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Welcome to the website of James Wolfe Primary School.

Whole school BSL

BSL Lessons at Home


While you are at home take some time to practice your BSL skills. We will upload videos, PowerPoint slide shows and links to help you learn.

Learn Sign Language with Jazzy: Alphabet and Colours | Jazzy

Hello lovelies! I'm teaching you some of the basic signs in BSL (British Sign Language). I've finally filmed my very first sign language video so you all cou...

Learn Sign Language with Jazzy: Numbers, Days Of The Week and Basic Phrases | Jazzy

HELLO! In this video, I'm going to teach you numbers, days of the week and basic phrases in BSL (British Sign Language) so you could use these signs when mee...

100 Basic Signs in British Sign Language (BSL)

Learn 100 basic signs in British Sign Language with Commanding Hands! Don't forget to subscribe to our channel and watch our other videos to learn BSL for FR...

Sign Language Across Our School

Our whole school has a strong commitment to the use of sign language. For deaf children the world can be a very small place where only a few people can sign. To promote the positive use of sign across the whole school EVERY child receives a lesson in British Sign Language each week. Throughout their time at James Wolfe children across the school build up a strong base in sign language this enables friendships to be forged between deaf and hearing children. As an example of our commitment to signing - at the end of Year 6 all our children are assessed against the BSL  Standards for Level One.


Many of our staff across the whole school hold a sign language qualification and staff (and many of our parents) are equally keen to learn to foster our ongoing culture by learning to sign. We hold two free signing classes per week - one session for parents and one for staff.


Every year our Deaf support team run a variety of deaf awareness events including: NDCS spellathon, Sign2Sign and BSL recognition week.