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The home of Fagus is officially open!

By Tracy Davies | 29th January 2018

Home of Fagus, Beech Lodge School celebrated its official opening on Friday 26th January, 2018. The most poignant moments were hearing from various people who have been involved with Beech Lodge School from the outset, witnessing past and present pupils children cutting the ribbon to mark its official opening and the 150 samplings that were…

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Beech Lodge School is on BBC1!

By Tracy Davies | 16th January 2018

Fagus was borne out of a need that Beech Lodge School had to understand, support and monitor their pupils’ social and emotional developmental progress. The school gives its pupils, many of whom have had adverse early life experiences, attachment difficulties and developmental trauma, the tools to build self-esteem, life and social skills as well as…

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How useful is Fagus?

By Tracy Davies | 7th January 2018

A big thank you to Dr Dawn Watling (Senior Lecturer and Director of the Social Development Lab) and her team from Royal Holloway, University of London, who have recently conducted some independent teacher interviews to evaluate Fagus’ usefulness.  Here are some of the research results: Fagus’ usefulness: Confirmed previous beliefs about a pupils’ social and…

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Lights, Camera, Action ……

By Tracy Davies | 14th December 2017

It really was lights, camera, action, when the BBC popped into Beech Lodge School to bring the plight of adopted children’s experiences at school to the fore. Carrie Grant interviewed some of our wonderful children for the BBC One prime time show – ‘The One Show’. Carrie is best known for her work on the…

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Fagus – a ‘Game-changing cerebral toolkit’!

By Tracy Davies | 23rd November 2017

After our Fagus product launch just over a year ago, we have had many educational settings thankfully telling us that it has offered them a new and more detailed picture of some of their pupils’ from an emotional and social developmental perspective. Recently we were approached by Teach Secondary/Teach Primary publications to undertake an independent…

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A Fagus Success Story in South Wales – Priority Childcare Education

By Tracy Davies | 19th November 2017

Priority Childcare offer a residential environment for young people who have experienced challenging lives and developmental trauma.  The nurturing provision provides an integrated approach to education, training and care and enables its children to come to terms with their social, emotional, psychological and physical needs. Priority Childcare Education is a registered school which provides in-house…

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Attachment and Trauma in the Classroom – The focus of this year’s Adoption UK Annual Conference 2017

By Tracy Davies | 5th November 2017

Our very own Daniela Shanly (Fagus MD and Founder of Beech Lodge School) will be speaking at Adoption UK’s Annual Conference 2017, on Saturday 11th November, at Birmingham Conference & Events Centre. Daniela will join other renowned speakers to discuss improving the educational outcomes for adopted children through alternative approaches to traditional learning. The conference…

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Groundbreaking resource to help schools’ manage the needs of adopted children

By Tracy Davies | 31st October 2017

PAC-UK has produced an amazing resource which the Department of Education is circulating to all schools. Many adopted and permanently placed children and young people have experienced some kind of trauma and/or loss. Sometimes schools do not understand the specific needs of these children, due to a lack of information, training and support. This enlightening…

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Fagus is back – TES SEN Show 2017

By Tracy Davies | 21st September 2017

Fagus is returning to exhibit at this year’s TES Special Educational Needs Show at the Business Design Centre, London. The event will be on over two days – 6/7th October. We’d love to see you and will be on Stand 127. Our stand is bigger and better than last year and we are celebrating our…

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