Great news! The National Lottery Community Fund have just awarded Jigsaw £87,551 towards the development of a new horticultural nursery.
World Book Day was a great hit with pupils last week with teachers running story sessions using finger puppets and multi-sensory resources. In keeping with our Charity of the Year, Born Free Foundation, puppet shows were based around animal themes including ‘Monkey Puzzle’, ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ and ‘The Gruffalo’.
A VERY COOL DAY AT SCHOOL for some budding Jigsaw rockstars thanks to the professional gigging musicians from Rocksteady Music School.
In February, Jigsaw spent time focussing on learning about safe internet use and supported the Safer Internet Day campaign (#SID2019) with activities and learning across all classes.
Super to see our CEO, Kate Grant and Director of Education, Dr. Emma Hawkins noted on this brilliantly crafted Periodic Table of CABAS! Kate is under the ‘Advisory Board’ section whilst Emma is a ‘Mover & Shaker’!
With this year’s World Autism Awareness Day (#WAAD) fast approaching on the 2nd April, Jigsaw are looking to expand our outreach work with local Schools…and we’d love your help!
Huge thanks to everyone at BP Garage, Alfold for continuing to support Jigsaw so wonderfully by having our shakers on their payment desk.
Jigsaw was visited by medal-winning, international long jumper Ezekiel Ewulo recently thanks to the Sports For Champions UK initiative.
Congratulations to Kate Grant (CEO Jigsaw Trust), Dr. Emma Hawkins (Jigsaw’s Director of Education), Mariann Szabo (Deputy Head Teacher, Jigsaw School) and Kate Hewett (Supervisor, Jigsaw School) on successfully completing the Florida Institute of Technology’s Organisational Behaviour Management (OBM) certificate programme.
Jigsaw has new opportunities for mainstream teaching/classroom assistants interested in genuine career progression within an SEN environment.