Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

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Dawn House School students exhibit their art work at The Mall Gallery in London

Kevin Bollard, Licensing & Sales Manager at I CAN London’s prestigious Mall Gallery was crammed to the rafters with excited young people on Tuesday 8th July for the grand opening of the 12th National Students’ Art Exhibition.  This inspirational exhibition features the best young artists in the country, alongside work from professional artists too. Once again a number of Dawn …

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Talk Boost

Using Talk Boost KS1 in our School

Gail Roles, SENCO at Oyster Park School Speech, language and communication has always been an issue in our school. Many of our children start nursery only able to say one word and sometimes not even that. So it is something we are always trying to work on and improve. Talk Boost KS1 seemed to be a great way to address …

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Chapel Break Infant School, Norfolk

Sara Johnston, Headteacher We first heard about Talk Boost from our special educational needs cluster meeting. We managed to secure funding from the Openreach bursary, which was very helpful. The baseline level of speaking and listening in the early years has been low, with 80% of children working below developmental levels when they enter reception – this was one of …

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Bupa 10K

I CAN run the Bupa London 10K!

On 25th May I CAN had 57 runners pound the streets of London in the BUPA London 10K. It was an amazing day with a great atmosphere and some fantastic cheering from the I CAN stand. We are so grateful to all our runners for their hard work fundraising and training – you should be so proud of yourselves! Some …

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Bidbury Infant School

Talk Boost KS1 School Case Study: Bidbury Infant School, Hampshire

Tarnia Townshend, Deputy Headteacher We have been running Talk Boost KS1 sessions in our school since 2012.  Since then, the majority of our teaching staff (9 Teachers and 11 Learning Support Assistants) have been trained to deliver Talk Boost KS1.  During each cohort’s three years at our school, approximately 40-50% of them will have undergone the Talk Boost KS1 intervention and …

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