Julia Patterson and Pam Wiltshire


Julia’s class newsletter September 2017

September 2017

The topic this term is ‘The Ancient World’ which will allow our pupils to access a range of activities and experiences relating to ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt.

Our resident artist teacher supported the children to recreate some colourful collars made from a wide range of materials. Lots of different textures were explored and the children gave clear signs through facial expressions to whether they liked or disliked the stimulus. Please look at our range of creative work to demonstrate our art skills.


A range of communication strategies were used by the children throughout the session.We encourage good eye contact and head positioning to enable pupils to communicate their needs and inform choices.

The movement of his hand away from the tissue paper informed his staff he did not like it.

By holding the tissue paper to his face he could look more closely at it.

Big smiles demonstrated that he was enjoying the cutting action of the scissors.