Verdon Satellite Class

Verdon Satellite Class– Marcellin Block, Verdon College

Verdon Satellite

Verdon Satellite

The Verdon Satellite classrooms are situated on the Verdon College site near the Year 7 and 8 block.
Students in these classroom range in age from 11 to 14 yrs age. (Years 7 to 10)

  • The Verdon Satellite classes offer adapted programmes and individualised timetables structured to meet the specific needs of our students.
  • The age appropriate programmes allow our students to achieve personal goals while being supported by committed specialist teachers, therapists and support staff.
  • In Verdon Satellite, we keep up to date with current theories and practises.
  • We have a 21st century learning space with an ipad for each student, Apple TVs and computers.
  • We focus on reading, writing, maths and self-management and also cover other curriculum areas through thematic integrated units.
  • Our students have opportunities to experience life outside the classroom through various events, tramping, flat, and community visits.
  • We pride ourselves in having an active programme with daily fitness and weekly PE, sports, tramping and swimming sessions.
  • With support, our students are encouraged at all times to be responsible and independent.
  • Being on the Verdon College site enables our students access to their facilities, with the support of specialist staff.
  • Our Verdon Satellite students have the opportunity to have inclusion within the mainstream setting, with their peers, both within the classroom and the playground.

What's On Now...

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

This will include:

  • Relating to others – working co-operatively, working in pairs through team games and activities
  • Managing self – following instructions and taking responsibility for self during breaks, being ready to learn and completing tasks
  • Thinking – problem solving.
  • Supported Learning – Science- Material World – Solids, Liquids and Gases
  • Maths- – Time and classification.
  • Reading- Poems, making meaning of text and using pictures to interpret meaning
  • Writing- Poems about the seasons
  • PE- Participating in regular fitness activities and PE
  • Science and Technology, Material World – Seasons, investigating the effects of heat.
  • Social and Cooperative- Developing skills to be a part of a group and using recreational facilities.
  • Cooking – Follow recipes, stirring, spreading, mixing, measuring, weighing, cutting, pouring and dinning etiquette.
  • Swimming - Water confidence, breaststroke, free style, breathing, Verdon Swimming lessons at Splash Palace
Verdon Satellite
Verdon Satellite