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Newstead is one of our Primary Curriculum Stage 1 learning pathways. In Newstead we are following a bespoke sensory based learning curriculum.

We are a class of 8 learners, our youngest is 6 and eldest is 11.

In Newstead we have a multisensory approach to learning, we will be accessing a range of interactive activities within our learning experiences as a class.


Important Information

  • Beyond Bennerley is on a Tuesday morning, we have been accessing the community during our morning trips to different parks nearby. 
  • PE is on Thursdays – taught by Becky
  • Outdoor learning- as part of our curriculum pathway we will be accessing learning activities outside; please send wellies, waterproofs, spare clothing to support this.

Thursday/Friday antics for the Well-being Week🍦

5/6/24 We started off our well-being week with a rock pool themed foot spa🦀

3/6/24 - Newstead started their new topic with a rock pool crafting activity 🐙🦞🐠🦀

Our new topic is 'What's at the beach?'

17/5/24- Collecting supplies in the sun for our mini-beast house.

07/05/24. Newstead enjoyed a trip to Shipley Park for their Beyond Bennerley Curriculum 😊

Summer 1: After their PE lesson Newstead enjoyed exploring outside in the sunshine ☀️ & some friends from Dovedale joined us ☺️😁

Summer 1: Newstead have done such a great job this morning tracing a spiders web in their English lesson 🕷🕸

Summer 1: Newstead working hard on their ball skills in PE this half term. Rolling and stopping a ball, bouncing and catching a ball and throwing a ball at a target. Great work Newstead.

Our new topic is 'Minibeasts'

19/3/23 Our trip to the Lanes garden centre/farm

Friday 8th March. World Book Day and Mother’s Day card making!

All the staff dressed up as “Goldilocks and the three bears” characters. We had a sensory story full of lots of porridge, then we made our own!

Later we made made some lovely cards for Mother’s Day. 

Our new topic is 'Are eggs alive?' 

8/2/24 Newstead visited the Gruffalo trail at Twycross zoo

Our trip out to the community

We did some brilliant circuit work in PE this week!

Newstead’s start to Spring 1 term

Our new topic is 'Will you read me a story?'

12/12/23 We made some Reindeer biscuits. Yum!

23/11/23 Newstead enjoyed some mark making in English

Topic for Autumn 2- Is it shiny?

Newstead - our trip to Lea Green soft play

5 for 50 fundraising week! A few pictures from our sponsored activities.

Our topic is 'Why do leaves go crispy?'