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Tuesday 5th September 2023

Children return to school (all sites)


Friday 20th October 2023

School closes for half term


Monday 30th October 2023


School closed to children (all sites)

Tuesday 31st October 2023

Children return to school (all sites)


Welcome to Rose Class


We are a key stage 1, Connections Pathway class at Hawthorns School. We love to learn in a highly structured and sensory considerate environment.
We use the SCERTS framework to support the development of our social communication and emotional regulation.

The Adults in Rose Class are:

 Name  Position
 Miss O. Simms  Class Teacher
 Miss C. Henderson  Teaching Assistant
 Mrs K. Hill  Teaching Assistant
 Miss L.J. Lee  Teaching Assistant


As well as developing our communication and regulation skills, we work on developing our behaviours for learning such as developing our shared attention and play skills.  We also explore early number, phonics and writing. We learn through play, 1-1 and group sessions.  Each session is differentiated to the individual child just ensure learning is meaning and purposeful to all.


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
Me and My senses All the colours of the rainbow Once Upon a Time… Transport – All aboard/Blast off!

Our first topic is ‘Me and My senses’ – we will be getting to know each other and developing some early behaviours for learning. We will also be exploring lots of different sensory experiences using all our senses in our play, attention and communication sessions!


Here is our weekly timetable

elm class weekly timetable


We have messy play on a Tuesday – we may be a little bit mucky by the end of the day!   We go to the forest on Thursdays – please bring in wellies, coats and puddlesuits/waterproofs!

We have P.E on Fridays – we will soon be working on getting changed for P.E so please send in P.E kits (plain white – shirt, plain black shorts and plain black pumps)


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



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

Please note:  We post a video on a Friday to show you how fun our week has been.

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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