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The Launch

Invitation to the Launch

Invitation to the official launch, Friday 1st December 2023.
Delivered in BSL and captioned in written English.

BSL Curriculum Launch: 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Presentation delivered by: Oliver Hopwood, Head of Modern Languages, Westminster School and 3 Westminster School Students. "The Value of Language-Learning" Dr Kate Rowley, Deafness Cognition and Language (DCAL) Research Centre. "Language Acquisition: Get It?"

BSL Curriculum Launch: 4:15pm - 4:45pm

Presentations by: Stephen Mitchell, Headteacher and Kay Baxter, Deputy Headteacher, King's Cross Academy. "The Benefits of BSL at King's Cross Academy" Soemaya Elmi, TA and Trainee BSL teacher, James Wolfe Primary School with Centre for Deaf Children and Tina Dhunday, Deaf Instructor and BSL teacher, Royal Greenwich Sensory Service.

BSL Curriculum Launch: 5:40pm - 6:05pm

Presentation by: Rebecca Mansell, Chief Executive Officer, the British Deaf Association. "Taking BSL Forward"

BSL Curriculum Launch: 6:10pm - 6:23pm

Presentation by: Dani Sive, Headteacher, Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children. "Celebrating the BSL Curriculum at Frank Barnes School"

BSL Curriculum Launch: 6:23pm - 6:47pm

Presentation by: Catherine Drew, Deputy Headteacher, Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children. "BSL Curriculum Next Steps and Closing Speech"

Launch Photos

Savoury Refreshment by Punk Chef

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