As the days are getting longer and lighter and thoughts turn to Spring I was contacted by the education representative from David Wilson Homes this week asking if we were still keen to put bird boxes up around the school grounds. Naturally, I chirpily replied, indeed we are. I am hopeful that this will take place before Easter, so that both pupils and birds can benefit and we can monitor the activity of our feathered friends.
Pupils are naturally drawn to being outdoors and have learned to use whatever they find to regulate or stimulate sensory need. This week some of the planks that have been set aside for the Playpod had been creatively manoeuvred onto the tyres. The planks are sturdy enough to withstand the young people bouncing on them so I did not have the heart to remove them in case they were broken and so play happily continued. Read more here...Newsletter 08.03.19