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Purple Frogs 1

Welcome to Purple Frogs 1 2020-2021

We are a specialist ASD unit with a big heart! 

 

In order to reach our full potential we benefit from a play-based curriculum which integrates the use of total communication, intensive interaction, sensory stories, sensory diets, signing, and kinaesthetic approaches to learning.  

 We learn best through a mixture of adult-led and child-initiated activities that support our multisensory needs, motor skills, social skills, communication and independence. 

We love to explore our environment in many different multisensory ways; we enjoy swimming, Rebound therapy, Forest School, outdoor play, going for community walks and getting out and about on our sunshine mini bus.  

 

Summer term 2021 - Our topic this term is 'Our Wonderful World'

We love spending time with Dougie, our therapy dog. We’ve been learning how to look after him.

Summer 2, week 4: This week we have been learning about penguins through songs, counting games & sensory exploration.

Summer 2, week 3: Our story this week is ‘We’re going on a lion hunt’. We explored wet and rough textures, and made sand art.

SENSORY BAKING - we explored how heat melted chocolate when we made cornflake cakes this week.

Father’s Day 20th June: We’ve been making special treats for the wonderful men in our lives.

SENSORY MATHS: We love exploring numbers, space, shape & measures through our senses!

Summer 2; week 2: Our theme is ‘the desert’. We’ve had fun exploring sand and food. We have been reading Handa’s Surprise!

SENSORY BAKING - we made elephant shortbread biscuits

Summer 2 week 1: We’re exploring the theme ‘Jungle’ this week with the sensory massage and song ‘walking through the jungle’. What animals did we see?

SENSORY BAKING - Banana bread

Summer 1 Week 7: We have been exploring ‘rainforest’ through the story of Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson

SENSORY BAKING - We made Gruffalo Crumble Flapjacks!

Summer 1 Week 6: Woodlands: we’ve been exploring the story of The Gruffalo

Summer 1 Week 4-5: Bugs & pond life. We have been exploring mini beasts and learning about the life cycle of a frog.

SENSORY BAKING : We made dinosaur fossil shortbread cookies & dinosaur poop chocolate brownies! Yum!

Summer1 Week 1-3: We learned about Dinosaurs through stories ‘going on a Dino hunt’ and ‘The dinosaur that pooped a planet’. We used dinosaurs in our messy, sensory play and maths to compare numbers and size.

Happy Easter - We're having so much fun celebrating!

Hello 2021 - Happy New Year! 

 

This isn't quite the January we all had in mind but we can get through the uncertainty of Lockdown 3.0 the way we have done for the past year... TOGETHER!

 

When the children are in school we will be continuing to work on their sensory diets, communication development and personal learning outcomes (PLOs) and keeping our routine and learning as 'normal' as we can possibly make it.

 

For children who are at home I will set home learning activities which will be emailed weekly (and also found on the class page below) and I will send a pack home each week with additional activities and resources to support the children's home learning. I will also be posting weekly videos of myself and the P1 staff doing activities for the children to watch and join in with. These will be available via EFL. 

 

We completely understand that these are difficult, trying and tiring times for everyone so please do not feel pressured to complete these activities, you know your children best and you need to do what is right for you as a family at home.

 

Don't forget to keep uploading photos and videos onto EFL to show us what you have been up to!!

 

Please contact me via our class email if you have any questions or need support p1frogs@kingsbury.lancs.sch.uk 

 

Katie and the P1 Team 

Autumn term - Our topic this term is 'All about me and you' 

come and see what we've been getting up to...

COVID -19 social distancing

 

The Kingsbury team and I hope that you are all well and keeping safe during this time. We understand that these are uncertain times that we are experiencing and we are here to support you and your families in any way that we can.

 

I will continue to email you all weekly with activity ideas, useful links and home learning/play ideas to help keep you all busy and sane! I have added some links here on the class page too for some useful online learning activities (some may be more useful than others). 

 

All the activities that I will be providing and suggest will be optional, and I want you to choose, based on your family circumstances, how many and how often you ask your child to undertake home learning activities.

 

However, if you would like to show us what you are getting up to then please send any pictures via email or EFL - I would love to see what you get up to whilst you are staying at home. I am definitely missing my little Purple Frogs.

 

Thanks,

 

Katie & the PF1 team x

Get in touch

  • Headteacher: Fiona Grieveson - BEd (Hons); BPhil MSI; NPQH
  • Deputy Headteacher: Katie Lyon - PGCert: Special Education: Autism (Children); BEd (Hons) QTS

Term dates

Summer Term 1 Ends - Friday 28th May 2021

Summer Term 2 Begins - Tuesday 8th June 2021

Summer Term 2 Ends - Friday 16th July 2021

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