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Class 8 (Octagon)

Image result for crown animated gifWelcome to Class 8 CrownImage result for crown animated gif 

Image result for crown animated gifMeet the staff

Class Crown is supported by Teacher - Adele and 4 Teaching Assistants.

Adele - Class Teacher
Colette - Class Teacher
Kim - Teaching Assistant
Siobhan - Teaching assistant

Image result for crown animated gifMeet the pupils

Class 8 Crown is made up of 8 Keystage 2 & 3 pupils

Image result for crown animated gifOur classroom environment


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Like the other classes at Rosehill we have a suite of rooms, each with a specific purpose:

  • Group room – for whole group ‘circle’ activities including ‘hello’ group, some curriculum lesson and ‘transition times’
  • 2 work rooms for 1:1 work sessions.
  • Activity room– for curriculum lessons as well as painting, craft activities, messy play, construction toys etc.

Also used for snack time.

  • 1 balance room – an environment where pupils can relax and take a little time to themselves, interact and communicate with staff or enjoy the equipment on offer.
  • We also have an enclosed outside area for outdoor play.
  • We also have some toilet cubicles, urinals and a Personal care room.


By structuring our classroom environment, we can reduce the anxiety many of the children experience as a result of being unsure of what is expected of them or what will come next. For instance, they know the type of activities to expect when in the group area and they know our expectations of them e.g. they are expected to sit on their chairs. They are 'cued' into an activity by physically moving to the appropriate area.


This structure extends to our timetable which, although not the same each day, has certain fixed 'points of reference', such as morning 'hello' group, snack time, dinner time, afternoon group. We use a symbolic timetable to give the children a clear visual sequence of their day. Once we have this structure in place, we can introduce gradual variations so that the children become better able to cope with unexpected changes and new experiences.

Image result for crown animated gifImportant Days for Class 8

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  • Monday- P.E. - Appropriate footwear and clothing to be worn, please send in PE kit and a towel.
  • Wednesday- Community Visit. A member of staff will write in the home diary, the day before, to state if their are any special requirements for the community visit.

Image result for crown animated gifCurriculum

Please take the time to look at our timetable and topic web to see what we will be learning in class 8 this term.

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Please use this form to contact Adele with any questions

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