Category Archive for: ‘Parents’

Sec Talk

Secondary Talk in action – by I CAN Communication Advisor, Maxine Burns

We’ve just started the fourth week back of the new school year and I’ve been reflecting on starting the Secondary Talk journey with three new but quite different schools. I met staff from the Royal Liberty school before the summer holidays to talk about their priorities for how the programme would work and, on September 3rd, I delivered a training …

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Meath School

The Meath Woodland Park opening – Janet Dunn, Meath School Headteacher

It didn’t rain at all!   The dream just got better and better. Way back in the day, I had looked at the overgrown wilderness that was Meath School woodland area and thought “what a waste of good land”.  From then on, I had the dream of a Woodland Park play area…. bike track, activity areas, picnic spot, all safe and …

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CYPN Awards Finalist Logo 2013

Talk Boost shortlisted for Children and Young People Now Award

Talk Boost is one of three programmes that have been shortlisted for a Children and Young People Now Award in the Learning Award category. The category is for the initiative that has made the best contribution to improving educational achievement. The judges in particular look for work that has helped children with special educational needs or disadvantaged groups. Good speech, …

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I CAN Chatterbox Challenge 20141

Chatterbox Challenge 2014 Competition!

I CAN’s 13th annual Chatterbox Challenge has launched this month. With sponsorship from Openreach and TTS, and the continued support of Humf from the popular children’s TV show, I CAN are calling on as many groups as possible to get involved to make this year’s event the best yet. Chatterbox Challenge: Sounds like fun with Humf develops the communication skills …

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David Hasselhoff Making Trades

How David Hasselhoff and Cerys Matthews supported I CAN at BGC Charity Day – Andrew Ball, I CAN Director of Fundraising

Like most people my age (23½) I grew up pretending to be various superheroes. As a child I could often be found wearing a pair of red boots, my mum’s yellow belt and a red cape pretending to be Superman (admittedly a fairly camp looking Superman).  I would play the role of the blonde one from CHiPs on my BMX …

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