"Welcome to Toucan Class"
Our teacher is called Caroline, our HLTA is Kelly McClean and our teaching assistants are
Sue, Chloe, Vicky and Millie.
We are an Early Years/Key Stage 1 ASD specific class.
This term our topic is 'Healthy & Active Lives'
Literacy - The Gruffalo, From Head to Toes, Funny Bones, The Enormous Turnip and A Very Snowy Christmas
Science - Ourselves
History - Guy Fawkes
Art - Active Art
D&T - Myself/Playground
Geography - Harvest and Food
RE - Shabbat and Christmas
Music - Action Songs
PHSE - Healthy Choices
In art we have been exploring using paint in a variety of ways; brushing , blowing , pressing , stamping , flicking , syringing and rolling objects. We've used different types of paint including textured paint and powder paint. We've also explored clay and experienced moulding and, manipulating the product with our own hands and tools. We've produced some magnificent works of art!
September - October 2018
We read the story of The Gruffalo in class : We even went on a Gruffalo hunt at Wynard Park!
We've looked at recognising our own photo and, photos of others as well as trying to match them to the corresponding voice. We made a class presentation and, inserted photos and sounds. We held a classroom disco and made and controlled our own playlist. Starting and,stopping the songs and, controlling the volume.
We also programmed BeeBots to follow a specific path!
Spring 2019 - This term our topic is, 'Stories'
Literacy - The Three Little Pigs, Commotion in the Ocean, Pirates Love Underpants and Chicken Licken'
Science - Traditional Stories and, Houses and Homes
History - Pirates
Art - Painting, Shape and Drawing
D&T - Puppets
Geography - Water
RE - Easter
Music - Stories and Sounds
PHSE - Celebration
We looked at scientific concepts through some traditional tales and rhymes; Simple Simon met a Pie Man, The Little Red Hen, and Polly put the Kettle on. We explored how the structure of ingredients can be changed through processes such as adding liquid or heat. We made a cup of tea, a pie and some bread.
We've been looking at water; where we can find water within school , where we can find water within the locality , we visited the beach at Seaton Crew, the Marina and, the pond at Ward Jackson park. Water water everywhere!!!
Literacy / History
Westview project -Osmotherly
Summer 2019 - This term our topic is, 'The World and, Explorers'
Literacy - Dear Zoo, Why I love Australia, Sunny Day and, We're Going on a Picnic
Art - Aborigional Art
Design and Tech - Picnics
Science - Animals
Geography - Weather
History - Captain Cook
PSHE - Knowing Myself