Learning in Tree House
In the mornings, both classes have individual maths and English tasks to complete based on their academic levels. Both classes enjoy a varied curriculum in the afternoon involving sensory activities, topic work, science, art, outdoor learning, and social skill activities. The children also learn how to use computers, practise fine and gross motor skills in PE and with other activities and enjoy music lessons. The children join in with mainstream classes for many activities; with outdoor learning as one example.
Our topic this half term is 'At the Zoo'. In topic lessons the children are learning about the variety of different animals that can be found in zoos, their main features, similarities and differences. The children are creating a variety of animals during art lessons, using selection of different materials.
Our topic for this half term is ‘Plants and Flowers’. In our topic sessions the children will learn to name the different parts of plants and describe their function, we will also look at what the best and worst growing conditions are. We will spend time outdoors caring for our environment and observing the bulbs/seeds that we have planted grow. In art, we will look at artists such as Van Gogh and Monet, who are famous for painting plants and flowers.