning opportunities enable the pupils to express their artistry, imagination and inventiveness.

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Messing about on the river

Pupils enjoyed a visit to Wandle Park this week. A wonderful time was had by all, reflecting on nature and interacting together, sharing equipment and taking turns. Most of all, pupils enjoyed the beautiful weather and the experience of being …

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