News & Events

What is happening at Deaf First and the Deaf community this week. See upcoming events and information.

Free Courses Available for Deaf People

Deaf First still have places on our FREE courses for Deaf people in London. If you are Deaf and able to travel to our site in Oak Lodge School, Wandsworth, then you can sign up for these courses now! See below for dates and times, or click on this…
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The Tutor of the Year Award goes to… Keane Willats!

Congratulations to Deaf First’s Keane Willats, who won the Tutor of the Year award at our Awards Ceremony in October.   CSW and Tutor Keane Willats accepts his award   Keane works with Deaf First on site, teaching our Deaf learners and helping them achieve. He won this award for…
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2017 – 18 Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to all our students from 2017 -18, who passed early this October!   Deaf First’s learners present their certificates   We are extremely proud of all of our students, and the hard work they put into their achievements. Deaf First is delighted to work with such hard-working and positive…
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New BSL Level 1 Course Beginning March 2019

Deaf First will be beginning our first new BSL Level 1 course of the year in March 2019! Two new courses – for Levels 1 and 2 – will be beginning in March of the new year, taking place on-site at Oak Lodge School in Wandsworth. These courses are open…
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New BSL Level 2 Course Beginning March 2019

Deaf First will be beginning our first new BSL Level 2 course of the year in March 2019! Two new courses – for Levels 1 and 2 – will be beginning in March of the new year, taking place on-site at Oak Lodge School in Wandsworth. These courses are open…
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Business Student wins Best Learner award at House of Lords

Sanjida Akthar is one of our students who attends South Thames College and has been supported by Communication Support Workers, Notetakers and a Teacher of the Deaf during her course. The annual South London Best Learner Awards are presented on behalf of the Committee of South London Principals (COSLP). This year’s…
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New Courses Starting in September 2018

Deaf First is enrolling now for British Sign Languages courses starting in September 2018. We will be running the following courses:- BSL Level 1 Courses Standard Course: Starting Monday 17th September 2018 from 6.30-8.30pm – FULL Standard Course: Starting Thursday 7th March 2019 from 6.30pm – 8.30pm – Taking enrolments now…
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Level 6 Assessment Day

Are you ready to continue your learning experience in BSL, wishing to advance your knowledge and continue your training towards becoming a qualified interpreter. Deaf First will be running free assessment days for those wishing to start their Level 6. The day will include receptive, productive and linguistic…
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