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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New funding connects support advice with local communities

A £10,000 grant from the Voluntary Action Fund will enable Grampian Opportunities to establish a new project that will offer more volunteering and support options to people with disabilities and live-long conditions throughout the North East of Scotland. 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...

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...

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 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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TV personality Timmy Mallett opens special needs housing development

Television personality and artist Timmy Mallett is to perform the official opening on Tuesday, June 7 of a new £2.7 million housing development specially designed for individuals with additional support needs.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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