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Meadowpark News

Published: Fri 29 Jun 2018

Well we have made it to the end of term and thank goodness for the extraordinarily good weather we have had this week. This week temperatures reached 26’-28’ and all young people have had lots of planned opportunities to be outside learning numeracy, literacy and health and well-being through experiential learning – measuring, predicting, counting, observing, talking and listening. Our young people have also been advised on how to self-regulate in the heat as many do not recognise when they are over-heating and we have had to be quite insistent on removing heavy black jumpers and sweatshirts, encouraging pupils to play, read, and cool down under the  shelter and ensuring that they are all drinking plenty of fluids. Read more here...Newsletter 29.06.18

Published: Fri 22 Jun 2018

Thank you to families, colleagues and agencies who supported our Open Day on Monday 18th June. Tyne class produced some delicious chocolate cupcakes which were much appreciated and the school felt somehow different with all the doors open and a gentle murmur of chat with the ebb and flow of visitors. Read more here...Meadowpark Newsletter 22.06.18

Published: Fri 15 Jun 2018

In spite of the inevitable teething problems that are bound to arise during a period of transition for young people on the autistic spectrum we have had a successful week and I am incredibly proud of all pupils who have either changed classroom, welcomed a new peer group and staff or made the journey to Knox Academy for classes in specific subject classes. For each individual this is a celebration of personal achievement and provides further opportunities for reflection and self-evaluation. It also builds resilience. Read more here...Meadowpark Newsletter 15.06.18

Published: Mon 11 Jun 2018

What a great start to transition. Not only has the weather been incredibly kind to us with long, dry warm days providing ample opportunity for outdoor learning,  but we had an extra –ordinary opportunity on Monday to create a fully inclusive play area in a playground that has until now had very limited appeal. Read more here...Meadowpark Newsletter 08.06.18

Published: Fri 1 Jun 2018

We have just concluded an excellent Activities Week which involved a wide range of activities to provide interest, fun, sensory opportunities, personal development and achievement. Read more here...01.06.18_meadowpark.pdf