What we are learning this term in 16AR

16AR   2016-2017 ARCHIVE

DATE 10/06/17 – Creative Arts

16AR have been inspired by the work of the artist Jackson Pollock and have been busy creating their own action paintings. We have had great fun splattering and squirting paint.

DATE: 10/06/17- Rifle shooting

16AR have taken a three course in rifle shooting at the QE2 activity centre. The class have learnt the safety procedures involved and how to fire the rifles. They have enjoyed immensely shooting at targets and tin cans.


DATE 24.3.17  Drama

Several members of 16AR have been working with other young people in Osborne college and drama students from Winchester University. They have spent the last month putting together a show. The other students and staff in Osborne College thoroughly enjoyed watching the show this week.

DATE: 18/01/17  Baking

We have been making cakes to sell in the school café. We have enjoyed exploring the smells, tastes and textures of the different flavoured cakes.
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DATE: 17/01/17  Shopping

Each week we go shopping to buy ingredients for our baking lesson. We are learning to follow a shopping list and to use the self service checkout.

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DATE: 17/11/16 Orienteering

16AR took advantage of some fine autumnal weather and went orienteering at the QE2 . We used a map to navigate the site. We especially enjoyed seeing all the autumn colours.

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DATE: 3/11/16 Bushcraft

At the QE2 centre we have been honing our bushcraft skills. We have learnt how to start a fire, we also helped to cut some wood to keep it going.

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DATE: 31/10/16 Hamlet

During Shakespeare week 16AR learnt about Hamlet. We enjoyed exploring the story using our senses.

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DATE: 10/10/16   Horticulture

As part of our horticulture project to improve an area of the school, we planted the bedding plants. We hope you agree they look good.


DATE: 12/10/16

We are enjoying our PE sessions with Neville every Tuesday. We are focusing on fitness and being active. We do hope the sunny mornings continue.

DATE: 6/10/16

We are thoroughly enjoying going to the QE2 activity centre every week. This week we braved the zip wire.

DATE: 6/10/16

As part of our horticulture lessons 16AR are trying to the help improve the grounds of the school. The last few weeks we have been weeding and tidying. This week we went to a garden centre to choose some bedding plants. 


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