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05 Oct 2015

Getting a Kick-Start at Meath School’s Football Club

Clubs at Meath School in Ottershaw, aren’t just a way for kids to have an energy outlet, they are ways for kids to feel safe, have fun, and learn. Football club at Meath is an empowering environment where children are chosen as referees (as they develop an understanding of rules and fair play), scorekeepers, and are balanced into four teams ...

 


30 Sep 2015

Introducing I CAN’s 2014/15 Impact Report from Virginia Beardshaw CBE, I CAN CEO

September is Annual General Meeting season.  At I CAN’s 127th AGM on the 23rd my job as CEO was to introduce Trustees and Friends of the charity to our 2014/15 Impact Report. It is definitely our most vibrant and visually appealing one yet. This year we organised the report against our against our strategic objectives, so we can see clearly ...

 


17 Aug 2015

Phil Kelly cycles RideLondon for I CAN

Triathlons and cycling has filled a massive void for me since retiring from rugby last year. I heard about the Ride London event through my club and was excited about a challenge of 100 miles on closed roads around London and Surrey where I grew up. My niece Eva attends Meath School, and I was therefore aware of the I ...

 


03 Aug 2015

Thank you to all the I CAN Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 cyclists

We would like to say a huge well done to all those who completed the 100 mile Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycle in the heat of yesterday’s Sunday sunshine. Particularly those that raised money for I CAN. Funds raised will help the more than 1 million children in the UK that will find it difficult to read, to learn, to join in ...

 


21 May 2015

I CAN’s Meath School Awarded Outstanding

I CAN’s Meath School, for children aged 4 to 11 years with severe and complex speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) including Asperger’s Syndrome, has been awarded ‘Outstanding’ in their Ofsted Social Care inspection for the eighth time consecutively. This is in addition to their overall ‘Outstanding’ rating for the school, awarded in 2008 and 2011. The Ofsted Social Care ...

 


23 Apr 2015

Inspiring Immersive Classrooms Help Meath Pupils Learn

As a special needs, Speech, Language and Communication school, Meath aims to effectively approach learning in unique ways that allows pupils to maximise their tools for comprehending and learning. Headteacher at Meath School, Janet Dunn says,   “Some weeks ago we let you know about storytelling which we us as a highly successful teaching programme at I CAN’s Meath special ...

 


30 Mar 2015

Evidence Based Practice in action at I CAN’s Meath School

At I CAN’s Meath School we are passionate about delivering the very best service we can and enabling our pupils who have severe and complex speech and language needs to achieve and learn to the very best of their ability. As a speech and language therapy department we live and breathe evidence based practice knowing that this is vital in ...

 


23 Mar 2015

Clubs at Meath School Offer Children Unique Social Opportunities

One of the important things in nurturing a child’s development, is offering an environment where they can exercise social skills. At Meath School, we have that environment where children can exercise teamwork through communication, fostering a safe place where they can utilise the communication tools Meath School empowers them with, to learn and grow together. One of these clubs is ...

 


18 Mar 2015

Storytelling at Meath School

Storytelling at I CAN’s Meath School is a part of an ever-evolving curriculum that allows our children to interact with each other and the story by creating an immersive storytelling environment. Pam, one of our teachers writes, “. . . the storytelling process continues to evolve; enjoyed by class group, enabling challenging stories and ideas to be understood, giving the ...

 


17 Feb 2015

“If you’re 100% focused on what you want to be or achieve in life, then nothing in the world can stop you” – former Meath School pupil, Nimrita.

Before I came to Meath School, I was a very lonely child. I had been attending a mainstream primary school nearby but I didn’t stay there long, it was for about a term or two. During that time, I went to school and had my lessons but I never felt like I belonged there I used to get bullied about ...

 


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