MAP Update – 16th January 2017

Emotional Wellbeing

Prime Minister unveils plans to transform mental health support

Theresa May announces a comprehensive package of measures to transform mental health support in our schools, workplaces and communities. Full story here

Headstart Programme Update

Following the successful Big Lottery funded HeadStart pilot programme, a full roll out to all schools will commence incrementally in 2017. Local funding has been secured to support schools in improving the emotional health of pupils age 5 – 16.

Upcoming Events

MAP Middlesbrough Leaders Event Wednesday 8th February 2017 – Emotional Resilience and Wellbeing – The Way Forward

Full Information here

CPOMS Demonstration/Update

John Wild from Meritec Limited is providing a CPOMS update for all schools 3.30pm – 4.30pm on Wednesday 1st February 2017 at the Acklam Green Centre.

To book contact by Wednesday 18th January

Professional development EYFS Ultimate Outdoors: Developing an environment for learning

Tuesday 28th March 2017 – The Ramside Hall Hotel – Durham 9.30am – 4.00pm

Download full information here

Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre”coming to the Forum Theatre

There’s a brand new professional musical adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre”coming to the Forum Theatre Billingham from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th February 2017. There will be dedicated schools performances in addition to the usual 7.00pm evening performances as follows:

      • Wednesday 22nd February 1.00pm
      • Thursday 23rd February 10.00am
      • Friday 24th February 1.00pm

There is also a matinee on Saturday 25th February at 1.00pm

Tickets are only £9.00 per student at all performances (inclusive of all booking fees) with accompanying teachers free. Group bookings can be made directly through the Box Office on 01642 552663.


Middlesbrough Council now has its own PREVENT themed twitter account. The purpose of this social media page is to keep the public and professionals updated on the PREVENT agenda and associated safeguarding subjects which include online safety, radicalisation ,PROTECT agenda awareness, business security and cybersafety.

Follow on twitter @MbroPrevent
Prevent Referral Document


New 2017 A-Z Funding Guides for Schools – Order by the 31st January 2017 and get a 20% discount:

New deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

Schools considering buying new tablets, laptops or desktop devices this year could save thousands of pounds by taking advantage of a new deal developed by the DfE and Crown Commercial Services (CCS). Full story here

Other Updates

Training/Employability Support for Parents & Upskilling for Employees

Letter for new project 2017

Sportivate 2017/18 – Call for project applications

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Useful information & Links

Books for Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Middlesbrough Library have a small number of books for refugee children, aimed at what it is like to be a refugee, but also to explain to all children about refugees. Please contact Diane Fleet on tel: 01642 729417 or email if you would like to access the books.