Lewes Castle visit

Primary have been learning about castles… On Wednesday, they travelled back in time, more than 1,000 years to visit the brilliant Lewes Castle and spend the day learning about it’s design and long history. They even dressed up as castle dwellers and imagined all the different jobs to do, like being a king or queen … Read more »

Working Together Event

Mr Couch, Hilary, Emma and our pupil Ayeshaa went to an event in the city centre for the deaf community. It was organised by the Council and the NHS about ensuring that deaf people get the same access to services and the city as everyone else. This event was part of implementing the BSL Charter … Read more »

BSL lessons starting September

Our popular BSL (British Sign Language) classes are booking now for September. Whether you are a beginner or improver we have a class for you.  To book on the courses email bsl@hamiltonlsc.co.uk  Evening classes start on Thursday 14th September. 

Ofsted rate our care as outstanding

Brighton-based Hamilton Lodge were delighted to be awarded a rating of ‘outstanding’ by the Welfare Sector Inspectorate OFSTED. Hamilton Lodge is a specialist school for deaf children and has been operating from the same site since 1945. Last year, a new provision opened within the school for children with more complex needs in response to … Read more »

Technology day – the joy of learning

Technology days are a way of bringing STEM subjects; science, technology and maths to life for pupils. Staff create a practical day to develop a joy of learning through doing. The pupils apply the skills they have learned all year to be really creative and work as a team.  This year the theme was Fete Fun. … Read more »

Staff take on inflatable challenge

A team of ten staff took part in the 5k inflatable challenge on 1st July in Chelmsford, Essex.  We are really proud of them for completing the challenge and raising money for the school as well. The team raised £1,200 for the school through their friends and family. Everyone is really proud of them. They … Read more »

School Governor awarded MBE for charitable service

Congratulations to Mr David Sawyer! He is our longest serving Governor & Trustee. He has been awarded the MBE by the Queen. Mr Sawyer said, “I feel very privileged and I am overwhelmed with emotion in being offered an MBE in recognition of my enjoyable service in the volunteering and charitable work.” Our Principal, David … Read more »

Pedal to the Pebbles success

37 supporters cycled 45 miles from Merstham to Brighton last Saturday in support of Hamilton Lodge School and College. Starting at Connevans’ headquarters, all participants were treated to pain au chocolat, bananas and coffee courtesy of the company, before making their way to Hamilton Lodge, where the bike ride finished. The deaf-inclusive event, Pedal to … Read more »

Morgan passes first time!

We are so proud of Morgan H. who is the first FE student to pass both his Driving Theory test and his Practical Driving test first time! Congratulations Morgan, your hard work has paid off! Here’s Morgan’s story in his words: I’ve recently passed my driving test (practical) on my first try! I’ve been practising … Read more »

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