At the beginning of the new school term in September, we decided to offer wood work as an afternoon optional activity, and four students chose this. It was decided to give them the opportunity to learn how to use, under supervision, various hand tools. These were used to measure, mark straight lines and various angles. […]
On Friday the children and staff joined together for 2 minutes silence to remember those who lost their lives in the world war. The children decorated the community room with wall displays sharing information from this era. They made 100 poppies out of old plastic bottles and these were planted around the school grounds. […]
ENGLISH UPDATE This half term in English we have focused on Speaking and listening to improve the confidence of all students to speak in front of each other. This has taken the form of many different activities ranging from simple games like Headbandz – trying to guess what picture you have been given by asking […]
Bounce On a Wednesday and Thursday this Autumn Term, the children have been visiting Bounce in Peterborough. Here they can participate in all types of games including: Gladiator pits Dodgeball Tumble tracks By joining in with these activities they can learn new moves and improve their confidence and of course have fun and burn off […]
T1 and T2 In Autumn 1, students in T1 and T2 have been following a combined Functional Skills and Key Stage 3 curriculum. The topics that have been covered are examining and using a variety of tables and pictograms, finding the mode, modal class, median, range and mean from a set of data. Students have […]
Hello The vocational term began with a welcome to our four need residents Alpha, Gertrude, Boris and Doris, our pygmy goats arriving eventually after a year of promises. The students have been regularly tempting them with willow and they have quickly settled and tamed (the goats not the students). The chickens are still producing eggs […]
Over the past few weeks the T5 Maths group have been busily working on Initial and Diagnostic assessment activities. They have been working independently to complete their BKSB Functional Skills Initial assessments, which have produced some very positive results. Once completing these activities the student’s progress to their Diagnostic assessments at the appropriate level and […]
This half term Horse Riding is back by popular demand. Learners have been visiting Blackborough End Equstrian Centre, where instructors Katie and Holly have been teaching them the basics of Stable Management as well as how to ride. Every Wednesday, learners are excited to head off to meet their horses and no one stops smiling […]
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“The culture and ethos of the school strongly provides a safe, nurturing environment in which pupils thrive and succeed”
We are looking forward to the arrival of these gorgeous little goats to our allotments, over the summer break
We are pleased to announce the completion of the new play area, that is now in place at Westfield House. I’m sure this will keep the pupils thoroughly entertained, especially through the summer months.