Welcome to Key Stage 4. In Haddon the staff will be:
In KS4 we always try our best, are kind and have fun learning together. We incorporate sensory breaks throughout the day including, sensory workout, body percussion, Go Noodle, Maths songs and breathing exercises. We have daily Maths and English lessons that gives all our pupils the opportunities to achieve accreditations and learn functional skills. In the afternoon we have Science, Beyond Bennerley, Pathway to Adulthood, PE, PSHE, Culture Studies and Careers.
Throughout the year we will aim to out in the community to apply all of the skills we have learnt in a functional way to support their independence and in preparation for their next steps.
P.E kits sent in on Mondays please consisting of suitable footwear, black shorts and white or blue t-shirts.
Could Gold cards be kept in bags at all times please, if students don’t have one please get in touch with Anna or Sarah and they will help with applying for one.
If you are providing a snack for morning break please make sure it is healthy, along with a bottle to be topped up throughout the day with water.
Our functional and vocational subjects will change throughout the year so we will keep you updated via the website. Our first term back we will be learning ICT skills, engaging with different hobbies and acting out the story of 'The 3 Little Pigs'.
Today we have been trying different fragrances, when and how to use them, whilst reinforcing the importance of personal hygiene.
5.2.24-9.2.24 - This week Haddon have been to Nottingham Cathedral, they have been to the shop and followed a shopping list. In English , we are looking at the poem ‘Chocolate Cake’, so they kept on theme with this and made chocolate cake where they practiced following written and spoken instructions and different cooking skills.
Sausage plaits were on the menu for Haddons cooking afternoon today.
Haddon enjoyed their lesson learning about onomatopoeia, listening to a range of sounds that sound like the word.
A super experience was had by Haddon class today, we visited a hair salon to find out about different equipment used and Lewis and Jack even had their hair washed!
Today in Haddon, we have been chopping and choosing ingredients to make our own pizzas.
Today in Haddon, as part of our ‘Nurturing Skills for Life’ framework. We have been learning about personal grooming: How to wash hair effectively and to sequence the steps. We have also practised good nail care routines.
WC 16.1.24 - A great week of various lessons and activities. In PSHE we talked about what emotions we feel in different situations. In Pathway to adulthood we worked on kitchen hygiene and making vegetable pasta. In science we went around the school using the magnets to see what is magnetic and not magnetic. We also did an attention autism session which magic balloons at the end. In English we have been looking at the Michel Rosen poem ‘No one loves me everyone hates me’.
Our first week back has been busy but wonderful. We have been identifying feelings, learning the process of correctly washing our hands and shopping for ingredients to make tomato soup.
As an end of term treat we were lucky enough to have a trip to Lea Green to engage with some games to support our social, communication and motor skills.
To complete this terms learning about our Solar System, we enjoyed a wonderful trip to The Space Centre. Visiting the Planetarium and engaging with lots of interactive activities.
We had a sensory experience visiting our Solar System, we even had our own Space passports!
Continuing our learning of the Solar System, we all chose a different planet to make a model of.
We had a wonderful visit to Trowell Garden Centre to look at the Christmas decorations with Rufford class.
We followed a plan to create a piece of art using natural materials found in Shipley park.
11.10.23. Today we explored an artist called Jackson Pollock
We made a group piece of art with paint and glitter in the style of Jackson Pollock.
10.10.23 Exploring how birds build their nests
This afternoon we looked for birds nests in our forest school area.
We've had a wonderful time exploring emotions through 'The Colour Monster, watching 'Fizzing Colours in our bucket activity and making chocolate chip cookies.
Haddon class enjoyed todays challenges of climbing, jumping, running and walking.
Haddon enjoyed visiting Erewash Gymnastics centre being challenged with different activities.
We visited Rutland sports centre this afternoon where we were challenged with different exercise activities.
For our challenge today Haddon did a variety of exercises for our super sports day.
Todays challenge for our Haddon class was to engage in a fitness circuit run by Zest Academy.