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03/02/23

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Don't forget to sign up to as your Appropriate Body & ECF provider. Fantastic secondary regional delivery partners working with so many schools across Hampshire & Surrey. Thank you Robert Mays https://t.co/V6FLnYlQCk https://t.co/eGpwH1nOGN

03/02/23

Another brilliant netball result to share. Year 10 played Christ's yesterday, and after a very tight & competitive game came away with a 21-13 win. The team dug deep, played brilliantly, and showed great team spirit. 🤩 https://t.co/J90FphGIEL

03/02/23

What a busy day Year 3 have had. Our Egyptian creative day has seen us making fimo shabti’s, hieroglyph carvings and clay cartouche’s https://t.co/zT1eLQD2wO

03/02/23

I was very fortunate to meet great teachers at different points in my (state) education, and I am certain that without them I would not have had the life experiences and opportunities that I’ve been given....Read more....https://t.co/MCbaB5EoSw https://t.co/h02WKleWXH

03/02/23

What a week some of our Y8s have had ! With two days spent on campus, students explored the uni, got a taster of student life and tried new subjects and societies. The week ended with a graduation ceremony in school – well done everyone! 🎓👏 Thanks https://t.co/Ephlu3CLsV

03/02/23

Fluency Friday saw us finding our number bond friends and playing games (I mean working very hard) with our dominos. Maybe we could teach you these at home. https://t.co/j7sPQ3mDsD

03/02/23

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Train to Teach Today! Join us this afternoon Thursday 26th January 2023 from 13.00-16.30 to find out all you need to know about routes into primary/secondary teaching. Train locally? South Farnham SCITT is for you! Visit our website https://t.co/vrGaUNIcfZ today! https://t.co/Pc1B6jjuu4

03/02/23

The Y11 Prom Committee are holding a Valentine's Cake Sale on Thursday 9th February to help raise funds for their prom. Cake donations (home made or shop bought but must be nut free) can be dropped off to Mrs Tipping's office on Thursday morning. https://t.co/KX8vpReVSq

02/02/23

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Are you looking to apply for teacher training starting in September 2023? Not sure where to start or have questions? Join us for a virtual information event. Please visit our website to book a place. https://t.co/1Av81QtWhD

02/02/23

Another 🏆! Big day for 👏🏻 https://t.co/INUbBwugec

02/02/23

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02/02/23

🏆 well done boys! 👏🏻 🏀 https://t.co/rnFy7LCOgO

02/02/23

Our caretaker has created the most brilliant bins for the children to put their fruit and vegetable peelings directly into on the playground. Here is one of our purple planeteers with Pip the puppet, showing you what they look like. https://t.co/cUudNHZ1Vx

02/02/23

This week's Y7-11 assemblies have been delivered by Mr Clouston about the students' classroom experience and how the changes we've made since September have had a positive effect on their learning. https://t.co/nh6wrOD8Ng

02/02/23

We still need a few more exam invigilators to join our team. The work is causal, with morning and afternoon sessions you can fit the work around existing commitments. Please see the website for a full job description & how to apply. https://t.co/CCDmQqPOiq https://t.co/5dEo1bRYQz

01/02/23

Calling everyone interesting in training to teach! offers a unique paid Internship Programme for anyone interested in finding out more about a career in teaching. See the flyer below for more details. https://t.co/1DOtMXUTLT

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11th November 2022

All students worry about exams, but for some, the difficulties are more significant than others. It was not long ago that I came across a young person who was so anxious he had to keep leaving the exam room to be sick. Thank goodness teachers and Teaching Assistants in the school didn’t put this down to “just anxiety”. This could easily have happened since he was an extremely bright young person and consequently, no one had ever considered before that he might need additional support.

Once the Learning Support Team began to undertake further assessments with the young person, it became clear that he had significant additional needs. It was taking his brain a great deal of time to process auditory and visual information.The level of need was so substantial that the student needed 50% extra time for his examinations. He reported that the exam papers spun in front of him to the point he felt he needed to be sick. It was a wonder that the young person had coped for so many years without additional support. How had he been taking notes in lessons? How had he managed to follow what his teachers were saying in lessons?

I was impressed by his determination and resilience to succeed beyond measure – and succeed he did. As soon as he had the support he needed, he began to thrive in his learning and later went on to make great achievement in his examinations. He is now studying at a prestigious university.

Thank goodness for our staff here at Learning Partners that spotted something was wrong – and for their desire to help him to fulfil his potential; for the boundless encouragement and support they offered him. We must always remember that the work of every member of staff at Learning Partners is vital in ensuring all children can thrive, and that all students will have access to opportunities to succeed.

To support this work, I have begun the role of Trust Inclusion Lead at Learning Partners and have really enjoyed working alongside many of our staff members to further ensure the success of all children in our schools.

Learning Partners must be a place where all children, regardless of their background, can thrive. Mutual respect, dignity and acceptance are the foundations that the trust seeks to sustain to ensure that all schools within it continue to be a safe, welcome, creative and dynamic place for children to learn. Learning Partners recognises that a wealth of diversity alone is not enough, and it is only through the promotion of equality and inclusiveness of its diverse groups that all children can contribute, reach their full potential and inspire social change as they grow into adults.

Olivia Wernick, Trust Inclusion Lead, Learning Partners

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