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Rainbow MLD Centre

From Monday 23rd March, school will be closed for the majority of pupils. Below you find work set for children who will not be attending school. It is important parents/carers support their children in completing work set and establishing clear routines. If you would like further guidance, please call the school office to speak with Mrs Dhillon. 

Hello from us!

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Week 7
Week 3 & 4 Homework Activities
Week 2 Homework Activities
Week 1 Homework Activities

Welcome to Rainbow MLD Centre

 

A warm welcome to all our children and families.

Numeracy Lesson

The Rainbow Centre classes and staff are:
Amethyst - Ms Major, Ms Sayers and Ms Sanders
Lilac – Mrs Griggs and Mrs Callan
Purple – Mrs Oyetunde and Ms Tahir
Violet – Mrs Kozlowski and Miss Hoey

 The Centre Manager for Rainbow Centre and school SENCO is Ms Rachel Howard

 

Rainbow Centre Description

 

The Rainbow Centre is a Specialist Resource Provision for children with Moderate learning difficulties (MLD). Every child who attends the Rainbow Centre and their families are part of the Hounslow Town Primary School community. Our school moto is "to inspire, to encourage, to learn, to achieve" and we apply this to the children in Rainbow as they learn within the centre and across the wider school.  
 
Our Setting


The Rainbow Centre has 23 places for children aged 4 – 11 with Moderate learning difficulties. All staff are caring and patient towards the children and receive the necessary training to enable them to support and teach children effectively. Teaching staff and our Speech and Language Therapist and Occupational Therapist work closely together to develop a holistic therapeutic approach.  
 
Our Curriculum
Teaching staff deliver differentiated lessons based on the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and National Curriculum ensuring each child’s learning is appropriate for them and has suitable challenge within it. Along with English and Maths lessons we teach PSHE, Science, History, Geography, Religious Education, Art, Design and Technology. The children receive their Physical Education and Music lessons from specialist teachers.

This ensures the children learn skills across the breadth of the curriculum, we develop their individual strengths and facilitate opportunities for inclusion within their mainstream class. The length or frequency of these lessons in Rainbow are less than our mainstream setting as we place a greater emphasis on developing each child’s ‘Social Communication’, ‘Emotional Regulation’, ‘Play and Interaction’ and ‘Independence’ skills through targets outlined in their termly Pupil Support Plan. These areas are at the heart of our curriculum and are intrinsic to all learning opportunities.
 
We believe that:
•    Each child should be nurtured and feel part of a safe and positive learning environment.
•    Learning and relationship building takes place best within natural routines and engaging activities.
•    All children should develop spontaneous and functional communication as well as ways to understand and regulate their emotions and sensory state.
•    All children should be given the opportunities to develop their play skills to support them taking pleasure in social relationships and progress their problem-solving abilities.
•    We need to encourage independence so all children achieve their potential and in order to improve the children’s and families’ quality of life.
•    All behaviour has a purpose and we need to find the reason for a behaviour in order to put appropriate supports in place.
•    It is imperative to listen to the views of our pupils and attempt to understand their experience of the world.
•    Family members are experts about their child and we listen and collaborate with them to ensure the best outcomes for the child.
•    As part of the school community, our children have opportunities for inclusion within Hounslow Town Primary School. Inclusion is organised on an individualised basis and will be different for each child based on their needs, interests and strengths.

 

Admission
Children who attend the Rainbow Centre have an Education, Health and Care Plan and require access to a mainstream environment. Admission is decided by the local authority though their SEND Panel Meetings. 
 
Tours
We offer a tour of the Rainbow Centre every half term. Please contact the school’s office 0208 570 1747) and ask to be booked on a tour.
 

Facilities

Reading Corner
Tricky words wall
Centre corridor
Sensory Room
Sensory Room
Reading Corner
Classroom display
Reading Corner

Trips

Local Community Trip
Reflections - sensory play
Reflections - sensory play
Reflections - sensory play
Reflections - sensory play
Seaside trip - Littlehampton
Seaside trip - Littlehampton
Seaside trip - Littlehampton
Seaside trip - Littlehampton

Visitors

Special Events

Assembly
Assembly
Assembly
The Big Bed Read - Pyjama Day
Year 6 graduation ceremony
Year 6 graduation ceremony

Our Learning

Adding money
Independent workstation (TEACCH)
Individual reading
Interactive  numeracy
Partitioning 2-digit numbers
Place value
Rading Corner
Yoga
Yoga
School will reopen for Years 1-6 from Monday 7th September. Please look at the last newsletter to find out your child's start and dismissal times
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