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…..so how do Dot’s exam results compare?

Every year the BSL awarding body, Signature, publishes an Annual Statistics Report which tells us how many students have tried the BSL exams and what percentage of the students have passed those exams. We have just received the report for 2014-2015. At Dot we keep records of our students results so we can compare our […]

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The Signature Annual Awards

Signature is the nationally-recognised awarding body responsible for the qualifications offered by Dot Sign Language. For the past eight years Signature has organised annual awards to celebrate the achievements of those who breakdown barriers for deaf and deafblind people. In 2016 the awards are focussing on achievements within education. Signature is looking for nominations that […]

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Dot Christmas Party

Great fun, good company, lots of laughter and a lovely Christmas buffet provided by Pinnock’s Coffee Shop in Ripley. Prizes were given for the best BSL version of Scrooge from the Christmas Carol- there were many fascinating and brave interpretations from students ranging from Level 1 to Level 4! The judges, Paul Dench and Pauline […]

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New Deaf Ski Club

The dry ski slope at Aldershot has been home to a ski club for disabled skiers for over 40 years. It is now called Aldershot Snowsport for the Disabled (ASD) http://asdaldershot.org/. In November and December this year a group of beginner and intermediate Deaf skiers joined the monthly ASD session, and the Christmas party! We would like now to […]

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Ho ho ho! Come to our Christmas Party

Dot Sign Language would like to invite all students, past and present, to celebrate Christmas and practice BSL in a relaxed and festive atmosphere. When:       Saturday  12th  December,  6.30 pm to 10 pm Where:      Pinnock’s Coffee House, High St, Ripley, Surrey  GU23 6AF Tickets:    £17 each (includes food and two drinks)  There will be a […]

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Chloe’s and Sophie’s Special Ears Fund

Chloe’s and Sophie’s Special Ears Fund (CSSEF)  is a small, local charity whose aim is: to raise deaf awareness in Surrey, Bershire & Hampshire and to provide resources and equipment to support deaf children’s emotional well being to provide Deaf Friendly activities after school to support deaf children’s emotional well being The charity was started […]

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