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Address: Main Street, Paull, Hull, East Yorkshire. HU12 8AW
Tel: 01482 898352 Email: paull.primary@eastriding.gov.uk
To find out where we are visit view a map on our Contact Us page.

Perseverance Promotes Success

Welcome to our School

A warm welcome to Paull Primary School. Our school is in the small village of Paull in the East Riding of Yorkshire. We have 69 children in the whole school. The youngest child is three and the eldest is eleven. There are three classes. The school offers a flexible nursery provision all of the week for children from the age of three.

In our last Ofsted inspection November 2013, the school was judged as Good with Outstanding behaviour – pupils behave exceptionally well in this school and pupils of all ages work and play extremely well together. The report mentioned a comment made by the children – Paull Primary School is like one big cosy family.

The school offers a rich and varied curriculum enhanced further by many visiting speakers and school trips to places and events which support the different areas of learning. Many of these events are paid for in part or full by Friends of Paull School (FOPS).

The school also offers extended services such as; extended nursery provision, breakfast and after school club, as well as curriculum enrichment sessions.

I hope that you find the information useful on the website and it gives you a flavour of what life is like at Paull Primary School.

If you would like to visit and tour round the school, please feel free to contact the school office.

Regards

Paul Rowe

School Projects and Activities

Find out what we’ve been up to at school. Have a good browse through our projects and activities portfolio.

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FISH and SENDIASS Edition 6 – Thursday 8 December 2016

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Edition 6 - Thursday 8 December 2016

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Edition 6 –  Thursday 8 December 2016

Spotlight on… ……… Coping with Crying
Description of service:
The NSPCC has developed a short film, Coping with Crying, which prepares parents for the stress they might feel when their baby won’t stop crying and help them to cope better. It aims to prevent non-accidental head injuries. In the East Riding, the Coping with Crying Project is delivered as a joint initiative between Hull and East Yorkshire Midwifery and Children’s Centres. The DVD is shown postnatally, when baby is approximately 10 days old, by the Children’s Centre staff as part of a session that wraps around the midwife appointment.
Parents are given the opportunity to see and discuss the Coping with Crying DVD.
Information, advice and guidance about nurturing yourself, feeding, sleep, baby blues/PND, family communication, bonding and attachment, minor ailments/home safety, children’s centre sessions and services is given as part of the session.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Please contact your local children’s centre for more information or call FISH on (01482) 396469

 

FISH update

East Riding Futures in Mind Transformation Plan Work Stream One Workshop – Calling all Voluntary and Community Organisations! Do you support children and young people in East Riding of Yorkshire or considering expanding your work in the area? Do you want to find out what is happening in the East Riding of Yorkshire to support Children and Young People’s emotional health and well-being? Do you want to work in partnership with other services to help develop more support and resources in the future? If the answer to these questions is yes, then you are invited to a free information workshop.
If you would like further information or would like to book your place, please contact Detty Tyler on (01482) 871077 or email detty@ervas.org.uk
Dates: Wednesday 8 February 2017
Times: 1pm – 3.30pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Room 3, County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA

Local offer update
SEND E-learning and Guidance Page is now live on the Local Offer under the Education Section. The page has a link to the SEND e-learning training plus SEND Guidance for education providers, including links to relevant documents such as:

  • One Page Pupil Profile
  • Transfer review flowchart
  • Template for Education, Health and Care plan

The Education, Health and Care plan Page and the Special Educational Needs support in school page have also been updated.

More Dates for Managing Anger Seminars
These Managing Anger Seminars are open to families and practitioners who would like to know more about Autism Spectrum Conditions and Anger.
  Please check the areas below for more information and how to book. Or visit the Local Offer to view all dates.   Cygnet Puberty Course Dates
This is a three session course, for families of children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), builds upon the ‘core’ courses of Exploring Autism and Cygnet Parenting, to give further understanding and explore strategies around Puberty. The sessions are designed to:
Please note that places are only available to families of children with a diagnosis of ASC who have attended one of the ‘core’ courses.
 Please check the areas below for more information and how to book. Or visit the Local Offer to view all dates.

Cygnet Parenting Course Dates

The Cygnet Parenting programme is for parents of children aged 7 years and over with a diagnosis of autism. The course runs over two weeks.
  Please check the areas below for more information and how to book. Or visit the Local Offer to view all dates. East Riding Voices in Partnership (ERVIP)
We have created our Christmas Newsletter which is packed full of information on what we have achieved over 2016 and what’s in store for the New Year. View the newsletter here.

ERVIP Christmas Event – ERVIP are pleased to invite you to bring your children along to our Christmas Event.   Enjoy refreshments and enter our free draw to win a shopping voucher.  All children will receive a Christmas gift. Booking required as places are limited.
Date: Monday 19 December 2016
Time: 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Cost: Free, Booking is required
Venue: Mega Fun, Annie Reed Rd, Grovehill Industrial Estate, Beverley, HU17 0LF
Contact: Please contact allyervip@hotmail.com or ring (01262) 678283
 
Keep the Date– SEND Workshops are being held across the East Riding – and are designed to inform you about the whole SEND process from School Support right through to the Educational Health and Care Plan.
Up and coming dates:
Wednesday 11 January 2016 – Goole, Venue to be notified.
Wednesday 25 January Brough, Venue to be notified
February – Hedon
March – Bridlington and Pocklington
Dates and venue to be notified.
Together we can make a difference
Contact:  Sheena Withers – email sjwervip@hotmail.com or Karen Sanderson – (01262) 678283  email allyervip@hotmail.com

Parent Carer Support Groups
There are a number of parent carer support groups running across the East Riding and surrounding areas. To view information about these groups please click here.
To view National support organisations, please click here (These links will take you to the Local Offer website).

Beverley
Volunteen Green – Winter Craft Sessions – Over the Christmas holiday period ERVAS are offering several volunteering opportunities for young people aged 11 – 24 with additional needs to get involved in winter craft sessions. These will include making Christmas wreaths, decorations, bird feeders and winter planters.
Date: Tuesday 20 December 2016 – Green Christmas Crafts
Time: 1 – 3pm
Date: Wednesday 4 January 2017 – Bird Feeders and winter planters
Cost: Free, Booking is required
Venue: Beverley Grange Nursing Home, Lockwood Rd, Beverley, HU17 9GQ
Contact: Email – bryony@ervas.org.uk or call Bryony, Colette or Rosie on (01482) 871077

SEND support group
A drop in session for parents and carers for carers with children with additional needs. It will be a good opportunity to make new friends and to share knowledge and information of what’s on in the community to support families. Children of all ages are welcome at the sessions there is no age limit.
Date: Thursday 22 December 2016
Time:  9.30 -11.30am
Cost: FREE
Venue: Beverley Children’s Centre, Coltman Avenue, Beverley HU17 9LP
Contact: (01482) 880066

Bridlington and Driffield

Managing Anger Seminars
These Managing Anger Seminars are open to families and practitioners who would like to know more about Autism Spectrum Conditions and Anger.
The seminar will support understanding in the following ways:
·        Discuss why children with autism often have challenges with distressed behaviour and anger
·        Identify a low arousal approach for support through stressful situations
·        Explore the cycle of anger and possible support strategies
·        Examine strategies for managing feelings.
  Dates: Tuesday 17 January 2017
  Times: 10am till 2.30pm (tea and coffee will be available but please bring a packed lunch for the mid day break)
Cost: FREE
Venue: Bridlington Children’s Centre, Butts Close, Bridlington, YO16 7BS
Contact: For further information or to book your place on this seminar, please contact Sally-Ann Pindar or Mike Peterson on tel: (01482) 392254 or email scdpanelenquiries@eastriding.gov.uk

Pantomime – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Dates: On Sunday 18 December at 5pm there will be a ‘relaxed performance’ suitable for people with a wide range of disabilities and for those on the autistic spectrum. There will be two ‘signed performances’ one on Saturday 17 December at 1pm and another on Thursday 29 December at 6pm.
Venue: Bridlington Spa, South Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 3JH
Contact: To book tickets please call (01262) 678258 or email SpaSales@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Making Christmas Decorations for Families – Create your own Christmas decorations and accessories with a range of crafts including bead art, painting, sewing and more. See the smiles on your loved ones faces when you hand over this homemade gift. All are welcome, there are no entry requirements, however, adults must be aged 19 or over and we do ask that only two children attend per adult. The course is most suitable for parents/carers of children aged 4-11
Dates: Saturday 10 December 2016
Times: 10am – 12 noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, King Street, Bridlington, YO15 2DF
Contact: (01262) 677500 or email learn.bridlington@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Christmas Trail – Follow the clues to find where the elves have hidden the Partridge from the Pear tree and get a chocolaty treat when you do.
Dates: Saturday 3 December 2016 –  Saturday 31 December 2016
Times: 11.30am – 3pm
Cost: Admission into Sewerby Hall and Gardens
Venue: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Church Lane, Sewerby, Bridlington, YO15 1EA
Contact: (01262) 673769

Driffield Children’s Centre
Please note that the Driffield Children’s Centre Childminder ‘Drop In’ is to take place every Wednesday at  Driffield Children’s Centre – 9.00am until 12 noon
For more details please contact Driffield Children’s Centre, dates can be found on the FISH website –  Please click here and scroll down the page to view

Haltemprice
Cygnet Parenting

The Cygnet Parenting programme is for parents of children aged 7 years and over with a diagnosis of autism. The course runs over two weeks.
This programme is designed:
·        To increase parents understanding of Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC).
·        To help parents develop their knowledge on how a child on the Autism Spectrum experiences the world and what drives their behaviour.
·        To guide parents through practical strategies they can use with children.
·        To direct parents to relevant Autism Spectrum Condition resources.
·        To give parents the opportunity to meet with other parents who have had similar experiences and to gain support and learn from each other.

There are a maximum of 12 places available which are allocated as two per family (More Cygnet courses will be offered at other locations and various session times).
Dates: Monday 27 February 2017 and Monday 6 March 2017
Times: 10am and 2:30pm Tea and Coffee will be available but please bring a packed lunch for the mid-day break.
Cost: FREE
Venue: Cottingham Children’s Centre, Bacon Garth Primary School, The Garth, Cottingham, HU16 5BP

Contact: To reserve your place on this course, please contact Sally-Ann Pindar or Mike Peterson on tel: (01482) 392254 or email scdpanelenquiries@eastriding.gov.uk)

NEW GROUP – Fun Christmas Stockings for Families – Stand out from the crowd and make and decorate your very own Christmas stocking using sewing and craft skills. Hang it next to the fireplace on Christmas eve! All are welcome, there are no entry requirements, however, adults must be aged 19 or over and we do ask that only two children attend per adult. The course is most suitable for parents/carers of children aged 4-11
Dates: Saturday 10 December 2016
Times: 10am-12 noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, Hallgate, Cottingham, HU16 4DD
Contact: (01482) 842329 or email learn.cottingham@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Pottery Christmas Gifts for Families – Together make your own pottery figure or object, decorate it and give to a friend or relative this Christmas. This is a truly different and unique Christmas gift that can’t be replaced. All are welcome, there are no entry requirements, however, adults must be aged 19 or over and we do ask that only two children attend per adult. The course is most suitable for parents/carers of children aged 4-11
Dates:  Saturday 10 December 2016
Times: 10am-12 noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, Hallgate, Cottingham, HU16 4DD
Contact: (01482) 842329 or email learn.cottingham@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Aqua Stars Swim School
Swim school catering for all baby and pre-schoolers with parents in the water, child led progression into beginner lessons. We teach through games and songs, teaching by prompts into submersions too.
Dates: Monday and Wednesdays
Times: Classes start from 10:30am
Cost: £5.50-£8.00 per session
Venue: Mercure Hotel, Grange Park Lane, Willerby, HU10 6EA
Contact: Alison, 07854725211 or email askaquastars@gmail.com

Exclusive Maxi Fun Family Fun Swim Night
Date: Fridays 9, 16 & 23 December 2016
Time: 7.30-9 pm
Cost: £2 per person
Venue: Haltemprice Leisure Centre, Springfield Way, Anlaby, HU10 6QJ
Contact: Just turn up or for further information ring Tony 07837 225618

Maxi Fun Christmas Soft Play & Bouncy Castle Party
Date: Saturday 17 December 2016
Time: 3.30- 4.30 pm Party tea 4.30-5 pm.
Cost: £2 for play or £3.50 per child for food.
Venue: Haltemprice Leisure Centre, Springfield Way, Anlaby, HU10 6QJ
Contact: You MUST text Amy on 07837 603327 by Wednesday 14 December 2016 to book this if you are staying for food

Holderness

Managing Anger Seminar
These Managing Anger Seminars are open to families and practitioners who would like to know more about Autism Spectrum Conditions and Anger.
The seminar will support understanding in the following ways:
·        Discuss why children with autism often have challenges with distressed behaviour and anger
·        Identify a low arousal approach for support through stressful situations
·        Explore the cycle of anger and possible support strategies
·        Examine strategies for managing feelings.
Dates: Tuesday 28 February 2017
Times: 10 am till 2.30pm (tea and coffee will be available but please bring a packed lunch for the mid day break)
Cost: FREE
Venue: Hornsea School and Language College, Eastgate, Hornsea, HU18 1DW
Contact: For further information or to book your place on this seminar, please contact Sally-Ann Pindar or Mike Peterson on tel: (01482) 392254 or email scdpanelenquiries@eastriding.gov.uk

Goole
Castaway Youth Music Theatre (Shipmates) – Drama and music group weekly after school:  with an age-range of 10 – 18 and skilled support for additional needs and disabilities, Shipmates young people and their families will tell you it’s a great way to make friends, have fun and achieve more than you ever thought you could!  Led by Zoe Hughes.  Families welcome to drop in or get in touch to talk about specific needs any weekday or Saturday morning. We always enjoy meeting new people at weekly sessions. Ask about our escorted transport home.
Dates: Term time Mondays from 16 January 2017 (and summer holiday projects)
Times: 5 – 6.30pm with informal teatime / craft / music activities from 3.45pm
Cost: £3 per session
Venue: Castaway Music Theatre, Estcourt Street, Goole. DN14 5AS
Contact: (01405) 761423  info@castaway-goole.co.uk  Find us on Facebook castawaygoole

Castaway Young Musicians (Sloop Group) – Music making for 10 – 25 year olds in a friendly group with support for additional needs from a wide area around Goole. Learn instruments, create and record your own music, play and sing together and progress towards performing or other Castaway groups. Anyone can join, make
friends, have fun. Led by Tom Sherman.  Contact as below for more info or to talk about specific needs before you come or just ring the doorbell on a Saturday and meet us in action.
Dates: Term time Saturdays from 21 January 2017
Times: 10 – 12
Cost: £3 per session
Venue: Castaway Music Theatre, Estcourt Street, Goole. DN14 5AS
Contact: (01405) 761423  info@castaway-goole.co.uk  Find us on Facebook castawaygoole

Managing Anger Seminar  
These Managing Anger Seminars are open to families and practitioners who would like to know more about Autism Spectrum Conditions and Anger.
The seminar will support understanding in the following ways:
·        Discuss why children with autism often have challenges with distressed behaviour and anger
·        Identify a low arousal approach for support through stressful situations
·        Explore the cycle of anger and possible support strategies
·        Examine strategies for managing feelings.
Dates: Tuesday 31 January 2017
Times: 10am till 2.30pm (tea and coffee will be available but please bring a packed lunch for the mid day break)
Cost: FREE
Venue: Marshlands Children’s Centre, Hall Road, Old Goole, DN14 5UE
Contact: For further information or to book your place on this seminar, please contact Sally-Ann Pindar or Mike Peterson on tel: (01482) 392254 or email scdpanelenquiries@eastriding.gov.uk

Wolds and Dale
Cygnet Puberty
This is a three session course, for families of children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), builds upon the ‘core’ courses of Exploring Autism and Cygnet Parenting, to give further understanding and explore strategies around Puberty. The sessions are designed to:
·        Help parents to develop their understanding and confidence relating to puberty, sexual well-being and relationships and how they may impact on children on the autistic spectrum.
·        Offer parents the opportunity to participate in activities that they could use to explore puberty, sexual well-being and relationships with their children at home
·        Meet with other parents in a mutually supportive environment.
There will be places for up to 6 families (2 places per family) available (More Cygnet Puberty Courses will be offered at other venues and times).
Please note that places are only available to families of children with a diagnosis of ASC who have attended one of the ‘core’ courses.
Dates: Wednesday 1 February 2017, Wednesday 8 February 2017 & Wednesday 15 February 2017
Times: 10am till 12.30pm
Cost: FREE
Venue: Market Weighton Children’s Centre, Princess Road, Market Weighton, YO43 3BY
Contact: To reserve your place on this course, please contact Sally-Ann Pindar or Mike Peterson on tel: (01482) 392254 or email scdpanelenquiries@eastriding.gov.uk)
Please note that places are only available to families of children with a diagnosis of ASC who have attended one of the ‘core’ courses.

NEW GROUP – Aqua Stars Swim School  
Swim school catering for all baby and pre-schoolers with parents in the water, child led progression into beginner lessons. We teach through games and songs, teaching by prompts into submersions too.
Dates: Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Times: Classes start from 9am
Cost: £5.50-£8.00 per session
Venue: Stamford Bridge Community School
Contact: Alison, 07854725211 or email askaquastars@gmail.com

East Riding wide and Hull/York catchment
Maxi Fun Bowling
Date: Monday 19 December 2016
Time: 5 pm
Cost: £3.50 (for 2 games & small meal) (Guests £7)
Venue: Hollywood Bowl, Kingswood, Hull, HU7 3DB
Contact: Book with Tony 07837 225618.


Maxi Fun Big Fun

Date:  Monday 12 December 2016
Time: 5-7 pm
Cost: £2.50 (Guests £5)
Venue: Big Fun, National Avenue, Hull, HU5 4JB
Contact: Just turn up or ring Helen 07773 310503 for further information but not before noon.


Hull Epilepsy parent carer support group        

Meet other people with epilepsy at our monthly coffee and chat group.
Date: 3rd Thursday of every month
Time: 11am to 12.30pm
Venue: Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB
Contact: Cliff: 01274 640 064
Email: cchallenger@epilepsy.org.uk

Hull & East Riding National Autistic Society (HERNAS)
Meetings are at various times and locations and are for parent carers of children on the autistic spectrum, giving everyone a very friendly, informal chance to meet and talk with other parent carers.
Contact: Jackie
Tel: 07917 040380
Email: hulleastriding@nas.org.uk
Website: HERNAS website

Pantomime – A Christmas Treasure Island
Dates: This year’s pantomime at Hull Truck Theatre is ‘A Christmas Treasure Island’. On Friday 16 December at 7pm there will be an ‘audio described performance’ and on Friday 16 December 6pm – 6.35pm there will be a touch tour for people with a visual impairment. There will be a ‘relaxed performance’ on Saturday 7 January at 7pm.
Venue: Hull Truck Theatre, Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB
Contact: To book tickets please call (01482) 323638.

Pantomime – Aladdin
Dates: This year’s pantomime at the Grand Opera House York is ‘Aladdin’. On Friday 16 December at 6.30pm there will be a ‘relaxed performance’. On Tuesday 20 December at 6.30pm there will be a captioned performance for people with a hearing impairment, the words that are spoken and sung will be shown on the screen while the performance is taking place. On Friday 30 December at 2pm there will be an ‘audio described performance’.
Venue: Grand Opera House, Cumberland Street, York, YO1 9SW
Contact: To book tickets please call (08448) 713024.

NEW GROUP – Aqua Stars Swim School
Swim school catering for all baby and pre-schoolers with parents in the water, child led progression into beginner lessons. We teach through games and songs, teaching by prompts into submersions too.
Dates: Saturdays
Times: Classes start from 13:30
Cost: £5.50-£8.00 per session
Venue: Winifred Holtby Hydrotherapy Pool
Contact: Alison, 07854725211 or email askaquastars@gmail.com

National News

REMINDER – have your say! Cerebra 1,000 Families Study – 1,000 families study – what is it like raising a child with an intellectual (learning) Disability in the UK –  Mothers, fathers, caregivers of children with a learning disability, this is your opportunity to inform research and policy for coming decades! The Cerebra Family Research Group at the University of Warwick in collaboration with the research charity Cerebra, wishes to explore the experiences of family members who live with a child with a learning disability aged 4 to 11 years. We are really keen to survey at least one person in the family (especially, a mother and a father) to explore whether family members have similar or different experiences and capture the experience of the whole family. We want to make this the largest study ever of families of children with learning disability in the UK. The 1,000 families study will further our understanding of what it is like to raise a child with a learning disability and will help shape future information and support for families and children – so get involved! To find out more about the study and to complete the online survey please visit our website. If you prefer you can request a paper copy of the survey. For enquires please email: familyresearch@warwick.ac.uk

CHICKS Charity
The CHICKS Coordination Team is excited to announce that they  have opened up applications for child referrals for breaks in Spring 2017. If you work with a child who will not be having any break away in 2017 and is going through a difficult time, do consider referring them for 2017. If you made a referral in 2016, they will need a new referral application for that child. Please note, they will not start bookings until December time but you are invited to start completing referral applications.
This year, CHICKS will be consolidating our capacity and focusing on just one Christmas break of 16 children over the festive week, (at our Coastal retreat in Cornwall).
This will be for children who will have a really difficult time over the Christmas week itself and need to be away from home.

Website: Chicks Charityreferral forms are found here.
Contact: If you would like to discuss larger group bookings (8 children or more), do call CHICKS on 01822 811020 or email coordinators@chicks.org.uk to discuss break dates.
Bundles of Joy

The newly launched Bundles of Joy aims to help provide much needed baby equipment and clothes for families who need it most. As two local mums they understand the joys and pressures of parenthood and we want to help those in need. Claire is a Doula and Zoe is a breast feeding peer supporter. They come into contact with couples that try their best to provide for their unborn baby and/or family but it’s not easy.  So Bundles of Joy is asking for any donations of clothes, toiletries, nappies, toys, moses baskets, bouncy chairs and all things baby. They have limited storage for now but are happy to collect or items can be dropped off to them.  They are going to hopefully apply for charity status but in the meantime they are just letting people know they are here and what they are about.   So far the generosity of the public has been fantastic, so that is why they have decided to reach out to other members of our community. Communities work best, when they come together and support each other no matter of their life story.  So please if you can help them with anything from advertising, marketing, funding, grants or donations that will support them in providing this service, they will all be very grateful.    Bundles of Joy Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/BundlesOfJoyCharity/  , please send them a message if you are able to help or for more information.
 
Newsletters
Don’t forget about our LOOK AHEAD Newsletter which you can find on the Local Offer. Our next newsletter will be out in March 2017http://www.eastridinglocaloffer.org.uk/care-and-support/support-for-parent-carers/look-ahead/

CP Sport December 2016: Sports Development Newsletter- December 2016

Please note inclusion of services and sessions is not an endorsement or recommendation.

The next bulletin will be on Thursday 22 December 2016

If you would like to submit information, news or events for inclusion in future FISH bulletins please email us at fish@eastriding.gov.uk  (please note submission does not guarantee inclusion)

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Paull’s Flood Defence Assembly

Mr David Cheesman, from CR Reynolds, visited the school to answer some questions on the new flood defences in Paull.  All three classes had prepared questions to ask him and the children were keen to ask additional questions.  CR Reynolds kindly donated money for a map competition.  Mr Cheesman chose the winners and presented the prizes.  It was good for the children to understand that they have ownership of looking after the flood defences because it is there to protect their homes.  It was an informative assembly and the children had some good learning exercises drawing maps and thinking about the questions to ask.  A big thank you goes to Mr Cheesman and CR Reynolds.

http://humberbusiness.com/news/uks-longest-glass-tidal-defence-structure/story-3339-detail/story

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FISH Mailout – 6 December 2016

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FISH Mailout - 6 December 2016

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Early Years and Family Support Service Training – for childcare settings and childminders

To view all available training, please click here to view the  NEW training calendar on the FISH website.

To book training  please log in to the e-Hub using the following web address:  https://datacollection.eastriding.gov.uk . If you do not have a username and password for the e-hub, please contact  FISH on (01482) 396469.

Qualification funding application forms and guidance notes are now available. To request the 2016-17 funding application form please email fish@eastriding.gov.uk or telephone on (01482) 396469

Early Years and Family Support Service Training – for Schools

Breaking news
Don’t forget about all the information available on the FISH website www.fish.eastriding.gov.uk

1. Tax Free Childcare

  •  If you are a private, voluntary or independent childcare setting you should receive a letter from HMRC which  will include a user ID which you will need to start the online sign-up process. You’ll also need  your 10-digit Unique Tax Reference (UTR) number to sign-up for Tax-Free Childcare. This is the number that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) gave you when you first told HMRC that you were working for yourself. You can find your UTR on any HMRC communications, for example, your tax return or your payment reminder. If you can’t find your UTR number, HMRC can send this number to your address. Please contact the dedicated childcare service helpline on 0300 123 4097
  • If you are a childcare setting run by a charitable organisation then please contact the dedicated childcare service helpline on 0300 123 4097 to inform them that you do not have a Unique Tax Reference number and they will advise accordingly.
  • If your childcare setting is run by the Local Authority please do not take any action. Local Authorities do not have a Unique Tax Reference number so HMRC are looking into this – we will inform you via the FISH Mailout as soon as any more information is provided.

Children’s centres
To visit the children’s centre page of the FISH website please click here.

 
1. Please note that the Driffield Children’s Centre Childminder ‘Drop In’ is to take place every Wednesday at  Driffield Children’s Centre – 9.00am until 12noon
For more details please contact Driffield Children’s Centre, dates can be found on the FISH website –  Please click here and scroll down the page to view

Please click here to view Driffield Children’s Centre ‘What’s On’ Spring 2016 guide and scroll down the page

Events and conferences
If you have any questions about what is happening in your area please contact the FISH team on (01482) 396469 or email fish@eastriding.gov.uk

1. HMRC – Key messages

Help and support is available to complete your Self Assessment

Machine Games Duty (MGD) Online Returns Service

Did you know if you already use HMRC online services you can use your Government Gateway user ID and password to enrol for the Machine Games Duty service and submit returns online? Once you have submitted your return you will get an immediate acknowledgement, you will then get a reminder email when your next return is due. You can also view your returns and change your registration details.

State Pension top up

State Pension top up lets people receiving a State Pension boost their retirement income by up to £25 per week. It’s available to those who reached State Pension age before 6 April 2016 and is based on a lump sum contribution. If you qualify you can register for a State Pension top up until 05 April 2017.

Student Loans

The threshold for Student Loan Plan 1 will increase by 1.6% to £17,775 from April 2017 in line with the Retail Prices Index. The employee should know which type of Plan they are on. It is important to check the online student loan repayment guidance to keep up to date with the latest changes.

Phishing email and bogus contact

Guidance to help you identify phishing and bogus emails from fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC, will be published The guidance includes examples of some of the phishing emails our office is aware of and is currently working to tackle.

National Insurance Numbers (NINO) with ‘KC’ prefix

Some employers were not able to submit Real Time Information (RTI) for employees with a ‘KC’ NINO. From 15 November 2016 employers have been able to submit the RTI data for this depending on their software. There is updated information on GOV.UK.

National Minimum Wage webinars

Two webinars will be held to help employers understand the recent changes to the National Minimum Wage in more detail. You can register to attend our webinar on Tuesday 06 December 11am to midday or our webinar on Thursday 08 December 11am to midday.

Your Personal Tax Account

New services will be added to your personal tax account. Use it to check how much tax you owe, renew your tax credits, tell us about changes and check your State Pension entitlement. 

For more business help: HMRC webinar support on GOV.UK  and HMRC’s YouTube channel

Free Early Education – for childcare settings and childminders
To visit the ‘Information for existing childminders and childcare settings ‘ page of the FISH website, please click here.

The Free Early Education funding calendar for the academic year 2015-2016 is now available on the ‘Working with children -information for existing childminders and childcare settings‘ page on the FISH website

1. The Department for Education, Early Implementers and Innovators Team have sent the following message

The government published its response to the funding consultation, confirming the early years national funding formula, changes to local level formulas, and reforms to further support children with special educational needs and disabilities. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/early-years-funding-changes-to-funding-for-3-and-4-year-olds
 
The EYNFF fact sheet will be available on the ‘Working with children-Information for childminders and childcare settings’ page on the FISH website, by the end of the week, this provides a summary of the response to the consultation. We hope this is helpful.

The DfE have also published an online business sustainability package for providers https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/early-years-business-sustainability

The DfE have also published information and advice for providers over the coming weeks via the Foundation Years website to support delivery of 30 hours next year, including a factsheet on the funding consultation and a toolkit developed with the Family and Childcare Trust to help providers work in partnership.
 
DfE has also launched a package of online support materials on gov.uk and the Foundation Years website to help providers ensure their businesses remain sustainable. This includes:

· a document of key insights from successful providers,
· case studies of efficient business practices
· guidance on marketing, managing finances and business planning, and
· an online directory of organisations that can provide business and finance support.

Ofsted
To visit the Ofsted website please click here.

1. Ofsted information (for Early Years settings & Childminders)

Please note that as well as completing a DBS check, EY2 forms must also be completed for Childminder Assistants, Childminder Husbands/Wives/Partners who live on the premises, any Childminder’s own children who turn 16 years of age, any new Committee members. Anyone completing an EY2 form will need to create their own gateway account and complete the form on line, which can be found using the link below. This form is not optional and must be completed.

Declaration and consent form for all individuals connected with a registered provision (form EY2)
Ofsted will use a computer to scan this form. Please complete it in black ink and block capitals and write only on the right-hand pages.
This form should be completed by:
 sole owner applicants to provide early years childcare
 all individuals making up an organisation whose sole purpose is to provide early years childcare, which includes:
– committee members
– partners
– directors
– anyone who works with three or more other people on domestic premises
 the nominated person for an organisation who will represent the organisation in its dealings with Ofsted
 anyone who works for a registered childminder as an assistant
 anyone working directly with children as a staff member or assistant of a childcare provider on domestic premises
 anyone aged 16 years or over who lives or works on the premises where early years childminding or childcare on domestic premises takes place or is to take place

You do not need to complete this form if you are applying to register as an early years childminder or if you are the applicant for registration on the Childcare Register

https://online.ofsted.gov.uk/OnlineOfsted/IDMGateway/Public/Registration/CreateGGAccount.aspx

2. Ofsted EY3 form

This form should be completed by the applicant or the registered person. This notification form is not for home childcarers e.g. nannies. Ofsted will use a computer to scan this form. Please complete it in black ink and block capitals. When returning this form, make sure you include the current page (page 1).Ofsted cannot accept the form without it as it contains information needed for computer scanning.
Ofsted need to know about changes to names, addresses and any start or leave dates for:
 all individuals making up an organisation whose sole purpose is to provide early years childcare, including committee members, partners, directors and anyone who works with four or more other people on domestic premises

 the nominated individual who will represent the organisation in its dealings with Ofsted. This person cannot be the appointed manager, unless the manager is also a member of the governing body.
 the manager in charge of the day-to-day running of a childcare provision

 assistants or staff members working with childcare providers on domestic premises

 assistants working with childminders

 your selected additional contacts for Childcare on non-domestic premises and childcare on domestic premises (Section D)

Ofsted have said today that the EY3 is optional or you can telephone or email any changes to nominated persons, Managers, Directors/Owners or Committee members.
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/548293/EY3_changes_to_individuals.pdf

Safeguarding and child protection
If you have any concerns about a child, please contact the Early Help and Safeguarding Hub on (01482) 395500.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
To visit the local offer website please click here.

Schools

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Christingle Assembly

Mrs Burn and Rev Philip West came into school for our Christingle Assembly.  Mrs Burn helped the children make the Christingles with the children for most of the day.  Then we had an assembly at the end of the day to celebrate the meaning of our Christingles.  Many parents attended to make the assembly another memorable celebration.

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Christmas Decorations Day

We kicked Christmas off with a ‘Christmas Decorations Day’.  It was lovely to see family and friends come into school and help the children make Christmas decorations.  The children had a really fun day thanks to Mrs Threlfall who organised the activities.  The school is now ready for Santa!

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November Awards 2016

The winners of awards for November were:

Class 1 – Writer of the Month Lillie & Maths Champ Oliver.

Class 2 – Writer of the Month Erin & Maths Champ Kacey.

Class 3 – Writer of the Month Rosie & Maths Champ Lucy.

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FISH Mailout – 29 November 2016

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FISH Mailout - 29 November 2016

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Early Years and Family Support Service Training – for childcare settings and childminders
To view all available training, please click here to view the training calendar on the FISH website.

To book training  please log in to the e-Hub using the following web address:  https://datacollection.eastriding.gov.uk . If you do not have a username and password for the e-hub, please contact  FISH on (01482) 396469.

Qualification funding application forms and guidance notes are now available. To request the 2016-17 funding application form please email fish@eastriding.gov.uk or telephone on (01482) 396469

**Upcoming**
Thursday 1 December 2016 – Challenging Behaviour in Children with Social Communication Difficulties – The Hexagon Centre, Beverley – 7.00pm until 9.00pm

Early Years and Family Support Service Training – for Schools

Breaking news
Don’t forget about all the information available on the FISH website www.fish.eastriding.gov.uk

Children’s Centres
To visit the children’s centre page of the FISH website please click here.

 
Events and conferences
If you have any questions about what is happening in your area please contact the FISH team on (01482) 396469 or email fish@eastriding.gov.uk

Free Early Education – for childcare settings and childminders
To visit the ‘Information for existing childminders and childcare settings ‘ page of the FISH website, please click here.

The Free Early Education funding calendar for the academic year 2015-2016 is now available on the ‘Working with children -information for existing childminders and childcare settings‘ page on the FISH website

1. Extended Entitlement (30hrs Childcare) – details of new procedure – additional information
The new outline procedure for the 30hrs entitlement is detailed below with the additional information about what parents need to do on a regular basis. These steps have been established by the Government, to ensure that the administrative burdens on providers will be kept to a minimum and we will add more detail to this next year with our local procedures.

  • parents will apply to a national Government HMRC website. (Once this is set up, FISH will direct providers and parents to this new website)
  • if successful parents will be issued with a voucher code by HMRC. (Parents can appeal to HMRC if found not to be entitled to 30hrs)
  • parents take their voucher code to their chosen school, setting or childminder to register for 30hrs
  • the Local Authority is responsible for setting up systems to validate this voucher code and make payments to providers for eligible parents. (FISH will inform providers how this will be done, when details are finalised)
  • parents will need to log on to their HMRC account every 3 months to confirm their details have not changed or provide further information if they have, so that their ongoing entitlement can be established by HMRC. If they continue to be eligible the dates of their voucher code will be extended.
  • a Grace period will be in operation for parents who become ineligible, (the Government have not yet set time period for this)
  • the Local Authority will be responsible for rechecking parents eligibility and informing providers which parents continue to be eligible and who is no longer eligible, including those in the Grace period. (The time periods for this rechecking have not yet been set, as they are linked to the grace periods)


Further details of the new systems and procedures to be used will be given to all providers as they become available, via this Mailout, the FISH website and in update briefings and workshops over the next few months.

Ofsted
To visit the Ofsted website please click here.

Safeguarding and child protection
If you have any concerns about a child, please contact the Early Help and Safeguarding Hub on (01482) 395500.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
To visit the local offer website please click here.

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Class 2 Sportshall Athletics

Class 2 attended the sportshall athletics at Aldborough.  The children enjoyed the activities and a few received small certificates for being the best at their event.  It was a well organised event enjoyed by all the pupils.  Class 2 were all very well behaved and should be proud of their efforts.

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Edition 5 – Thursday 24 November 2016

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Spotlight on… Reports from the NSPCC on Online Sexual Abuse

Description of service: The NSPCC has made the protection of children and young people from online abuse one of its current priorities and this work covers a number of areas, including research to better understand the risks that children and young people face online, and to explore what more can be done to prevent online abuse happening in the first place. As part of this work, two new reports into online sexual abuse have been published.

 The first report, NSPCC helplines: responding to adult’s and children’s concerns about sexual abuse online, has revealed an increase in the number of contacts to Childline, the O2 & NSPCC Online Safety Helpline, and the NSPCC Helpline about online sexual abuse.  The second report, A review of the research on children who display harmful sexual behaviour online, is a literature review which addresses what is online HSB and how it compares to HSB offline. The review was carried out to help inform and update guidance for practitioners working with children and young people with harmful sexual behaviour. The NSPCC also offers a wide range of tools, training and advice for helping to keep children safe online.  Please visit our online safety pages to find out more (nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/).

FISH update
Shop and Save
Sewerby Hall and Gardens don’t have a discounted admissions fee, but do have:
* Free entry for one registered carer with one cared-for person (proof of registered carer status is required)
* 25% off selected items in the shop and cafe for Shop and Save cardholders
* Various other offers, including family passes, annual passes, two day passes, combined site and land train passes, and business passes. (All details for the current season are on their website pages –
http://www.sewerbyhall.co.uk/visitor-information/prices/  and http://www.sewerbyhall.co.uk/visitor-information/annual-passes/ )
* Frequent offers within the Visit Hull and East Yorkshire leaflets

* Free entry for children under three years old

Childcare Survey – please encourage ALL parents to fill in the on-line survey, to help us understand their childcare needs.  East Riding of Yorkshire Council childcare survey, for parents of children aged 0-14 years (or up to 18 years for young people with a disability) is open until the end of January 2017.
Click on this link to complete the on-line survey  http://www.eastriding.gov.uk/corp-survey/snapform/P01708/erchildcaresurvey.htm
Answers to the survey will remain anonymous. The survey will take about 10 minutes and parents will be entered into a monthly prize draw for a chance to win a £10 Love2Shop voucher, if they wish.

For more information go to  www.fish.eastriding.gov.uk  If parents need help completing the survey, would like a paper copy, or are looking for childcare at the moment, they can telephone FISH on (01482) 396469.

Sensemaker  – East Riding of Yorkshire Council are running some innovative and exciting research that we’d like your help with in relation to the needs of parents.  Parenting has consistently emerged as an important area where we need to look at our service provision.  We have just completed a strategic parenting needs assessment and we now wish to learn more from parents directly, about how they perceive their needs.   An innovative methodology to understand what is important to parents is being used.  This is accessed via a link to an electronic site that will lead parents through a series of questions. We are seeking your help in reaching as many parents as possible e.g. staff, communities you have contact with and parents themselves.  

The document attached to this email can be copied and pasted as the body of an email which includes a link, app and instructions to take part.  We would appreciate you using any communication tools available to you such as emailing people with the attached information, texting the link, putting the link on your website or through social media.

The deadline for parents to take part is Christmas Day 2016 and there will be a prize draw in the first week of January as an incentive to take part.   We would be really grateful for any support you can give in this regard.  We will, of course, let you and parents know what the findings of this research are through appropriate channels.

If you have any queries or would like more information please do be in touch:  Esther.hall@eastriding.gov.uk (01482) 391552.   The link we are asking people to follow is http://bit.ly/ERParenting If you are a parent, please feel free to complete it as well.  If not, have a look anyway.

Local offer update

Special Educational Needs and Disability ( SEND) guidance with information for education providers with Children and Young people 0-25 with SEND in their settings is now available on the Local Offer at http://www.eastridinglocaloffer.org.uk/education/send-elearning-and-guidance/ This covers information on the graduated response and Education, Health and Care planning and includes relevant documentation.

 

East Riding Voices in Partnership (ERVIP)
East Riding Voices in Partnership /Aim Higher are pleased to invite you to an Information/Training Event:-
Would you like to find out more about how the SEND process works? You are invited to come along to our information session looking at the whole process from school support through to the Educational Health and Care Plan.  ERVIP will deliver a further five sessions across the East Riding.
To find out more or to book your place please contact Karen /ERVIP admin on email: allyervip@hotmail.com or call (01262) 678283/Mobile: 078813676941
Childcare costs can be paid if required please ask for more information.  Refreshments provided.  
Dates: Wednesday 7 December 2016
Time: 12.30 to 2.30pm
Cost:  free
Venue: The Backroom @ Cottingham, 175a Hallgate, Cottingham, East Yorkshire
Contact: Sheena Withers –    email sjwervip@hotmail.com
Karen Sanderson – (01262)678283   E-mail allyervip@hotmail.com
Keep the Date  –  Monday 19 December – MegaFun Xmas event

Parent Carer Support Groups
NEW GROUP – Hull and East Riding branch of the National Autistic Society has organised a Beverley support group for parents/carers of children on the autistic spectrum. Come along, meet other parent carers and chat over a cuppa.
Dates: First Wednesday of the month
Times: 12.30-2.30pm
Venue: Norwood Methodist Church Hall, Beverley, HU17 9HN
Contact: Jackie on tel: 07917040380
Email: hulleastriding@nas.org.uk

There are a number of parent carer support groups running across the East Riding and surrounding areas. To view information about these groups please click here.
To view National support organisations, please click here (These links will take you to the Local Offer website).

Beverley
Tickton Time Out Baby And Toddler Group – A baby and toddler group for all children and their families encouraging mums, dads, grandparents and carers to come and join us for fun, craft, stories and singing. During the morning we also have snack time for both children and adults!
Dates: Thursdays during Term Time
Times: 09:30 – 11:00am
Cost: £1.00
Venue: Tickton Methodist Church, Beverley, HU17 9RZ
Contact: (01482) 470106

NEW GROUP – Christmas Paper Sculpture for Families – Together, make your very own Christmas decorations out of paper, for all families. Click here for more information.
Dates: Saturday 3 December 2016
Times: 10am – 12 noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, Burden Road, Beverley, HU17 9LW
Contact: (01482) 887670 or email learn.beverley@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Fun Christmas Stockings for Families –Decorate your very own Christmas stocking using sewing and craft skills. All are welcome, Click here for more information.
Dates: Saturday 26 November 2016
Times: 10am-12noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, Burden Road, Beverley, HU17 9LW
Contact: (01482) 887670 or email learn.beverley@eastriding.gov.uk

Bridlington and Driffield
Diverse Bridlington – Singing, dancing and acting for adults with learning difficulties/disabilities at the Spa in Bridlington. All welcome from around the East Riding. Sessions run all year round working towards three member led performances a year. The group is for those aged 17 years and above.
Dates:
sessions run all year on a Tuesday

Next dates: Tuesday 29 November 2016 and Tuesday 6 December 2016
Times
: 2.15 – 3.30pm
Cost:
First session free, after it is £5 a week
Venue:
The Spa Bridlington, YO15 3JH
Contact:
email:
wearetheatre@googlemail.com or telephone: 07521 364107. Simply get in touch or turn up on the day. Website www.wearetheatre.co.uk

Sewerby Hall Christmas Story Time – Listen to a story about Christmas, Make a Christmas angel and Sing some Christmas songs. For all children aged five and under (and their grownups)
Dates: Friday 9 December 2016
Times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Venue: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, YO15 1EA
Contact: Booking is recommended as places are limited. To book or for more information call (01262) 673769 or visit the Welcome Centre

Pantomime – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Dates: On Sunday 18 December at 5pm there will be a ‘relaxed performance’ suitable for people with a wide range of disabilities and for those on the autistic spectrum. There will be two ‘signed performances’ one on Saturday 17 December at 1pm and another on Thursday 29 December at 6pm.
Venue: Bridlington Spa, YO15 3JH
Contact: To book tickets please call (01262) 678258 or email SpaSales@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Swim Start Aqua Sensory Bridlington – For all children aged three months to three years, instructors have also been specially trained to help children with all special educational needs. Each lesson has specifically themed activities, developed with a key focus on early developmental skills. The program is a ‘stimulation of all the senses’ that combines movements, music and songs, signing and discovery play.
Dates: Sunday mornings
Cost: Please contact provider for cost details and to book
Venue: Palms Leisure Club, Carnaby, YO16 4UJ
Contact: 07849256736 or email info@swim-start.co.uk

NEW GROUP – Swim Start Aqua Sensory Driffield – For all children aged three months to three years, instructors have also been specially trained to help children with all special educational needs. Each lesson has specifically themed activities, developed with a key focus on early developmental skills. The program is a ‘stimulation of all the senses’ that combines movements, music and songs, signing and discovery play.
Dates: Thursdays 17:30pm
Cost: Please contact provider for cost details and to book
Venue: Kings Mill School Driffield, YO25 6UG
Contact: 07849256736 or email info@swim-start.co.uk

NEW GROUP – Christmas Cards for Families – Design your own family Christmas card using free templates and festive images. All welcome, Click here for more information.
Dates: Saturday 26 November 2016
Times: 10am -12noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, 14 King Street, Bridlington, YO15 2DF
Contact: (01262) 677500 or email learn.bridlington@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Fun Christmas Stockings for Families –decorate your very own Christmas stocking using sewing and craft skills. All welcome, Click here for more information.
Dates: Saturday 03 December 2016
Times: 10am-12noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, 14 King Street, Bridlington, YO15 2DF
Contact: (01262) 677500 or email learn.bridlington@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Christmas Tree Decorating – Join the servants as they decorate the Christmas trees and why not make a traditional Christmas decoration yourself? Make and take activities for the under 5s and grown-ups.
Dates: 30 November 2016
Times: 11.30am – 3pm
Cost: Admission into Sewerby Hall and Gardens
Venue: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, YO15 1EA
Contact: (01262) 673769

NEW GROUP – Christmas Trail – Follow the clues to find where the elves have hidden the Partridge from the Pear tree and get a chocolaty treat when you do.
Dates: 3 December 2016 – 31 December 2016
Times: 11.30am – 3pm
Cost: Admission into Sewerby Hall and Gardens
Venue: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, YO15 1EA
Contact: (01262) 673769

NEW GROUP – Christmas Activities – Join the Sewerby servant’s Christmas celebrations. Make a decoupage Christmas card, decorate edible Christmas tree decorations and try some traditional mulled apple.
Dates: 4 December 2016
Times: 11.30am – 3pm
Cost: Admission into Sewerby Hall and Gardens
Venue: Sewerby Hall and Gardens, YO15 1EA
Contact: (01262) 673769

Haltemprice
NEW GROUP – Christmas Cards for Families – Design your own family Christmas card using free templates and festive images. All are welcome Click here for more information.
Dates: Saturday 26 November 2016
Times: 10am-12noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, Hallgate, Cottingham, HU16 4DD
Contact: (01482) 842329 or email learn.cottingham@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Pottery Christmas Gifts for Families – Together make your own pottery figure or object, decorate it and give to a friend or relative this Christmas. All welcome, Click here for more information.
Dates: Saturday 26 November 2016
Times: 10am-12noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, Hallgate, Cottingham, HU16 4DD
Contact: (01482) 842329 or email learn.cottingham@eastriding.gov.uk

Maxi Fun Soft Play & Bouncy Castle Party
Date: Saturday 26 November 2016
Time: 3.30- 4.30 pm Party tea 4.30-5 pm.
Cost: £2 for play or £3.50 per child for food.
Venue: Haltemprice Leisure Centre, Anlaby, HU10 6QJ
Contact: You MUST text Amy on 07837 603327 by Tuesday 22 November 2016 to book this if you are staying for food.

Holderness

Goole
Autism Friendly film screening – Moana (PG) at the Junction Goole – The films are shown with low-level lighting and reduced sound-levels and the auditorium is opened before each showing to allow audiences time to familiarise themselves with the space before the start of the film. The screenings are aimed at both children and adults on the autistic spectrum, along with their carers, families and/or friends, so it is fine for audiences to move around, make noise and take breaks during the film.
Date: Tuesday 3 January 2017 (running time 113)
Time: 11am
Cost: £3
Information: For more information or to book please visit the Junction on (01405) 763652, www.junctiongoole.co.uk , Paradise Place, Goole, DN14 5DL.
You can see the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKFuXETZUsI

NEW GROUP – Christmas Paper Sculpture for Families – Together make your very own Christmas decorations out of paper. All welcome, Click here for more information.
Dates: 3 December 2016
Times: 10am – 12 noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, Pasture Road, Goole
Contact: (01482) 392844 or email learn.goole@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Goole Paddlers – Starting in November, the council is offering indoor kayaking sessions aimed at 14-25 year olds using British Canoeing’s U Canoe Wired programme at Goole Leisure Centre with the support of a grant from Sport England. These indoor sessions provide an informal, fun and dry introduction to the sport, using British Canoeing’s latest kayak ergometers and software. Participants will be able to try a range of interactive games, learn good paddling technique, challenge their friends or simply canoe. The sessions are being run on a drop-in basis on Thursdays from 5pm to 6:30pm at Goole Leisure Centre from now until 8 December 2016. Participants do not need to have Leisure Centre memberships to take part. Although the sessions are aimed at 14-25 year olds, we are also inviting families to come by and have a go. As an incentive, the first 25 young people to join a session will receive a free swim pass for use at the Leisure Centre.
Dates: Thursdays –24 November and 1 and 8 December 2016
Times: 17:00-18:30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Goole Leisure Centre (Check in at reception and ask for directions to the room)
Contact: Annabel Hanson, (01482) 391678 or Annabel.hanson@eastriding.gov.uk

NEW GROUP – Fun Christmas Stockings for Families – Stand out from the crowd and make and decorate your very own Christmas stocking using sewing and craft skills. All Welcome, Click here for more information.
Dates: 3 December 2016
Times: 10am-12noon
Cost: £12 per adult
Venue: Adult Learning Centre, Pasture Road, Goole, DN14 5QX
Contact: (01482) 392844 or email learn.goole@eastriding.gov.uk

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East Riding wide and Hull/York catchment
Twin Club Hull – a friendly group of parents, grandparents or carers of multiples who meet up each week for a drink, snack and support. Open all year (including school holidays!) and siblings also welcome.
Dates:
Every Friday
Times:
10 – 11:30am
Cost:
£2.00 per family, per session (first session free!)
Venue:
Victoria
Dock Village Hall, Hull, HU9 1TS
Contact:
Michelle 07835540193 / Facebook: Twin Club Hull /Email:twinclubhull@hotmail.co.uk

 
Multiple Madness – a parent led playgroup for parents/grandparents/carers of twins, triplets, quads and more. Open during term time and holidays! Small fee of £2 per family which includes drink and snack for all.
Dates:
Every Monday
Times:
10 – 11:30
Cost:
£2.00 per family, per session (first session free!)
Venue:
Sacred
Heart Church Hall, 280 Southcoates Lane, Hull, HU9 3UN
Contact:
Becky K 07747607856

KIDS Parent to Parent Befriending Service Training – KIDS Befriending Service is delivered by a network of trained, volunteer befrienders. We link mums and dads of disabled children with local parent befrienders; this could be day or evening depending on need. Every befriender is a parent too – a mum or dad whose own child has a disability.  Befrienders are able to share and empathise with other parents because of their own experiences. They seek to support others to make positive adjustments to the news of their child’s disability and the new journey they find themselves on.
Dates: Training is 10 Wednesday evenings starting in January
Times: 6:30pm–9pm plus one Saturday 10am – 4pm
Cost: Free
Venue: KIDS, Chanterlands Avenue, Hull, HU5 4DJ
Contact: Gina Walker- (01482) 467540 gina.walker@kids.org.uk

Pantomime – A Christmas Treasure Island
Dates: This year’s pantomime at Hull Truck Theatre is ‘A Christmas Treasure Island’. On Friday 16 December at 7pm there will be an ‘audio described performance’ and on Friday 16 December 6pm – 6.35pm there will be a touch tour for people with a visual impairment. There will be a ‘relaxed performance’ on Saturday 7 January at 7pm.
Venue: Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB
Contact: To book tickets please call (01482) 323638.

Pantomime – Aladdin
Dates: This year’s pantomime at the Grand Opera House York is ‘Aladdin’. On Friday 16 December at 6.30pm there will be a ‘relaxed performance’. On Tuesday 20 December at 6.30pm there will be a captioned performance for people with a hearing impairment, the words that are spoken and sung will be shown on the screen while the performance is taking place. On Friday 30 December at 2pm there will be an ‘audio described performance’.
Venue: Grand Opera House, Cumberland St, York, YO1 9SW
Contact: To book tickets please call (08448) 713024.

National News
Free – Celebration of International Day of People with Disabilities – Saturday 3 December 2016, 12:00 am to 4:30 pm at York Explore. International Day of People with Disability and Disabled History Month are important dates in the calendar but have been little celebrated in York.  We’d like to see them build and grow! Grass roots community groups, city wide and international organisations have come together to create a programme exploring and celebrating our experience of disability through poetry, music, art and performance. For more information on the activities running please visit https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/event/international-day-of-people-with-disability/

 Newsletters
CP Sport: Sports Development Newsletter – November 2016

National Autistic Society November newsletter:  http://nas-email.org.uk/YA3-4LMAT-A7A56VGW97/cr.aspx

SEND Magazine: November 2016 edition Click to read SEND magazine

Cerebra: New look Cerebra News email  View this newsletter in your browser.

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The next bulletin will be on Thursday 8 December 2016

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Shoebox Appeal

We done the shoebox appeal for many years and we have supported it again this year.  Here are some of the shoeboxes we collected this year.  Thank you to all those that have given a shoebox and given a smile to a child somewhere in the world.

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Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics

I was so unbelievably proud with how well Class 3 conducted themselves at Aldborough yesterday. They set a great standard of behaviour and represented Paull brilliantly. The competition was very tough but the children did a fantastic job, taking parts in relays, obstacle races, javelin, jumping and throwing events. All the children enjoyed themselves and took part and were encouraging, to not only each other, but the other teams that were there.

Well done for a fabulous morning Class 3.

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FISH Mailout – 22 November 2016

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FISH Mailout - 22 November 2016

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Early Years and Family Support Service Training – for childcare settings and childminders
To view all available training, please click here to view the training calendar on the FISH website.

To book training  please log in to the e-Hub using the following web address:  https://datacollection.eastriding.gov.uk . If you do not have a username and password for the e-hub, please contact  FISH on (01482) 396469.

Qualification funding application forms and guidance notes are now available. To request the 2016-17 funding application form please email fish@eastriding.gov.uk or telephone on (01482) 396469

**Upcoming**
Tuesday 22 November 2016 – Face to Face Safeguarding Lead Practitioner (2 sessions) – The Courtyard, Goole – 6.30pm until 9.00pm
Thursday 1 December 2016 – Challenging Behaviour in Children with Social Communication Difficulties – The Hexagon Centre, Beverley – 7.00pm until 9.00pm

Early Years and Family Support Service Training – for Schools

Breaking news
Don’t forget about all the information available on the FISH website www.fish.eastriding.gov.uk

What is Tax-Free Childcare?
Tax-Free Childcare is a new government scheme, which will be available to around two million working households to help with their childcare costs. From early 2017, working parents with children under 12 (under 17 for disabled children) can set up an online childcare account to pay their childcare providers directly. For every £8 parents pay in, the Government will add £2, up to a maximum contribution of £2,000 per child, per year (£4,000 per year for disabled children). To qualify, parents must be in work and each earning at least £115 a week and not more than £100,000 per year.

From 2017, the Government will introduce Tax-Free Childcare and an additional 15 hours of free childcare for working parents of three and four year olds. Parents will be able to apply for both schemes through a single online application. Childcare providers have a pivotal role in Tax-Free Childcare – if they don’t sign up, parents won’t be able to use Tax-Free Childcare to pay them.

The original childcare voucher scheme, which parents can only use if their employer participates, will remain open to new entrants until April 2018.

Tax Free Childcare timeline

  • August to September -HM Government will write to registered childcare providers to let them know that Tax-Free Childcare is coming.
  • September to October – HM Government will write to registered childcare providers to invite them to sign-up to be part of Tax-Free Childcare.
  • Autumn – Childcare Calculator launches.
  • Early 2017 – Parents will be invited to apply for Tax-Free Childcare from early 2017.

Top Five questions

1. When can I sign-up for Tax-Free Childcare?
In September and October 2016, the Government will send letters to registered childcare providers across the UK. These letters will invite you to sign-up online for Tax-Free Childcare. You’ll be able to sign-up as soon as you receive your invitation. Once you sign-up, you’ll appear on the new digital tool, which lets parents search for childcare providers signed up for Tax-Free Childcare. This tool will be available from early 2017.

2 What information do I need to sign-up?
Your letter will include a user ID which you will need to start the online sign-up process. You’ll also need:
• If you’re running a business: your 10-digit Unique Tax Reference (UTR) number to sign-up for Tax-Free Childcare. This is the number that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) gave you when you first told HMRC that you were working for yourself. You can find your UTR on any HMRC communications, for example, your tax return or your payment reminder. If you can’t find your UTR number, HMRC can send this number to your address. For more information call 0300 200 3410.
• If you’re a nanny: your National Insurance number to sign-up for Tax-Free Childcare.
• To tell us your bank details.

3 How do parents pay for Tax-Free Childcare?
Parents will be able to send payments directly from their Tax-Free Childcare account to your bank account. Each child will have a Tax-Free Childcare reference number. Parents can share their reference numbers to help you identify payments.

4 When can parents start using Tax-Free Childcare?
Tax-Free Childcare will be rolled out gradually from early 2017, parents with the youngest children able to apply first. Parents will be able to apply for all their children at the same time when their youngest child becomes eligible. All eligible parents will be able to join Tax-Free Childcare by
the end of 2017.

5 What happens if the details that my regulator have are not up to date?
You will be sent your invitation to the postal address held by your regulator so you may not receive it if your details are out of date. Please ensure your regulator has your correct details, including your current email address.

For more information on this new offer and our existing childcare schemes, visit
www.gov.uk/childcaresupport.
www.gov.uk/government/news/tax-free-childcare-topthings- childcare-providers-should-know for more information.

Sensemaker  – East Riding of Yorkshire Council are running some innovative and exciting research that we’d like your help with in relation to the needs of parents.  Parenting has consistently emerged as an important area where we need to look at our service provision.  We have just completed a strategic parenting needs assessment and we now wish to learn more from parents directly, about how they perceive their needs.

An innovative methodology to understand what is important to parents is being used.  This is accessed via a link to an electronic site that will lead parents through a series of questions.

We are seeking your help in reaching as many parents as possible e.g. staff, communities you have contact with and parents themselves.  

The document attached to this email can be copied and pasted as the body of an email which includes a link, app and instructions to take part.  We would appreciate you using any communication tools available to you such as emailing people with the attached information, texting the link, putting the link on your website or through social media.

The deadline for parents to take part is Christmas Day 2016 and there will be a prize draw in the first week of January as an incentive to take part.

We would be really grateful for any support you can give in this regard.  We will, of course, let you and parents know what the findings of this research are through appropriate channels.

If you have any queries or would like more information please do be in touch:

Esther.hall@eastriding.gov.uk (01482) 391552

The link we are asking people to follow is http://bit.ly/ERParenting If you are a parent, please feel free to complete it as well.  If not, have a look anyway.
Children’s Centres
To visit the children’s centre page of the FISH website please click here.

Events and conferences
If you have any questions about what is happening in your area please contact the FISH team on (01482) 396469 or email fish@eastriding.gov.uk

1. Targeted Help for the Self-Employed – On Saturday 3 December HMRC is offering help and advice to self-employed workers – including start-ups and existing small businesses – with a series of free webinars.

The webinars will cover many of the key tax issues new and experienced businesses often ask us about. From starting out, to record keeping and business expenses, we will be able to give your members the information they need.

Joining – no special equipment is needed, use the links to receive an invitation and connect using your desktop computer or any smart device.

 

Self- employment and HMRC – getting started

A good starting point or refresher on what new and growing businesses need to know.

Saturday 3 December – 10am to 11am                 Register now

 

Business expenses for the self-employed

Take this opportunity to find out what expenses businesses can and can’t claim.

Saturday 3 December – midday to 1pm                 Register now

 

Simpler Income Tax for the self-employed

Cash basis, simplified expenses and how these may reduce your record keeping.

Saturday 3 December – 2pm to 3pm                      Register now

 

Record keeping for the self-employed

This covers how to set up a system and what to include in your records.

Saturday 3 December – 4pm to 5pm                    Register now

Small business Saturday – one day, four webinars, don’t miss out.

Help prepare your members for Self Assessment – Additional support can be found at GOV.UK and on HMRC’s YouTube channel.

Free Early Education – for childcare settings and childminders
To visit the ‘Information for existing childminders and childcare settings ‘ page of the FISH website, please click here.

The Free Early Education funding calendar for the academic year 2016-2017 is now available on the ‘Working with children -information for existing childminders and childcare settings‘ page on the FISH website

1. EXTENDED ENTITLEMENT (30 Hours) PROVIDER SURVEY – CBIS – Last chance to complete

For the attention of all Early years providers (Day Nursery’s, Childminders, Pre-Schools, Schools) delivering 3 & 4 year old funding.

As many of you will be aware the Local Authority (LA) has recently consulted with some of our providers around commissioning in additional and independent business support to help you with your thinking/ planning around the Extended Entitlement.  We are now at the stage where an organisation called CBIS will start this work.  The LA have utilised some of the separate early innovator funding that was successfully applied for to fund this work. The first  and very important task is the completion of a 30 Hours  provider survey.  The survey asks a wide range of questions which will help you, CBIS and the LA understand current knowledge, thoughts, feelings, concerns and what providers have done or are planning to do in the future.    

What happens once you complete the survey?
All survey responses go directly to CBIS who will provide an analysed copy of your input showing challenges / opportunities, alongside a helpful guide outlining possible options for next steps.   Based on ‘provider type’ and post code information CBIS will also work with the LA to analyse the results as a whole, helping the LA to understand and  tailor the right kind of support at the right time for providers between now and September 2017.  

How to complete the survey?      
Access to the survey is easy and we anticipate it will take approximately 10-20 minutes to complete, just click on the link below to get started:

30 hours survey

If you have booked a place on the CBIS 30 hour business workshop please still complete this survey.

If once you start the survey there are questions you are not sure about and would like further support with then please do not hesitate to contact your EYDA who will be more than happy to help.

* EXTENDED CLOSING DATE is now Friday 25 November instead of Monday 21 November *.  The more responses we get the better placed the LA will be to ensure we provide you with the right support going forward between now and September 2017.

2  Extended Entitlement (30hrs Childcare) – details of new procedure
Certain aspects of the new procedure for the 30hrs entitlement have now been established by the Government, which will ensure that the administrative burdens on providers will be kept to a minimum as follows:

  • parents will apply to a national Government HMRC website. (Once this is set up, FISH will direct providers and parents to this new website)
  • if successful parents will be issued with a voucher code by HMRC. (Parents can appeal to HMRC if found not to be entitled to 30hrs)
  • parents take their voucher code to their chosen school, setting or childminder to register for 30hrs
  • the Local Authority is responsible for setting up systems to validate this voucher code and make payments to providers for eligible parents. (FISH will inform providers how this will be done, when details are finalised)
  • a Grace period will be in operation for parents who become ineligible, (the Government have not yet set time period for this)
  • the Local Authority will be responsible for rechecking parents eligibility and informing providers which parents continue to be eligible and who is no longer eligible, including those in the Grace period. (The time periods for this rechecking have not yet been set, as they are linked to the grace periods)

Further details of the new systems and procedures to be used will be given to all providers as they become available, via this Mailout, the FISH website and in update briefings and workshops over the next few months.

Ofsted
To visit the Ofsted website please click here.

Safeguarding and child protection
If you have any concerns about a child, please contact the Early Help and Safeguarding Hub on (01482) 395500.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
To visit the local offer website please click here.

Schools

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TALENT SHOW!

First, I would like to say a huge thank you to all those who came to watch the talent show this afternoon, I think we can all agree it was a fab show and the children did an incredible job at keeping you entertained!

Thanks to all of your generous spending on non uniform, tickets and the raffle we have managed to raise an astounding £201.50 for Children in Need!! An incredible amount of money so once again thank you so much! 🙂

We will post all the pictures and videos at some point over the weekend or next week!!!

 

Children in Need Talent Show

As most of you already know, Children in Need is tomorrow and if you aren’t already aware, some of the children are taking part in a talent show. It should be a really good way to celebrate just how amazing the kids at Paull are, as well as an excellent way to raise money for a worthwhile charity.

If you haven’t already got tickets and want to come and watch, tickets will be available o]on the door, priced at 50p. As an extra special treat, if you arrive early and are willing to pay an extra pound, we have some exclusve VIP seats on the front row for a brilliant view and a bit of extra comfort 🙂

A raffle will be held with lots of fantastic prices, £1 per strip. If you are unable to attend the show, you are welcome to send your children with some money so they don’t miss out!

FOPS will also be there selling sweets, as usual, on a Friday.

Thanks for all your continued support, looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow and remember its non-uniform day with anything and everything spotty if possible. Voluntary donations would be greatly appreciated also 🙂

Thanks!

FISH Mailout – 15 November 2016

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FISH Mailout - 15 November 2016

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Early Years and Family Support Service Training – for childcare settings and childminders
To view all available training, please click here to view the training calendar on the FISH website.

To book training  please log in to the e-Hub using the following web address:  https://datacollection.eastriding.gov.uk . If you do not have a username and password for the e-hub, please contact  FISH on (01482) 396469.

Qualification funding application forms and guidance notes are now available. To request the 2016-17 funding application form please email fish@eastriding.gov.uk or telephone on (01482) 396469

Please note when booking training through the e-Hub, you will not receive confirmation of booking. Please log back into the e-Hub , go to ‘courses’, click on the member of staff required and check the ‘status’ column has changed to Booked.

**New**
Wednesday 11 January –  7pm until 9pm – Tickton Grange

Introducing Chatta a unique training programme designed to accelerate children’s language development. This interactive workshop will introduce the unique Chatta approach and its many benefits. Chris Williams will also discuss the research behind the programme.

Book your free place via the e-hub
**Upcoming**
Tuesday 15 November 2016 – Letters & Sounds – Driffield Ace Centre –  7.00pm until 9.00pm
Monday 21 November 2016 – Cbis 30 Hour Business Workshop – Driffield Ace Centre – 1.15pm for a prompt 1.30pm start. Finishes at 4.30pm
Tuesday 22 November 2016 – Face to Face Safeguarding Lead Practitioner (2 sessions) – The Courtyard, Goole – 6.30pm until 9.00pm
Thursday 1 December 2016 – Challenging Behaviour in Children with Social Communication Difficulties – The Hexagon Centre, Beverley – 7.00pm until 9.00pm

Early Years and Family Support Service Training – for Schools

Breaking news
Don’t forget about all the information available on the FISH website www.fish.eastriding.gov.uk

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The Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) is a unique coalition of organisations and individuals, who work together to stop bullying and create safer environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn.The Anti Bullying Alliance offer a range of resources including information for parents and for those working with parents. The Anti Bullying Alliance website also includes  on line training.

http://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/resources/

Children’s Centres
To visit the children’s centre page of the FISH website please click here.

1. Please click here to view Bridlington Children’s Centre ‘What’s On’ Autumn 2016 guide and scroll down the page

Events and conferences
If you have any questions about what is happening in your area please contact the FISH team on (01482) 396469 or email fish@eastriding.gov.uk

1. HMRC Live Webinar
Register now and take advantage of advice from HMRC

Here are a couple of popular interactive webinars which may be of interest to you.

VAT

How to do your VAT return – Friday 25 November – 11am to 12.00pm   Book here

VAT and motoring expenses – Monday 28 November 10am to 11am   Book here

Statutory payments

Statutory payments for births  – Tuesday 22 November – 1pm to 2pm   Book here

Statutory shared parental pay and leave – Wednesday 30 November 1pm to 2pm   Book here

Expenses and Benefits

Expenses and benefits for employers – an introduction – Monday 28 November midday to 1pm  Book here

Free Early Education – for childcare settings and childminders
To visit the ‘Information for existing childminders and childcare settings ‘ page of the FISH website, please click here.

The Free Early Education funding calendar for the academic year 2015-2016 is now available on the ‘Working with children -information for existing childminders and childcare settings‘ page on the FISH website
1. Consultation Response

As some of you may already be aware, the Department of Education (DfE) published a response to the 30 hours free childcare delivery consultation on Saturday (5 November). The document summarises the responses to the consultation and outlines the government response to the issues raised.
 
The response can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/30-hour-free-childcare-entitlement
 
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Level 3 consultation
Alongside the above response,  the DfE also launched a consultation on the GCSE requirements for level 3 qualifications. The consultation is seeking views on the knowledge, skills and qualifications in maths and English that level 3 early years educators need. You can access the consultation here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/level-3-early-years-educator-numeracy-and-literacy-requirements
 
We would encourage you all to respond.

2. Provider Agreements – please note,  the current provider agreement will remain in place until we know if the DfE are going to put in place a model agreement which will include the 30 hour provision. We will inform you via the FISH Mailout if any action is required in the future. Please contact FISH on (01482) 396469 if you have any questions.

3. The Early Education Funding Academic year 2017- 2018 calendar is now available on the FISH website please click here to view

4. EXTENDED ENTITLEMENT (30 Hours) PROVIDER SURVEY – CBIS

For the attention of all Early years providers (Day Nursery’s, Childminders, Pre-Schools, Schools) delivering 3 & 4 year old funding.

As many of you will be aware the Local Authority (LA) has recently consulted with some of our providers around commissioning in additional and independent business support to help you with your thinking/ planning around the Extended Entitlement.  We are now at the stage where an organisation called CBIS will start this work.  The LA have utilised some of the separate early innovator funding that was successfully applied for to fund this work. The first  and very important task is the completion of a 30 Hours  provider survey.  The survey asks a wide range of questions which will help you, CBIS and the LA understand current knowledge, thoughts, feelings, concerns and what providers have done or are planning to do in the future.    

What happens once you complete the survey?
All survey responses go directly to CBIS who will provide an analysed copy of your input showing challenges / opportunities, alongside a helpful guide outlining possible options for next steps.   Based on ‘provider type’ and post code information CBIS will also work with the LA to analyse the results as a whole, helping the LA to understand and  tailor the right kind of support at the right time for providers between now and September 2017.  

How to complete the survey?      
Access to the survey is easy and we anticipate it will take approximately 10-20 minutes to complete, just click on the link below to get started:

30 hours survey

If you have booked a place on the CBIS 30 hour business workshop please still complete this survey.

If once you start the survey there are questions you are not sure about and would like further support with then please do not hesitate to contact your EYDA who will be more than happy to help.

* EXTENDED CLOSING DATE is now Monday 21 November instead of Wednesday 16 November *.  The more responses we get the better placed the LA will be to ensure we provide you with the right support going forward between now and September 2017.

Ofsted
To visit the Ofsted website please click here.

Safeguarding and child protection
If you have any concerns about a child, please contact the Early Help and Safeguarding Hub on (01482) 395500.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
To visit the local offer website please click here.

Schools

1. EXTENDED ENTITLEMENT (30 Hours) PROVIDER SURVEY – CBIS

For the attention of all Early years providers (Day Nursery’s, Childminders, Pre-Schools, Schools) delivering 3 & 4 year old funding.

As many of you will be aware the Local Authority (LA) has recently consulted with some of our providers around commissioning in additional and independent business support to help you with your thinking/ planning around the Extended Entitlement.  We are now at the stage where an organisation called CBIS will start this work.  The LA have utilised some of the separate early innovator funding that was successfully applied for to fund this work. The first  and very important task is the completion of a 30 Hours  provider survey.  The survey asks a wide range of questions which will help you, CBIS and the LA understand current knowledge, thoughts, feelings, concerns and what providers have done or are planning to do in the future.    

What happens once you complete the survey?
All survey responses go directly to CBIS who will provide an analysed copy of your input showing challenges / opportunities, alongside a helpful guide outlining possible options for next steps.   Based on ‘provider type’ and post code information CBIS will also work with the LA to analyse the results as a whole, helping the LA to understand and  tailor the right kind of support at the right time for providers between now and September 2017.  

How to complete the survey?      
Access to the survey is easy and we anticipate it will take approximately 10-20 minutes to complete, just click on the link below to get started:

30 hours survey

If you have booked a place on the CBIS 30 hour business workshop please still complete this survey.

If once you start the survey there are questions you are not sure about and would like further support with then please do not hesitate to contact your EYDA who will be more than happy to help.

* EXTENDED CLOSING DATE is now Monday 21 November instead of Wednesday 16 November *.  The more responses we get the better placed the LA will be to ensure we provide you with the right support going forward between now and September 2017.

1. Anti-Bullying Week in England is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and this year takes place from the 14-18 November 2016.

The theme for Anti-Bullying week this year is ‘Power for Good’ with the following key aims:
• To support children and young people to use their ‘Power for Good’ – by understanding the ways in which they are powerful and encouraging individual and collective action to stop bullying and create the best world possible

• To help parents and carers to use their ‘Power for Good’ through supporting children with issues relating to bullying and working together with schools to stop bullying

To encourage all teachers, school support staff and youth workers to use their ‘Power for Good’ – by valuing the difference they make in a child’s life, and taking individual and collective action to prevent bullying and create safe environments where children and young people can thrive.

If you are a school or college, register for Anti-Bullying Week updates by joining the free ABA School and College Network

• Children can nominate their teacher/member of school staff for a ‘Power for Good’ Award

• Access free Anti-Bullying Week lesson plans, assemblies and top tips.

• Sharing your Anti-Bullying Week plans and activities online (@ABAonline) using #antibullyingweek #powerforgood

• Raise money for the work of the Anti- Bullying Alliance by dressing up as a hero of your choice By visiting: http://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/anti-bullying-week/

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Shoebox Appeal

Miss Wall will be taking all shoeboxes to the drop off point on Friday, so if anyone wants to create their own box to take, you have until Wednesday to bring them into school!! This appeal is extremely worthwhile and will make children’s Christmas extra special.

Here is a list of items that would be appropriate to go in the shoeboxes:

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It would be brilliant if we could get a few more shoeboxes done to send away! Thanks for the boxes we have got so far, they are absolutely superb! If anyone would like to contribute and bring in just a few items, we can hopefully then combine all of these extras and create an additional few boxes, every little helps!

Thanks 🙂

School Events Feed

Dates for November & December 2016

November

4th Scholastic Book fair 15:30-16:30

7th Guitar Tuition 09:00-10:00

Drum Tuition 11:15-12:15

8th Family Spanish 15:30-16:30

Gymnastics Club 15:30-16:30

9th Ukulele Club 12:30

Cooking Club 15:30-16:30

Football @ SHTC Y5/Y6 16:00

Year 6 SAT’s meeting 18:30-19:30

11th Remembrance Day

14th Guitar Tuition 09:00-10:00

Drum Tuition 11:15-12:15

15th Family Spanish 15:30-16:30

Gymnastics Club 15:30-16:30

16th Parent/carer/governor lunches 12:00

Ukulele Music Club 12:30

Cooking Club 15:30-16:30

18th Children in Need – Wear it Spotty

21st Guitar Tuition 09:00-10:00

Parent/carer Coffee Meeting 09:00-10:00

Drum Tuition 11:15-12:15

22nd Class 3 Sports Hall Athletics 09:00 – 11:30

Family Spanish 15:30-16:30

Gymnastics Club 15:30-16:30

23rd Ukulele Music Club 12:30

Cooking Club 15:30-16:30

25th Non Uniform Day for FOPS raffle prizes

28th Guitar Tuition 09:00-10:00

Drum Tuition 11:15-12:15

29th Class 2 Sports Hall Athletics 09:00-11:30

Guitar Tuition 09:00-10:00

Drum Tuition 11:15-12:15

Gymnastics Club 15:30-16:30

Family Spanish 15:30-16:30

30th Ukulele Music Club 12:30

St Andrew Day – Church Service @ 14:15

Cooking Club 15:30-16:30

December

2nd FOPS Christmas Fair @ 15:30

5th Guitar Tuition 09:00-10:00

Drum Tuition 11:15-12:15

6th Family Spanish 15:30-16:30

Gymnastics Club 15:30-16:30

7th Christingle

Ukulele Music Club 12:30

Cooking Club 15:30-16:30

8th Vivergo Christmas crafts afternoon

9th Christmas Lunch

9th FOPS Christmas Panto @ HKR

12th KS1 Christmas Play – Wiggley Nativity 14:30 to 15:30

13th Family Spanish 15:30-16:30

KS1 Christmas Play – Wiggley Nativity 14:30 to 15:30

14th Ukulele Music Club 12:30

Christmas Carol Concert @ St Andrew Church 14:15

16th Christmas Jumper Day – All allowed to wear Christmas Jumpers (contribution to school fund)

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The children had a brilliant time this afternoon at the pantomime!! Buttons even stopped for a quick photo stop, think all of us will have lost our voices by tomorrow!! Well done to all the children for representing the school so well and a big thank you to FOPS for planning it all! We're all so lucky to be able to go to things like this :) ...

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Savannah Pictures

Savannah Pictures

Diwali – Festival of Lights

Diwali – Festival of Lights

Mr Men and Little Misses by Class 2

Mr Men and Little Misses by Class 2

‘Tiddler’ by Julia Donaldson – Class 1

‘Tiddler’ by Julia Donaldson – Class 1

Hermit Crabs by Class 1

Hermit Crabs by Class 1

Barry artwork by Class 1

Barry artwork by Class 1

Constructing Stadiums by Class 3

Constructing Stadiums by Class 3

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Aboriginal artwork by Class 2

Artwork from around the world by Class 1.

Artwork from around the world by Class 1.

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Symmetry Pictures

Charlie Chaplin by class 2 & 3

Charlie Chaplin by class 2 & 3

Y1 Artwork – Reading Books

Y1 Artwork – Reading Books

Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine’s Day Cards

Periscopes by Class 2

Periscopes by Class 2

Anthony Browne – Willy the Dreamer

Anthony Browne – Willy the Dreamer

William Shakespeare by Class 3

William Shakespeare by Class 3

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