Last term room 16 were learning to play simple melodies using Figurenotes notation on Chime bars, Electric keyboards and switches. Everyone has worked really hard and have had a great time in the process and some even had a bash at the drum kit! Well done room 16.
Our garden is a very rewarding experience.
We have created and actively maintain our own vegetable garden.
Gardening reduces stress and helps us cope with anxiety and frustration.
It also supports motor skills, enhanced creativity, increased social skills and improved self-confidence. Oh, and it’s fun!
We would like to wish all our pupils, their families, staff and associated colleagues a very happy Christmas. Have a wonderful festive season and t get you in the festive spirit, here are a few videos from our recent Christmas Concert along with our entry for the Evening Express Carol Concert.
Evening Express Carol Concert
Day 7: Room 7
Day 10: Room 10
Day 13: Drumming
Day 15: Room 15
Day 18: Room 18
Day 20: Howes Hoose
This term in Music we have been exploring producing sounds using hand percussion and technology.
Here are some pupils from room 11 enjoying music making using the Soundbeam and switches.
During Home economics, we made chocolate muffins, by using our skills to measure ingredients, pressing buttons to operate the mixer, and used our fine motor skills to fill up the cups. We know how we are different so we made vegan/gluten free and regular cupcakes so we can all enjoy a nice a treat.
Howes Hoose have been very busy maintaining the new composting area. The children have been taking turns with the wheelbarrow, digging and filling.
We are promoting to wear P.E kit for physical well being classes. We encourage our pupils to change into their Sport wear which also helps our students through transitions and enables them to fully take advantage of the play/physical exercises.
Room 4 has been thoroughly enjoying their music time with Scott. They have been taking part in lots of exploration, investigating how different instruments are played and how they sound. The big drum was definitely a huge hit!
We have had a wonderful activities week as we prepare for the summer holidays!
On Tuesday we enjoyed an Orchard Brae ‘Proms In The Park’. Unfortunately, the weather meant that we couldn’t enjoy a picnic outside but as you can see from the video below, everyone had a great time listening to the live music provided by the Fyvie Folk Club.
On Thursday, we all took part in our Animal Themed Sports Day. Use the QR code or link below to view a Thinglink showing all the fun!
And finally we would like to wish you all a very happy and relaxed summer holiday. Have lots of fun and we can’t wait to hear what you’ve been up to what you’ve been up to when we return in August!