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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The Communication Commitment

Dedicate a senior leadership team meeting to communication Set up a Communication Innovation Bank where staff share activities and ideas they find useful Introduce a visual support strategy in classrooms Read guidance on commissioning specialist speech and language support and discuss your actions as a leadership team Share information on communication with parents… What do all these things have in …

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Guest Blog from Tricia Laing Speech and Language Therapist at Preston Manor Upper School

Tricia Laing is a Speech and Language Therapist at Preston Manor Upper School in Wembley, a high-performing specialist school with subject specialism in Science and in Maths. The school profile is one of high ethnic minorities, high free school meals and high special educational needs. Since September 2011, the school have been involved in I CAN’s Secondary Talk  programme and …

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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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