Autism review panel call Aberdeen school a “centre of excellence”.

Camphill School Aberdeen has received a glowing report from the expert review panel who were re-assessing the school for the internationally recognised Autism Accreditation as the only school in Aberdeen to hold the international standard.

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Developing services to meet changing needs

The latest Camphill School Aberdeen newsletter has been produced to coincide with the school’s Open Day on Saturday, September 20.

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Camphill School Aberdeen open day

Camphill School Aberdeen will be holding an Open Day on Saturday, September 20 from 2pm to 5pm at the school’s Camphill campus on Milltimber Brae in the Milltimber area of Aberdeen.

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First newsletter for Camphill Wellbeing Trust

We have just published the first issue of Camphill Wellbeing Trust’s new Health Matters newsletter.

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Donation will help change lives of ten vulnerable children

A donation from retired petroleum engineer, Tim Wells, will mean ten disadvantaged children will be able to benefit from the pioneering Nature Nurture programme in Aberdeen, in the coming months.

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Former Scottish rugby international David Leslie opens new Camphill facility

Former Scottish rugby international, David Leslie who played for Scotland 32 times, has performed the opening of new facilities for disabled swimmers at Camphill School Aberdeen.

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Camphill school newsletter published

We have just published the latest edition of the Camphill School Aberdeen newsletter, Network.

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Donation will help improve lives of ten children

A £6,100 donation, handed over by members of the St Fittick Rotary in Aberdeen, will enable ten vulnerable children to benefit from the pioneering Nature Nurture programme. Read More...

MSP Welcomes Camphill to Parliament

North East Scotland MSP Alison McInnes, welcomed pupils, residents and staff from Camphill communities across Scotland to Parliament to celebrate the work of the movement.

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Camphill pupils have no time for stage fright

Two pupils from Camphill School Aberdeen are among the cast taking part in Culter Theatre Group’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” that runs from Wednesday, (December 5) to Saturday (December 8) at 7.30pm each night. The play is being performed in Culter Village Hall, Peterculter, Aberdeen. Read More...

Social pedagogy conference at Camphill

Representatives of local authorities from London to Shetland are among more than a hundred delegates arriving in Aberdeen tonight (October 18) for a conference hosted by Camphill Aberdeen tomorrow. Read More...

Open Day and Eco School flag raising

Camphill School Aberdeen is holding its annual Open Day this Saturday (September 22) from 2pm to 5pm at the school’s Camphill Campus on Milltimber Brae, Milltimber area of Aberdeen. Read More...

Cricketer John Edrich set for charity golf day fundraiser

Former England and Surrey cricketer John Edrich MBE has 20 teams signed up for his cancer charity golf day at Ballater Golf Club on Tuesday, September 25.

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Four Camphill artists taking part in NEOS

Four artists based at Camphill in Aberdeen are taking part in this year’s North East Open Studios (NEOS) scheme, which begins on Saturday (September 15) and runs until Sunday, September 23.

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Norwegian teachers delegation visits Camphill

Camphill Aberdeen this week hosted a delegation of 49 Norwegian teachers who visited the city as part of their in-service training. Read More...

Camphill Aberdeen projects featured at international childcare conference

Two Camphill Aberdeen projects are to feature in presentations at an international childcare conference in Glasgow this week (September 4-7).

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Cricketer John Edrich organises golf fundraiser

Former England and Surrey cricketer John Edrich MBE is organising a fundraising golf day this autumn to raise funds for the cancer charity he credits with helping him overcome leukaemia. Read More...

Camphill charities to join in Celebrate Aberdeen parade

Three Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire charities will be among around 120 charity and voluntary sector organisations taking part in this Saturday’s (June 9) Celebrate Aberdeen parade.

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Tool donations to help enterprise in Africa

Ellon Rotary Club have delivered two trailer loads of old tools to Camphill School Aberdeen, where they will be refurbished before being assembled into tool kits and sent to Africa by the Tools for Self Reliance charity.

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New Camphill School Aberdeen newsletter published

The latest edition of the Camphill School Aberdeen newsletter ‘Network” has just been published and is available to download (PDF 705k).

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Aberdeen GP aims for Nature Nurture funds on Edinburgh Marathon

Aberdeen GP, Dr Stefan Geider of Camphill Medical Practice and Camphill Wellbeing Trust is organising a team to run in the Edinburgh Marathon on May 27 to raise funds for the Aberdeen charity Nature Nurture.

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Report underlines “sector-leading” standards at Aberdeen school

An Aberdeen school that provides day and residential education for children and young people with additional support needs has been recognised as achieving “outstanding sector-leading” standards in a report by Education Scotland and the Care Inspectorate.

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Camphill Connections winter edition published

We have just published the latest issue of Camphill Connections, the Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire newsletter.

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Camphill School Aberdeen achieves 100% satisfaction from parents

Camphill School Aberdeen has received a 100% satisfaction rating from parents as part of its re-assessment for the internationally-recognised Autism Accreditation. The long-established Aberdeen school, which inspired the worldwide Camphill movement, is one of only 14 schools in Scotland and the only one in Aberdeen to have achieved this standard.

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World expert for Camphill autism conference

Dr Olga Bogdashina, who teaches and lectures on autism around the world, is to return to Camphill School Aberdeen next month (November) to lead a conference examining communication issues in Autism and Aspergers Syndrome.
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Camphill School Aberdeen opens its doors

Camphill School Aberdeen is holding an Open Day on Saturday, September 24 from 2pm to 5pm at its Camphill campus on Milltimber Brae, in the Milltimber area of Aberdeen.

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Aberdeen group supports Camphill Wellbeing Trust

Aberdeen building services, engineering and marine safety company, the Richard Irvin Services Group has stepped in to help an Aberdeen charity to provide accommodation for patients who are undergoing therapy.

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Cricketer John Edrich organises golf day for cancer charity

England and Surrey cricketer John Edrich MBE is organising a fundraising golf day this autumn to raise funds for the cancer charity he credits with helping him overcome leukaemia.

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Planning application submitted for Aberdeen care home

Simeon Care for the Elderly has submitted a planning application to develop a new care home in its existing grounds at Cairnlee Estate in the Bieldside area of Aberdeen. The plan is the first stage of a planned redevelopment to create a new care home, day facilities and sheltered housing on the existing site.

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Camphill charities to join in Celebrate Aberdeen parade

Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire charities will be among the 120 organisations taking part in the Celebrate Aberdeen parade and Saturday, June 11.

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Camphill Connections summer 2011 published

The latest edition of Camphill Connections has been published to coincide with the Discovering Camphill national conference on May 17.

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Care experts head to Discovering Camphill conference

Leading experts in the field of care for individuals with special needs will be heading to Aberdeen on Tuesday (May 17) for a one-day national conference at Camphill School Aberdeen.

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Cranes symbolise hope for Japan

Following the devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan on March 11, more than 26,000 people have been reported dead or missing.

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Conference to look at relevance of Camphill in meeting today’s needs

A conference to be held in Aberdeen on Tuesday, May 17, will review the 70 years since the foundation of the first Camphill community and ask if Camphill’s work is as relevant today as it was when Camphill House first opened its doors to children with special needs.

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Talk examines use of colour in art therapy

The role of colour in art therapy will be examined by Jennie Tanser, Art Therapist at Camphill Medical Practice, at a free talk in Aberdeen on Tuesday (March 29) evening.

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Gardener’s forum to support care for the elderly

Beechgrove Garden presenter Jim McColl is among a panel of experts who will be answering questions at a Gardener’s Forum on Thursday, March 10 at 7.30 pm to raise funds for Simeon Care for the Elderly.

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Talk examines organic farming and whether it improves food quality and health

Does organic farming affect the quality of food produced and could a difference in food quality affect human health?

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Multicolour Camphill workers raise £2,000 for Java volcano survivors

People in Milltimber and Bieldside areas of Aberdeen may be doubting their eyes after this weekend as a group of eight from Camphill School Aberdeen go about their business with multicolour hair, plus two with pink beards.
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How individuals with Down Syndrome bring joy to those around them

Dr Marga Hogenboom, author of the book ‘Living with Genetic Syndromes Associated with Intellectual Disability’, is to present a talk on Down Syndrome on Tuesday (January 25) based on her experience working at Camphill Medical Practice and Camphill School Aberdeen. Read More...

Camphill to feature in three-part radio documentary in Korea

Camphill Aberdeen communities are to be featured this week (December 1-3) in a series of three radio programmes looking at the work of the Camphill communities in Aberdeen. Read More...

Scots Rugby Star opens new centre

Scottish Rugby International, Moray Low officially opened Camphill School Aberdeen’s new £305,000 Therapy Centre Centre on September 25 as part of the school’s open day. Moray’s involvement recognises the substantial donation to the therapy centre fundraising effort, from the Wooden Spoon, rugby’s children’s charity.

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Camphill newsletter published

The benefits of experiencing nature for vulnerable children, the reality of ‘inclusion’ for one boy and a Scots rugby star opening a new therapy centre. These are just some of the stories in the latest Camphill Aberdeen newsletter which is published today.

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The Blank Stare - talk on media influence on children's speech

A talk in Aberdeen, on Tuesday, April 26, will look at the influence of the media on children’s speech development.

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New name for Aberdeen medical charity

The charity arm of Camphill Medical Practice has changed its name to help distinguish itself from the associated NHS practice. The charity will now be known as Camphill Wellbeing Trust, while the NHS practice will retain the Camphill Medical Practice name.

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Aberdeen Conference on Autism leads to greater understanding

Dr Olga Bogdashina, who teaches and lectures on autism around the world, led a one-day conference entitled ‘Autism: Sensory Perception and the Triad of Perspectives’ at Camphill School Aberdeen yesterday (Wednesday, October 6).

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Autism in the spotlight at one-day conference in Aberdeen

Dr Olga Bogdashina, who teaches and lectures on autism around the world, is the main speaker at a one-day conference entitled ‘Autism: Sensory Perception and the Triad of Perspectives’ to be organised by Camphill School Aberdeen on Wednesday, October 6. Read More...

Camphill School Aberdeen opens its doors

Members of the public will be able to visit the place where the international Camphill movement began 70 years ago, during an open day at the Camphill campus of Camphill School Aberdeen on Saturday, September 25 from 2 pm to 5 pm.

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Scotland’s first degree in social pedagogy

The University of Aberdeen will launch the first degree programme in Scotland in social pedagogy today (Monday September 6) through a unique partnership with the Camphill School Aberdeen.

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Is being 'included' being 'excluded'?

Rowan (not his real name) came to Camphill School Aberdeen, an independent day and residential school, a few years ago. His family was close to breaking point. Rowan was ‘attending’ his local school but was more ‘excluded’ than ‘included’.

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Katy plans skydive to raise funds for sister’s special needs school

Katy Wood, who has cerebral palsy, is planning to jump out of a plane early next month to raise money for her sister’s school.

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Camphill students receive Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Awards

Nine pupils at Camphill School Aberdeen, which provides education and support for children and young people with special needs, are to receive awards from the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society recognising their achievements in horticulture. Read More...

Camphill pupils refurbish community garden in Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Pupils from Camphill School Aberdeen, which provides education and support for children and young people with special needs, have been carrying out refurbishment work at the Ross Watt Community Garden in the Culter area of Aberdeen, as part of their activity for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

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City of Aberdeen Burgesses Guild visit Camphill

Around 30 Burgesses and guests from the Burgesses Guild of the City of Aberdeen marked the 70th anniversary of Camphill with an insight into the its foundation in wartime Aberdeen.

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Camphill Connections summer edition

We have completed the latest Summer 2010 Camphill Connections newsletter for Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire.

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Nutrition as a foundation for health

Richard Phethean, from the Beannachar Herb Workshop, is the speaker at a talk on nutrition and health, hosted by Camphill Medical Practice on Tuesday, April 27.

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Deeside Rotary to hear about Camphill’s work in 70th anniversary year

Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Deeside will be guests of Camphill on Wednesday evening (March 31) to hear about the work of Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire communities in this, the charity’s 70th anniversary year.

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Camphill School Aberdeen launches new website

Camphill School Aberdeen, a school for children with complex special needs, has launched its new website at www.camphillschool.org.uk.

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Mistletoe cancer therapy talk

Dr Stefan Geider of the Camphill Medical Practice will be talking about the use of Mistletoe Therapy in the treatment of cancer.

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Children and young people affected by trauma

Camphill School Aberdeen is to host a conference on Tuesday, April 13 that will focus on how children and young people are affected by trauma. Read More...

Aberdeen mother aims for Kilimanjaro summit

Jane Riach, mother of a pupil at Camphill School Aberdeen, is setting her sights on reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro this summer to raise money for a new Therapy Centre at the school.

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Delegates head to Aberdeen to honour 70 years of Camphill

Representatives from 56 Camphill communities across the UK and Ireland will be heading to Aberdeen later this month to honour 70 years since the opening of the first community in the city.

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Camphill Therapy Centre Appeal exceeds £100,000 initial target

The Society of Friends of Camphill School Aberdeen has passed their target to raise £100,000 towards a new therapy centre that will benefit pupils and other individuals with special needs.

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The healing qualities of touch

Marei Blitz of the Camphill Medical Practice will be talking about the ‘Healing Qualities of Touch’ on Tuesday, February 23 at 7.30pm in the Newton Dee Café, on Old Ferry Road, Bieldside, Aberdeen.

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Jack dyes his hair to raise £771 for therapy centre

Jack Stewart (18) has made his own special contribution to the £100,000 appeal for a new therapy centre at Camphill School Aberdeen, where he is in his final year.

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UK Disability Minister visit to Camphill

Jonathan Shaw, UK Minister for Disabled People, is due to visit Camphill School Aberdeen on December 8 to learn more about its work with children who have special needs.

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