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  • Autism Accreditation3 Northern Counties School’s Hillcrest Centre receives Autism Accreditation 12.01.17 - Northern Counties School have just had notification that their Hillcrest Centre has been re-accredited by the National Autistic Society. The report reflects the outstanding practise and highlights the integrated working, partnership with parents, high levels of staff expertise and the quality of teaching and learning. Well done to the whole staff team!
  • NB ----- EMBARGOED UNTIL CHRISTMAS ---- Pupils from Northern Counties School with their new mini bus, donated by the Sunshine Fund --- Pictured Caroll Pattison, with Mandy Davison and pupils Finlay (16), Molly (9) and Ciarian (4) NCS choir are back on the road thanks to the Evening Chronicle’s Sunshine Fund 04.01.17 - The Signing Choir at Hedleys Northern Counties School received an amazing Christmas present from the Evening Chronicle’s Sunshine Fund. The charity has bought a minibus for the popular signed singers, which means they will be able travel around the community to show off their talents. The children use sign language to perform their songs and […]
  • Merry Christmas!! Merry Christmas from The Percy Hedley Foundation 23.12.16 - Merry Christmas to all our wonderful supporters! Wishing you all a warm and peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at The Percy Hedley Foundation. Thank you to everyone who has supported us in 2016. We will continue to work towards achieving our vision of Achievement for All in 2017.
  • jj001 Jarra Jim spreads Christmas cheer with donation to Hedleys Able 2 21.12.16 - Christmas has come early for The Percy Hedley Foundation thanks to legendary runner ‘Jarra Jim.’ The 95-year-old, whose real name is Jim Purcell, has donated £1,000 to the Foundation. The Dunkirk war veteran, from Jarrow, has supported Percy Hedley for many years having raised sponsorship by doing the Great North Run and has visited adult […]

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