There are eight children in Sapphire Class. We are based at the Alexander Road Brooklands site. We follow the Brooklands Blue curriculum, which you can read about on the 'Blue curriculum' page.
We have a teacher, a HLTA and two TA’s to help us to learn.
Our daily routines can be seen in our timetable below. In Sapphire Class we begin by finding out about our day by looking at the visual timetable and finding out how we are feeling by using the 'Zones of Regulation'. We refer back to these throughout the day.
We complete a daily Read Write Inc phonics lesson each morning. Our second session, which usually has a Maths or Literacy focus, is used to complete tasks which help us achieve our individual IPP targets. The Maths or Literacy activities are generally connected to our learning topics. Each half term there are different topic themes to explore or stand-alone specific events or celebrations we learn about. In the afternoons, we focus on the foundation subjects such as Science, PSHE, Art, DT, PE and Geography/History.
We have our weekly PE lessons on a Monday afternoon and our 'Community Time' sessions on a Friday, which are followed by an Assembly. On a Friday, we are excited to have our swimming lesson.
To make each week even more fun filled we also have time in soft play and the sensory room, we enjoy crafts, cooking, playing outside, listening to or reading stories, singing and dancing.
In the Autumn Term, we explore the topic theme ‘Amazing Me’ and after half term ‘World Celebrations’.