MAP Update – 28th March 2018

This is the first of our monthly updates sharing the work of MAP since the development of our new priorities, Removing Barriers to Learning, Parental Partnership, Careers & Employability and Transition is available to read here.

If you would like to be involved with the work MAP are doing, please contact us at

Upcoming Events

SCHOOLS NorthEast Northern Governance Conference 2018, St James’ Park – Friday 20th April 2018

The SCHOOLS NorthEast Northern Governance Conference is being held on Friday 20th April 32018 at St James’ Park, Newcastle. For further details click here

FREE Talk about Alcohol Education Programme, My Place – Monday 11th June 2018

The Alcohol Education Trust is offering a 1½ hour Talk About Alcohol teacher training session, looking at PSHE approved resources for use in Secondary Schools. The FREE programme will take place on Monday 11th June 2018 from 3.30 – 5.00 pm., with refreshments being served from 3pm. For more details click here.

 Next Steps … A Conference for NQTs in the North East – Wednesday 20th June 2018

This is a joint conference organised by 12 North East Regions, and is being held on Wednesday 20th June 2018 from 9.00 am – 4.00 pm at Middlesbrough Football Club. Guest speakers include Sir John Jones and Hywell Roberts and the cost for the day is £75 per delegate. To reserve your place email Flyer for the event can be found here.


Emergency Provision in Middlesbrough

Details of emergency provision support which available to families in Middlesbrough is available here.

Welfare Benefit Advice

Free and confidential help and advice is available via the Community Hub advice service. Details of weekly venues and timings are attached here.

Middlesbrough Free Food List

Attached is a timetable of dates, times and venues where free food is available across Middlesbrough. There is also a special programme for over the Festive period and details are available here.

It’s Your Right to Claim, benefits check sessions

An opportunity for local residents to ensure they are in receipt of the right benefits. For locations and times of local session click here.

Lego Clubs

Weekly Lego clubs are currently being run and are suitable for children 4+ and families.   Events are run at Central Library every Monday from 4.00 – 5.15 pm and North Ormesby Community Hub every Saturday from 10.00 -11.30 am. Flyers for each event are attached here: Central Library, North Ormesby

Everyday English for Parents at Unity City Academy

Unity City Academy and Middlesbrough Community Learning are hosting a FREE 10-week Everyday English for Parents course from 17th April 2018 at 9.00 – 10.00 am. Free Minibus will pick up parents at Forbes Building on Linthorpe Road and Park Lane Garage. Flyer attached here for more information.

Weekly Updates from our Colleagues

  • LGA Children and Young People Bulletin March 2018
  • LMI Bulletin 23/03/2018
    • Prospects for employment at the Wilton site and a Durham retail park
    • More troubles on the high street – New Look
    • NELEP’s data hub and the Tees Valley quarterly economic review
    • New medical school in Sunderland
    • Hope for social care?
    • Universal Credit rollout
    • Population data updated
  • Tees VPG referral form