Haunting Halloween at The Derwen School

Young people and staff at The Derwen School enjoyed some harrowingly haunting Halloween celebrations this year! Young people had a spooktacular day at their school Halloween party on the last day of term on 23rd October 2020. Everyone got dressed up in some frighteningly fantastic costumes and all had fun! Young people enjoyed watching Casper…

Mental Health Awareness Week

Students at The Derwen School participated in a Mental Health and Wellbeing morning to celebrate World Mental Health Day, as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Whilst learning about the importance of positive mental health, all students took part in games and activities to promote good mental health and wellbeing.

Derwen School’s Roald Dahl Day

All of the pupils and staff at The Derwen School had an amazing time during the Roald Dahl story day celebrations. Roald Dahl Story Day is an annual celebration of Roald Dahl’s books, characters, and marvellous stories from Matilda to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. Schools take part in parties across the nation to celebrate Roald Dahl’s stories and…

BMC’s 35th Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate BMC turning 35 last month, activities took place across the organisation to celebrate! In-light of the COVID-19 restrictions, these celebrations may have differed slightly from those planed however nothing stopped young people and staff celebrating BMC’s 35th Anniversary! Young people and staff at a home in Shrewsbury were very busy throughout the month of…

Sports Day at The Derwen School

Students and staff at the Derwen School all had an amazing time at the end of year sports day. Everyone enjoyed taking part in all the races; these included a fancy dress race, spud and spoon, sack race, relay, penalty shoot-out and the tug of war! Everyone got involved in the tug of war. There…

Volunteering at ‘Park in the Past’

This term, Students and staff at the Derwen School enjoyed volunteering at ‘Park in the Past’.   Park in the Past is a heritage and conservation project which aims to create a unique heritage attraction. Set in the Welsh countryside, the park comprises of 120 acres of natural beauty consisting of woodlands, wetlands, fields, a 35-acre lake and…

Bryn Melyn Care turns 35!

This month, Bryn Melyn Care will be celebrating its 35th Anniversary! Established in 1985, Bryn Melyn Care has been delivering a portfolio of specialist services to support children and young people with multiple and complex needs for 35 years. From crisis and assessment placements, through to long term placements and preparation for independent living, Bryn…