Local businesses interested in providing guidance and advice to local school children are being urged to get in touch to become part of an inspiring mentor project, the 60 Minute Mentor Programme.
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Southend Cornerstone Employers Join to Support Local Young People With Virtual Experiences of the Workplace
As a result of COVID-19 affecting traditional work experience placements this academic year, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council recently worked to set up a brand-new initiative, running a series of half-day virtual work experience opportunities.
Southend’s Director of Public Health is requesting parents and carers continue to encourage the young people in their household to test regularly following a recent slight rise in infection rates within schools.
A new campaign is set to launch in Southend libraries which looks to tackle loneliness and support mental health during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the town’s recovery.
Parents and teachers of West Leigh Primary School have welcomed the introduction of an innovative scheme aimed at promoting active travel and improving air quality and safety near our schools.
96% of children in Southend-on-Sea will start primary school in September 2021 in one of their top three preferences, with 85% at their first-choice school.
Southend Adult Community College - Home of Learning - opened its doors for current and new pupils on Monday 08 March 2021.
A new Headteacher will join Westcliff High School for Girls later this year.
Southend-on-Sea Libraries have joined forces with master storyteller John Kirk bringing Southend families a storytelling scavenger hunt, in celebration of World Book Day 2021.
The Mughal Dynasty blogs on traditional and historical methods of Indian Cooking.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has written to all local schools saying it will support them if they wish to have a flexible and phased return for the first week of term in January.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is consulting on proposed admission arrangements for community schools in the Borough for the school year 2022/23.
Following the Government announcement of a period of lockdown (commencing today, Thursday 5 November), the council is pleased to announce that residents will still have access to the Click and Collect and home library delivery services.
A new support project for students at Southend Adult Community College will see free food and drink made available for any student that may be struggling during the pandemic.
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are teaming up with Google Digital Garage to offer a free live training webinar for individuals and businesses on 22 October 2020.
Local parents, teachers and members of the community are being asked to give their thoughts on the possibility of amalgamating Chalkwell Hall Infants School and Chalkwell Hall Junior School.
An avatar army has assembled in Southend-on-Sea to assist children in attending classes when they are unable to physically be in the classroom.
A support helpline has being set up for parents who have concerns about sending their children to school due to COVID-19.
The council’s cabinet is to consider starting a formal consultation on the potential amalgamation of Chalkwell Hall Infants School and Chalkwell Hall Junior School.
Parents and pupils will have an additional secondary school preference to select this year. This follows changes made to the 11+ exam in the wake of recent Government guidance and Coronavirus.