Pupils at Pine Ridge and Lorraine Infant Schools have this week been celebrating their unique strengths and differences.
Activities at the schools, which are both members of multi-academy Trust GLF Schools, ranged from whole school assemblies focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), dyslexia and dyspraxia to classroom-based sessions looking at different emotions and reactions.
A former lab technician from Norwich who conducted an experiment with her own career three years ago when she decided to become a carer has achieved spectacular results after winning an award for her professionalism.
Staff at agricultural engineering company Agrimech have reasons to be cheerful after the Cambridgeshire-based business received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its outstanding progress in the international sales market.
A pupil at St Paul’s Catholic Primary School in Alnwick who has already undergone two heart transplants has inspired her classmates to put on their running shoes and raise £4,020 for the Gateshead charity that has helped her on her journey back to health.
Staff and pupils at a Surrey school have officially been named ‘Angels’ for the help and support provided to young carers.
Whyteleafe Primary School, a member of the multi-academy GLF Trust, has received the Angel Award from Surrey Young Carers for the work it has put into demonstrating the school is young carer friendly.
A primary school in Ashington has responded to a plea from one of their own, when the grandparents of one pupil asked for help after taking refugees into their home in Poland.
Local pizza shop, Sorrentos Pizzaria, agreed to collect donations on behalf of the Polish Catholic Church, and St Aidan’s Catholic Primary School, a member of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust, agreed to support them.
Pupils and carers at St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary in Blyth are developing a taste for kitchen knowledge after the school began running after hours cookery sessions for children and adults alike.
A new app developed by an award-winning West Norfolk home care company is helping to streamline record keeping while reducing waste.
Carers at family-run firm Extra Hands, based in Heacham, can now use their phones to instantly access online forms rather than having to fill in and send back paper versions.
A new canteen facility exclusively for the use of sixth formers at Springwood High School has proved to be very much to the taste of the students.
When Ashleigh Daniels took on a new career as a carer, she chose to work at the same home care company which had made a difference to her own family’s life.
Her late great-nan used to praise the services provided by family-run Extra Hands when she used them around a decade ago.
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