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Curriculum

Our curriculum is planned and delivered in line with our school’s core aims of ‘Achievement, Continuity & Enjoyment’ as well as being informed by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and Great Ormond Street Hospital’s own mission statement - ‘The Child First and Always’. 

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged to go to school to the highest level you can. 

Multiple sclerosis disease-modifying drugs: second line treatments

Most young people with Multiple sclerosis (MS), who are eligible for treatment, will be offered first line treatments. In certain situations, or if the first line treatments have not worked adequately, then your child may be offered the possibility of trying a second line medication. These medications, like the first line treatments, work by interacting with the immune system and calming the inflammation that is attacking the central nervous system.

Symbrachydactyly

Symbrachydactyly is a congenital (present at birth) hand anomaly, which affects a single upper limb. It is not inherited. It is characterised by short, stiff, webbed or missing fingers. The underlying muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones are all affected.