Salford Satellite Class

Salford Satellite Class

Salford Satellite

Salford Satellite

Salford Satellite is a classroom that is a part of Ruru Specialist School and is situated at Salford School.
We have 1 teacher and 2 teacher aides supporting five students aged between 5 and 9 years old. We also have support from therapists and specialists.

  • We tailor our learning programmes to meet the needs of our students by implementing Individual Education Plans.
  • Reading, writing and maths based on each child’s needs, at each child’s level, are taught daily and assessed regularly.
  • Each term an integrated, themed unit is explored and the students are encouraged to use the various items of technology we have available – iPads, Interactive Whiteboards, computer and internet access.
  • All of our students are involved in therapy sessions in speech, sensory, swimming, music and OT.
  • The students also learn skills for life including dressing, personal care, cooking, fitness and how to keep clean and healthy.
  • We use the school vans to explore outside the classroom and to travel to off-campus activities.
  • We keep fit doing daily fitness and PE.

What's On Now...

This term students will focus on our Theme- Seasons.
Our School Value is Integrity.

This will include:

  • Relating to others – taking turns and sharing through games and sensory play
  • Managing self – Following simple 1 step instructions, putting bags away with prompts and getting out their lunch box
  • Thinking – problem solving.
  • Supported Learning – Science- Material World – exploring physical properties
  • Maths- – sorting objects colours and shapes
  • Reading- Poems, shared reading, phonics and ABC songs.
  • Writing- Poems, Sensory writing with sand, foam, water and rice
  • PE- Participating in regular fitness activities, fine motor games
  • Science and Technology, Material World –seasons, exploring physical properties
  • Social and Cooperative- turn taking and sharing
  • Cooking – Follow recipes, Toast and weetbix. Pouring, scooping, cutting and spreading
  • Swimming - Water confidence, blowing bubbles, kicking on the side of the pool
Salford Satellite Class