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Grantham nursery staff master their Makaton skills

Staff at My Nursery in Conduit Lane, Grantham, have been learning Makaton.

More than 20 members of staff have been taking part in the weekly sessions to work through the language programme that uses signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is different to British Sign Language (BSL) because it uses speech alongside the signs, and also uses symbols.

Nursery manager Roxanne Warner said: “Because the staff have been practising at the nursery every day, the children have now started to pick up on it and have started to sign too.”

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