Category Archive for: ‘Supporters’

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Read I CAN volunteer Chris’ story and be inspired to run the Bath Half 2015 or Brighton Marathon 2015!

Christopher Roberts came over from the US last year and worked as an I CAN volunteer at Meath School. While he was here volunteering he not only took part in the Bath Half Marathon for I CAN but ran the Brighton Marathon for us too! See his story below…. To begin, I’ll say what first started as a means to …

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Dawn House School students win national NASUWT art award!

Dawn House School are celebrating their recent win at the NASUWT Arts and Minds 2014 school-based arts competition to celebrate Black History Month. Year 12 pupils Thomas Hitchen and Alex Kendrick Allen accepted the award in London on behalf of their fellow year 12 students along with teacher Andy Metcalfe, Learning Support Assistant Yasmin Al-Kattan and speech and language therapist Susan Hyde …

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London Education and Inclusion Project (LEIP) wins Project Oracle’s Annual Evidence Awards

A blog from I CAN CEO, Virginia Beardshaw. Congratulations to our partners Catch 22 for being one of the winners in the Project Oracle 2014 Annual Evidence Awards. The London Education and Inclusion Project (LEIP) is a shorter version of Catch 22’s Engage in Education (EiE) programme, which offers schools and academies a specialist service designed to increase the attendance …

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A blog from Archie Drummond (22), former pupil at I CAN’s John Horniman School.

Archie Drummond was a pupil at I CAN’s John Horniman school, Worthing, which closed in 2003. Archie, now 22, talks below about his experience at the specialist school, and how the support he received there helped him become the person he is today. Archie is still supporting I CAN as he recently raised £695 for I CAN’s Meath School by …

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I CAN joins the fights to boost children’s language and literacy

Today I CAN is proud to join Save the Children, the National Literacy Trust, the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), Teach First, Achievement for All, and other partners, as a founder member of the Read On. Get On. campaign. Together, our mission is to ensure that, by 2025, every 11 year old reads well. To achieve this, we are …

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