Fox Class

Fox Class

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Week beginning 28/06/21

Our Star of the Week this week is Esme Copsey.

Esme did some great work on recognizing emotions. She was amazing in the summer song joining in with all the actions and singing. She enjoyed making the ice-cream for the fayre and was the star of Sports day completing the course and enthusiastically joining in with all the races.

Fox class have been working on recognizing emotions this week and have been fantastic concentrating really well. Some of us have been working on following instructions with prepositions and we have been seeing which objects float and which sink. We also had a great time at Sports day.


Week beginning 21/06/21

Our Star of the Week this week is Maiky!

Maiky has been really focused this week and engaged in all activities. He has made progress in his communication skills, talking more and he had a great time in the sensory room singing the alphabet song!

Fox class made ice-cream and had a go at using the electric whisk; everyone enjoyed this and we will see what it tastes like today!

During our wellbeing afternoon we had fun dressing-up!


Week beginning 14/06/21

Our Star of the Week is Katie.

Katie has been amazing over the last couple of weeks. She has made fantastic progress with her language skills and she has become more confident at trying new things. She always has a smile on her face and interacts positively with everyone she meets! It has also been her birthday this week!

We have been looking at where chips come from and then we had a go at making some. Everyone loved having a go at peeling and chopping the potatoes. When they were cooked we tasted them although they didn’t go down as well as those we have cooked for us on Friday!

It has been Money Week in school this week and Charlie Abel did some great work exchanging coins with Maiky and using the cash register. Charlie Roebuck had a go at making repeating patterns with coins; he did really well!


Week commencing 07/06/2021

Our Star of the Week this week is Charlie Abel.

Charlie has had a great week engaging well with all the activities. His talking has been amazing and he has also eaten something different at lunch time!

Fox class have been painting characters from our story ‘Sharing a Shell’. They had to make choices of what to use and the colours they wanted. They all did really well.

We have also been looking at tracking objects in different ways; here we are putting objects down a tube!


Week commencing 24/05/21

Our Star of the Week this week is Charlie Roebuck. Charlie is always very enthusiastic about everything that he is asked to do. He has had a great week engaging well with every activity and he was fantastic in language group when it came to questioning skills. He was told he could be the teacher and he was very impressive; he did not need any prompts at all to come up with the questions!

Fox Class have been looking and making following instructions to make the Beebot move. They did very well and enjoyed watching it move after they had programmed it.

We have also had fun outside in the forest school area putting the stones we had painted in different places for the other children in the school to find and look at.

Some children have also had some time on the therapy swing.



Week commencing 17/05/2021

Our Star of the Week this week is George Fraser.

George has had an amazing week. He has concentrated well during focused activities and is making fantastic progress with his communication skills.

Fox class have been painting stones this week and they all did really well concentrating on mixing colours and painting shapes.

We have also had a go at combining different movements in P.E. to make a sequence.

We have also been making delicious Cheese sandwiches.


Week commencing 10/05/2021

Our Star of the Week is Mohamed. Mohamed has done some amazing work on emotions this week and was able to show different emotions on his face. He had great fun showing us his angry, surprised, tired and sad faces!

Fox Class have also been working on recognizing sounds and where they come from. In the forest area they had to find me by listening to me call their name. They were very good at it!

Latisha and George did some fantastic work matching picture cues in a story book we have been reading.


Week beginning 3rdMay

Our Star of the Week this week is Taskin!

Taskin has had an amazing week. His speech is improving daily and he has started blending to read words! He read a word on the Bingo card and found the picture to go with it. Taskin also had a great language session.

All the children in Fox Class did well in the language session. They had to put an animal ‘on’ or ‘under’ a bed chair or table; 3 key words!

One group has been working on recognizing words that rhyme and they did really well reading the words before grouping them.


Week Beginning 26th April

Our Star of the Week this week is Maiky!

Maiky has had a great week engaging well with activities. He did some great sorting of vehicles in maths and had a great time in the role play session feeding and giving the puppets drinks, although he wasn’t as keen to greet them!  Maiky also enjoyed making milk shakes.

Everyone enjoyed the role play session and had a lot of fun with the puppets.

The other group worked well on following instructions and moving in different ways. We worked on fast/slow and high/low this week.


Week beginning 19/04/21

Star of the Week this week is Lastisha. She was shown how to sort by colour and then she went away and did it independently with three colours!

It has been a lovely week this week and Fox class have had a great time in play time enjoying the sunshine.

We have also been spreading chocolate spread and chopping bananas to make sandwiches.


Week beginning 12/04/21

Our Star of the Week is Jacob. He has been taking turns on the therapy swing patiently waiting for his turn when another child was using it. Jacob has also been very helpful around the classroom; sweeping up and using the dustpan and brush put couscous in the bin.

Worth a Mention

Fox has had an amazing session in the Forest School area. We all went out together and had a great time exploring the different spaces.

Our topic is about listening to what we can hear and so we had a session looking at different musical instruments and listening to the sound they made. The boys below played them in time to the music too!



Week Beginning 15th March

Our Star of the Week this week is Esme. She is saying all her letters sounds and having a go at blending. She has also been working hard on her letter formation. Her language work has been amazing this week too! Well Done Esme.

Worth a Mention

Jacob and Mohamed have been writing captions for pictures. They were amazing spelling out the words as they wrote. Fantastic work boys! The pictures below show them working on their letter formation.

All of Fox Class have been excellent during our Letters and Sounds sessions and have enjoyed having a go at forming letters

There has been some great work looking at and tasting healthy food. We even had some great adjectives to describe the food we were eating!


Week Beginning 8th March

Our Stars of the Week are Latisha and Charlie Abel. It is their first week back after a long break and they have been amazing!

We have been having a great time exploring shape through construction activities.

Fox class have been making symmetrical patterns using paint and string and we have also had a go on the computer.


Week Beginning 1st March

Our Star of the week this week is Charlie Roebuck. He started here at North Ridge on Monday and he has had a fantastic week! We have all been so impressed with how well he has settled in and he has done some brilliant work. Well done Charlie!!

This week we have been working hard on our letters and sounds. In science we are looking at different senses and we had to figure out what was in the Feely ox just using our fingers. Some of also went outside finding and naming different objects.

Fox class had a great time on World Book day and when we set up a little café George made a choice from the menu which was great!


Week Beginning 22.02.21


Our Star of the Week this week is Esme Copsey.

It has been our first week back and she has been talking so much! Esme has named objects and joined in with number songs. She also asked for the frog game and played it taking turns with one of her friends.

All Fox class have been working hard this week. We started reading our new story ’Supertato’ and everyone listened really well and answered simple questions about what was happening.

Fox class have also been counting and taking away, ordering pictures by size, painting shapes and recognising ‘empty’ and ‘full’


Week Beginning 08.02.2021

Our Star of the week this week is Katie. She has been amazing us all with her language. She is now combining two words in her speech and listening really well when following instructions. Well Done!

We made some play dough and then made shapes with it using different tools. Everyone had a really good go. Taskin made a square and called it ‘Cake’.

George concentrated well putting keys on a ring. 

Fox Class have also been very brave this week. We have had the climbing frame out and all the children have had a go at exploring the different sections. There was a Wow moment when Maiky finally plucked up the courage to have a go; he was so pleased with himself!


Week commencing 01.02.2021

Our Star of the week this week is Jacob. He has listened and concentrated on his tasks. He did a great job recognising some tricky words during a simple game. Jacob also responded well to instructions with prepositions.

We have also had some WOW moments with week listening to Taskin count! He has been talking more and more since he returned to school after Christmas and so to hear him count has been amazing. He can also follow a repeating pattern!

Fox class have made Pizzas this week and completed some sorting activities.


Week commencing 25.01.2021

Our Star of the week this week is George Fraser!

George has had a great week and he is communicating really well. Asking for a drink using a symbol as well as saying ‘Juice’. He was also our star baker; he knew exactly how to sprinkle to make breadcrumbs!

We all had a great time baking our cheese scones; although I think someone enjoyed eating them more!

We also had fun feeding the Shape Monster!

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