Why we love The Scott’s Project

'Teaching sign language at Scotts is the type of opportunity I couldn't have imagined. I have learnt so many new skills and made many new friends. It has honestly been an amazing, unique experience and I wish I had more time on the project!' - Abby (Year 12)

‘I have absolutely loved every bit of coming to Scott's and teaching sign language. Everyone is always smiling and it puts me in such a good mood! Not only was I able to teach a couple of words of Sign Language but they taught me so much about loving each other and how important it is to relax and have a good time. ’ - Keishia  (Year 12)

‘The highlight of our week. Daniel’s grin, James’ laugh, Bertie’s enthusiasm, a little help from Hannah (and not forgetting Charlotte’s sass!) names just a few of the reasons we love visiting- every session is a laugh. I wish we could visit you all more often as it’s such a great way to get to know new people alongside developing all kinds of skills including, of course, sign language.’ - Lucy (Year 12)

‘Teaching sign language at Scotts over this past year has been an amazing experience. I never expected to form the friendships that I have, and coming every week is so uplifting. All the people at Scotts are wonderful, and it's such a great skill to be learning sign language as well!’ - Sophie (Year 12)

‘The past few months have been wonderfully rewarding at the Scotts Project. We've not only learnt a few new skills ourselves, but we've been given the opportunity to teach others these skills, and the whole experience has been one that I will not forget.’ - Nadiya (Year 12)

‘Year 12 has been an amazing year for me, and helping out at Scott's was the icing on the cake. I had great fun learning sign language and meeting new friends to teach it to. It's sad that the end is in sight but I'm very glad I took part, Scott's BSL has been a great experience.’ - Joe  (Year 12)

‘Without a doubt the highlight of my week! I feel so lucky to have had the chance to be involved in such an amazing organisation. There has never been a week where I haven't come out with a massive smile on my face!’ - Niamh (Year 12)

‘Tonbridge Grammar School are extremely lucky to collaborate with the Trust. We have completed many projects in the past including science, photography and textile based mater classes. Each week a team of senior students come along and teach British Sign Language level 1 to a growing number of service users. I personally look forward to the lessons, to watch the lessons being taught and friendships blossom. The management of the trust really understand how important it is for our younger generation to experience real life situations. They have given us unconditional support for many years, long may it last.’ - Mrs Twinam