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Helen's story - Raising Money for DHS by jumping out of an aeroplane- one week to go....

Jack and Helen's Skydive for Dawn House School on Go Fund Me 

Have a listen to Helen on BBC Radio Nottingham talking about the skydive, and why they are raising money for Dawn House School. 

18 minutes in- on this link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09r3y2y

They have beaten their first target of £500, and are now on track to raise £1000. 

Please help them to reach this amazing target if you can on Gofundme -jack-and-helens-skydive-for-dawn-house-school

Helen says "Weather permitting we are jumping on the 23rd August. We hope and pray for a clear day! oh yeah, and that the chute opens!!"

Good Luck  to you both from everyone at DHS.





Relationship Focused Practice

Relationships That Make THE Difference

Friday 10th September 2021, 9am until 3.30pm



Dawn House welcomes you to a face to face, interactive and reflective professional development day with Lisa Cherry.

Lisa Cherry is an author and a leading international trainer and consultant, specialising in assisting those in Education, Social Care and Adoption and Fostering to understand trauma, recovery and resilience for vulnerable children, young people and their families.


Lisa will encourage and explore

  • Understanding your values
  • Understanding attachment and adversity
  • Understanding trauma
  • Practical strategies to support relationships that make THE difference
  • Rounding off with “promise cards”


                                                     About the Author and Trainer

Lisa's MA research looked at the impact on education and employment for care experienced adults who experienced school exclusion as children in the 1970's and 1980's. Currently, Lisa is undertaking her DPhil studies at The University of Oxford in the Department of Education, asking the research question "How do care-experienced adults understand being excluded from school in relation to 'belonging?" Lisa's latest book, released in 2021, is Conversations that Make a Difference for Children and Young People: Relationship -Focused Practice from The Frontline.

 Lisa has over 30 years of experience in this field and combines academic knowledge and research with professional skills and personal experience.


Price per ticket is £65.00 or 2 tickets for £110.00

Please contact Karen Lindley, School Business Manager to book your place k.lindley@dawnhouse-ican.notts.sch.uk