Sept 2019/2020
The Elderberry Room.
  • We are off to a flying start in the Elderberry room. Our day begins in the OT hall and main hall where we follow a picture schedule of an exercise routine that tailors all our individual needs. We go on the Sensory pathway,  Trampoline, Body board, Exercise bike, strider and lots of other gym equipment. We also do brain gym in the main hall. 
  • Washing time follows where we each have our own wash bag and we wash our teeth, hands and we are learning about personal hygiene. 
  • The day is filled with lots of work ie, News time, English,M aths and lots of exciting learning approaches to all other activities.
  • On Monday we have our visiting School Reflexologist.
  • On Tuesday we go to Mass. This year we will all be receiving our Confirmation. It is a very special year for us.
  • In September we went to Liskennet to the riding centre. We visit here every two months.



                                                                                                                
Lots of cool stuff to do in Liskennet







  • During September our class organised 'Sensory Workshop' for Liscuram in the main hall. We filled floor trays with all sorts of sensory materials. ie sand, dry pasta/rice, water, shaving foam, foot spa etc. The children, along with some children from mainstream, enjoyed the sensory playtime

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  • Halloween
  • In October we dressed up for Halloween
lots of cool stuff to do in Liskennet


                        • We made toffee apples








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The Elderberry Room
Sept 2018/June 2019
                                                     The boys in the Elderberry room have been very busy this year.
                                                                Here are just some of the fun learning times we ve had. 
  •   Our day starts in the O T hall.

       
                                  



      Exercise gets us going for the day. 
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  •    After our work out we have Washing time.
We learn to wash our teeth and hands




         



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In class we have our own 
work stations where we do  our Maths and English.We always get rewards or relaxing time in the   Rainbow room after our work is finished. 
          Every day in class we have group work. During 
        news time we write in our copies or we use IT support
        such as personal computers, ipads,(prologue}, crome
        books or pecs.We are all unique  so we use different               methods that best suits our individual qualities. 


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                                          Reflexology 
  • On Mondays our school reflexologist, Liz Griffin, comes to our school. 
We all love the treatments.

                                         Music


  • On Thursday the boys get to try out a variety of musical instruments. They have been learning the keyboards with amazing results. Some budding musicians in the making.



Halloween art
At Halloween we were busy painting pumpkins
to decorate our classroom.





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  Fun in the park

  
Sometimes we visit the local park in Liscarroll.
  










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       Baking

Baking class is a particular favourite with the boys. Every Friday they try out different recipes together with some boys from mainstream .


   
The proof is in the eating!  
We had a pizza day. yummy!
  
Theraplay

  • Theraplay is part of our class schedule. It helps us build our confidence and friendships.


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    •   Every Tuesday we go to Mass.This helps us prepare for our Sacraments.
    • Every fortnight we go to the hydro pool in charleville.
    • Each term we visit Liskennet Equestrian Centre, Grenagh where we get to ride on the horses.
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Christmas in the
Elderberry Room
Making Christmas logs

            
Gardening

We celebrated ' Light It Up Blue' week.

Dylan took part in our musical
'Alice in Wonderland'.

We helped with making the props for the musical

        Busy painting our summer
       display board.

July Summer School.