Category Archive for: ‘Teachers’

Guest blog: Heather Green from Liss Junior School, Hampshire

We began the Communication Triathlon fortnight with an opening ceremony/assembly. We had banner bearers for Thinking, Talking, Teamwork. We tried to learn a new word everyday and each class completed several of the activities. They chose their favourite to share with the rest of the school in our closing ceremony/assembly. At the end, 45 children (11 with Moderate Learning Difficulties) …

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Checking your child’s progress in the early years

As parents we are all keen to know that our children are developing just as they should.  Shouldn’t he be walking yet?  When should she start to talk in sentences?  We are full of questions about our child’s development!  So, it is great news to hear that the new Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), the curriculum that our children will …

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Dawn House pupils go the extra mile for charity

The sun definitely shone for Sport Relief at Dawn House School on Friday 23rd March as staff and pupils went the extra mile to raise money for Sport Relief 2012! At the start of the morning we had a whole school assembly, which was run by 3 Further Education (FE) students and the organisers of the Sport Relief theme day …

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Dawn House School nominated as one of Asdas new ‘Community Causes’

Given the choice on a beautiful Monday afternoon what should we do…work hard in our lessons or have a trip to Asda to see ‘The Friends of Dawn House School’ on the brand new Community Board in Asda, ForestTown, Mansfield. What will the children choose? Asda staff, Dawn House School staff and Key Stage 3 pupils joined the crowds at …

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Dawn House School Headteacher: the day Newsround visited our school

There was an excited buzz in the air as pupils arrived at school on Friday 10th February. Snow had fallen the night before and unlike most days when we have snow, pupils were not altogether happy to see it! ‘They’re travelling from Manchester and the roads might be closed’ pupils groaned whilst others shouted the groaners down confident that when …

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