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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 ...

 


28 Jan 2015

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 ...

 


17 Dec 2014

I CAN’s Christmas round up from our CEO, Virginia Beardshaw

As 2014 draws to a close, we have a hugely successful year for I CAN to reflect on. The year started with a Gala Concert at St. James’s Palace to celebrate I CAN’s 125th Anniversary. This prestigious event was made possible by the kind support of Her Majesty The Queen who has been a patron of I CAN throughout her reign, ...

 


09 Dec 2014

Christmas is a joy – at last.

A blog from Janet Dunn, Head Teacher at I CAN’s Meath School. So many of I CAN’s Meath School pupils have never really been included in a school’s Christmas show before. If you can’t talk or sing, you can’t have a major part – and the stage is a scary place if all around you children are talking and singing ...

 


04 Nov 2014

Read I CAN volunteer Chris’ story and be inspired to run the Bath Half 2015 or Brighton Marathon 2015!

Christopher Roberts came over from the US last year and worked as an I CAN volunteer at Meath School. While he was here volunteering he not only took part in the Bath Half Marathon for I CAN but ran the Brighton Marathon for us too! See his story below…. To begin, I’ll say what first started as a means to ...

 


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