The Junior Captain of Cranleigh Golf and Country Club has chosen Jigsaw as his adopted charity – and has already raised £325 from his first event. Fourteen-year-old Leo Wilson organised a golf day, sponsored by local estate agent Roger Coupe, which will enable us to buy some new bikes for our playgrounds.
Jigsaw pupils are now enjoying the benefits of yoga and dance – thanks to our very own School Receptionist, Mark Davies, an experienced instructor in these disciplines. As well as broadening students’ experience and confidence, yoga in particular promotes calm and self-control.
Two Jigsaw pupils have had a very special outing after being invited by the Duke of Kent School to join their photography field trip. The Jigsaw pupils and two Jigsaw staff joined 12 Duke of Kent students on a trip to The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden near Ockley.
It’s been great to see pupils and staff returning so refreshed for a new year at Jigsaw this week – and exciting to welcome new students and teachers! A few pupils will be joining later this month, taking the total to 60.
A Charity Bike Challenge has rounded off two years of magnificent support for Jigsaw from Squire’s Garden Centre in Milford, which has ranged from collection boxes to work experience and staff dressing in blue for World Autism Awareness Day.
Jigsaw invites parents, carers and interested parties supporting children diagnosed with autism and/or associated learning difficulties to an information event on the “Transition to Adulthood” on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 at Hilton Hotel, Cobham in Surrey (7-9pm).
Jigsaw School’s Sports Afternoon in the last week of term enjoyed both great weather and great support from parents. It was lovely to see so many of our parents encouraging all their children!
Jigsaw staff celebrated a year of great achievements when they were joined at their staff meeting by the School’s Governors. The school year started with our third consecutive ‘outstanding’ report from Ofsted, and continued with many staff accomplishments and qualifications.
Pupils’ individual triumphs and qualifications gained in the last school year have been rewarded at a presentation event shared with parents and friends for six-formers and Key Stage 4/5 students.
Jigsaw’s Food Tech Room has been updated and re-equipped with new items ranging from wooden spoons to saucepans and weighing scales thanks to parents, staff and supporters collecting Sainsbury’s Active Kids tokens.