Helping in Schools course

Would you like to gain a level 2 qualification in Support Work in Schools and Colleges and gain experience of volunteering is a local school? This course seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding the those working in schools or colleges will need. It covers: Child and young people development, equality and inclusion, safeguarding, professional communication, how do schools and colleges work

Starting Monday 2nd March 2020 and running for 14 weeks, from 9.30am to 2.45pm at Castle Community Hub, Headfield Road, Newsome HD4 6LU.

Contact Rose to find out more. Email: rfarrar@qea.org.uk or tel. 07880 565459.

 

Could you be a Reading Friend in Newsome? Training is available

Are you interested in becoming a Reading Friend for a local school? Hillside Primary School, Newsome Junior School and Berry Brow Infants School are looking for new Reading Friends.

Reading Friends is a paired reading project which involves adult volunteers giving up an hour of their time per week to read with pupils in Kirklees schools.  During the hour, volunteers will support two pupils for the duration of a term (on average, 8 to 10 weeks).

Training is available, which generally takes place across 4 weeks (one morning per week). Volunteers will also be given advice about how to complete safeguarding courses online.

The training is free to participants who are aged 19+ and who are not employed by the school.This includes parents, relatives and community members.

If you’re interested in putting your name on the list for training please contact Helen Scally at Castle Community Hub:

Email: castlecommunityhub@kirkleeseducation.uk or call 07578 044989.

The training will go ahead if 10 people volunteer.

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