Thornbeck College

Thornbeck College is an Independent Specialist College providing personalised programmes to autistic and neurodivergent individuals

Working together to inspire, support, celebrate and equip autistic and neurodivergent people to fulfil their potential in life.

Learners participated in a range of activities to celebrate the lead up to Christmas which were planned via the Thornbeck advent calendar.

Learners selected each window according to the date to reveal a range of activities including:

  • Visiting a local garden centre to purchase a Christmas Tree and decorating it
  • A Christmas bake off competition
  • Christmas jumper day
  • A Christmas treasure hunt with a prize
  • Learning key facts about Hanukah and playing dreidel
  • Learning a new Makaton Christmas carol
  • A buffet lunch
  • Decorating Christmas Baubles

Participating in the activities has supported learners to develop their functional skills, build positive relationships with their peers and promoted the college community.

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