Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

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I CAN’s 125th Anniversary – Reflections from Virginia Beardshaw CEO

Yesterday was I CAN’s actual 125th birthday – something really to celebrate. I CAN stands proudly today as an organisation established 125 years ago to help vulnerable children – our job in 1888, and our job now. For the past 60 years I CAN has worked to ensure that all children can communicate to the best of their ability, and …

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London Education and Inclusion Project (LEIP) – I CAN with Catch22 by Glenn Major, I CAN Communication Advisor

London Education and Inclusion Project (LEIP) is a collaborative project between the University of Cambridge, the Greater London Authority (GLA), the educational charity Catch22 and I CAN. The project aims to learn what works best for young people in Years 9 and 10 with academic difficulties and challenging behaviour who are at a high risk of exclusion. 40 secondary schools in …

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Dawn House School Pupil Participation Conference 2013 Student Workshop

You always get more out of Opportunity than Fear…

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The annual Pupil Participation Conference at Dawn House School this year was a little bit different, a bit of a risk that more than paid off. The usual format of seminars was moved aside to make way for a short performance of Marshmallow Sky, an exceptionally insightful play penned by the school’s very own Alan Dawson. Both adult and student …

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Meath School Bonfire and Fireworks Night Photo Gallery

Meath School held a bonfire and fireworks night on Saturday 9th November. Over 900 people came along from the local community and helped to raise over £3500 for additional school equipment. It was a crisp and clear evening – the perfect night for fireworks! Thank you to everyone who came along and helped make this annual event a great success. …

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Moving On! – new I CAN resources for Year 6 pupils, parents and teachers

I CAN have launched Moving On!, the new activity pack for children and accompanying Teacher Guide to support Year 6 pupils’ transition from primary to secondary school by effectively supporting their communication skills. Moving from primary to secondary school marks an important stage in a child’s school career and can be a challenging time for all pupils. Research has shown …

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