MAP Update – 24th November 2017

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Upcoming Events

MAP Conference – ‘An Introduction to Restorative Practice’ – 25 January 2018

The next MAP Conference will be held on Thursday 25th January 2018 at Middlesbrough Football Club.  The conference theme will be ‘An Introduction to Restorative Practice’.

Further information will be available over the coming week.

Engaging Able Writers Conference – 25 January 2018

MSTA & Middlesbrough English Hub are holding an Engaging Able Writers Conference from Alan Peat which features enrichment and enhancement strategies for able writers, and which will be aimed at Classroom practitioners from Y4-6. Cost is £50 and can be booked by calling Helene Ede on 01642 816884 or by emailing

Engaging Able Writers Conference

Unclaimed Benefit Campaign at Grove Hill Community Hub

Partners from Middlesbrough’s Financial Inclusion group will be running an “Unclaimed Benefits” campaign with drop-in sessions taking place in Grove Hill Community Hub, Bishopton Road, Grove Hill, TS4 2RP form Monday 27th November 2017. Dates and times for all session can be found on the flyer below. There will also be telephone advice available throughout the campaign for those who care unable to attend face to face meetings. Appointments can be booked by telephoning 01642 802303.

Unclaimed Benefit Campaign

Advanced Punctuation Event – 30 November 2017

MSTA & Middlesbrough English Hub are inviting colleagues to Advanced Punctuation event lead by Steph Coyle. This free event will be held at Newham Bridge Primary School from 1.30 – 3.30 pm. To book a place email

Advanced Punctuation Event

BAME Women’s Health Conference – Friday 15th December 2017, 10 am to 3 pm

You are invited to this free conference which is being held at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough. The conference will include presentations from a diverse range of speakers on topics such as sexual health, domestic violence, maternal and child health, diet and exercise, cancer, mental health and smoke free homes. Click here to book a place

BAME Women’s Health Conference

Middlesbrough College Open Event – 2 December 2017, 10 am to 12 noon

Middlesbrough College will be holding an Open Event, offering potential students the perfect opportunity to find out more about the college and the courses on offer. During the event students can visit the interactive subject stands, take a tour of the £100m campus, get free impartial careers advice, find out about great student perks, meet current students and apply for courses.

Pre-register online for the event and you could win an iPad Mini!

Middlesbrough College Open Event

Macmillan Academy Post 16 Open Morning – Saturday 10th February 2018, 10.00 am – 12 noon

Macmillan Academy are holding a Post 16 open morning on Saturday 10th February 2018 from 10 am to 12 noon. It will be a great opportunity for students from secondary schools across Middlesbrough to go along and look around the Post 16 and find out about courses, business links and university options available to them.  Save the Date!


MAP Mailing Lists

MAP are currently putting together contact mailing lists for key people in each of the Middlesbrough schools, and have put together the attached proforma of the information we require. We would like to thank all of the schools who have provided their details to date, and look forward to receiving those which are outstanding in the very near future.

Contact Proforma

Early Help for Families in Middlesbrough

Attached is a guide to what help is available for families in Middlesbrough, via the Early Help Hub.

Early Help for Families

BBC Songs of Praise Young Choir of the Year Competition 2018

BBC One’s Songs of Praise is looking for the UK’s Young Choir of the Year 2018. If you think you have got what it takes, this could be the competition for you! To apply fill in and return the attached entry forms. Entry to the competition will close on Thursday 14th December 2017. More details can be found at

Entry Form & Flyer

Childnet – Consultation for teachers about PSHE and RSE in a digital age

Teachers around the UK are invited to take part in a consultation to shape PSHE and RSE education in schools. By taking part in this consultation you can help to shape SRE and PSHE education to ensure it reflects children’s digital lives.

Take part in the English survey here:

Teachers who complete the survey will be in with a chance of winning a £50 Amazon voucher and the deadline for completing the survey is Tuesday 12th December 2017.

SCHOOLS NorthEast Weekly Update: Response to Autumn Budget 2017

Response to Autumn Budget 2017

Innovative ways to use your PE and Sports premium with the TeesValley Wildlife Trust

TeesValley Wildlife Trust

LMI Bulletin 24/11/2017

In this issue:

  • Opportunities in construction (lodges at Seaham Hall), logistics and retail in Middlesbrough
  • Hope for work in 2018 at proposed decommissioning site for offshore equipment at Port of Blyth
  • University open days
  • Sunderland IAMP gets closer
  • Government investment in Tech
  • Universal Credit support announced in The Autumn Budget