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Phase Overview

WELCOME TO OUR PEBBLES PHASE

IN PEBBLES, WE CATER FOR PUPILS AGED 6-11 YEARS WHO HAVE ADDITIONAL LEARNING NEEDS INCLUDING ASD, SPEECH, LANGUAGE, ATTENTION AND COMMUNICATION DIFFICULTIES, SEVERE LEARNING DIFFICULTIES ALONGSIDE SENSORY PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL NEEDS.

We have 8 classes, a kitchen for sensory cookery sessions, a room for therapies, our own designated outside play area and a quiet space for story time.

OUR CLASSES

  • Culwch - Miss Lambert
  • Math - Mr Ellis                     
  • Olwen - Miss Jones
  • Bran - Mrs Forber
  • Branwen - Miss Jones
  • Pwyll - Mr Cook
  • Llew - Mrs Williams
  • Rhiannon - Miss Griffiths 

HEAD OF PHASE

Miss Beth Roberts

DEPUTY HEAD OF PHASE

Mrs Sian Williams 


HEALTHY, CONFIDENT INDIVIDUALS

OUR PEBBLES CURRICULUM AIMS TO PROMOTE THE POSITIVE WELLBEING AND RESILIENCE OF ALL PUPILS AND SUPPORTS DEVELOPMENT OF:

  • Children who are spontaneous communicators and who are able to make a choice and interact with others.
  • Children who are able to access and engage with personalised learning opportunities.
  • Children who have their sensory needs met
  • Children who are ready for the next stage of their education and learning.
  • Children who are developing self-regulation.

We aim to develop the pre-requisite skills that allow our children to further consolidate their confidence to engage as they transition through to our Discovery and Innovate Phases.


TEACHING & LEARNING

THE PRIMARY CURRICULUM IN PEBBLES IS A PROCESS BASED, SENSORY AND DEVELOPMENTAL CURRICULUM. IT FOCUSES UPON DEVELOPING CHILDREN’S COMMUNICATION, ENGAGEMENT AND SKILLS THROUGH A WIDE RANGE OF KINAESTHETIC AND MULTI-SENSORY EXPERIENCES.

We use an adapted, adult-led play-based approach to teaching. Classrooms provide continuous provision and sensory exploration alongside specialist approaches and strategies based upon the Total Communication Approach. Although sessions are planned and delivered in a variety of ways (whole class, group and individually) all teaching is individualised.

The adult’s role is to facilitate engagement and learning across all areas of the curriculum.


BUILDING A FUTURE

IN PEBBLES, WE WORK CLOSELY WITH HEALTH COLLEAGUES SUCH AS:

  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Educational Psychologists
  • Complex Needs Behaviour Service
  • Learning Disability Nurses

to develop bespoke programmes for our children.

Together, we support the holistic development of the child ensuring provision is specific, relevant and individual.

We liaise closely with families to support at home with toileting programmes, communication programmes, self-regulation and sensory processing plans.
We communicate with parents via Seesaw and telephone calls to ensure families are supported and milestones and achievements are celebrated by all.


OUR VALUES & AIMS

VALUES

  • We put learners needs and aspirations first
  • We work together
  • We value and respect each other
  • We learn together
  • We innovate and create
  • We communicate openly

AIMS

  • We prepare all learners for the next steps in their journey
  • We inspire learners to be as independent as possible
  • We provide a broad and engaging curriculum that meets the interests of our learners
  • We encourage a love for learning and a sense of belonging

Documents

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Pebbles Overview 22nd Jun 2022 Download