Monthly Focused Provision News
Welcome to the monthly news and events page.
Here you will find monthly video uploads to tell you all about the things happening in the world. Keep checking back here, because the videos will change each month!
The deaf charity Hear Together are hosting another online event for deaf teenagers. It will be an opportunity to met deaf young people from across Europe, so a very exciting opportunity! There will be BSL interpreters as well as spoken language interpreters! Check out the poster below to get involved!
During the month of May we will be celebrating Deaf Awareness Week! All week we are encouraging teachers and pupils to be even more Deaf Aware than ever, especially at a time when so many people have to wear masks. Do you have any top tips to be more Deaf Aware?
May is also the month of Eid. Watch the video below to learn how and why Eid is celebrated!
The charity Hear Together is hosting an online Zoom event for kids aged 11 - 18. Please see the flyer below to email them on firstname.lastname@example.org and book a place. This will be an exciting event because Hear Together are inviting deaf kids from all over the world to join!
Welcome to April; the month where the clocks go forwards an hour, the Spring season begins and we celebrate Easter.
Year 9 Options.
For those of you that will be doing your KS4 options in the Focused Provision, here is a video to recap the choices that you will have. You will need to rank your choices from 1 to 4 and you need to know by the end of the Easter holidays.
March is the month of Mothering Sunday, so think about the special person in your life that helps you and is always there for you. It may be your mum, your gran, and aunt or even a neighbour. It doesn't matter! But do something special for them on Mothering Sunday. Maybe make them a card, pick some flowers, make them a cup of tea or just tell them that you care about them!
Hear Together is organizing 3 evenings of fun and entertainment for everyone to join. This is a great opportunity to meet up with old friends, and to make new friends. If you are interested, you can email Info@heartogether.org.uk to book a place on the Zoom call.
It's February - the month that includes Valentines Day (February 14th) and Pancake Day (February 16th) Learn about Pancake Day, and why we eat Pancakes.
Let's see your pancakes with your favorite toppings! Take a photo of you making your pancake with your favorite toppings, and then we will vote to see whose toppings everyone likes best!
Welcome to the New Year! In this month's video, find out all about New Year Resolutions. What are they and why do we make them?
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The Christmas Story.
Watch our monthly news video to learn about the Christmas Story and what some people do to celebrate Christmas.
With Christmas approaching, and families gathering together, some deaf children can really struggle to keep up with the conversation. The Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID) have produced a Christmas game that will help everyone to feel included in the conversation. To order your own version of the game you can click on the link below. They simply ask for a donation that will go towards supporting deaf people across the UK.
Hear Together is also hosting another ZOOM event for deaf teenagers. Please see the poster below for full details of how to join! the last session was a great success with 25 deaf teenagers joining. Don;t miss out on the Christmas fun. It's a great chance to see old friends and to meet new ones :)
The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) want to find out about how Corona Virus has affected you. Check out their webpages to see what you can learn.
Children In Need 2020
This year for Children in Need all the staff have been asked to create a lip sync (singing along to our favorite songs) to raise money for Children In Need. The FPU staff made this video! We hope it will help people to realise how hard it can be to lipread when you can't see their lips. Hope you enjoy the video!
Music credit: Queen. I want to break free.
Tonight is Bonfire Night!
Learn why we celebrate Bonfire Night - but remember to stay stay safe!
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This month we will learn all about Halloween and why we celebrate it!
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Also, this October, the local charity Hear Together will be organising another online get together for deaf Young people. See the poster below for details.
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