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- Healthy Bodies: Keeping active and eating healthy.
Our School Value is Inclusion.

This will include:

  • Relating to others – working together co-operatively in groups or pairs
  • Managing self – Following visual timetables and instructions. Developing skills to be responsible for self during class and breaks
  • Thinking- asking and answering questions
  • Exploring Healthy Nutrition/Healthy Bodies. What foods make us go fast and slow? What are our body parts called?
  • Maths- Investigating Length
  • Reading- Developing an understanding of symbols and text. Discussing ideas within texts.
  • Writing- Develop and forming ideas
  • PE- Participating in regular fitness activities
  • Science- Recognising that all living things have certain requirements so they can stay alive.
  • Social and Cooperative- Exposure to the services provided in our community. Who helps us in our community?
  • Food Technology- Cutting and spreading (Healthy food focus)
  • Swimming- Water confidence, Floating, kicking
Salford Satellite Class