Sponsored Sky Dive for Berkshire Vision

    One of our parents, whose daughter is supported by the SCS Vision Impaired Team, is fundraising for Berkshire Vision by attempting a Sky Dive on Saturday 9 June.  We wish you lots of luck Nicole!  For more information, please visit her website for more details: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/lucyaritchie?fb_event=ad9ac08&prompt_event=25e78e8

     

     

    Con Powell Award

    Hannah Bishop, one of our Teachers of the Deaf, recently graduated from Mary Hare and received the Con Powell award for the best student training to be a Teacher of the Deaf.  Congratulations Hannah!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Sign up for the experience of a lifetime with Vision England! 

    Happening nationwide and locally at Juniper Hall, Surrey starting in March 2018.  Build your confidence and independence, learn new skills, have fun and make new friends – what are you waiting for?  Vision England is an exciting residential programme for young people aged 14 – 17 years with vision impairment, in partnership with the Field Studies Council (FSC). Young people are supported to play a leading role in changing their communities and the environment for the better. Please see the website for more details.

     

    New Head of Service for Berkshire Sensory Consortium

    At the end of December 2017, Berkshire Sensory Consortium said farewell to Gillian Coles, our Head of Service for 15 years.  Gillian (fourth left) is currently touring Australia and New Zealand and we wish her well in all the exciting adventures she has ahead of her.

    Jane Peters (second left) is now Acting Head of Service for Berkshire Sensory Consortium and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position.  Jane has had a number of roles since joining the Service in 1992 as a Teacher of the Deaf,  Hearing Impaired Team Co-ordinator and a Service Development Coordinator. She also leads the Early Years and Deafness postgraduate course through Hertfordshire Universary and is a lecturer on the Teacher of the Deaf Mandatory Qualification.

     

     

    Berkshire Vision Mobile Sensory Unit

    Berkshire Vision's mobile sensory unit is now looking for a new home! If you know of any young child who would be interested in borrowing it for up to six months, please contact amanda@berkshirevision.org.uk. For further information, please click here.

     

     

    Berkshire Sensory Consortium Facebook Group

    We have recently launched a secret Facebook Group for parents of children supported by Berkshire Sensory Consortium.  If you would like to be part of this group, please email our Service Administrator Diana.crawcour@rbwm.gov.uk with your Facebook email address and details of your child.