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Christmas support

by swisscottage / December 20th, 2012 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
Christmas cracker
Christmas can sometimes be stressful, free support will be available throughout the holiday period via Family Lives’ national services: Family Lives free helpline – 0808 800 222, available 24/7 and via Skype Online 1 to 1 chat with a Family Lives worker – www.familylives.org.uk/how-we-can-help/online-chat Email...
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Tips for parents and carers – Coping with Christmas

by swisscottage / December 14th, 2012 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
Christmas cracker
  Christmas is coming, and while it’s an exciting time of year for most people, the Christmas period can sometimes be very stressful for a child with autism. Surprises can sometimes make children and young people with autism very anxious so it is always a good idea to involve your child in the whole Christmas process. Preparation and routine Use a...
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Christmas card winners enjoy a festive visit to the Mayor

by swisscottage / December 14th, 2012 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
Well done to Ahon from Redwood Class for winning the borough schools competition to design a Camden Christmas card for the Mayor of Camden. Molly Garfield-Lichy, from Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children won the e-card design. Molly’s reindeer design is the official Camden Council e-card and Ahon’s card design, of a festive fireplace and Christmas tree,...
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School Direct – Salaried FAQ

by swisscottage / December 3rd, 2012 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
FAQ
 How does it differ from the PGCE? The PGCE is a University-based course, and students undertake fixed length, structured teaching experiences interspersed with college-based training. The new School Direct route is school-based, based in one school, and trainees are employed, and paid, by this school while they train. They attend regular sessions at the University...
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School Direct Teacher Training 2013-14

by swisscottage / November 23rd, 2012 / in Archive 2012/13 / 0 Comments
Two women doing a science experiment
Train to teach within a collaborative and supportive ‘network of excellence’ schools. Swiss Cottage Teaching School Alliance and partner schools are pleased to offer places for Initial Teacher Training from September 2013. There are 19 available places for ‘School Direct Salaried’ training leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and 1 ‘non salaried’...
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