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Deaf Awareness Week 2020

Sunday 10th May 2020


Happy Sunday everyone! Over on Torrisholme TV, I have added a BSL family quiz for you to have a go at. Send your answers in to Miss Devey at year1@torrisholme.lancs.sch.uk and the family/families with the most correct answers will win a prize! Good luck!



Saturday 9th May 2020

Can you Fingerspell.....

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Can you fingerspell 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' using the BSL alphabet?

Friday 8th May 2020


Happy VE Day!

Three WWII songs to sing and sign at your VE Day celebration party!

In true VE celebration style, sing and sign these old war songs to bring a touch of nostalgia to your celebrations!

Run, Rabbit Run!

We'll Meet Again

Mairsy-Doats and Dozy Doats

Run, Rabbit Run!

We'll Meet Again

Mairzy-Doats and Dozy-Doats

Friday 8th May 2020


Today's activity is a Fingerspellathon! The lists of words below have been split into levels 1-3 and finish with the Misspell Master. Can you work through the levels fingerspelling each word? If you make an error, back to the start you go? How far can you get? Good luck!


Share a Signed Story with Miss Devey

Pop over to Torrisholme TV  for a signed story.

Colours, Animals and Numbers to 20

Thursday 7th May 2020


Good morning, Torrisholme troopers! I hope everyone enjoyed the lovely weather yesterday! Let's hope it continues.

Today's signing challenge can be found below...

Can you learn to count to 20 in BSL? How about learning some animal names or your colours? 

Get practising with your family and show off your knowledge in the family quiz I am going to post on Sunday! Good luck, team!



Colours Part 1

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Colours Part 2

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Numbers 1 - 20

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Animals Part 1

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Animals Part 2

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Animals Part 3

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Animals Part 4

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Can You Crack The Code?


Wednesday 6th May 2020


Hello, you lovely lot! I hope everyone is doing well. For today's challenge, I have uploaded a video to Torrisholme Tv with 5 mini clips fingerspelling some messages about myself. Can you use the BSL alphabet to break the code and work out what the messages say? 

Send your answers in to year1@torrisholme.lancs.sch.uk and all will be revealed soon!

Good luck! Keep practising 🥰




Tuesday 5th May 2020

Can you use your knowledge of the BSL alphabet to find the hidden words in the wordsearch? Good luck!

Fingerspelling Wordsearch BSL

Monday 4th May 2020


Why not have a go at learning the BSL alphabet? Can you spell your name out? 

The BSL Alphabet