Robbie in the flat race
Amina and the loud speaker
Jamie in the foam and spoon race
Nicole getting her medal
Josh getting his medal
Nicole in the flat race
David taking aim
Foamy fun, staff included
Scott and Lauren, good friends
Natasha, Lauren, Scott, Chris, HRH Queen Elizabeth II, Kyle
Rachel and her medal
Kyle in the connect 4 relay
Scott taking aim
David leading the flat race
Cupcake Union Jack
Natasha getting her medal
The department had a fab time today competing in lots of different races. We followed with our Queen’s 90th birthday celebration, burgers and ice cream and then our awards ceremony. We were joined by our helpers and volunteers for the year and parents and carers.
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!
David with the rainmaker
Darren enjoying the didgeridoo
Scott playing the chimes
Chris singing along
Cameron playing the rainmaker
Josh playing the drum
Natasha playing the frog
Jack enjoying the rainmaker
Nicole playing a frog
Kyle exploring the didgeridoo
Emily playing the chimes
The whole department had a great time yesterday when Dougie the drummer came to visit. We all had the opportunity to play drums, explore a didgeridoo, sing songs and explore other percussion.
If you’d like to find out more about Dougie’s great work and the experiences he can provide, take a look at his
Nicole icing cakes
Robbie decorating cakes
Oliwia icing her cake
Robbie giving the mix a good stir
The white class have been hard at work today making Easter cakes and nests. These tasty treats will be served with teas an coffees after our Easter assembly tomorrow.
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
Our sensory group have lots of fun exploring sights, sounds and textures in all sorts of inventive ways. Take a look at the group enjoying some music.
Eleanor playing the guitar
Amina having a boogie
Danny playing the guitar
Emily playing the guitar
The Vegetable Rap!
Jack playing the guitar
Amina playing the guitar
Stephen playing the guitar
Kelli playing the guitar
Cameron playing the guitar
Lewis playing the guitar
Josh clapping along
Emily getting her groove on
Kelli throwing some shapes
Counting backwards with the train song
Some great action counting from Robbie
Lauren counting the bounces
David counting the bounces
Aiden deciding who to bounce the ball to.
Lauren doing a bit of peer assessment
Group peer assessment. All those ticks and smiley faces mean we have done well!
This year the department have been developing literacy, numeracy and sensory hours on a daily basis. The pupils are grouped by ability and are working towards National 1 certification in Literacy and Numeracy. There is lots of great work happening. This numeracy group practises their counting in lots of different ways.
Ben and Lauren paddling
Amina waving for the camera
The motley crew
Ben all kitted out in waterproofs and buoyancy aid
Gordon has been getting his wellies on again and taking a new group of pupils to the lagoons for a bit of canoeing. What a fabulous day they had for it!