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26 Jul 2021

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Sutton Music Service: Engaging Digital Learners

Sutton Music Service‚Äôs mission, is to provide access to musical opportunities in all their forms, for every young person in the borough. The COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting restrictions, required the Music Service to carefully look at how it digitally engages with children and young people. For most traditional musical activities, the preference will always be […]

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25 Jul 2021

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Aspiration Library launch ‚Äď broadening education and career insghts for children and young people

Sutton Virtual School have been busy networking with a range of people, including those who are care experienced, and appreciate that they have agreed to share their education and career journey‚Äôs, through pen profiles, videos, mentoring sessions and podcasts for us to share on our recently launched Aspiration Library. One such person is Lois Turner, […]

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24 Jul 2021

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Supporting students to develop a positive understanding of their autism identity  

During her time with Cognus, Rebecca¬†Duffus¬†has been a¬†speaker at many national conferences, such as the TES SEN Show and the Education People Show.¬†¬†¬† Over the past year, the conference world has changed somewhat and¬†most shifted to online delivery.¬†¬†Rebecca¬†was pleased to be able to contribute to the¬†Inclusive Communication Essex (ICE) Sharing Day¬†which¬†was held online for the […]

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23 Jul 2021

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Primary to Secondary School Transition for Autistic Students

As part of the end of year transition from Year 6 to 7, Rebecca Duffus,¬† our Advisory Teacher for Autism,¬†¬†has shared a range of resources with Primaries and Secondaries related to transition for autistic students/those with social communication differences. Resources for Primaries: Time to move on leaflet for TAs/LSAs who are available to support with […]

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22 Jul 2021

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#WeCannotWalkAlone – Refugee care leavers making strides in education

As Refugee Awareness Week has passed, so has the #SuttonWalksToCalais challenge. Sutton Virtual School finished in style, completing in total, an amazing 418 miles! We¬†definitely made¬†it to Calais and were well on our way through Europe, past Belgium and into Germany where we 30 miles from Frankfurt! We may be small but our¬†eight person¬†Virtual School […]

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16 Jul 2021

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Education Untapped Podcast – Encouraging diversity in the world of disability

Ashlea Stephens (Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and Post 16 Lead for Cognus Therapies) interviews Luke Fox, an autistic adult with a language disorder from Sutton. Luke was shortlisted for a Sutton Community Award in the category of Outstanding Young Person in February 2021. We will be hearing from Luke about his experiences in […]

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