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Summer activities for helping children’s communication

As the summer arrives and the time comes for our children to move on from nursery we are faced with a long list of tasks to make sure we get them ready for starting school in September.  Have I sorted out their new school uniform…yes.  Do they have new school shoes….yes.  Have I helped them to practise how to hold …

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I CAN’s Dawn House school enjoys end of term events

This term, Dawn House school staff and the ‘Friends of Dawn House School’ team have been busy raising money for the school. Read on for reviews of two of their events: Drama at Dawn House! Friday 18 May brought playwright Alan Dawson’s most recent play ‘The Red Wot Was Fez’ to Dawn House. The play, performed by local community group …

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Athletes visit schools to celebrate the Communication Triathlon

This month, four fantastic athletes have visited schools in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, Somerset and Kent to celebrate pupils involvement in the Communication Triathlon. The visits included assemblies where the athletes gave talks to the students about the importance of communication in sport. Pupils in all the schools were really excited about the visits, and asked some fantastic questions to the athletes. …

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Dawn House School students exhibit photos exploring Mansfield’s industrial past

Students from I CAN’s Dawn House School, in year 10 and the Further Education department exhibited their photography work throughout June at Ravenshead Library in Nottingham as part of a project to explore Mansfield’s industrial past. The Dawn House School project focused on the mining industry in the Mansfield area. The students were asked to document the coal mining past …

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Inspirational Neil Burgess carries the Olympic torch – photo gallery

On Saturday 7th July, Neil Burgess, Meath School parent who has raised over £4000 for I CAN since 2010, carried the Olympic Torch through Hertford. Many of Neil’s family and friends braved the rain to watch this once in a lifetime event. See the gallery here: [nggallery id=4]

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