Easter Goodies

Big thanks to Waitrose Gillingham and the 'Make a Wish Foundation' The Waitrose team very kindly made a delivery of Easter goodies for staff and children at Yewstock School to celebrate the holiday - thank you to all the team at Waitrose.

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Sponsored walk for World Down Syndrome Day

Message from Bernie Egan of Shine21: Dorset DS Buddy Club:

This Sunday 21st is World Down Syndrome Day. To mark this, some of the children from our local DS support group (Shine21: Dorset DS Buddy Club) are walking 21 miles in 21 days.

Ben and his sister Tess are taking part too and so far are doing very well....

Space Youth Project

Space Youth Project is a Dorset-based charity focused on supporting LGBT+ young people up to the age of 25 years.

As of the 17th March 2021 they are reopening their physical groups and can accommodate up to 15 young people at groups across Dorset.

For those young people who do not feel comfortable attending a...

M&M Theatrical Productions Panto

M&M Theatrical Productions were finally able to join us (after a couple of cancellations due to lockdown) for our annual panto on 8th March. This year was a bit different...The Wizard of Oz was presented as a Cinematic on a large screen and one actor! Some classes were able to watch in the hall socially distanced while others watched a live stream from their classrooms. A bit of entertainment was enjoyed by all to...

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Autism Survey

Durham Designated Clinical Officer (DCO) have created a very short survey about autism which asks about the words we use to describe autism and what people prefer.

It is being circulated throughout England via the parent carer forums and the results will be shared and will make a real difference to the work and conversations we have locally in Dorset.

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Turn on the subtitles

The Turn On The Subtitles campaign is supported by a huge number of academics, scholars, education companies, celebrities and politicians. Stephen Fry recently made us a lovely little video explaining the key message which you can watch here www.turnonthesubtitles.org/teachers.

If you’d like to know more about the campaign and understand all...