Happy Birthday Rowan!

Celebrating a special milestone today as the charming Rowan turns 1! From the moment he stepped into school, Rowan has been showered with gifts and cards, capturing hearts along the way. Rowan has brought joy and companionship to many children at Rowan Tree, making his first birthday a perfect occasion to show appreciation for his dedication.

At his party, Rowan was serenaded, joined in lively games like pass the parcel, and showed off his dance moves. The highlight? A delightful doggie cake just for him! Rowan, you looked absolutely fabulous in your birthday outfit. Here’s to the rest of your extraordinary day!

You can find more information about Rowan’s work on our website at https://www.rowantree.wigan.sch.uk/Parents/Dog-Mentor/


Oak 2’s PE Adventures with Landgate Friends

This Monday, Oak 2 had an unforgettable PE session with our friends from Landgate School. They bonded over team games like rock, paper, scissors, football, and circle games, fostering camaraderie and friendship. It was a joyous occasion filled with laughter and fun as they interacted and played alongside their peers from another school. We’re eagerly anticipating more collaborative sessions in the future!

Fir 2 Swimming Wednesdays

In Fir 2, Wednesday mornings are dedicated to swimming sessions, much to the delight of the pupils. This term, their focus revolves around practical swimming skills such as using floats for movement, blowing bubbles in the water, and building confidence by submerging their faces. Additionally, there’s continued emphasis on developing independent dressing skills before and after each session.


Active Learning Adventures: Cedar 2’s Term Highlights

Throughout this term, Cedar 2 has been engaging in a range of enriching activities. From lively dance sessions with Music in Mind to outdoor adventures in PE, where they’ve been exploring and mastering various equipment. Additionally, in their maths lessons, they’ve been diligently practicing number formation to strengthen their foundational skills.

It’s been a term packed with hands-on learning and active participation for the students of Cedar 2.

Developing Attention and Engagement in Poplar 1

This half term Poplar have been working really hard to develop their group work and independent work skills. They have come on leaps and bounds. They are now doing lots of work together at the tuff tray and are developing their independence at the TEACCH station. We are so proud of them and all of the skills they are gaining. Well done Poplar!

Elm 1 Invites the Outside Indoors

Elm 1 are true explorers and enjoy spending time in the outdoors using their investigation skills. To further encourage learning by following the children’s interests, we set up an investigation station within our classroom which promotes curiosity and holistic learning. The children continued to explore and learn about the outdoors whilst developing their numeracy and literacy skills.

Ash 1’s Going On A Bear Hunt

This week, Ash 1 embarked on an exciting adventure with the beloved tale “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.” Engaging in a plethora of enjoyable activities, both indoors and outdoors, the class found themselves thoroughly immersed in the story. However, the absolute highlight was the sensory story experience, where they navigated through trays, eagerly making their way to the bear’s cave. It was a memorable journey filled with excitement and imagination!

Early Learners journey to The Creative Space Centre

In their recent excursion, the Apples class embarked on an exciting journey to the Creative Space Centre in Preston. This visit offered them invaluable opportunities to refine their gross motor skills and enrich their physical development, aligning perfectly with the term’s focus on outdoor play sessions.

With boundless enthusiasm, they delved into the sensory room, engaging in activities such as climbing, jumping, and marveling at the vibrant lights. Their ultimate highlight was gleefully sliding down the enormous slide. Eager for more adventures, they’re already anticipating their next visit.