Watch: Channel 4 News video on the mainstream school in Manchester where all children are learning sign language

Posted on May 16, 2016



Last week, we reported on one Channel 4 News video about the difficulties parents of Deaf children have accessing communication support.

Here, in their second video (part of the same original item broadcast on Channel 4) they report on a mainstream school in Manchester where the children are learning sign language in order to include deaf pupils – and improve all pupils’ educational attainment.

In the video, a pupil also explains her difficulty in following classes supported by the Communication Support Worker when the pace was too fast in lessons.

Deaf journalist and documentary maker Cathy Heffernan was a producer on this item, and we will be posting an interview with her tomorrow morning – look out for that!

Watch the video below, or click here to watch it directly on Facebook:

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