Hummingbird class is a class of nine Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3. As well as experiencing learning difficulties, the children all have a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder. The curriculum is individualised and tailored to each child. Specific support is put in place to address the particular needs of children with ASD. A high level of visual support is in place in order to give the children the best possible access to the activities on offer. The children have access to regular sensory integration activities in order to achieve a just right state for learning throughout the day.
The children in Hummingbird class receive a curriculum planned with a multi professional approach that focuses on developmental and functional skills, such as attention focus. turn taking and choice making. They are also delivered an individual work programme where early English and maths targets are worked on, on a 1-1 basis.