All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Janet Dunn’

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Constructive Outdoor Play – A parent’s perspective

Larisa Strickland is a governor at I CAN’s Meath School and is also a parent of a pupil, Matthew (8). She recently observed a Forest School session in action. We explore with her the importance of constructive outdoor play and how it has affected Matthew’s learning and development. Tell us about Matthew. “Matthew started at the Meath School when he …

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I CAN awarded £36,700 by BBC Children in Need

We are delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded us a grant of £36,700 over three years. The grant funded a summer holiday club for I CAN’s Meath School in Ottershaw, Surrey. I CAN’s ‘Holiday Club’ offers our pupils the opportunity to develop their confidence, independence, and social skills through a planned programme of activities in a …

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Sign Supported English Launches at Meath School

The last Thursday before the half-term break was the day when Meath School pupils, staff, parents and guests got together to mark the occasion of Meath’s “official” launch as a Sign Supported English (SSE) using school. The pupils and staff of Meath School have been learning SSE since the start of the autumn term, and this was an opportunity to …

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I CAN’s Meath Primary School Choir Sings Birthday Greeting to Dame Judi Dench

The Meath Singers from I CAN’s Meath Primary School  in Surrey, recently sang and signed a birthday greeting to Dame Judi Dench who is an ambassador for I CAN, the children’s communication charity. Janet Dunn (Principal) said, “We are so proud of our children at Meath School and they are so proud of themselves.” I CAN’s Meath Primary School provides children with …

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Rt Hon Michael Gove MP visits I CAN’s Meath School

Today (Friday 6th July) Education Secretary Rt Hon Michael Gove MP visited I CAN’s Meath School in Ottershaw, Surrey to meet with pupils, parents and staff. Meath School is a special school run by I CAN, the children’s communication charity, for children aged 4 to 11 years with severe and complex speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), including Asperger’s Syndrome. Meath …

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