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Last updated – 18th May 2020
- Beech/Birch – Emma Bottomley & Katie Evans
- Pine – Claire Seymour-Eyles
- Rowan – Vicky Skillington & Louise Douglas
- Cherry – Eleanor Rogers
- Blackthorn – Luke Skillington
- Hawthorn – Samatha Howells
- Maple – James Sheppard
- Elm – Neil Phipp
- Holly – Heather Keating
- Willow – Caroline Morrison
Jessie’s Fund Videos
20 minute music session for children with additional needs. Designed to cater for the processing times of sensory learners with complex needs, there is lots of everyone to enjoy! You can join in however you like, but you might want to have something to tap, a drum/tub or even a cushion, and something to shake, a salt mill/ Tupperware with rice in, or whatever else you can find around the house.
This is our second ‘lockdown session’ video for children with additional needs. Over the course of 20 minutes you’ll be taken on a relaxing musical journey to the sea. Designed to cater for the processing times of sensory learners with complex needs, there is lots of everyone to enjoy! You can join in however you like, but you might want to have something to tap, a drum/tub or even a cushion, and something to shake, a salt mill/ Tupperware with rice in, or whatever else you can find around the house. You may also like a scarf or piece of cloth with which you can make waves.
An inclusive children’s yoga session, using Makaton sign language. This session will take you on a Yoga journey, all the way to Africa, to look for your favourite animals. A great addition to your family lockdown home learning schedule or exercise routine.
A document that can be printed and taken with you on your trips out of the house to to explain to other people why you may not appear to be following the normal social distancing rules and hopefully help avoid potentially awkward situations.
Making Your Own Sensory Kit At Home
This guide is for parent carers of children and young people for whom sensory
activities will help them to manage their sensory inputs more effectively.
Protect Children Online – E Safety Document
This document provides information that will help you with the various aspects of children going online in order to keep them educated on safety and reporting.
“Lucy Has a Blue Day” video and “Lucy’s In Lockdown” short story
Ash Lea School uses a book called “Lucy’s Blue Day” to show children that we all feel sad sometimes and that it is ok. They have now made a video of the book to bring the story to life! They have also created a new story called “Lucy’s In Lockdown” to help explain to children our current situation. Please find links to these resources below.
The Day Home – A Daily Newsletter For Households
A free, daily newsletter for parents and guardians at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-life knowledge and skills.