St Mary's Special School Drumcar.

Deus Caritas Est.

Rainbow Class

Dear Parents / Guardians

I've updated this page with activities and ideas for the incoming week. Hope you are all having fun spending this time together. As our school was scheduled to be offf next week I will update my class page again week beginning 8 th June. Take this wee break And enjoy it - in so far as that is possible .🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈

Please do keep me posted on how you are all doing and send some photos for the school pages to [email protected]

Stay safe All


This week we'll explore the lifecycle of a bee!


Bee Song


Story – The Very Greedy Bee

Or logon to twinkl and you'll find the story there. Try some role play if you wish. Add a sensory element by using objects and materials if you have them.

Complete literacy art activities - Bee Footprints (See art plans below)

Letter Marking

Letter mark making in sensory items e.g.Flour or rice


BBC Newsround – watch news and discuss the daily topics and choose stories that interest your child.

Numeracy activity 

Big and Small song

Activity - Find household objects that are big and small. Sort them according to size and then develop by sorting into colours, create a rainbow, photograph and chat about the colours explore the feel of the objects and the vocabulary of number, big small, bigger smaller, heavier lighter, longer shorter etc.

Why not visit the zoo from your living room?


Complete an art activity (see picture plans below)

Bee Footprints

Paper Plate Bees

Bubble wrap Bee hives


Check out Soundabout's Facebook page for live music sessions at 2pm on Tuesday's and Saturday's for FREE! :)

Learning Station Song


Make an Oreo bee biscuit (see below)


Bee Hunt around the garden.

Complete a messy play activity

Bumble Bee Physio - Checkout Bumble Bee Physio's FaceBook page where they have daily live Physio sessions. Perfect for completing with your child. They also have adapted Joe Wick's PE sessions for our children, so well worth going to their page for daily movement activities. Reflexology for shoulder 

Free Sensory Tac Pac offered by the Tac Pac Team

If you would like to use this set for free, go to - at the checkout add the code 8Q7A3TXS

RE/Art Activity


This week we will be focusing On Mary Queen of Heaven on the last week of her special Month.

Listen to some RE songs -

Listen/ watch the story of Our Lady of Fatima (You tube movie clip)

Fancy a trip to the theatre? The National theatre is showing a free show every Thursday!

Useful resources for children with Autism:

Middletown has some fantastic webinars that can be assessed on their website or facebook page - these include promoting sleep, anxiety and managing meltowns. Even if your missed the webinars you can still view the presentations here

Also useful supports can be found on And Gina Davies autism centre Facebook page 

Previous Homeschool Resources

Below is a list of legacy homeschool documents. Please click the links below to download previously posted lessons and resources.

Legacy homeschool document 1

Legacy homeschool document 2 

Legacy homeschool document 3

Legacy homeschool document 4

Legacy homeschool document 5

Legacy homeschool document 6