Wrens Sponsored Walk

The First 125 Challenge Champions for I CAN!

On Sunday 23 June, the Wrens group – 2-3 year olds from St Hilary’s Nursery school – held a sponsored walk around Alice Holt, Surrey, in aid of I CAN’s Meath School. Organised by Marina Upcott (Class Representative and Wrens mum) and Emma Bateman (Wrens mum), the aim of the walk was to raise £1,000 to celebrate I CAN’s 125th …

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I CAN’s A Chance To Talk (ACTT) receives endorsement during Westminster SLCN debate

When we launched our A Chance to Talk report last month, Ed Timpson – Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education – welcomed it as a good example of joint working between NHS speech and language therapists and schools. He endorsed one of our key findings – the power of colleagues working together to ensure better outcomes for children.  A Chance …

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Combe Bank Prep School wins a visit from TV character, Humf, with I CAN’s Chatterbox Challenge!

The Early Years Department at Combe Bank Prep School in Sevenoaks are I CAN’s top Chatterbox Challenge fundraisers, having raised over £850 for I CAN. More than 65 children participated and their efforts were rewarded with a visit from Nick Jr’s TV show character, Humf, who made a surprise appearance at a picnic party at the school. This was I …

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Engage in Education

Engage in Education evaluation report

At the end of May the Engage in Education external evaluation report was released to accompany I CAN’s own evaluation of this programme. Key outcomes mentioned in the report included a reduction in fixed term exclusions, a 58% increase in young people’s attendance, and a 61% increase in their attainment. Around 65% of young people reported their communication skills had …

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Dawn House Pupils

Dawn House School pupils deliver training to I CAN staff

On Tuesday 11th June, young people from Dawn House School FE department came to London to deliver a training session to I CAN staff about how it feels to have speech, language and communication needs, what they find difficult, strategies that help them and also celebrated their talents. The training session was part of I CAN’s involvement in the Raising …

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