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21Sep 2017

After leaving Highshore Alfie was offered one day a week paid work with his Work experience placement Alix Partners while he studied at Orchard Hill College. The placement was set up by Highshore and the Downs Syndrome Association’s Work Fit programme. Alfie has now upped his contract to two days paid and he is really […]

20Sep 2017

Wednesday 20 September This evening I went to the Camberwell community forum meeting. Nick, Our business and Community Links officer went with me as did two members of the parent group: Karen and Ullie. Council Kieron Williams had invited us. The main agenda item was knife crime in Camberwell and how we can keep people […]

27Jul 2017

Highshore is still open! Today is the last day of our holiday programme. We have been supported over the four days by our volunteers from the Royal Bank of Scotland who have been amazing. Our young people have really enjoyed meeting new people and taking part in the storytelling programme. A number of pupils told […]

21Jul 2017

We had a very happy assembly today where we said goodbye to Graham 12m teacher and Myriam 11M teacher who are both leaving us. We welcomed Dean from Just Hospitality who gave 11 pupils prizes for attending school every day this year! A further 17 pupils have over 99% attendance. Well done to all of […]

14Jul 2017

Our leavers enjoyed a final school assembly today. They were busy getting their albums and shirts signed. We held a special leavers lunch and they were cheered into school a the end of lunchtime in our final line up. I was glad to be able to spend some time with the leavers in the afternoon […]

12Jul 2017

Our leavers assembly was well attended and was as always an emotional occasion. Our leavers spoke so well and the musical performances were lively and had everyone joining in. It was good to be able to spend time with parents and leavers afterwards. Thanks go to everyone who helped to make it such an inspiring […]

07Jul 2017

Our leavers prom was an excellent evening. Thanks go to our tireless parents group who worked so hard to make sure that the evening was a success. The decorations were lovely and the leavers all looked so smart. Huge thanks to Just Hospitlity for their donation of food for the buffet. It was enjoyed by […]

05Jul 2017

Our carnival sports day was an amazing occasion! Pupils really enjoyed the music and dancing at the start of the day! Despite the heat everyone was keen to get involved. It was so close between all the teams. The Greenhouse sports coaches were so helpful- thanks go to Greenhouse for supporting us today! It was […]

30Jun 2017

Today we held our business networking lunch. Around thirty work experience providers, Governors, parents and colleagues from Southwark attended. The food had been cooked and prepared by our pupils who also served and greeted our visitors. It was an opportunity for WEX providers to see the school in action and to find out more about […]