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Friday 26th May

School closes for half term (2 weeks)

(All Sites)

Monday 12th June

School reopens to staff and children (across all sites)

Sports Day 1

For Aspen, Elder, Holly and Pine (weather permitting)

 1:30pm start till 2:30pm

Sports Day 2

For Beech, Blossom, Chestnut, Maple, Sycamore and Willow (weather permitting)

 9:45am till 11am

Welcome to Olive Class


Olive Class is a Key Stage 1 class within the Connections pathway. We learn through highly visual and exciting learning activities. We focus on developing our communication, social and independence alongside our academic skills in a structured environment. We use the SCERTS framework with differentiated and individualised teaching strategies.


The Adults in Olive Class are:

 Name  Position
 Miss R. Sandford  Class Teacher
 Miss L. Price  Teaching Assistant
 Mrs J. Dunning  Teaching Assistant
 Mrs E. Green  Teaching Assistant


Our learning takes place through various exciting topics to ensure our lessons are engaging and enjoyable!

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

Traditional Tales
To learn about characters, settings, stories and enjoy traditional tales with our friends

The Colour Wheel
To explore different colours in the world around us
On the Move
To find out about different modes of transport
Let’s Make Music
To share our favourites songs and explore different instruments
Beside the Seaside
To visit a beach and learn about the summer season

Weekly Timetable



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

Video coming soon


Please see our class twitter page, @Hawthorn_Olive 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:


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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