Key Stage 1
Learners are taught in mixed ability and mixed aged teaching groups within each key stage. Our Key Stage 1 class has up to 4 learners organised into one of the primary ‘tree’ classes – Little Acorns
Learners receive a full and varied curriculum with the number of lessons allocated outlined below. However, the development of literacy, numeracy skills and social emotional and behaviour management are priority to assist their re-integration back into a mainstream school.
Learners attend here up to four days per week and spend Fridays in their mainstream school.
Our main focus is to provide an individualised curriculum in English, maths, reading and social-emotional literacy to meet the needs of each learner. These are delivered in a thematic approach with a new topic each term;
- Autumn term – Fairy Tales
- Spring term – Around the World
- Summer term – Habitats
Lessons are usually 40 minutes long.
Learners have access to appropriate E-safety sessions designed to meet the needs of our learners with topics being flexible to meet any issues or concerns which may arise during the time a learner is with us. Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) is provided at levels appropriate to the age and maturity of the learner through PSHE lessons. Learners also read daily.
Wednesday, or Wellbeing Wednesday, is dedicated to specifically addressing the social and emotional needs of each learner as well as introducing them to new activities.