Josh enjoying lunch on the train
Lauren and Stephen looking out for the train arriving
Aiden enjoying lunch on the train
Emily boarding the train
Lewis enjoying lunch on the train
Jamie loved the train
Scott boarding the train
Choo choo! We’re off!
Ben enjoying lunch on the train
David boarding the train
Amina enjoying lunch on the train
Chris boarding the train
Natasha enjoying lunch on the train
Kyle on the train
Jack wearing the train driver’s hat
Stephen and Cameron enjoying lunch on the train
Darren enjoying lunch on the train
Danny enjoying lunch on the train
Robbie enjoying lunch on the train
The whole department had a fab time at Bo’ness learning all about trains. What a great day!
Scott in the coracle
Scott jumping out of a canoe
Scott climbing back into the canoe
Darren enjoying the water
Eleanor and Nicole canoeing
Nicole and Eleanor ready to set off
White class on the water
The white class, Darren and Scott had a fab time at the lagoons yesterday. Everybody got a turn in the canoes and Scott had his first try in a coracle. a coracle is a traditional British boat and very easy to capsize. Scott managed to stay in, however two of his coaches didn’t. They got very wet!
Lauren enjoying parachute games
Chris bird watching
Stephen toasting marshmallows
Scott on the paddle board
David, Gordon, Emily and Helen enjoying the lovely weather
Nicole toasting marshmallows
Ben finding interesting things in the feely box
We all had a fantastic day yesterday down at Musselburgh lagoons on our 4th annual Outdoor Learning day. We all had the opportunity to go canoeing, cycling, learn bush craft with the East Lothian Rangers and use binoculars and a telescope for bird watching. The sun shone and everybody got involved.
Chris receiving a medal for his efforts
Aaron receiving a medal for his efforts
David receiving a medal for his efforts
Scott looking proud with his medal
The ASDAN activities and peer tutoring group invited Scott, David, Chris and Aaron to support and join in with the sports day they had organised for the cluster P7s last week. It was a huge success and everyone had a great time.
Darren, Lewis and Natasha under the parachute
Rachel on the trampoline
Lauren on the trampoline
Stephen on the trampoline
Danny set with his hula hoop
Lewis doing a connect 4 relay
Once a week, the pupils in the ASN department access the PE department and get some exercise. We have a variety of activities on each week to get our bodies moving and our hearts pumping.
The Orange class have been hard at work for a few weeks now making movies and props for their Easter assembly. Can you guess which Roald Dahl novel is their inspiration?
Aiden making candy canes
Danny loves the chocolate theme
Mmm, these look tasty!
Darren hard at work creating items for the chocolate room.
Jack visited form the green room to lend a hand
Lewis hard at work with the paint.
Top painter Beckie!
Yummy chocolate design
Aaron making an excellent tree.
Darren, chocolate designer.
Darren’s been busy!
Cool shades Aiden!
Lewis planning it out
Aaron and Lewis hard at work creating items for the chocolate room.
Can you spot where this ended up in the chocolate room?
The Chocolate Room
Beckie hard at work creating items for the chocolate room.
Darren inventing new chocolates
Darren adding surprises to the chocolate room floor
Danny enjoying the experience
Danny hard at work creating items for the chocolate room.
Josh looking at the butterfly egg
Oliwia stroking the crysalis
Rachel counting and sorting
Rachel matching caterpillars
Lewis looking at the butterfly egg
Eleanor looking at the butterfly egg
Amina looking at the butterfly egg
The sensory group have been exploring this story in lots of different ways.
To develop their numeral identification and to practise sequencing numerals, this group have been making digits using lots of different textures.
David making his sensory number
Aiden making his sensory number
Ben making his sensory number
Lauren making her sensory number
Robbie making his sensory number
David’s sensory number 6
Aiden’s sensory number 7
Aiden’s sensory number 7
Lauren’s sensory number 8
Ben’s sensory number 9
Scott getting enough cubes to match his number
Darren doing his good counting
Aaron working out his sum
Beckie adding up to 20
Aaron adding up to 20
Darren writing his answers
Darren adding to 20
Scott making the number 11
Natasha adding up to 20
Kyle writing his answers
Kyle adding up to 20
Finding numbers in between
This numeracy group have been working hard on their addition and subtraction within 20. just look at the concentration!
The blue class setting off
the orange class setting off
Kyle striding across the playing fields
David, Scott and Chris striding it out
Emily chilling on the roundabout
Scott at the top of the climbing frame
Chris and Kyle on the Swings
Stephen enjoying the sunshine
Lauren looking cool with her shades
Cameron and Scott see-sawing
The green class arriving at the park
Cameron relaxing in the sun
Jack loving the fresh air
Chris and Natasha chatting on the swings
Chris heading the pack on the way back to school
Nearly back at school and looking forward to ice cream!
Scott and David on the last leg
Today all the staff and pupils at Ross High participated in a sponsored walk. Our department walked most of it with a bonus trip to the park. We had a great time and the weather was perfect! A great achievement for all involved.