Life at Meath

Play

Play is actively developed to encourage social interaction skills via playtimes, after school clubs and residential activities. Learning through play is a successful teaching style in some classrooms.

Keeping Safe

Meath School is committed to providing a safe and secure environment. The school has also achieved the “Healthy Schools Award”.

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The Meath Community

Our pupils, our staff, our consultants, our parents and carers—together we all make up the Meath Community.

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After school care

For pupils participating in the residential programme at Meath School, we are committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment that allows them to thrive. That’s why Ofsted has regularly recognised Meath School’s residential provision as ‘outstanding’ across all areas.

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Meath School Blog

30 Jun 2017

In order to successfully cope with everyday situations we use many skills. Often without thinking about it we self-regulate by monitoring and managing our sensory, emotional and social needs. We might talk to someone if we are feeling worried, have a cup of tea if we are feeling tired or count to ten if we are feeling angry. When these ...

 


01 Jun 2017

To mark Volunteers’ Week, an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK, Rosie Fishlock shares how taking part in a work placement over the past seven months has potentially changed her career path. After approaching I CAN’s Meath School in 2015, Rosie, a psychology student from Cardiff University, joined the school last September.  “To complement my ...

 


04 May 2017

Returning to work after a long break can be a truly daunting prospect! However, I am pleased to say that my journey back to Speech and Language Therapy has been made much easier through volunteering at I CAN’s Meath School. The school is local to where I live and I approached them about taking on a voluntary role to refresh my ...

 


05 Apr 2017

Buzzwords in I CAN‘s Meath school. Thirty years ago, in the depths of Leicestershire, an English teacher took a novel approach to teaching his class parts of grammar. Mr Copas arrived in my lesson with toilet rolls on a broom handle and proceeded to categorise words, writing them on the rolls as he went. As young eight year old children, with ...

 


01 Mar 2017

An accurate assessment by I CAN’s Meath School made all the difference to one young boy and his family Getting a full and accurate picture of strengths and difficulties is vital for determining the right kind of support for a child or young person with speech language and communication needs. Ezra’s parents shared their experience of assessment by I CAN’s ...