Archive for the ‘Archive 2014/15’ Category

Sensory Story fun – Daedalus and Icarus

by swisscottage / January 9th, 2015 / in Archive 2014/15 / 0 Comments
Sycamore Class enjoyed a sensory story learning about the Greek myth of Daedalus and Icarus. Working with puppeteer David Brook from The Royal School of Speech and Drama, Sycamore class explored the legend using a variety of sensory props. Some wind-up bath toys were used to demonstrate Daedulus’s wonderful mechanical creations. A tray of sand with sea...
View Full Post

The Tin Soldier

by swisscottage / December 18th, 2014 / in Archive 2014/15 / 0 Comments
With a little help from us at Swiss Cottage and our friends at National Autistic Society The Roundhouse have developed special ‘relaxed’ performances of their Christmas special The Tin Soldier. The Roundhouse have even been working on a visual guide for visiting the Studio Theatre. Relaxed performances are specifically designed to welcome people who benefit...
View Full Post

Connecting Classrooms

by swisscottage / December 10th, 2014 / in Archive 2014/15 / 0 Comments
Swiss Cottage School welcomes Vanessa Adigbo from New Horizon School, Accra Ghana, as part of the Connecting Classroom project, funded by the British Council. New Horizon School is a charitable institution in Ghana providing education, vocational training and employment for young people with special educational needs. The Connecting Classrooms Programme...
View Full Post

Swiss Cottage present at pfeg conference

by swisscottage / December 1st, 2014 / in Archive 2014/15 / 0 Comments
Congratulations to staff and learners who presented at the national pfeg conference on financial education and our Progression Planners on Friday 28th November in Birmingham. pfeg is the UK's leading financial education charity who’s vision is a society in which all children and young people have the skills, knowledge and confidence to manage their money well,...
View Full Post

Remembrance at Swiss Cottage

by swisscottage / November 10th, 2014 / in Archive 2014/15 / 0 Comments
Learners from Upper School all participated in a special Remembrance assembly last Friday hosted by  Nelson Mandela Class. Upper School spent the day learning about Remembrance Day and crafting their own beautiful poppies. During the assembly each young person added their poppy to a large collage which will go on display in the main reception this week. We then had...
View Full Post