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Autism Awareness Week

28-31 March 2017


This week is Autism Awareness Week across the UK in schools and at Lyndhurst we will be celebrating in every class by watching short films, listening to an audio book and having class discussions.


Nursery and Reception:

We will be focusing on celebrating difference.

We’re Amazing 123

The “Amazing song”


Key Stage 1:

We will be focusing on how to be a good friend at school and on the playground.


Key Stage 2:

We will be focusing on understanding what it might be like to live with a communication difficulty.

“The Reason I jump” – Part 1 (Youtube)


Years 5 & 6

Small group showing of some parts of “Life Animated” in River Room with Ms Gilchrist. The Oscar-nominated film about a boy with autism and how his passion for Disney films helped him make sense of the world.