Den Making Fun

During this week we have amped up our preparations for a festival we are holding for the Pear Tree School pupils. As part of preparations we looked at how we can make dens, looking at which is the best shape and using a torch to experiment which cover will be the best...

Sherbourne Fun

For some of the students in Compass, they have been introduced to a session which focuses on movement, awareness of space and connecting with others. It is a great session seeing students use their full range of their bodies to move and challenge themselves to carry...

This half term in Compass Centre

Over the past half term, pupils within the Compass Centre have been learning all about algorithms as part of their computing/ICT lesson. We have been focusing on being able to follow instructions to navigate ourselves, peers and the Bee-Bots around set maps and...

Yule Tidings

We have had great festive fun with the whole school sing-a-long learning different Christmas Makaton signs. We even had a solo from Josh on the keyboard! We have also finished our Stop Motion Film project with a final challenge! Two groups had to create a festive film...

This Week in The Compass Centre

Compass Centre TravelThis week within the Compass Centre we started our new Functional Literacy topic of becoming Christmas travel agents. Each of the pupils has been given the task of researching a particular country with a focus on Christmas, with the eventual...

Universal Studios at Compass

We have been busy with our Functional Skills work within Compass Centre, with the students rising to the challenge of making their own stop/start motion pictures! We have had to use our literacy skills to create story boards, character profiles as well as taking on...

Happy Easter

Happy Easter Hello Everyone, I hope that you all had an amazing Easter weekend and you all got lots of chocolate. Did you manage to do any Easter activities over the weekend? If you did, please send some pictures, it would be lovely to see what you have been getting...

Missing You All

Hello everyone!I hope you are all keeping safe and enjoying this additional time with your families.It is very strange within school at the moment without you all here and I can’t wait until you are all back!I hope you are making the most of your activities packs and...

Washing our hands

Why do we need to wash our hands? Germs are bad and live on our hands What do we need to use when washing our hands? Soap because this kills off any germs on our hands Do we use cold water or warm? Warm because warm water kills germs What else can we use as a barrier...

Swimming pool safety

I have answered these questions about pool safety. They have helped me to understand how I need to behave around and in a swimming pool. I enjoy swimming and go every Wednesday afternoon. 1. Never open the gate or climb the pool fence 2. Always have an adult with you...