Archive for Month: October 2019

Wednesday 30th October 2019, Self Care and Recreation – Beth Chatto pumpkin hunt andFish tank research

Today we went on a pumpkin hunt at Beth Chatto Gardens and found all ten in order to claim a mini pumpkin! This afternoon we went to Mill Race Nursery and Aquatics to have a look at the different fish available ready for our very own fish tank.

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Wednesday 30th October, Developing Independence – Brightlingsea beach art

Today we made beach art. After collecting our artifacts from Brightlingsea beach, it was cold ! We went to our art studio to compete our own sand and shell art.

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Monday 28th October, Sports Adventure 1- Marks Hall spooky trail and basketball

It was a beautiful morning. We completed the spooky trail and had a detour into the walled garden, where some of us enjoyed rolling down the hill like 8 year olds! We won our small pumpkins before having lunch and then playing basketball. We were all incredibly tired at the […]

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Friday 25th October, Personal progress 4 – pumpkin catching and birthday celebrations

Today we carved and decorated our own pumpkins ready for Halloween. This afternoon we had cake and drinks celebrating a birthday.

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Thursday 24th October, Developing Independence – Duxford

Today the group jetted down the M11 to the Imperial War Museum – Duxford. We spent the day looking at our past and present aviation trimuphs and looking at our great RAF history. The group even tried VR headsets and walked through a Concorde plane !

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Thursday 24th October, Personal Progress 3- Spooky biscuits

We spent this morning making spooky biscuits: pumpkins, ghosts witches, skulls and bats galore. Hopefully they don’t taste too scary!

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Wednesday 23rd October, Personal Progress 6 – Shop, Cook, Eat and sensory session

We did shop, cook, eat and switch work in the sensory room today. We chose which ingredients to put in for our mixed fruit crumble. And liked the different textures and smells. We spent some time in the sensory room and linked up the switches and microphone.

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Tuesday 22nd October, Sports Adventure 3 – Foot golf, driving range and yoga

Today SA3 planned for future sessions before going out and playing foot golf! We decided that as we enjoyed foot golf so much we would stay and test our golf skills further by going to the driving range after lunch! Once we were all golfed-out we went back to Milestone […]

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Wednesday 23rd October, Self Care and Recreation – Fish tank and scrapbooking

SCR spent the morning in Assington to plan our new fish tank. It is getting very exciting! They might have also sneaked a tasty breakfast in aswell at the farm cafe. Shhhh! In the afternoon they updated their scrapbooks.

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Wednesday 23rd October, Developing Independence 2- colchester zoo

Our group went to Colchester Zoo. We found animals and parts of the Zoo we had not seen before ! We even had mallard ducks join us for lunch. We got to see 4 of the big 5 today !

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