School will be closed from 4th January except for children of critical workers and vulnerable children. Learning has moved online.

St Swithun's Church of England Primary Academy

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This is a great power point to share with you child around Deaf Awareness Week. It is from Schools and Families Specialist Support Services

Signed Stories! This week we have been supporting Deaf Awareness Week by taking part in one small activity each day! One of the days we asked the children to enjoy a signed story and try to remember some of the signs to show us. Here is a list of stories and songs you can enjoy together!

Deaf Awareness Week - Wednesday’s Activity.

Miss May and I received this messag (see video below) from a deaf instructor in Doncaster, she signs “Hello everyone at St Swithun’s school, I’m proud of you all for trying to be silent! Maybe you could learn some sign language!! Brilliant....thank you”

Deaf Instructor Video

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Miss May and I thought a good start would be to learn how to sign your name. We have each done a video for our names to help you.

You can also use these links to help with how to sign “My name is...” and the letters of the alphabet.

Miss May Video

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Miss Ranson video

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Deaf Awareness Week - Thursday’s Activity

Miss May and I thought we would link Deaf Awareness Week with the symbols of rainbows 🌈 which are being used at the moment. So today’s challenge is to learn the “I can sing a rainbow” song.

Scarlett and Nelly have kindly created this video to help you learn it and you can also use this YouTube video to help you

I can sing a rainbow

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We loved learning some sign language as part of our home learning this week. 


Here are some of our videos learning our names for Deaf Awareness Week!


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