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Welcome to Elephant Class!

 

 

Our teacher is Louise Charlton.

Our teaching assistants are Rachel, Abbie and Chloe.

 

Elephant class is a class of 10 children with a variety of learning difficulties, alongside associated speech, language and communication difficulties.

 

On our class page you will find information about what we are learning in class and the many exciting events that are coming up throughout the year. We will also use this page to share photographs and videos of your child's learning and any other special activities that occur within our class.

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Important Dates

Wednesday 4th September 2019 - Return to School.

Friday 4th October July 2019 - Elephant Class trip to Imagination Village.

Thursday 24th October July 2019 - Break-Up for Half-Term.

Monday 4th November 2019 - Return to School.

Thursday 7th November 2019 - Elephant Class trip to Vue Cinema.

Wednesday 13th November 2019 - Elephant Class trip to Vue Cinema.

Monday 25th November 2019 - Elephant Class Assembly.

Thursday 19th December 2019 - Break-Up for Christmas Holidays.

Monday 14th October 2019 - Paper Clip Measurements: In Maths, some children used non-standard units to measure different items.

Thursday 10th October 2019 - World Mental Health Day: We had fun dancing and signing to the song 'Just The Way You Are' by Bruno Mars.

Thursday 10th October 2019 - World Mental Health Day: Elephant Class talked about their emotions and how it is important to be kind to others.

Thursday 10th October 2019 - Acting Out Jack and the Beanstalk: Elephant Class really enjoyed acting out this story!

Wednesday 9th October 2019 - Measuring Length: In Maths, we used some non-standard units to measure objects. We used paper clips and cubes.

Wednesday 9th October 2019 - Makaton Signing: We learnt some of the signs that go with the story, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Tuesday 8th October 2019 - Jack and the Beanstalk: Some children enjoyed playing a Jack and the Beanstalk board game!

Friday 4th October 2019 - Imagination Village: We had a fantastic time at Imagination Village. Exploring and playing in all the different role-play areas.

Thursday 3rd October 2019 - Pig Pin Pippetss: In Literacy today, we made some Pig Pin Puppets. They look amazing!

Thursday 3rd October 2019 - 3D Shapes: In Maths, we have been continuing to learn about 3D shapes. Some children played shape bingo and others made 3D shapes by cutting out a net of the shape and joining it together.

Wednesday 2nd October 2019 - Three Little Pigs: Some children used play-doh to make different objects from this week's story.

Wednesday 2nd October 2019 - 3D Shapes: In Maths, we enjoyed learning about and exploring different 3D shapes.

Tuesday 1st October 2019 - The Three Little Pigs: We had a great Literacy lesson today. We acted out the story of 'The Three Little Pigs'.

Monday 30th September 2019 - Patterns: in Maths, we have been learning about patterns. Some children threaded beads to make different patterns.

Monday 30th September 2019 - Autumn Paintings: In Art, we worked hard making some fantastic autumn leaf paintings. Using real leaves to print with.

Friday 27th September 2019 - Tweddle Farm: We enjoyed a trip to Tweddle Farm to see the pigs. They were a bit bigger than the pigs from this weeks story!

Thursday 26th September 2019 - Shapes: In Maths today we have been learning more about 2D shapes. Some children made some fantastic pictures using different 2D shapes.

Wednesday 25th September 2019 - Pig Cakes: We made some amazing Pig Cakes in Literacy today.

Wednesday 25th September 2019 - Shape Hunt: In Maths, we have been learning about 2D shapes. Some children went on a shape hunt around school and found lots of different 2D shapes.

Tuesday 24th September 2019 - Three Little Pigs Song: In Literacy, we have been reading a new story, 'The Three Little Pigs'. Some children had fun learning a song to go with this story and then performed it for the rest of the class.

Monday 23rd September 2019 - Apple Crumble - After learning about Harvest Festival in RE, we made an extremely tasty Apple Crumble.

Friday 20th September 2019 - Souvenir Shop: We love playing in our Role Play Area during Golden Time.

Friday 20th September 2019 - Summerhill: We had lots of fun visiting Summerhill Park this morning!

Thursday 19th September 2019 - PAT Dog: Maisie the PAT Dog came to visit us today!

Thursday 19th September 2019 - One More and One Less: In Maths, some children went to to computer room to play a one more/one less game on Education City.

Thursday 19th September 2019 - Jackson Pollock: In Art, we had lots of fun making our own Jackson Pollock style paintings.

Wednesday 18th September 2019 - Hansel & Gretel Song: Some children in Elephant Class had fun learning a song that went with this week's story. They performed it for the class.

Wednesday 18th September 2019 - Fire Engine: We had a visit from some Fire Fighters and we got to sit in the Fire Engine. It was great fun!

Friday 13th September 2019 - Ward Jackson Park: We went on a trip to Ward Jackson Park to follow the trail that Hansel & Gretel found.

Thursday 12th September 2019 - Making Gingerbread Houses: In DT, we made and decorated some gingerbread houses. Just like the one from the story 'Hansel & Gretel'.

Thursday 12th September 2019 - Playtime: We love playtime in Elephant Class. We especially like the bicycles!

Thursday 12th September 2019 - Hansel & Gretel Puppet Show: In Literacy, some children used puppets to act out the story.

Thursday 12th September 2019 - Hansel & Gretel Makaton: We enjoyed learning some of the Makaton signs from the story 'Hansel & Gretel'.

Wednesday 11th September 2019 - Acting Out Hansel & Gretel: In Literacy, we had a great time acting out this week's story 'Hansel & Gretel'.

Monday 9th September 2019 - Initial Sound Bingo: In Letters & Sounds today, some children played a game of initial sounds bingo. It was very fun!

Thursday 5th September 2019 - Elephant Biscuits: We enjoyed making and decorating Elephant Biscuits in DT.

Thursday 5th September 2019 - Primary Colours: In Art, we have been learning all about the primary colours. We even had a go at mixing secondary colours.

Wednesday 4th September 2019 - Welcome to Elephant Class: We had a wonderful first day back at school!

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