John Jamieson School

John Jamieson is an open and welcoming, generic, all age Special School and National Teaching School which caters for pupils with a learning difficulty

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27th September: Parent Coffee morning27th September: Parent Coffee morning12 Sep 2017Parent Coffee morning Date: Wednesday 27th September Time: 10.30-12noon.  Venue: John Jamieson school Ellie Colman, our Speech and...
28th September: Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group28th September: Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group12 Sep 2017We are pleased to announce we will be hosting the next Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group at John Jamieson. Details as...
Makaton Sign of the Week 17.07.17Makaton Sign of the Week 17.07.1717 Jul 2017We hope you all enjoy your summer holidays! See you back in September for more 'sign of the...
Physcap Video!!Physcap Video!!28 Jun 2017PhysCap have released their new promotional video which stars lots of pupils from the Primary Phase playing at Temple Newsam Park. Many thanks...
East SILC makes the National Voice Box Joke Competition FinalEast SILC makes the National Voice Box Joke Competition Final20 Jun 2017Congratulations to Aryaan, one of our High School students, who took part in the National Joke Box Competition at the Houses of Parliament in March....
Attention Autism Parent talk and Staff trainingAttention Autism Parent talk and Staff training23 Apr 2017On 30th-31st April the East SILC were delighted to welcome Gina Davies, Speech and Language therapist, who specialises in working with children with...
Makaton Sign of the Week 13.03.17Makaton Sign of the Week 13.03.1713 Mar 2017Our sign of the week is 'table tennis'. On Friday we have 'Healthy Living day' and we will be officially opening our new table tennis...
Gina Davies 'Attention Programme' Parent talk 30.3.17Gina Davies 'Attention Programme' Parent talk 30.3.1728 Mar 2017On Thursday 30th March 2017, 6-7pm we are hosting a parent and carer talk by Gina Davies, a Speech and Language therapist, specializing in...
Makaton Sign of the Week 06.03.17Makaton Sign of the Week 06.03.1706 Mar 2017Next week is St. Patrick's day so we are learning this sign for Sign of the...
Makaton Sign of the Week 28.02.17Makaton Sign of the Week 28.02.1727 Feb 2017Our sign of the week is 'story' for World Book Day...happy reading...
Makaton Sign of the Week 20.02.17Makaton Sign of the Week 20.02.1720 Feb 2017We're getting ready for Pancake day next Tuesday with this sign of the...
Makaton Sign of the Week 06.02.17Makaton Sign of the Week 06.02.1706 Feb 2017Happy Valentine's day for 14th...
Makaton Sign of the Week 30.01.17Makaton Sign of the Week 30.01.1730 Jan 2017This week's sign of the week is Pantomime in preparation for the Panto next Friday! This sign is a generic sign for a performance that includes...
1st February: Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group1st February: Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group26 Jan 2017We are pleased to announce we will be hosting the next Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group at John Jamieson. Details as...
Makaton Sign of the Week 23.01.17Makaton Sign of the Week 23.01.1723 Jan 2017In preparation for our Valentine's disco before the half term break...
Pom Pom making with Stitch-UpPom Pom making with Stitch-Up19 Jan 2017Today Grasshoppers were able to go to Stitch-Up’s Pop-up workshop in Thornton’s Arcade (Leeds City Centre). It was a real treat as we...
Makaton Sign of the Week 09.01.17Makaton Sign of the Week 09.01.1709 Jan 2017We are learning the sign for Burn's Night on 25th...
Makaton Sign of the Week 03.01.17Makaton Sign of the Week 03.01.1703 Jan 2017Wishing everyone a happy new...
Signing Advent Calendar 2016Signing Advent Calendar 201614 Dec 2016The Signing Advent Calendar 2016 is now up and running! Every day there will be a new door to open to reveal the Christmas sign of the day....
12 Top Tips for Christmas Communication!12 Top Tips for Christmas Communication!14 Dec 2016Gina Davies' Christmas challenges blog:   ginadavies.info/xmas-challenges/ 12 Top Tips for Christmas Communication! Tis the...
High School Phase Joke Competition WinnerHigh School Phase Joke Competition Winner25 Nov 2016Aryaan was our winner of the High School joke competition. His joke has now been entered into the Royal College of Speech and Language therapists and...
Primary Phase Joke Competition WinnerPrimary Phase Joke Competition Winner25 Nov 2016 Michael was the winner of the joke competition for the primary phase. His joke has been entered into the national 'Voice box' competition...
Christmas door competitionChristmas door competition08 Dec 2016It's that time of year again! Students and staff are busy creating some fabulous Christmas themed 'communication' doors.  We've...
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Voice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the dayVoice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the day18 Nov 2016Today is the big Joke Competition and John Jamieson Talent Show for Children in Need. We can't wait to see what the students have been working on...
Voice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the dayVoice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the day17 Nov 2016What did the pig say on a hot summer day?    I’m bacon! This joke creates a funny image as you think of the pig turning...
Voice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the dayVoice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the day16 Nov 2016What does the sun drink out of?   Sunglasses. For this joke you can discuss how glasses that we wear and glasses that we drink out of...
Voice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the dayVoice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the day15 Nov 2016What did the ocean say to the sailboat?    Nothing, it just waved. You can use this joke to think about how some words that are...
Voice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the dayVoice Box Joke Competition: Joke of the day14 Nov 2016  What do sheep do on sunny days?      Have a baa-baa-cue.   You can use this joke to discuss...
Voice Box Joke Competition Voice Box Joke Competition 11 Nov 2016  On 18th November students are taking part in 'Voice Box', which is an annual national joke competition for schools. The competition...
Joke Competition and Makaton Sign of the Week 7.11.16Joke Competition and Makaton Sign of the Week 7.11.1607 Nov 2016This week the sign of the week is 'joke'. We are busy in school preparing for our joke competition on 18th November. We will be taking...
Digital ParentingDigital Parenting03 Nov 2016The new magazine from ParentZone called Digital Parenting is now in school and FREE to all ESILC parents and carers. It is full of informative...
Makaton Sign of the Week 31.10.16Makaton Sign of the Week 31.10.1601 Jan 1970We hope you all enjoy a happy and safe Bonfire night. The sign for 'fireworks' can be used at a number of celebrations including Bonfire...
Fireworks night: Too noisy Fireworks night: Too noisy 24 Oct 2016This blog post (and image) has been shared from Gina Davies' Autism Centre Facebook page. She is a Speech and Language therapist,...
International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 7International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 716 Oct 2016What staff think of Intensive Interaction... We asked our staff to try and sum up what Intensive Interaction is to them, the benefits they see...
International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 6International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 615 Oct 2016Intensive interaction 'flash mob' success!  We were pleased to welcome 19 students and their staff interaction partners to our...
International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 5International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 514 Oct 2016Day 5: Flash mob update and 'Top tips' for intensive interaction: Yesterday our intensive interaction flash mob was a great success. We...
International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 4International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 413 Oct 2016Day 4: Intensive Interaction 'Flash mob' and What might Intensive interaction look like? Today in school everyone is very excited as we...
International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 3International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 312 Oct 2016Day 3: Who is intensive interaction for? Intensive Interaction is designed to meet the learning needs of people who are still at early stages...
Our Lego Charity Box has arrived!!Our Lego Charity Box has arrived!!11 Oct 2016We were very excited in school today when our new Lego Box arrived. We have lots of new Lego for our Lego Therapy...
International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 2International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 211 Oct 2016Day 2: What does intensive interaction aim to develop? Intensive interaction aims to develop the ‘fundamentals of communication’...
International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 1International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016: Day 110 Oct 2016Day 1: What is intensive interaction? Intensive interaction is an approach to teaching the pre-speech fundamentals of communication to children...
International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 2016International Intensive Interaction week 10-16th October 201610 Oct 2016 This week at the East SILC we are celebrating the first ever International ‘Intensive Interaction Week’. This means we will all be...
Three Peak ChallengeThree Peak Challenge13 Sep 2016Congratulations to all at Physcap on completing the Three Peak Challenge. We are so excited about work on our adventure playground starting...
Good Luck Physcap!!Good Luck Physcap!!09 Sep 2016Primary pupils wish Physcap  the best of luck for their Three Peak Challenge tomorrow. Physcap have pledged £20,000 from the money...

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28th September: Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group

28th September: Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group

We are pleased to announce we will be hosting the next Leeds Regional Intensive Interaction Support Group at John Jamieson. Details as...

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