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Visit for More Able students from a Paediatric Physiotherapist

We recently had a very successful talk given by a local Paediatric Physio, Hayley, based at the John Radcliffe in Oxford.

Hayley explained what the job entails, what skills you need, the routes into the career and possible career paths once qualified. The students also had the chance to ‘practise’ some of the skills of physiotherapy by observing each other sitting and standing up and learning how a physio would assess them.

As well as being a full-time physiotherapist, Hayley has does amazing charity work for ‘Therapy Africa’, a charity that supports patients in African hospices. She explained to the students what work she does in Africa and how important a physio can be in relieving pain and symptoms for people who are affected by a range of neurological and life-limiting conditions. Cherwell House has adopted Therapy Africa as their House charity this year and will be raising lots of money for what is a very worthwhile cause.

You can find out more about Therapy Africa by going to https://www.therapyafrica.com/ and I want to thank Hayley for giving up her time to inform and engage our students.

John O’Regan, Assistant Headteacher


Posted: 2018-02-02 15:46:34
Last Edited: 2018-02-26 10:22:30