East Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre

"John Jamieson is an outstanding school with inclusion at the heart of its life. Securing equality of opportunity for students is pivotal to its work, permeating all its planning and decision-making" - Ofsted 2012

News Archive

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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...
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...
Little Woodhouse Hall Student BookletLittle Woodhouse Hall Student Booklet20 Jun 2017This term the young people at LWH have been producing a welcome booklet for future inpatients. They felt that there is a lack of information...
Little Woodhouse Hall visit to Thackray Medical MuseumLittle Woodhouse Hall visit to Thackray Medical Museum20 Jun 2017Monday 12th June 2017 - There was a LWH trip to Thackray Medical Museum. One of the young people is currently studying Medicine through time...
Little Woodhouse Hall visit to Leeds College of ArtLittle Woodhouse Hall visit to Leeds College of Art15 Jun 2017Rachel South the Art student who has been working with the LWH on a Monday afternoon invited us to attend the final day of the Final Show at...
PhysCap Park VisitPhysCap Park Visit23 May 2017On Thursday 18th May some children from the Primary Phase went to Temple Newsam Park to play on the playground equipment. We had...
Variety Charitable DonationVariety Charitable Donation03 May 2017Helen Cornell, Appeals & Accounts Administrator, Yorkshire for Variety - the Children's Charity commented "I'm delighted...
More Reason to Thank Morrisons!More Reason to Thank Morrisons!02 May 2017A huge thanks to Morrisons for their very generous donation to the school. Their contribution of £8250 will now make our new Sensory Room...
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...
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...
Health DayHealth Day23 Mar 2017Health Day On Friday  17th March pupils in high school and primary participated in a health day to celebrate how important it is to...
Sow and GrowSow and Grow20 Mar 2017Sow and Grow Our free Sow and Grow resources have arrived in school today as part of the innocent and Grow It Yourself Sow and Grow...
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...
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...
World Book Day 2017World Book Day 201703 Mar 2017Today wev've been celebrating World Book Day. Everyone looked great in their costumes and have enjoyed a day of exploring books...
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...
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...
Our Musii arrived in school today.Our Musii arrived in school today.10 Feb 2017We were very excited that our Musii arrived in school today. A Musii (mutisensory interactive inflatable) is a soft inflatable object that...
East SILC has been awarded the EQualities AwardEast SILC has been awarded the EQualities Award08 Feb 2017We were delighted to find out last week that the East SILC has been awarded the EQualities Award. This is a national scheme aimed at all schools...
Makaton Sign of the Week 06.02.17Makaton Sign of the Week 06.02.1706 Feb 2017Happy Valentine's day for...
"Kung hei fat choy!"31 Jan 2017In Lions Class at Whitkirk we have had a very exciting week preparing for the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Rooster      ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Makaton Sign of the Week 03.01.17Makaton Sign of the Week 03.01.1703 Jan 2017Wishing everyone a happy...
1st Leeds Hospital Guides & Scouts unit at Leeds Children's Hospital1st Leeds Hospital Guides & Scouts unit at Leeds Children's Hospital16 Dec 2016Yesterday we had a fabulous event to mark the launch of the 1st Leeds Hospital Guides & Scouts unit. Members of the guiding and...
Afternoon Tea in The Learning Zone - Leeds Children's HospitalAfternoon Tea in The Learning Zone - Leeds Children's Hospital16 Dec 2016The Medical Needs Teaching Service based at The Learning Zone on B Floor of Clarendon Wing, Leeds Children's Hospital held an Afternoon Tea...
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...
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...
How to have a happy family ChristmasHow to have a happy family Christmas14 Dec 2016Holidays aren’t good times for conflict resolution or behaviour management training.  Young children get overstimulated easily...
PhysCap AssemblyPhysCap Assembly13 Dec 2016On Friday 9th December Daniel Gray, Elliot Rich and Jodie Harris of PhysCap joined us for our High School Assembly where they...
European Christmas Tree ExchangeEuropean Christmas Tree Exchange13 Dec 2016In November we were  busy making Christmas tree decorations to send to different schools in countries all over Europe as part...
Dr Bob Phillips writes about Learning Mentors and Teachers Day at Leeds Childrens HospitalDr Bob Phillips writes about Learning Mentors and Teachers Day at Leeds Childrens Hospital12 Dec 2016Contact’s medical advisor, Dr Bob Phillips writes about Learning Mentors and Teachers Day at Leeds Children’s...
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....
What does Ofcom do to protect your child?What does Ofcom do to protect your child?06 Dec 2016The internet, mobile phones and other technologies are transforming children’s lives. Ofcom’s latest research indicates that...
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'...
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...
DofE Circus Skills WorkshopDofE Circus Skills Workshop23 Nov 2016 As part of the Duke of Edinburgh Award, pupils in 16+  have been developing their circus skills . Pupils have also had the...
HS1 Inclusive TennisHS1 Inclusive Tennis23 Nov 2016Pupils in HS1 had the opportunity to participate in an inclusive tennis competition at John Charles Centre.  They were able to develop...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Leeds Children's Hospital to host Guide and Scout unitLeeds Children's Hospital to host Guide and Scout unit11 Nov 2016The Guides and Scouts are coming to Leeds Children's Hospital, with final preparations underway for the launch of a group aimed at...
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...
Get me better workshopsGet me better workshops03 Nov 2016Get me better workshops at Leeds Children’s Hospital Stevie Foster has been working closely with our NHS colleagues to improve the...
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...
Autumn CraftsAutumn Crafts31 Oct 2016Made from sticky back plastic and coloured tissue paper, pupils at Leeds Children’s Hospital created Autumn sun catchers to brighten up...
The Listening ProgrammeThe Listening Programme31 Oct 2016High School 3 taking part in the listening programme. A new initative that we have introduced to develop our communication and concentration...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
Countess of Wessex opens The Place 2 Be at Leeds Children's HospitalCountess of Wessex opens The Place 2 Be at Leeds Children's Hospital12 Oct 2016 The Royal Patron of the Leeds Children’s Hospital, HRH The Countess of Wessex, met members of the hospital’s Youth Forum and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Having a positive digital footprintHaving a positive digital footprint05 Oct 2016Young people today are constantly reminded that the things they do and say online won’t go away. Often we focus on the downsides of having...
Rhinos Tag RugbyRhinos Tag Rugby27 Sep 2016Rhinos Tag Rugby Competition On Wednesday 22nd September HS3 and HS2 attended the Tag Rugby Competition at John Charles Centre hosted...
Minecraft - Is it Safe?Minecraft - Is it Safe?20 Sep 2016Minecraft is one of the world’s most popular games, especially with children (find out more about how it works and what the appeal...
Leeds Children's Hospital Summer activities weeks - Week 1Leeds Children's Hospital Summer activities weeks - Week 116 Sep 2016Leeds Children’s Hospital Summer activities weeks 1st August – 12th August 2016   Week 1:   Monday 1st August:...
Leeds Children's Hospital Summer activities weeks - Week 2Leeds Children's Hospital Summer activities weeks - Week 216 Sep 2016Monday 8th August: Today was our Animation workshop and one of our students produced an amazing animation of life in the jungle and how perilous...
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...
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...
Is your child in a gang? How to tell..Is your child in a gang? How to tell..12 Jul 2016Most young people aren’t in gangs and don’t want to be. But the small number of young people who do belong to a gang can have...
How to have the How to have the "Difficult Conversation" with your teenager....08 Jun 2016Too often parents are advised to 'have a conversation' about a difficult subject with their children. This is all very well but the...
Outdoor Adventurous Activity DayOutdoor Adventurous Activity Day11 May 2016On Weds 11th May pupils in HS8 participated in a Outdoor Adventurous Activity Day at Yeadon Activity Centre.  It was a great day where...
Boccia, Table Cricket and New Age Kurling festivalBoccia, Table Cricket and New Age Kurling festival06 May 2016On Friday 6th May pupils in HS2, HS3 and HS8 participated in a boccia, table cricket and new age kurling festival. Everyone loved trying out...
DisportDisport04 May 2016On Wednesday 4th May pupils in HS1 and HS6 participated in the Disport Junior Athletics competition at John Charles Centre. Pupils were entered...
The Big Draw 2015 Winners!The Big Draw 2015 Winners!19 Apr 2016Big Draw 2015 Success!! Last October John Jamieson got creative in a series of Big Draw events, which included painting, singing and...
Social Networking Privacy SettingsSocial Networking Privacy Settings29 Mar 2016Feel free to use this guide to help you ensure the correct privacy settings for popular social media sites such as Facebook,...
Postcard Competition winner at Grafton Learning CentrePostcard Competition winner at Grafton Learning Centre15 Mar 2016In January 2016 Tim Boardman, in conjunction with Leeds City College, encouraged students to get creative on postcards.  Naomi won...
Budding film makers at Grafton Learning CentreBudding film makers at Grafton Learning Centre04 Mar 2016A film called ‘Tim and Tom Play Jenga’ made by Grafton Learning Centre students has been shortlisted in the Key Stage 3 & 4...
Yorkshire County Cricket ClubYorkshire County Cricket Club03 Mar 2016 This term classes in primary, high school and 16+ have all had the opportunity to participate in cricket coaching run by Yorkshire County...
West Yorkshire School GamesWest Yorkshire School Games02 Mar 2016 HS3 qualified to attend the West Yorkshire School Games representing Leeds at indoor athletics. It was a fantastic day and everyone tried...
16+ Food hygiene awareness16+ Food hygiene awareness02 Feb 2016On Friday 8th January Post 16 invited Simon Hance, a freelance Food Hygiene and Health Inspector/Instructor into school. As we run a...
Sporting Spirit Award!Sporting Spirit Award!29 Jan 2016Introducing the new Sporting Spirit Award! This award will go out to pupils who have worked extra hard to achieve their goals within the...
Change for Life Change for Life 20 Jan 2016Our children might seem fine on the outside, but too much sugar can cause tooth decay and lead to the build up of harmful fat on the inside that...
Half Term Nursing CoverHalf Term Nursing Cover20 Jan 2016Nursing cover during the half term   There will be a nurse available to call at the school on Tuesday the 16th and Wednesday the 17th...
EMI Music Sound Foundation donationEMI Music Sound Foundation donation01 Dec 2015Big Hoo Ha attend Grafton and deliver music sessions to our students as well as help out in the enrichment week and at the end of...
Wash your hands!Wash your hands!19 Nov 2015Winter is fast approaching us and we need to keep ourselves protected from coughs, colds and the flu! The best form of prevention is washing...
WhatsAppWhatsApp18 Nov 2015WhatsApp: a guide for parents and carers What is WhatsApp? WhatsApp is a mobile messaging app which allows users to exchange...
Light Night VideoLight Night Video11 Nov 2015Children from John Jamieson School Primary classes helped to build a sensory garden down at Oakwood Library. The team made a video of the...
The Big Draw 2015The Big Draw 201510 Nov 2015 Took place at Grafton Learning Centre on 22nd October 2015 ‘Visual literacy is the ability to interpret, negotiate, and make...
Bonfire NightBonfire Night05 Nov 2015"TOO NOISY!!! With fireworks likely to go off from now until next weekend it can be very stressful for children who find the unexpected...
The Big Draw 2015The Big Draw 201502 Nov 2015Artists from Primary and throughout the school enjoyed a whole week of creative activities as part of the National Big Draw Event. they created...
Working in partnership with Leeds College of ArtWorking in partnership with Leeds College of Art21 Oct 2015Working in partnership with Leeds College of Art. "Working in partnership with The Grafton Learning Centre provides opportunities for...
Family Zone LaunchFamily Zone Launch20 Oct 2015The Family Zone section of the East SILC website will be officially launched at the Parent's Coffee Morning on Wednesday 21st. October....
In the Sensory Garden!In the Sensory Garden!07 Oct 2015Children from our Dragonfly primary class enjoyed making use of the Sensory Garden that was kindly donated by the Roundhay Rotary Club in...
Artwork on loan at Grafton Learning CentreArtwork on loan at Grafton Learning Centre06 Oct 2015 There are currently 10 pieces of artwork on show at The Grafton Learning Centre loaned from Leeds City Councils Artemis...
Readwell comes to the Leeds Children's HospitalReadwell comes to the Leeds Children's Hospital15 Sep 2015Owl men, tame dragons and the Gruffalo are just some of the characters that inpatients in Leeds Children’s Hospital are getting to know...
Sainsbury's School Games MarkSainsbury's School Games Mark01 Jul 2015The Sainsbury's School Games Mark is a Government led awards scheme launched in 2012. This award acknowledges schools for their commitment to...
High School 1 Visits High School 1 Visits 22 May 2015Throughout this academic year High School 1 has carried out a range of visits to many locations from cafes to parks, the local library to the...
EasterEaster22 May 2015Although Easter has been and gone we wanted to share with you information about the great activities which were carried out in school....
A Giant Egg Landed A Giant Egg Landed 22 May 2015Before half-term a giant egg appeared in school, pupils in Grasshoppers class investigated the origins of the egg and what possibly could be...
Synagogue VisitSynagogue Visit22 May 2015On Thursday 7th May 2015 High School pupils visited Shadwell Lane Synagogue as part of their topic work on Judaism. This visit was kindly arranged...
DisportDisport22 May 2015The Disport Junior Athletics event for West Yorkshire was held on the 5th May at the John Charles Centre and the majority of High School...
Election Day!Election Day!22 May 2015Election fever arrived at John Jamieson as the whole school went to vote on Friday 8th May. The five candidates were out and about all day in a...
SILC GamesSILC Games22 May 2015Key Stage 3 students in High School participated in the SILC games held at the Edge at Leeds University on the 11th May 2015. This was a...
BowlingBowling22 May 2015Primary pupils visited a bowling alley. Pupils were well behaved throughout and everyone and a thoroughly...
Growing PlantsGrowing Plants22 May 2015Primary pupils have planted seeds which they will watch grow and bloom in the...
Food Revolution Food Revolution 22 May 2015Friday 15th May 2015 saw the school participate in Food Revolution Day. The global event which is spearheaded by the celebrity chef Jamie...
Wear Purple Coffee MorningWear Purple Coffee Morning22 May 2015Post 16 pupils hosted a Wear Purple Coffee Morning on Tuesday 19th May 2015. Pupils and staff are wearing purple today in support of...
Escape to the JungleEscape to the Jungle22 May 2015High School pupils visited Pudsey Civic Hall this half-term to take part in ‘Escape to the Jungle’. Our pupils participated in a range...
General Election fever hits John Jamieson School!General Election fever hits John Jamieson School!01 May 2015Our General Election campaign was launched on Friday 24th April with our 5 candidates setting out their manifestos in the high School...
Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit 23 Apr 2015As part of their ASDAN Personal Progress module 'Out & About', 16+5 regularly visit parks, galleries and museums in the...
Healthy SchoolsHealthy Schools09 Apr 2015Earlier this term, the East SILC was re-assessed for Healthy Schools status.  The assessment took place during March, and our Student...
Investors in PeopleInvestors in People09 Apr 2015The East SILC was re-assessed for Investors in People status.  This time we were looking to increase the award to Bronze.  The...
High School 2 and 3 Tudor ProjectHigh School 2 and 3 Tudor Project09 Apr 2015High School 2 pupils have been studying the Tudors with a special focus on homes from this period. They have been building their own models but...
School CouncilSchool Council09 Apr 2015The School Council is an active group of students who represent each class in High School and 16+. There are also two members representing...
Post 16 Fashion ShowPost 16 Fashion Show09 Apr 2015Friday 27th March 2015 saw Post 16 host their very own Fashion Show.  Pupils designed their own outfits with clothes donated by staff...
History Detectives!History Detectives!31 Mar 2015High School 6 and 7 have been studying History this term with a focus on the Tudors. They have had enjoyed hands on experiences with artefacts...
16+5 Take Up Tai Chi!16+5 Take Up Tai Chi!26 Mar 201516+5 have been learning basic Tai Chi steps. This form of exercise is thought to focus the mind solely on the movements of the body...
High School 1 Tudor ProjectHigh School 1 Tudor Project25 Mar 2015Pupils in High School 1 have been learning about the Tudor dynasty as part of their history and art work. Pupils had the opportunity to dress...
Mothering Sunday Gift ShopMothering Sunday Gift Shop24 Mar 2015Our Post 16 Enterprise initiative continues to go from strength to strength. Recently Post 16 pupils created gifts for Mother’s Day and set...
Red Nose DayRed Nose Day24 Mar 2015On Friday 13th March 2015 pupils from across the school participated in activities to raise money for Red Nose Day. Pupils made their faces funny...
​World Book Day​World Book Day24 Mar 2015The school participated in World Book Day on Tuesday 3rd March 2015.  Pupils wore pyjamas and read bedtime stories to each other to...
In Our World BookIn Our World Book24 Mar 2015Primary pupils worked together to create their very own book. Children who participated in the ‘In Our World’ project have...
​Eureka!​Eureka!24 Mar 2015Dragonflies had a great time learning all about their bodies at Eureka. Pupils got to go inside a giant mouth, up a giant nose and saw their...
Leeds General Infirmary VisitsLeeds General Infirmary Visits11 Mar 2015Early this academic year, High School pupils visited Leeds General Infirmary. Pupils had the opportunity to carry out a range of exciting...
Healthy Eating Leaflet PublishedHealthy Eating Leaflet Published26 Feb 2015Ourlatest Healthy Eating Guide is published today. It provides good advice to parents and carers on how to eat well and...
Life on Earth at Leeds City Museum Visit Life on Earth at Leeds City Museum Visit 30 Jan 2015Pupils from Post 16 and High School visited Leeds City Museum this week. The 'Life on Earth' section proved popular and...
Parents Coffee Morning Parents Coffee Morning 26 Jan 2015Thursday 22nd January saw the school host its first Parents’ Coffee Morning of 2015. The morning was a real success and very...
Healthy Schools Healthy Schools 19 Jan 2015As part of the focus on healthy schools, 16+5 are looking at different ways to be healthy. This will include discovering healthy foods in...
Visit to Oakwood Library Visit to Oakwood Library 12 Jan 2015Pupils from Grasshoppers class visited Oakwood Library on Friday 9th January 2015. Pupils make a weekly trip to the library to sample the great...
​Christmas Lunch ​Christmas Lunch 18 Dec 2014Every year pupils, staff and governors come together to enjoy Christmas lunch and this year was no exception.  We send our thanks to Val and...
Christmas Carol ConcertChristmas Carol Concert17 Dec 2014Pupils from Primary, High School and Post 16 participated in a specially prepared Christmas Carol Service which took place at St....
Primary NativityPrimary Nativity12 Dec 2014Thursday 11th December 2014 saw pupils from all our Primary classes perform to a full house in our Christmas Nativity which this year was...
Yamsen Carol ConcertYamsen Carol Concert08 Dec 2014Pupils from Grasshoppers and High School 3 took to the stage at Leeds Town Hall to perform in the Yamsen Christmas Concert.  The...
​Christmas Fair  ​Christmas Fair 05 Dec 2014The school hosted its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday 29th November 2014. The event saw a variety of Christmas stalls and activities taking...
Children in Need 2014Children in Need 201418 Nov 2014A talented singer appears in our talent show for our Children in Need programme. Megan stole...
Clicker WebinarClicker Webinar11 Nov 2014Peter Fletcher was the special guest on Crick Software's Clicker webinar on 11th. November. Peter talked about how he uses Clicker with...
The Big Draw 2014The Big Draw 201411 Nov 2014Pupils at Grafton Learning Centre recently took part in the 2014 ‘Big Draw’, with this year’s theme being a celebration of...
Presentation to regional O/TsPresentation to regional O/Ts05 Nov 2014Shelby presents to Neuro-Muscular Occupational Therapists from across Yorkshire at the William Merritt Centre on 22nd. October 2014. Using her...
PD Medical PostPD Medical Post30 Oct 2014First to use a fully mobile iPad setup...
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...

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