Welcome to our Class Page!
Here you will find updates on what we have been doing in lessons, as well as general information about Healthy Lifestyles, homework and upcoming events. Please have a look around and come back regularly to see what we have been up to. If you have any questions, suggestions or comments, please contact me using the contact form at the bottom of this page. Thank you!
PE day: Tuesday
Students need to come to school in their PE Kit, including suitable footwear!
The Farm: Thursday
Students need suitable footwear boots, wellies etc.
Week beginning 7th June
Our two week adventure at NCS Portland College.
As a class team we have done Zip lining, absailing, rock climbing, bush craft, campfire cooking and team building games that were a lot of fun! The students have had an amazing time, building confidence, trying new things, working as a team and having a lot of laughs!
Week beginning 26th April
We have set a variety of seeds, parsley, chives and cress, to see how the seeds grow and how to look after them during their growing period.
In SMSC we have been looking at how much sugar is in a selection of foods and drinks, we measured the amount of sugar in each item and compared it to what should be our daily intake of around 25g. The students were very surprised!
Week beginning 29th March
During March we have been looking at making healthy snacks on a Friday to help improve our independent skills in the kitchen.
Week beginning 1st March
Getting ready for our world book day! We have been reading Harry Potter for our English work and incorporating it into our maths, textiles and art work, here is our pictures!
Week beginning 22nd February
This week we have been working on super sentences using describing words for our super hero's and putting the sentence into the correct order. While in our math's work our groups have been doing lots of different things, using one more and one less, positions 1st, 2nd, 3rd and our last group have been learning their 5 times table.
Week beginning 1st February
We have recently been doing textiles, the students have been practicing on sewing boards before having a go at sewing a butterfly, the results are amazing! Also to go along with our English topic we have created Harry Potter finger puppets.
We have also been working on our internet safety, we created our own avatars and thought about how we present ourselves online and as a group we talked about appropriate sharing of information and photos online.
Week beginning 18th January
What a strange 2 weeks we have had, finding lots of different ways of working with students at home and in school. We will all get their together!
Over the last 2 weeks we have been working on Harry Potter in our English lessons, from trying to remember the characters to choosing what to take to Hogwarts. The students are really enjoying it especially watching and listening to Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone book and DVD.
Week Beginning 14th December
This week we have been doing lots of Christmas activities and including Christmas with our mathes and english work. We have been busy with our Christmas orders getting the orders together ready to send out. We have also been creating decorations and cards to take home. Parents and carers are in for a nice surprise!
We had an amazing Christmas dinner and pudding this week made by our new cook Jo, the students and staff really enjoyed it! After Christmas dinner we all watched the Sleeping Beauty Panto on the big screen in the hall with popcorn and choc ice donated by Mrs Killeen, we thank you very much.
We hope all our students families have a wonderful safe Christmas and a happy new year!
Bet Wishes The Wollaton Team
Week beginning 30th November
Over the last week in our free time we have been creating our window displays for christmas!
In PSHE we have been working on what makes us angry and to make us happy we all enjoyed putting our christmas tree up!
Week beginning 16th November
This week we have been working on writing questions and answering questions in English and in maths we have been working on subtraction using the column method using two digit numbers.
We have also been finishing our bracelets and badges to sell for the christmas fair.
Week beginning 2nd November
This week has been our enterprise week, we have been working on items that will be available to buy this Christmas. Wollaton have made bracelets and funny Christmas badges for everyone, all the students have really enjoyed making these items to sell.
Also during enterprise week the students took part in a group interview, practicing how to look at people, how to talk to people and how not to fidget! :-)
Week beginning 5th October
This week in English we have been working on following instructions and making our own instructions to make a cup of tea and a slice of toast, simple really??? Students had very different ideas when making a cup of tea or a slice of toast.
We had an amazing day learning about Indian culture, we dressed in Indian clothes, looked at the jewellery, objects and symbols from the Sikh religion plus we designed our own Rangoli patterns. We tasted vegetable samosas, onion bhajis, chicken korma, poppadoms, naan bread and mango chutney. Students discovered a liking for Indian food that they didn't expect!
Week beginning 21st September
This week in English our groups have been hard at work creating their own stories using their own ideas with some amazing outcomes! Our other groups have been recognizing familiar words and matching them to the correct pictures.
In math's we have been working on 2D and 3D shapes with some amazing models made by the students.
Week beginning 7th September
We are back! New Wollaton class have settled into college really well, it's a big change for the new students, but our old students have helped them settle in.
PLEASE REMEMBER students need to come to school in there full PE kit, we are doing athletics and will be working outside this half term so when its cold they will need joggers and jumpers!
This term for our vocational on Thursdays Wollaton are working in the college cafe, and for our work experience on Fridays we are currently working at Sams Place in Rainworth. At Sams Place the students can help in the kitchen, work with arts and crafts and also work on the allotment weeding and planting when required.
Here's some pictures of our new Wollaton working this week!
Week beginning 22nd March
This week lin maths we have been working on halving or sharing equally. Students tried different ways of sharing/halving we worked on white boards, drawing dots, number lines counting the same amount and cubes sharing between two people.
In our asdan work we have been to Morrisons and Superdrug looking for signs for different foods and products.
Week beginning 24th February
This week during titan we visited the library and chose books to bring back to college.
Week beginning 27th January
This week we have been working on information texts looking at leaflets, news papers etc to see what was being advertised and whether we liked them. In mathes we have been working on positional language, the students did really well listening to instructions in the practical lesson and absolutely brilliant with the cubes where they were describing the position and colour of the cubes to each other and checking against each other when they had finished.
Week beginning 20th January
This week we have been working on shape in maths and speaking and listening in english. We went for a walk in the woods for English, listening to the sounds of nature, describing what we heard, what we touched and what we could see.
Week beginning 13th January 2020
This week in Wollaton we have been working on speaking and listening in english, measuring in maths and designing our locker pages in computing. In PE this term we are doing gymnastics and dance, everyone had alot of fun.
W/B 4th Nov
Independent Living Skills in Asdan; we have enjoyed making beans on toast and walking into Kirkby in Travel Training.