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Weekly Newsletter: Issue 205 – Friday 14th December 2018
14 Dec
In the newsletter this week: a message from Brin Martin - Director of Learning, Government Set Out Plans to Support Under-performing Schools, Virtual School Designated Teacher Drop-in Session, a messages from Alison Gellett, SEN Bulletin, Data Protection Officer Community, Public Health Update, WellbeingMatters Festive Fun Competition, Kings Summer School - Exciting Opportunity for Schools, Santa on the Pier, Governor Focus, Industry Champions Flyer, events and document deadlines for December & January and the latest news from the Department for Education, Ofsted and the Southend Learning Network. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Southend Educational Psychology Service are now on Twitter
14 Dec
Southend Educational Psychology Service are excited to share that we are now on twitter. Please follow Southend_EPS for news, resources, ideas and information There will also be a brand new EPS resources webpage going live in January 2019 so watch this space for announcements. We at Southend Educational Psychology Service would also like to wish everyone in Southend a Merry Christmas and/or a relaxing break. We will look forward to seeing you in 2019.
WellbeingMatters Festive Fun Competition - Prizes Worth Over £300!
13 Dec
WellbeingMatters invites you to enter a festive fun competition for which you could win some fantastic prizes. All you need to do is identify the highest number of locations that feature in our mental health short film, ‘Circle of Support’ by 31st December 2018. ‘Circle of Support’ is a mental health short film, produced by WellbeingMatters, a mental health peer support group based in Southend-on-Sea. The film hopes to improve awareness and highlight the importance of support networks for those living with mental health issues. The film, shot in 15 different locations throughout Southend, features 17 individuals who speak freely and honestly about support they receive or provide. To enter our competition and be in with a chance of winning amazing prizes, all you have to do is list as many of the 15 locations you can, each against the named film participant below in the order of which they appear in the film. All 15 locations are within Southend-on-Sea. Please email your answers to Michelle Passfield on by Monday 31st December 2018. Film participants: 1. Sherry Fuller 2. Michelle Passfield 3. Dawnette Fessey 4. Chinn Kailasapathy 5. Mark Passfield 6. JSee IF Craigie and Sonny Green 7. Pat Hart and Seann Briggs 8. Kelly Robertson 9. Rachel Rooks 10. Kleshay Grant 11. Emma Mills 12. Gina Costin 13. Miles Hartley 14. Maria Medina 15. Nikki Nicholas The competition runs from today Thursday 13th December, closing on Monday 31 December. The winners will be announced on Monday 7th January via a direct email from WellbeingMatters and on social media. The competition is eligible to anyone over the age of 18. Not including those involved with making or participating in the film. The locations need to be identified and listed in the correct order. All prizes are Southend-based. Over £300 worth of prizes to give away as follows: First prize - Diet MOT one hour assessment session with a qualified nutritionist worth £75, An aromatherapy full body massage at Leigh Sanctuary worth £55 and a Healing and balance treatment with a Body Matters qualified therapist worth £48 Second prize - Afternoon Tea for Two at the Roslin Beach Hotel worth £48 and Tickets x2 for Village Green Festival tickets on 13 July 2019 worth £40 Third prize - Meal for one at Legend Deli worth £20 and Transformational Breath workshop on 24 January 2019 half price at £17 Fourth prize – Anahata Yoga Centre Gift of Wellbeing 2x classes passes for Yoga, Pilates or Mindfulness worth £24 and Anke’s Tea and Coffee Lounge voucher worth £10. Fifth prize - Tea for Two at Gleneagles Guest House worth £12 Festive fun to share with your friends, family and colleagues. Good luck!