Occupational Therapy Day at Pegasus School

Occupational Therapy Day

The importance of Occupational Therapy (OT) was highlighted at  Pegasus schools OT open day. Staff, students and parents were invited to the day. The day was organised by the schools OT, Wilbur.

During the day Wilbur demonstrated a sensory diet. An effective sensory diet is made up of activities that improve focus, and help the young person feel OK (regulated) through the day. It helps the nervous system to feel better organised.  This enables them to tolerate situations and sensations that they would otherwise not be able to cope with.

Pegasus Students Remember the Fallen

Remembrance day

During Remembrance week, Pegasus students engaged in activities to begin to learn about Remembrance Day; why, what and how we remember. In preparation the students learned that the poppy is a symbol of Remembrance and began to understand the reasons why the poppy is used in this way.  One Student made a wreath using cardboard, […]

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We’re one of the Top 200 Companies in Derbyshire!

Deryshire Top 200 companie award

Great News! We’ve been recognised as one of Derbyshire’s Top 200 Companies for 2019 by the University of Derby College of Business, Law and Social Science. Of course our services are not only based in Derbyshire but spread across the country. Find out more about us…  

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Enjoying Fitness at the Gym

Post 16 students at Pegasus School have a sports and recreation module incorporated in their programme of work, to ensure they develop their health and fitness. We continually look for opportunities within the community that our student population can take part in, alongside other young people and members of the general public. Two students have […]

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Celebrating NAPPI Success

Isabel Campbell of SENAD Community was awarded a tankard by NAPPI UK at the NAPPI Training meeting earlier this month for being one of the two longest serving NAPPI Trainers. Isabel and Wayne Price at Park House were part of the first Group of SENAD trainers trained by NAPPI UK, five years ago. Wayne received […]

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Sporting Success at Pegasus School

Pegasus School

In June Pegasus School took part in National Sports Week ,as championed by the Youth Sport Trust. Derby County Community Trust visited the school on Monday, the school held their sports day on the Tuesday and the schools Occupational Therapy team led a gymnastics session Wednesday and young people enjoyed professional Boccia coaching on Thursday. […]

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Pegasus Students Enjoy Summer Garden Party

    On Monday 10th July Pegasus School held their very own Garden Party. It was a lovely sunny afternoon for the students as they enjoyed a disco and party games before bouncing around on a bouncy castle and by the look of the photos they staff had just as much fun. After an afternoon […]

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Sporting Communities. Bringing Communities Together through Sport

David Walsh, Community Development Officer, Sporting Communities

The Sporting Communities Team have been busy raising awareness of their work in the local community. They provided games and sports activities at the annual Chaddesden Park, Big 1 event, which took place at the beginning of June. The Sporting Communities’ information bus enabled them to showcase their work with local families, finding out what […]

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Thank you to all our Catering Teams

On a weekly basis our school kitchens cook and serve over 3000 meals, with over 60 individual diet plans or special diets. The catering team produces meals based on a school by school bespoke menu – no one school has the same menu as any other. Where possible the menus are created with the help […]

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SENAD Sponsor Community Sports Group

The SENAD Group have sponsored a community initiative for young people living the Chaddesden area of Derby.  Sporting Communities helps young people to engage with sports and through this helps tackle anti social behaviour. They use public buildings and open park spaces to provide activities for young people to enjoy, engage and network with each other. […]

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