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Free Positive Play Workshop Drop-in Sessions
11 Dec
We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to attend a free workshop to meet the team and learn about our Service and Intervention. Staff will be available to discuss the Aims & Objectives and provide a tour around our Centre of Excellence and you will have the opportunity to view our comprehensive loaning library. We are providing two drop-in sessions 10-12 and 2-4 on the 23rd January 2019. The workshop will take place at the Positive Play-Support Centre, Pilsley Road, Danesmoor, Chesterfield, S45 9BN. Positive Play-Support is a unique innovative Programme designed to support the Emotional Well-Being of Children and Young People. The Intervention is designed to raise confidence and self-esteem and is effective in times of crisis such as bereavement, family breakdown, bullying, loneliness, vulnerability and Mental Health Issues. Dr Janet Empson a Professor at Sheffield Hallamshire University conducted a 3 year longitudinal evaluation that provides evidence of the effectiveness of the Intervention: “Unless a Child or Young Person can manage their social, emotional and behavioural baggage, their achievement in school and their success in life will be significantly limited” If you would like to attend a workshop or would like further information please contact the Manager Sharon Urben Phone: 01246 862854 Email:
Updated Winter guidance
22 Nov
Colder temperatures are on their way.... Please view the below updated documents to ensure you are prepared for the winter months. (Links are accessible for subscribers only) Main Winter Safety guidance letter Letters & Guidance Updated Risk Assessment Risk Assessment Updated adverse weather snow and ice guidance and the hot drinks in educational settings guidance Updated guidance
Save the date! Headteachers Conference - 4th and 5th July 2019
21 Nov
Save the Date! Headteachers Conference - 4th and 5th July 2019 Following the success of our Conference for Headteachers and Governors, which took place in March 2018, we are delighted to announce that we will be running another conference next year. The Conference will be held on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th July 2019 at Eastwood Hall. The focus of the Conference will again be upon current leadership and management issues, with an emphasis on strategic thinking to bring about improvements for all children and their families. As we prepare for changes in Ofsted inspection and the curriculum in 2019-2020, we will be making links with our other LA conferences for teachers Inspired Teaching: Irresistible Learning (31st January 2019) and deputy headteachers (22 November 2019). Please book the dates in your diary and look out for more information on S4S. For more information, please contact Tim Dutton, Senior Adviser For School Improvement: Tel: 01629 532761 Email: