Speech and Language at The Sherwood School
We are very pleased to announce that we have successfully secured funding from a charitable organisation, The Speech, Language and Hearing Foundation. This funding will allow us to carry out a Language project in school across the next two academic years.
At a whole school level, this project aims to support the development of Speech, Language and Communication skills in our pupils. So far, this funding has meant we are able to appoint Linda Kelly, a qualified Speech and Language Therapist to work with pupils in school.
We are pleased to report that this prestigious project is carried out in conjunction with Merton Local Authority and supported by our Merton Speech and Language therapist Caroline Brodie who has close links to University College London (UCL).
Next term, we welcome two UCL Master’s Degree students to our school. They will be working on site across our Early Years and Foundation Stage classes. Our students will be working with staff to screen pupils’ language development and plan future interventions for this cohort for the next academic year.
We hope this will mean better opportunities for your children, our community and our local families. We hope to be able to invite you to join us in school at some point in the future to share our vision for this project.