Life at Meath

Play

Play is actively developed to encourage social interaction skills via playtimes, after school clubs and residential activities. Learning through play is a successful teaching style in some classrooms.

Keeping Safe

Meath School is committed to providing a safe and secure environment. The school has also achieved the “Healthy Schools Award”.

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The Meath Community

Our pupils, our staff, our consultants, our parents and carers—together we all make up the Meath Community.

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Residential Care and After School

For pupils participating in the residential programme at Meath School, we are committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment that allows them to thrive. That’s why Ofsted has regularly recognised Meath School’s residential provision as ‘outstanding’ across all areas.

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Meath School Blog

06 Sep 2019

 “We were concerned about what the future held for our little boy. Would we ever hear his voice or hear him say mummy/daddy? How will he tell us what he wants and needs? How will he make friends? How will he learn?” At four years old, Ollie wasn’t talking in the same way as other children his age. He struggled ...

 


15 Jul 2019

A group of Speech-Language Pathology students from Florida State University spent a month at Meath School as part of their studies. They told us about their experiences at our special school for children with speech, language and communication needs. Meath School went above and beyond our expectations in every way. As students from the US, we were able to see ...

 


19 Jun 2019

Simon Elliott, Head of Therapies at Meath School, reports on how structured play sessions have benefited pupils with speech, language and communication needs. Play is a key vehicle for learning for all children, however, children with speech, language and communication needs may find unstructured play more challenging. For pupils at I CAN’s Meath School, playtime can mean struggling to understand ...

 


04 Apr 2019

Ceri is one of the Undergraduate psychology students interning at I CAN’s Meath School. Here she gives a brief insight into the placement, and the impact of her experiences half way through her year. When I applied for the placement at Meath School, I didn’t know what to expect. I knew I wanted experience of working with children and a ...

 


21 Mar 2019

Jack Takeda is one of the undergraduate psychology students interning at I CAN’s Meath School. Here he gives a brief insight into his first few months in the role and how it has already impacted his future career path.  My first reaction when visiting Meath School (back in October 2017) was quite literally “this is where I want to complete ...