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Friday 20th January

Chinese New Year – Children (across all sites) can come to school wearing something red.

Tuesday 7th February

Safer Internet Day 2022

Friday 17th February

School (all sites) close for half term (1 week and 2 days)   Children return on Wednesday 1st March.

Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th February

STAFF INSET DAYS.  School (all sites) is closed to children on both days for staff training.  Children return to school on Wednesday 1st March. 

Welcome to Fern Class

We are a key stage 1, Communication Pathway class, we are based at Hawthorns Wildbank Provision.  We learn through interactive, exciting sessions such as attention autism sessions, communication sessions and early learning sessions! We work in a highly sensory considerate environment.  We use the SCERTS framework to support pupils to develop their social communication and emotional regulation.  Our key priorities are supporting pupils to use their communication for a range of social purposes, we also focus on increasing the pupil’s ability to emotionally regulate throughout the day. We have sensory equipment available throughout the day to support our pupils to remain regulated as well as the use of a sensory room at Wild Bank!  We support our children to use transactional supports by having them readily available in the environment to request toys, and during snack time and communication sessions to request preferred foods and resources.

 

The Adults in Fern Class are:

 

 Name  Position
 Miss N. Browne  Class Teacher
 Mrs V. Lever  Teaching Assistant
 Mrs L. Gardiner  Teaching Assistant

 

As well as developing our communication and regulation skills, we also cover a wide range of exciting topics to expand our interests in the world around us. Fern class like to learn about the seasons and various celebrations going on throughout the year, we also cover a variety of interest-based topics which are personalised to the learners currently in the class. All sessions are hands on and engaging to ensure pupils develop a love for learning.  Each session is differentiated to meet the needs of individual children to ensure learning is meaning and purposeful to everyone.

Here are the topics we will cover this year:

Autumn Term 1 Autumn Term 2 Spring Term 1 Spring Term 2 Summer Term 1 Summer Term 2
All about my interests Let’s celebrate Time for a rhyme

Let’s go on a journey

The world around us Fun in the sun
  Dashing through the snow  
 

Here is our weekly timetable

*Click on the image below to enlarge the timetable

 

Here’s some of the things we love to do in Fern Class …

 

Please see our class twitter page, @Hawthorn_Fern for regular updates of what we get up to.  Click on the icon below to visit our page now.

Please feel free to contact us via the class twitter page above or on our email:

Fern@newbridgegroup.org

 

Parent App

We also have a parent app, which we use to send out messages, letters and important information.   If you haven’t signed up, and would like to, contact school to receive an invitation by email.  For step by step instructions on how to install the app click here

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