Practising Key Skills

Key skills are at the heart of our curriculum. Everyday pupils are given the opportunity to develop and extend the key skills of communication, personal, social and health, application of number, physical and improving own learning within a range of practical and stimulating contexts in the classroom, around school and in the community.

All learning is personalised to the needs of the child based on thorough assessment.

In the Community

Shopping in the community

Ordering lunch at a local cafe

Having fun at Essex Gym

Preparing for Daily Living

Learning to prepare snacks and meals for myself


Using the photocopier independently

Activating lights and music through ICT

Participating in touch screen activities


Having fun in Yoga developing strength, balance and coordination


Enjoying lunch and eating independently

Learning to do up buttons

Identifying gender