Hello from the Conkers class team!

We are Conkers class.  

This MER we will continuing our learning to become as independent as possible. We will continue our shopping and park visits  to collect our ingredients for cooking during the week. This MER we will be making mug cakes using the microwave and extending these skills to the oven.  

We also will  be going to other places in our community, we will be visiting, parks, recycling centres and a day trip to the zoo.  

PE will be 3 times a week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. please send in your child’s PE clothes.  

Forest school is on a Friday.  

Please make sure your child has a water bottle everyday.  


Please encourage us to talk about our day when we are at home. Use photos on BOOP to support us. Asking us questions about who we have worked with and what our favourite part of the day has been.

Friends, relationships and community

We will be continuing our NSPCC work using Pantasaurus to support us in the classroom, you can support your child at home by talking to them about the importance of keeping your private areas private. 


We will continue to play games with our peers in the classroom. This MER we are playing musical chairs, what’s the time Mr Wolf, parachute games and lots more.  

During world about me we will be looking at the changes in weather, playing with peers and exploring different areas of our community.  

Please continue to share your activities with us through BOOP.  

Independent living

Road safety is very important to us.  

To help us at home, Please encourage us to show you our skills by letting us find a safe place to cross, asking us if it is safe to cross. 

Also, encourage us to look for at different text in the community eg signs and symbols, aisle labels, menus and leaflets.  


Cooking, let your child prepare a meal with you, we are great at making pizza bagels or pittas.  

Good health

PE sessions we will be using the sensory circuit, supporting our gross motor skills.  


We have worked hard on washing our hands. This MER we are concentrating on the importance of keeping our teeth clean. We will be brushing our teeth once a day at school to support our learning.  


Whilst in the community we see lots of people we talk about their jobs. Please keep visiting places with us when at home and talk about different jobs.  

If you have any good news stories please email them to parents@brackenfield.derbyshire.sch.uk and we will be in touch to include you in our weekly community news bulletin.