Archive for Month: January 2020

Friday 31st January 2020, Personal progress 4 – Colchester Zoo

Today we headed to Colchester Zoo, we had an absolutely amazing day! The tiger cubs we’re the group favourite. We learnt the makaton signs for the different animals as we went around. Really positive day.

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Thursday 30th January 2019, Personal Progress 3 – Golf Course Creation and Abberton Reservoir.

Today we continued building our crazy golf course out of repurposed materials (and a LOT of brown paint…). It’s coming along nicely. In the afternoon we went out to enjoy a spot of fresh air and a Slice of Victoria sponge at Abberton Reservoir.

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Thursday 30th January 2020, CoCoCre8ives – Chinese lanterns and Natural History Museum.

Today we celebrated Chinese New Year by creating paper Chinese lanterns. We had a guest facilitator who was patient, acted on advice and managed her students and support workers well. We made and decorated some great lanterns. This afternoon we visited Colchester’s Natural History Museum, where we listened to stag […]

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Thursday 30th January 2020, Personal Progress 2 – Using public transport and making choices in the community.

PP2 used the public bus to travel to the Princess Charlotte for lunch. We really liked traveling on the bus. It was a different way of traveling. We had lunch in the pub and chose what we wanted for lunch. For the rest of the afternoon we chose what music […]

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Thursday 30th January 2020, Developing Independance 1 – Gateway work then Clacton Pier.

Today we worked through 2 learning objectives from our Gateway qualification, Researching Leisure Activities. We used laptops and had group discussions as well as some worksheets. After lunch we went to Clacton for some arcade fun !

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Thursday 30th January 2020, Personal progress 1 – Clip and Climb.

This morning we headed out to Braintree for a session of clip and climb. We all gave it a go even though we were nervous. We had a great time! We then took a stroll at Great Notley. Now heading back for our afternoon session.

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Wednesday 29th January 2020, Developing Independence 2 – Cambridge Computer Science Museum.

Today we went off to the museum to try and learn more about communication methods, internet and e safety. We spent the morning discussing this as a group. After lunch we all had time to explore the different computers, consoles and what the museum has to offer. We all spent […]

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Wednesday 29th January 2020, Employability and Sensory Craft – Clacton Pier Aquarium and Arcade

Today two of our groups joined forces and descended on sunny Clacton. Because our stunning new fish tank is ready to go we went to see all the beautiful fish and aquatic beasties that we can populate it with. We really loved watching them all. After that we had a […]

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Tuesday 28th January 2020, sports adventure 3 and 4 – build our own adventure golf course / yoga

Were combined groups today and set about designing and building the first hole of out adventure golf course. We designed, shopped and built. To stretch our tired muscles we finished with some yoga.

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Tuesday 28th January 2020, CoCoEnterprise – Designing book covers and Chinese new year craft.

Today CCE chose and designed our book covers. Most of us decided to paint and enjoyed mixing the colours. Others choose to decoupage and use stencils. In the afternoon we made Chinese new year dragons.

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