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Welcome to Tyne Class!

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Class Information:


Tyne class sits within the Key Stage 3 area of the Secondary department of school.

Tyne class consists of 4 pupils with 3 staff along with a welfare who assists over lunch time.


Class Teacher - Nicola Clayton

Teaching Assistant - Caroline Billington

Teaching Assistant - Paul Ward 

Welfare Assistant - Debbie Ball


If you do need to speak to any members of the class team please do not hesitate to contact us.


Class take part in a timetable that consists of regular Numeracy and Literacy lessons focused on IEP target work. We also enjoy themed lessons around different Cultures and experimental Science sessions!

Sensory time is integrated into the day through different activities and time in the different Sensory rooms.

Pupils are working towards completing the ASDAN New Horizons modules by the end of Key Stage 3.


Autumn Term:


During the Autumn Term we completed activities to help us get to know one another and settle back into our new class. We have covered Materials in Science and enjoyed making dens with cardboard and fabrics. In PSHE we have looked at what clothes are suitable for different seasons. The pupil's enjoyed choosing the correct clothes and talking about the different types of weather.




Spring Term:


After an exciting December with lots of Christmas activities Tyne are back in routine and ready to learn.

This term there are lots of events organised for us to take part in across school which include the Valentines Disco, an external Production of Aladdin and World Book Day.

In class we have took part in Citizenship activities to help us complete our New Horizons ASDAN qualification. We have litter-picked to help clean up the environment and completed work around Friendships in and out of class.

General Information


Home School Dairies

We ask families and carers to return the Home School diary each day, as this will enable the class staff to provide comments and information about you child's day in school. If there are particular things you wish to be informed about, please speak with the class teacher.


Individual Education Plans

These set out the priority educational targets that your child is working on for the term. IEPs are updated each term and sent home. If there is anything that you would particular like us to be working on please just let us know.


Reading Books

All children and young people are encouraged to engage in reading and develop a love of stories. We have a wide range of reading books, sensory books and big books to support the learning style and levels for each child. Every Friday, your child will receive a new reading book and this will be sent home with them to enjoy with you over the weekend. Please encourage your child to engage with the characters and stories and fill in the reading record to let your child'd class staff know how they have gotten on and the please return to school on the Monday morning. 


Class Funds

We kindly request that you send in £2 a week. This contributes to any weekly resources that class might need such as cookery ingredients or class snack.