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CCL’s ‘Makahike’ Fundraiser Event

At CCL we use Makaton every day and we truly believe it makes a huge difference to the lives we support, Makaton helps everyone who lives with a communication difficulty to understand and be understood. CCL staff and students planned to complete a 'mini-makahike' and song with Makaton to fundraise for The Makaton Charity between [...]

2020-05-29T16:35:38+01:00May 27th, 2020|

CCL’s Shrove Tuesday Makaton Club

CCL's Speech and Language Therapist Nichola hosted February's Makaton Club, with this months theme being Pancakes Learners from across CCL are invited to the monthly Makaton club at the local Tesco Community Centre to learn and practice Makaton signs. In celebration of Shrove Tuesday, this months theme was Pancakes. Learners learnt and practised signs for different toppings including; [...]

2020-02-28T08:47:41+01:00February 28th, 2020|

CCL’s Independent Living Suite

CCL students' design and create a new Independent Living Suite to practice and learn valuable daily living skills. The students at the Grafton Centre have been working hard over the last couple of months to design and create a space that can be used to develop their daily living skills. Led by Becky McGuiness (Personal Tutor) and supported by Pete Alvis [...]

2020-02-24T14:13:47+01:00February 24th, 2020|

CCL’s Strictly Come Dancing Charity Ball 2020

CCL's Charity Ball was a night of wonderful entertainment set in Shrewsbury's beautiful Albright Hussey. The theme for this years Charity Ball was Strictly Come Dancing, attracting guests from Shrewsbury and beyond to raise money for the CCL Hydrotherapy Pool. Guests enjoyed ballroom dancing by local dancers Ross and Chloe from Step by Step Dance Instruction, followed by [...]

2020-02-24T09:11:02+01:00February 19th, 2020|

CCL’s Chinese New Year Makaton Club

CCL's Speech and Language Assistant Nicky hosts a monthly Makaton Club session, with this months theme being Chinese New Year Learners from across CCL are invited to the monthly Makaton club to learn and practice Makaton signs. This month learners practiced signs for Dragon, Fireworks and Chinese New Year to name a few! Everyone then [...]

2020-02-04T16:17:23+01:00January 30th, 2020|

The Grinch that Stole Christmas a Makaton Choir and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

CCL's Grafton Centre students and Opportunities Programme learners provided another spectacular performance at the Christmas Church Service, Christ Church, Bayston Hill. The Opportunities Programme started this years service with a video of the Santa Sisters trying to locate the Narrator, Father Christmas and Head Elf for their big show performance. Once they had all been found, Opportunities [...]

2020-01-02T14:11:13+01:00December 18th, 2019|

Exotic Zoo Visits CCL’s Church View

CCL's Church View Scheme had a fascinating afternoon when Exotic Zoo brought a variety of animals to visit the residents. Church View invited friends from CCL's Harley Road Scheme, to enjoy an afternoon with guests from Exotic Zoo. The day provided an educational and sensory experience, with residents learning about the animals natural habitats and [...]

2019-12-02T09:55:48+01:00November 29th, 2019|

CCL’s Festive Makaton Club

CCL's Speech and Language Assistant Nicky hosts a monthly Makaton Club session, with this months theme being Christmas. Learners from across CCL are invited to the monthly Makaton club to learn and practice Makaton signs. This month learners practiced signs for crackers, bells, Father Christmas, reindeer and Christmas tree to name a few! Everyone then [...]

2019-12-02T10:28:57+01:00November 28th, 2019|