Willow Class

Willow class pupils learn best from child centred approaches to learning. Intensive interaction, interactive story- telling and Interactive music provide a staple diet to develop two way social communication. The pupils benefit from high visual elements to learning such as symbols and pictures but within a low arousal environment. Attention Autism is used to develop attention to another’s agenda and to increase the time that the children can concentrate and learn within a group setting. Augmentative communication strategies such as Communication Grids are used to help children make their needs known to others. Hands on sensory activities are included every day to enable children to fully engage with the curriculum.

 

 

 

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

Outdoor Disco!

Movement breaks are essential to keep both the body healthy and brain alert and we are always looking for new ways to get everyone moving. Friday’s break time was enhanced this week, when pupils from Maple, Hazel and Oak Classes …

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Interactive Learning

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

The whole school enjoyed a traditional Christmas lunch on Wednesday, complete with paper hats and crackers. Following lunch, we had a visit from an elderly gentleman who lives in the North Pole. He had made a special visit to our …

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OHC&AT Christmas card competition runner up

Congratulations to student, George, who was awarded runner up in the OHC&AT Christmas card competition. He was presented with a framed certificate for his festive artwork, which local artist (and judge), Doug Shaw, said was ‘delightful’ and he was impressed …

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