Coquet Class is part of the Key Stage 2 department.
Pupils in this class are aged Year 3 and 4 and have a range of special educational needs including moderate learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorder. The class is supported by an Enhanced Teaching Assistant and a Teaching Assistant.
The class teacher teaches most of the curriculum, which is a combination of Formal and Semi-Formal. Specialist teaching is delivered PE (including swimming).
The annual curriculum overview document outlines the curriculum content for this class this year.
Curriculum Overview Documents reflecting the new Curriculum Pathways will be available soon.
Latest update 27th November 2019
Coquet Class Activities
Coquet class visited the Oriental museum for an Egyptian workshop. We handled artefacts, looked at the mummy and made amulets out of clay.
Members of Coquet class have been practicing writing their letters in different ways.
Coquet class had a workshop with the school nurse looking at how we can keep our teeth healthy.
Some of our pupils have been experimenting with apps on the IPAD to see what happens when they press the screen in different places.
Coquet class were learning about Judaism and were having a look at some of the religious artifacts.
We visited Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. The children enjoyed looking at the different exhibits.
During our topic of Let there be Light children took part in activities such as a light hunt within school and also tasks to see if they could say whether an object gave out light or not.
Coquet class worked as a team at Christmas to discover how to put the Christmas tree together and they decorated it for their classroom. They did a brilliant job listening to each other and completing the task.
Coquet class visited the Discovery Museum and enjoyed the hands on activities in the Science zone.
Coquet class have been very lucky to have the opportunity to work with Mr James from Durham Music Service once a week. We have enjoyed doing music linked to our Stone Age Topic. We have used the large drum and have practiced following a beat as well as learning new songs
As part of our Stone Age topic we used clay to make our own Stone Age jewellery.
During our time in cookery we have been practising skills such as juicing, grating, chopping and mixing to make a variety of foods such as carrot and orange ice lollies, fruit and lemonade ice lollies, tomato and pepper pasta, spaghetti bolognaise or tomato pasta for vegetarians.
We also liked tasting the end results.