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Reminder: deadline for Summer term music lesson information 10/05/2019 - admin fee applies if deadline is missed
23 Apr
Information relating to the Summer term 2019 teaching (both individual/small group and Whole Class/First Access) should be sent to musiconsea@southend.gov.uk by Friday 10th May. Please also purchase and confirm all teaching through the Southend Learning Network too. An automatic £20 administration fee will be added to your school’s invoice if any deadline is missed, as per the Music on Sea School Agreement 2018/19. Please supply the information on the attached template or equivalent (www.musiconsea.co.uk/schools). Due to GDPR regulations please ensure that the information is sent across password protected or anonymised. Any updates relating to students starting or stopping lessons should be sent through as soon as possible.
5 free Performance Available to All Southend Schools - Award-winning N-Act Theatre Company Play 'Invisible' on Mental Health
23 Apr
Touring production addresses mental health N-Act, your award-winning, local, Theatre in Schools company have 5 free performances of this play on offer to the first 5 schools – performing June and July What is ‘Invisible’ about? This play, ‘Invisible’, touches on the very topical theme of mental health. Denny’s story makes us think about perception, stigma, how to recognise if someone is suffering, how we can help, and when to call in the professionals. A touching and moving story which lifts our hearts. With funding from Arts Council England, 5 free performances available as an introductory offer to schools. Dates are already going quickly to the 50 schools who have booked in the past for the internet safety production and the show about knife crime and gangs. For more details on these, visit the website. Who is it for? This interactive production is suitable for all year groups and includes a fact sheet and follow up work for PSHE and Drama classes. The original script has been written using facts from professional wellbeing and medical consultants, and research from working with young people in schools, talking to parents and to sufferers of mental health conditions. It is a true story. How long does it last? The play lasts one hour and 45 minutes to set up is required and will be clear of the hall 20 minutes after the end of the performance. What does it cost? For the first five schools to get in touch, the performance is totally free. Usual costs range from £350 for one performance. Who are we? We perform interactive theatre projects for young people to engage young people in theatre. Our motivation is to use the power of interactive theatre to entertain, to ignite curiosity, provoke thought, and to educate young people to enable them to make informed choices. How do we book? Please visit the website and use the booking form available. What do other schools think?
Year 6 Transition Days - Out of Borough Schools 2019
23 Apr
Please find below the Year 6 Transition Dates for 2019 for our neighbouring out of borough schools: Greensward Academy - Tuesday 16th July King Edmund School - Friday 28th June King John School - Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th June FitzWimarc - Friday 28th June Sweyne Park - Friday 28th June Deanes Academy - Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th June The Appleton School - Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th June