All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘secondary school’

Jenny McConnel Blog

Jenny McConnell, Acting Principal at I CAN’s Dawn House School, speaks to us about her new role

I joined I CAN’s Dawn House Specialist School 23 years ago as a speech and language therapist and today, I have the opportunity to lead the school as Acting Principal. This is an amazing and exciting opportunity for me personally but also marks a milestone for I CAN as I am their first speech and language therapist to be appointed …

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Prevalence of Language Difficulties in Secondary Schools – did you know?

Maxine Burns, Lead Communication Advisor for I CAN, discusses the prevalence of language difficulties in secondary schools.   Ask an average secondary school teacher about delayed language development and they may understandably think that this is more of a primary school issue. After all, language development isn’t something that’s likely to have come up in their training and most Year …

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Early identification and intervention

When they hear the term ‘early identification and intervention’, many people think this is just about the early years of a child’s life – but it’s not. It’s about recognising difficulties quickly, identifying and making a prompt intervention to support children and their families so that issues are tackled before they become more ingrained problems. Thinking in this way, early …

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Talk about Talk Secondary

The Talk about Talk Secondary pilot is now in its second phase with schools having received their new printed folders at the start of term. This cohort of schools have received something else to test out along with their shiny intervention folder; our new Talk for Work Profile! The profile consists of two elements; a main profile and a student self-rating …

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Dawn House School students shortlisted for ShortReel 2015 competition!

Congratulations are in order for a group of students from I CAN’s Dawn House School after their film, Ghetto Kids, was shortlisted for ShortReel 2015 – a filmmaking competition for students aged 14-19. ShortReel, a competition for young filmmakers in eastern and central England, was launched by the Cambridge Film Festival in association with the Arts Film Club, this year …

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