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  • Summer Activity Break for 11 - 16 year olds Image

    Summer Activity Break for 11 - 16 year olds

    Tuesday 23rd - Thursday 25th July 2019

    A fun residential break for 11 - 16 year olds to take part in a range of activities and sports using the facilities and grounds at NCW.

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    Sixth Form Open Day

    Saturday 21st September 2019

    The Sixth Form Open Day is the opportunity to find out all the benefits of attending NCW at Sixth Form. You will learn about studying and living at NCW and how students prepare for onward transition into further or higher education, the workplace and independence.

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    Supporting Students with a Vision Impairment

    Thursday 3rd October 2019

    This one-day workshop will be a practical introduction to supporting students with a vision impairment in mainstream classes. One of the optional sessions in the afternoon will focus on preparing students for external examinations; the other sessions will be on living skills and Braille.

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    Family Day

    Saturday 12th October 2019
    Saturday 2nd May 2020

    Family Day is a fun and exciting day for any family who has a child with a visual impairment. The day offers a range of activities for all ages and parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters are all welcome! There are also opportunities to attend classroom workshops with specialist teachers.

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    Outreach Open Days

    Friday 8th November 2019
    Wednesday 5th February 2020
    Wednesday 24th June 2020

    These informal days will give you a taste of how NCW teaches students who are vision impaired. There is the opportunity to meet subject teachers, as well as gain practical support and advice on specific curriculum areas of your choice such as Maths, PE, Music, Independent Living Skills, Science and Braille.

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    Preparing Tactile Diagrams

    Wednesday 27th November 2019

    This course will provide hints and tips on how to produce a tactile diagram for Science, Mathematics and Geography. An option on the use of Coreldraw will be available.

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    Year 5 Taster Weekends

    Saturday 18th - Sunday 19th January 2020
    Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th May 2020
    Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th July 2020

    Our Year 5 Taster Weekend is a weekend of fun activities for young people who are currently in Year 5 and are considering a place at NCW when they move into Year 7.

    The weekend gives an insight into life at NCW and can help parents and students make an informed decision about their secondary school choice. Arrangements can be made for parents to stay on site if required.

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    Introduction to LEGO Braille Bricks

    Thursday 30th January 2020

    The Introduction to LEGO Braille Bricks course offers the opportunity to find out how the bricks can be used inclusively within the classroom for a range of learners.

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    Inside Screen Readers

    Wednesday 11th - Thursday 12th March 2020

    Screen reading technology is the cornerstone of a blind person's access to digital information. Join us to explore a screen reader from the inside.

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    GCSE Revision Course

    Wednesday 1st - Thursday 2nd April 2020

    This residential course supports students who are blind or vision impaired in Years 9, 10 and 11 with preparations for GCSEs.

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    Supporting Primary School Students

    Tuesday 9th June 2020

    This one day course focuses on the acquisition of core skills for primary school students with a vision impairment. The day will also include a short session looking at ways to help with the development of Living Skills.

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    Success in ILS

    Friday 3rd July 2020

    The day will explore methods of food preparation, introducing equipment and core weighing, measuring and transference skills. The aim of the day will be to introduce safe methods and processes to enable simple food to be made independently.

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