The Music Man Project

The Music Man Project

David Stanley, a former Deputy Head teacher at a Performing Arts Specialist Secondary School and now director of the Music Man Project, was inspired after teaching his friend Tony, who has Downs Syndrome how to play ‘I am the Music Man’. In 2001 David started the Southend Mencap Music School,...

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Special Needs, we need to rise to meet the challenges

  by Dr Raj Chandok, FRCGP MSc MBBS DC DRCOG DFFP D Med Ed The term “special needs” is usually thought of in relation to children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities or SEND. Children fall under this category if it is determined that they have a learning difficulty or...

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Dance Together project opens new Strathmore special needs school site today

Dance Together project opens new Strathmore special needs school site today

Former ballerina Darcy Bussell (CBE) will attend the opening of Strathmore Special Needs School’s new site. The event will include performances from students across South London who will dance with Balletboyz and dancers from the Royal Ballet School. Strathmore Special Needs School is Richmond’s day special school for learners with...

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