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Physical Skills

Physical skills can take many forms including fine motor skills, balance, exercise and walking. At Oak View we place a lot of importance in using these skills in real-life situations. 

Physicals skills are used throughout the curriculum and in all lessons, for example. practicing fine motor skills. Focused sessions, including PE, Move Programme, swimming, hydrotherapy and sensory integration, are used extensively alongside specific physiotherapy programmes.

The MOVE Programme places movement at the centre of learning, it teaches through routine activities and in real life situations. Click MOVE Programme for more details.

Learning to step onto the bus
Physiotherapy
PE lessons
Move programme
Coordination and strength
 
Physio - using stairs

 

Physical and sensory 

 

Digging the school allotment
Fine motor skills when cooking
Practical skills
Outdoor PE
Hydrotherapy
Fine motor skills with scissors
Move programme
Physiotherapy
 
Dressing
 

 

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    ASD report Dec 2017

  • ‘Pupils' relationships with adults are excellent, and they learn respect and appropriate behaviour from the staff. Pupils are accepting of each other’s varying needs, and show pleasure in each other’s successes.’

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  • Easter events included the Easter Bonnet Parade for lower school, Easter service on Friday, with Rev Chris, with music and story read by the pupils. Thank you to Haslers, who gave chocolate eggs to all the pupils. https://t.co/w7B8KKtexR

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  • Oak View's Got Talent - This Friday - Morning is sold out! Limited space for afternoon.

  • Beech & Willow class students are raising money for an end of year celebration. From now until July they will be holding events starting with a Mother's Day raffle, to be drawn on Friday at Oak View's Got Talent. Tickets on sale now, purchased from Beech, Willow or reception. https://t.co/2MIs7wALZy

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